Symposium program 2nd and 3rd November, 2018 University of Applied Arts Vienna (Lichthof B) Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2 1010 Vienna The key note speakers of the panels are art historians, historians, political scientists and artists. After giving their presentations on relevant topics of their interest (15 minutes) the key note speakers will engage in a moderated panel-discussion talk for another 30 minutes, with additional 10 minutes for audience Q&A. The participants will exchange and compare their knowledge, experiences and convictions on the context, causes, the course and the aftermath of the influential tendencies in the art of the ’68, while emphasizing the

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  Symposium: Friday, 2. November, 2018, 4 - 8pm Satruday, 3. November, 2018, 4 - 8pm Venue: University of Applied Arts Vienna (Lichthof B) Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2 1010 Vienna The turbulent political and social situation of Europe today gives rise to the question on how do we assume the future of the European Union and its humanistic postulates. Some points in history had crucial importance in the development of our societies, but are those times just a forgotten dream of once  traversed  lands,  or  an  embedded  potential  inherited  by  each  succeeding  generation?  The year of 1968 truly rocked the planet,

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Past, Present and Future of Migrations from the Balkans to the Countries of Central and Western Europe EUROPOLY is a multidisciplinary project that tackles the important issue of migrations from the Balkan region to the countries of Central and Western Europe, starting from the huge influx of economic migrants (so-called Gastarbeiters) in the 1960's, over to refugees and brain drain caused by Yugoslav conflicts of the 1990's, to the most recent refugee crisis. The mission of the series of regional conferences EUROPOLY is to explore and map the rich social, cultural and artistic

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