Events

Tribute to Stuart Hall: The Departure of the Original Hipster

This past Monday (February 10th, 2014) marked the passing of Stuart Hall (82), one of the founders of Cultural Studies as an academic discipline. As one of today’s most influential thinkers, Hall directed academic discussion and discourse towards the questions of identity, media, the mutual interplay between culture, race, gender. The news received an expected, human reaction, the kinds of …

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The Value of Cultural Heritage

COST Action IS 1007 / Investigating Cultural Sustainability Meeting in Skopje Organized by the Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS), from 2 to 4 September 2013 at the Faculty of Law at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje was held the meeting of  COST Action IS 1007 / Investigating Cultural Sustainability under the title The Value of …

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Култура/Culture – New Issue

The last edition of the Култура/Culture journal, as several of the upcoming issues, is dedicated to the topic of CULTURAL MEMORY. We will publish a selection of the papers presented at the First International Conference of the Center for Culture and Cultural Studies, which took place in Skopje (Macedonia), between September 5th and 7th, 2013. The conference was held with …

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Workshop: Critical Thinking and Critical Theory in Creative Practices

The workshop was a part of the project “Creative Youth Action”. The aim of the workshop was to motivate the young and creative participants of the project to become better informed about how their critical thought and critical theory can factor in their daily work, by employing creative practices that have bearing on contemporary social circumstances. The workshop was led …

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Exhibition “ECOART-ECHO”

The Gallery IKONA held the next event of the annual program “Culture as a Lifestile” of the Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS): exhibition “ECOART-ECHO” by Dafina Balabanova – Aleksovska. Introductionn speech was by Roze Trajchevska. Balabanova – Aleksovska expose about 30 bracelet, handmade in paper, using traditional Japanese techniques. The exposition opening was at 7.30 pm, Thursday, March …

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Marta Markoska Book

March 21st 2013, in Skopje, saw the book launch for Marta Markoska’s collection of poems, Headfirst Toward the Heights (in the Macedonian original: Стрмоглаво кон височините) by Marta Markoska. This collection was awarded the Aco Karamanov Award for 2012. Promoters included Loreta Georgievska-Jakovleva and Slavica Gadzova. This collection marks Markoska’s forth book. The multi-media promotion included a video and poetic …

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A Talk by Goce Smilevski

The Gallery Osten held the first event of the 2013 annual program of the Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS) titled “Culture as a Lifestyle: a meeting with novelist Goce Smilevski”. The novelist spoke about literature and exile in the work of playwright Goran Stefanovski, as well as the subject of intercultural communication. CCCS’s program is set to continue …

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CCCS’s Program “Culture as a Lifestyle” 2013

During 2013, the Center for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS) organized cultural events, as part of its “Culture as a Lifestyle” program. Its contents equally focused on the promotion of contemporary art and the advancement of cultural heritage/s. A part of the activities were directed towards organizing debates on topics otherwise marginalized or often left undiscussed and/or unreseached. The program …

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