The unthinkable has happened: War in Europe. This war polarizes. In particular with regard to the question of how to deal with Russian and Belarusian artists who publicly position themselves against the war. Despite this neuralgic point, the European Alliance of Academies has agreed by a large majority on the following statement:
Latest event of the Alliance of Academie in Hungary. The European Alliance of Academies launched a series of events on the freedom of the arts in Budapest with a public discussion and workshops involving authors from all over Europe and in close cooperation with Society of Hungarian Authors.
After the students and teachers of University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest (SZFE) occupied their university building for 71 days in autumn 2020 to fight for the freedom and independence of the university, the Freeszfe Society, an independent creative, educational and cultural space, was founded in February this year.
Over summer break, the work of the European Alliance of Acadamies continued: Important topics and interviews with key actors of the Alliance are part of the current issue of the Journal der Künste #16.
The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism aims to reward outstanding and informed journalistic work on issues that promote and defend the fundamental values of the European Union. This year's applications are open until 1 September 2021.