Culture and Patronage

20 November 2014, Poland

The Department of the Theory of Culture and Art at The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland) invites you to participate in a conference entitled Culture and Patronage, which will attempt to gather and analyze various models for cooperation between the cultural and economic sectors, reflecting on creative partnership of the two domains and exchange of knowledge between them. Scholars and those with experience in management, counselling, volunteering, fundraising etc. are invited to participate. The language of the conference will be Polish and English. We propose the following thematic areas:

1. Important experience having contemporary relevance from the history of patronage.
2. Legal, psychological and sociological aspects of the functioning of patronage.
3. Forms of public and private patronage in Poland and abroad.
4. Financial and non-financial models of cooperation between the cultural and economic sectors.
5. Business solutions for culture.
6. The Church as a contemporary patron of culture.
7. Patronage in exile.

The conference will be held from 20 to 21 November at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, 14 Racławickie Ave., Lublin. The cost of  participation is 100 Euro (excluding accommodation). Notification of proposed contributions with abstracts of up to 300 words should be submitted by 30 July 2014, addressed to: [email protected]