Project Partners (in alphabetical order)
1. Agrupamento de Escolas de Valongo (AEV), Valongo, Portugal
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Agrupamento de Escolas de Valongo (AEV) (Valongo Schools Consortium)|
|The AEV includes six primary, intermediate and secondary schools under the jurisdiction of the Valongo town council, a residential and industrial area close to Porto. The socio-economic characteristics of the area include an ethnic and cultural diversity that has become the basis for some of the projects that the AEV has been developing within a range of partnerships – which are now expected to include MOVES.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Dr Paula Sinde (Director of the AEV); Geographer; coordinator of extension and outreach programmes;
2) Dr Olga Almeida (language teacher at the AEV); contact person for MOVES; participant in a range of outreach programmes;
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||Premises of the six schools, including classrooms, administrative facilities, libraries and communal areas.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The AEV has an ongoing history of participation in programmes with academic and outreach components, including Parlamento dos Jovens [a Parliament for the Young; a project for social networks and citizenship], and, already through a partnership with the Univ. of Porto and CETAPS, PanUtopia 2100, a forum for reflection on the future.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||Information on the AEV’s outputs is available both through the links to the various projects in which it participates – http://www.esvalongo.org/portal/?q=node/23
– and through its newsletter – https://issuu.com/vivencias
2. La Baignoire (Les perles de verre), Montpellier, France
|The theatre company “Les Perles de verre” is associated with the venue La Baignoire. The specificity of La Baignoire lies in its programming readings of contemporary plays. Reading is a practice less and less encouraged in contemporary society. Yet it develops the imagination and critical faculty. La Baignoire aims at revisiting the practice of reading, which is necessary to decipher the world in which we live.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Béla Czuppon, director of the company “Les Perles de verre” and of the venue La Baignoire
2) Claire Bories, administrator of the company “Les Perles de verre”
3) Florence March, chairwoman of the association “Les Perles de verre”
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The venue La Baignoire and an office in the street next to La Baignoire.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||Béla Czuppon has a regular partnership with University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3: he teaches in the department of Performance studies; he collaborates in the course of drama translation for undergraduate students (Department of English Studies); he is a regular partner of the IRCL (conferences-festivals)
He also collaborated in Florence March and Marianne Drugeon’s translation of Tom Stoppard’s latest play: The Hard Problem
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Tom Stoppard, The Hard Problem / Au Coeur du problème, translation by Florence March and Marianne Drugeon, in collaboration with Béla Czuppon, Toulouse, Presses Universitaires du Midi, 2017.
2) Béla Czuppon, « Une Baignoire à Montpellier », in Place du théâtre, forme de la ville, revue Théâtre / Public, janvier-mars 2015, p. 124-127.
3. Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF), Avignon Branch
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF) Avignon (National Library of France, Avignon Branch)|
|The BnF branch in Avignon is a public institution funded by the Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication. The BnF collects, preserves, enriches and promotes the national documentary heritage. The BnF branch at the Maison Jean Vilar in Avignon collects, preserves, promotes and gives access to the archives of the Avignon Festival (Festival d’Avignon). The archives are complemented by a library specialized in performing arts.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Lenka Bokova: curator, director of the Avignon branch of the BNF: in charge of the documentation policy, of the relations with the public and partners (esp. Festival d’Avignon and Université d’Avignon), of the promotion of the collections and treatment of the archives (cf. http://www.bnf.fr/documents/organigramme.pdf)|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The BnF’s vocation is to implement research programmes related to the documentary heritage it is in charge of. For this purpose, the BnF has a scientific committee, established in 1977. Although the research focuses on the library collections, it often has a national and international scope and rests on a network of public and private partners. The research of the Avignon branch rests on a partnership with the universities of the region, especially the Université d’Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The Maison Jean Vilar contributes to the “Master Patrimoine et Archives Historiques”, Master in History” and Master in Drama of the Université d’Avignon and collaborates also with UPVM3.
– Master 1 on the genesis of the OFF Avignon Festival (2014)
– Master 2 on the Festival d’Avignon directed by Paul Puaux (2015)
– Master 1 in History on the venues of the festival d’Avignon (2016)
– Current Research on the role of cinema at the Avignon Festival
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) The Cahiers Jean Vilar, academic journal published by the Avignon BnF Partner, l’Association Jean Vilar.
2) Iris Berbain et Lenka Bokova, “Quelles sources pour l’histoire des festivals ? Les collections du département des Arts du spectacle de la BnF ; l’histoire du festival d’Avignon dans les collections de la maison Jean Vilar” in Une histoire des festivals XXe-XXIe siècle (Paris, Publications de la Sorbonne, 2013).
4. La Boutique d’écriture, Montpellier, France
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: La Boutique d’écriture|
|General description||La Boutique d’écriture was founded in 1992, by the Movement for Popular Education (People and Culture). It is a registered association that coordinates cultural mediation. La Boutique works on books and writing in French, from artistic, pedagogical and political perspectives. It works within a priority district of the city that receives migrants in Montpellier. It offers writing workshops, writers in residence programmes and training.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Line Colson: Director
2) Saâdia Mohamed: development
3) Norberte Sanroman: cultural and pedagogical mediator
4) Julia Melchior: cultural activity organizer
5) Donalie-An Mugnier: intercultural activity organizer and teacher in French as a foreign language and a language of integration.
Associated artist: Stéphane Page
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||La Boutique’s premises have a surface of 170 sq. m. They include a meeting room, a room for documentation and meetings and a few offices. It can receive 40 people for writing workshops.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||Academic training: coordination of a degree programme in the organization of writing workshops; one-day conferences with the Comédie du Livre (for writers, publishers, etc.). Various activities commissioned by the Ministère de la culture (Avignon festival, Year of Poverty), Villeneuve les Maguelonne (for the General Office for French and the languages in France/ Délégation Générale à la langue française et aux langues de France). Innovative and experimental project Le Chant Général aims at promotion of intercultural skills, cultural diversity, and securing sustainable conditions and tools for their development.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Phobos, les mal famés, Paris, Seuil, 1995. ISBN: 978-2020256032
2) Meyer,Marguerite, Gitane, Montpellier, La Boutique d’écriture, 1995. ISBN: 978-2950968005
3) La Mare aux têtards n’a jamais de sanglier, CD, La Boutique d’écriture, 2016.
5. Casa da Música, Porto, Portugal
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Casa da Música (The House of Music)|
|The Casa da Música is a cultural institution centred on a state-of-the-art auditorium that hosts musical programmes that are as diverse as possible, from learned to popular music, from canonical repertoires to experimental projects.The Education Service at the Casa da Música, together with its Artistic Direction and its Programming division, cooperate regularly with HEI and research projects, especially by hosting work placements.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Dr Rui Pedro Pereira, Deputy Artistic and Education Director, also Classical Music and Editorial Team coordinator. Dr. Pereira holds a PhD in Musicology and has a vast experience in musical research and its interface with other disciplines.|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||A state-of-the-art auditorium accompanied by a range of musical performance and rehearsal facilities, archives, and administrative structures assisting the programming and educational strands of the institution.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The Casa da Música cooperates regularly with research and training programmes. One prominent example of such cooperations involved the work placements that it hosted for TEEME, Text and Event in Early Modern Europe, the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||A list of publications by the Casa da Música in a variety of media is available at http://www.casadamusica.com/en/loja?lang=en|
6. Conselho Português para os Refugiados, Lisbon, Portugal
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Conselho Português para os Refugiados (Portuguese Refugee Council)|
|The Conselho Português para os Refugiados (CPR) is a non-governmental, non-profit-making and independent organisation that, since 1991, has worked towards the social integration of refugees, the adoption of humane and sustainable asylum policies, and the growth in public awareness of all human rights issues. The CPR is the operative partner, for Portugal, of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. It is also a member of international bodies such as the European Council on Refugees and Exiles, the European Legal Network on Asylum, and the Separated Children European Programme.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Dr Teresa Tito de Morais (CPR Chairperson); expert in legal and social issues relating to human rights and refugees issues;
2) Dr Mónica Jeanne Frechaut (CPR Board Member); social psychologist; expert in forced migration, discrimination and social exclusion;
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The Council’s headquarters are in Lisbon, where it also runs premises dedicated to receiving and integrating refugees, and specifically to caring for children. However, the CPR’s operative activity is national in its range, supported by protocols with state agencies, corporations, and other civil society organisations.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The CPR runs a large number of protocols with organisations in all sectors (state, businesses, and civil society), as detailed at http://refugiados.net/1cpr/www/apresentacao.php#apoios and http://refugiados.net/1cpr/www/apresentacao.php#projetos. These have included HEIs, both through the organisation of international conferences and seminars, and by offering a range of courses, sometimes included in university curricula (e.g., in Law) – http://refugiados.net/1cpr/www/info-publica.php#form-presen|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||Besides reports of various types and refugee guidebooks, CPR’s many publications have included conference proceedings, narrativised accounts of the refugee experience, and sociological case studies: http://refugiados.net/1cpr/www/publicacoes.php|
7. Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, Germany
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (Duke August Library, Wolfenbüttel)|
|Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel is one of the leading research libraries with regard to the early modern period in Europe and the global consequences of modernisation. Run by the land of Niedersachsen, it has acquired international reputation and fame as a centre of a great amount of research activities comprising scholars from all over the world, not least the United States of America. With its open lectures, regular exhibitions, its thematically oriented concerts and an enormous number of immensely varied jour fixe events, it is one of the leading cultural centres in the country.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Prof. Dr. Peter Burschel, the Director of Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (as from 2016) is a renowned early modern historian (with a chair in the University of Göttingen) who is well-known all over the place for his expertise in questions of cultures on the move, with special reference to the medieval and early modern period.|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel is a research library with an immense amount of documents concerning the early modern period as one of decisive impact in the various processes of modernisation.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel is currently involved in a number of self- and other-sponsored research programs and has acted for Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate TEEME as a partner offering research possibilities and insights into the workings of a library.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Books for Captains and Captains for Books: Shaping the Perfect Military Commander in Early Modern Europe, ed. Marco Faini and Maria Elena Severini (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016).
2) Goldenes Wissen: Die Alchemie—Substanzen, Synthesen, Symbolik, ed. Petra Feuerstein and Stefan Laube (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014).
3) Sammeln, Lesen, Übersetzen als höfische Praxis der Frühen Neuzeit, ed. Jill Bepler and Helga Meise (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2010).
8. Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN), Canterbury, UK.
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Kent Refugee Action Network|
|Founded in 2000, Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN) is an independent charity that provides help and support to asylum seekers and refugees, including minors who have arrived in the United Kingdom unaccompanied by an adult. KRAN’s mission is to relieve the need and hardship of refugees, asylum seekers and their dependants and ethnic minorities by the provision of advice, information, education and support, and to advance the public education about the position of refugees and ethnic minorities.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Razia Shariff, Key Executive Officer
2) Gwen Wilkinson, Volunteer Coordinator
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The KRAN Refugee Youth Hub in Canterbury has offices, meeting rooms, and communal spaces.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||KRAN works collaboratively with a range of different partners across the sector. It has been involved in several research and training programmes, most recently in the Refugee Tales project co-organized by scholars the University of Kent. Refugee Tales is a critical-creative project involving activists, artists, and writers, and calls for an end to indefinite detention in the UK.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||KRAN has pioneered a Mentoring & Befriending scheme for the Kent region and is active in several locations. It also runs various Education and Life Skills projects and offers volunteering opportunities.|
9. Konsorcium nevládních organizací pracujících s migranty v České republice, Prague, Czech Republic
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Konsorcium nevládních organizací pracujících s migranty v ČR
(Consortium of Migrant Assisting NGOs in the Czech Republic)
|General description||Consortium of Migrants Assisting NGOs is an umbrella organization for Czech non-profit organizations working in the field of migration. It currently comprises of 20 member non-profits. The member organizations provide social, legal and psychological counselling to migrants in the Czech Republic, create educational and informational materials on migration, organize public events and carry out research on a wide range of topics related to migration. The Consortium facilitates a productive exchange of ideas and good practices between member organizations, serves as a link between migrant assisting NGOs and public officials, provides constructive commentary on proposed legislature and works with the media to improve the public opinion of migrants in the Czech Republic and the conditions in which they live.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Anna Dumont, M.A., Director.
2) Tomáš Jungwirth, M.A, Policy Officer, expert on European migration, law and politics in Central Europe and the Balkans,
3) Masha Volynsky, M.A., Communications Officer, media expert.
The staff of Consortium’s member organizations includes experts in a wide range of migration-related topics, including migration law and legislature, healthcare, social work, labour law and intercultural work.
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||Two-year project on strengthening the operational capacities of the Consortium and its member organizations is a part of the EU Operational Programme Employment.
Project “Together for the Rights of Migrants” (Společně za práva migrantů) is aiming to increase the transparency of government migration, asylum and transparency policies. It is supported by EEA grants of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||Over the year, the Consortium, in cooperation with its member organizations, has carried out a number of research projects and published analysis of specific topics related to advocacy and communication goals of the Consortium. It has hosted a number of interns from the Czech Republic and from other European countries.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Information material on the campaign for increased access to the public healthcare system for all migrants in the Czech Republic.
3) Analysis of Detention of Asylum Seekers Practices in the Czech Republic (2011)
10. Multikulturní centrum Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Multikulturní centrum Praha, z.s. (Multicultural Center Prague, registered association)|
|The Multicultural Center Prague (MKC Prague) is a non-profit organisation engaged in the pursuit of educational and research activities in the fields of international migration, social inclusion of Roma and global development. Founded in 1999, it strives for a society based on respect for human rights, intercultural tolerance and understanding and political equality.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Director, Zuzana Schreiberova M.A., will supervise the ESR(s). Studied historical and cultural anthropology on Charles University Prague. She is focused on narrative analysis. She is involved in many activist and volunteer activities focused on help to migrants and refugees and promoting topics connected with migration. She coordinated educational program “Concerned citizens and refugees: challenge for teachers.” The research of the MKC is under supervision of Marek Čaněk Ph.D. focused on the regulation of labour immigration in the Czech Republic, migrant workers’ rights and social mobility. Current projects focus on migrant women employed in retail in the Czech Republic and on EU citizenship and migrant workers’ rights.|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||For more than ten years the MKC has co-ordinated a specialised website on international migration in the Czech Republic and Central Europe. It has devised methodologies for municipalities and organises strategic workshops on social inclusion of migrants.
The MKC hosts a library which specialises in migration and ethnicity studies.
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||A number of MKC Prague employees are involved in both research and teaching activities in cooperation with academic institutions based mostly in Prague (e.g. Charles University), but also in other Czech cities (Masaryk University in Brno, West Bohemia University in Pilsen).|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Čaněk, M., “Migrant rights activism and the Tree Workers Case in the Czech Republic”, in Choudry, A. and Hlatshwayo, M. (eds.). Just work? Migrant workers’ struggles today (London: Pluto Press, 2016) 85-105.
2) Sýkora, L., Matoušek, R., Brabcová, Š., Čaněk, M., Fiedlerová, K., Procházková, A., Trlifajová, L. Metodika prevence rezidenční segregace a podpory integrace cizinců v lokalitách koncentrace zahraničních pracovníků [Methodology of preventing residential segregation and supporting foreigners’ integration at locations with high concentration of international workers] (Prague: Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy v Praze, Multikulturní centrum Praha, 2015).
3) Čaněk, M., Lupačová, H., Čižinský, P. (2016), Subdodavatelské vztahy a porušování pracovních práv občanů Evropské unie: od konkrétních případů k systémovým doporučením [Sub-supplier relations and the infringement of labour rights of the EU citizens: from specific examples to system recommendations]. Part of LABCIT (Labour Citizenship) project.
11. Museu das Migrações e das Comunidades, Fafe, Portugal
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Museu das Migrações e das Comunidades (Museum of Migrations and Communities)|
|Located in Fafe, in the north of Portugal (and established by the Municipal Council of Fafe, which also holds the PIC code), the Museum for Migrations and Communities aims to compile and organise knowledge on the phenomena of human mobility, and how it shapes social formations. It has a strong historiographic basis, drawing on the long experience of emigration from the north of Portugal to Brazil, and on the impact of the return of former emigrants to their original communities. Its remit includes raising awareness of such processes with a view to a more sustained understanding of more recent realities. Its socio-educational role is fulfilled through strong bonds with schools and teams of researchers.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Dr. Pompeu Martins (Deputy Mayor, Fafe); areas of expertise and activity in local government: Education, Culture, Heritage, Tourism;
2) Dr. Artur Coimbra (Head of Cultural Division, municipality of Fafe); historian; coordinator of museum facilities;
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||Besides its main premises, the museum has extension units around Fafe, in buildings associated with the social and architectural history of the emigrant and returnee experience. It has a library, directly associated with the museum’s links to groups of researchers in the field.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The museum has a history of participation in a range of institutional and academic projects, listed at http://museu-emigrantes.org/o-museu/parcerias-creditos.html|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||Publications arising from the museum’s activities and those of researchers more directly associated with it are listed at http://museu-emigrantes.org/o-conhecimento/artigos-cientificos.html|
12. Národní archiv, Prague, Czech Republic
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Národní archiv (National Archives)|
|General description||National Archives is the central archives of the Czech Republic located in Prague. As the leading Czech institution of historical memory, it provides complex care for archive materials, especially those produced by the state government institutions from the early Middle Ages to the present time.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Dr. Eva Drašarová, Director, and eleven teams of archivists, conservators-restorers, librarians and information scientists.|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||119,000 cubic metres of archive documents from the Archives of the Czech Crown and Prague Archdiocese to documents of different offices, corporations, churches, societies and associations in the Czech lands and abroad. The holdings include collections of photographs, prints, paintings and drawings. The research activities combine basic research in auxiliary sciences of history and the history of administration as well as applied research focusing on conservation, restoration, preservation and digitization of documents. The Archives has a new building which meets current standards of document storage, a large specialized library, as well as restoration, conservation and digitization departments.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The Archives has its own research programme and participates in a number of Czech and international research projects focused on documents in its collections. It publishes academic books and two peer-reviewed academic journals (Paginae historiae, Historická fotografie). It provides a number of educational activities (exhibitions, lectures, seminars, specialized excursions) and participates in study programmes at several HEIs (Charles University, University of Pardubice, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague).|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Secká, Milena, Křesťan, Jiří, Kahuda, Jan (eds.), České archivy a prameny k dějinám zahraničních Čechů [Czech archives and sources on Czech people living abroad] (Prague: National Archives, 2007).
2) Machková, Zora, Český exil, emigrace a krajané. Přehled archivních pramenů z let 1939–2014 uložených v Národním archívu [Czech exile, emigration and compatriots: Survey of archive documents 1939-2014] (Prague: National Archives, 2015).
3) Vojáček, Milan, Lutovská, Pavla, Koblasa, Pavel, Bachova kartotéka. Databáze obyvatel pražské aglomerace z let 1850–1914 [Alexander Bach’s files: a database of the inhabitants of Prague area 1850-1914] (Prague: National Archives, 2016).
13. National Maritime Museum, London, UK
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: The National Maritime Museum|
|The National Maritime Museum (NMM) is one of the institutions comprised under the heading of Royal Museums Greenwich (the others being the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, and Queen’s House). The museum is dedicated to illustrating for all the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Dr Robert Blyth, Senior Curator of Maritime History and Head of Research at Royal Museums Greenwich|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The NMM in Greenwich is the largest museum of its kind in the world. It houses permanent and temporary galleries and exhibitions, has a fully equipped conference centre, and includes on its premises a world-famous research library and archive on maritime matters (the Caird Library).|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The NMM is involved in numerous academic collaborations and regularly stages academic conferences, many of which have involved MOVES staff as speakers and delegates. The most immediate connection to MOVES is the participation of the NMM in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral programme TEEME – Text and Event in Early Modern Europe (2011-18). The NMM has hosted seven TEEME Fellows on work placements since 2011.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||Information on exhibitions, events, and publications, curated and/or authored by NMM staff, can be found on the following sites:|
14. Online encyklopedie migrace, Prague, Czech Republic
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Online encyklopedie migrace, z.s. (Online Encyclopaedia of Migration, registered association)|
|General description||The Online Encyclopaedia of Migration is one of the key projects of the Student Movement for Solidarity (Studentské hnutí za solidaritu) implemented in cooperation with researchers at several faculties of Charles University (Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Protestant Theology and Law). The main objective of the Encyclopaedia is to mediate results of the research of recent and contemporary migration and related phenomena in historical perspective to the wide Czech public (and later, when the English mutation is launched, also to international audiences). The authorial team hopes to facilitate public understanding of the difficult situation in the countries where forced migration originates, of its historical origins and European responses to it. The Encyclopaedia is based on an interactive world map with special symbols referring to basic features of present migration and linked, in turn, with related topics (theories, interpretations and commentaries of experts; stories of migrants).|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Jakub Múčka, Chair of the Association.
Applied research for the Encyclopaedia. Interpretation of results of migration research for the wide public, educational activities aiming primarily at students and teachers of secondary schools and HEIs; mediation between academic community, non-profit organizations and media.
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||A wide network of co-workers including staff and students of the humanities and social sciences at Charles University, Prague and Masaryk University, Brno. Audio archives of migrant stories. Construction of Encyclopaedia website.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||Cooperation with the humanities and social sciences programmes at leading Czech HEIs (Charles University, Masaryk University). A grant of the Protestant Theological Faculty of Charles University. Drafting of a research grant proposal in Russian, Ukrainian and Byelorussian Studies. Cooperation with the research projects of the UNO, UNHCR, People in Need, Amnesty International, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Association for International Affairs (AMO) and internet portals (Migraceonline.cz, Pribehyuprchliku.cz).|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||Online encyklopedie migrace (launched in 2017) http://encyklopedie.org/|
15. Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM), Brussels, Belgium
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: PICUM – Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants|
|The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) is a network of 154 organisations active in 32 countries working to ensure social justice and human rights for undocumented migrants. PICUM generates and coordinates a humane and informed response to undocumented migrants’ realities and provides a platform to engage policy makers and the general public in the full realisation of their rights.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Michele LeVoy, Director|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||PICUM produces research and analysis to facilitate monitoring and assessment of current laws, policies and practices shaping the living and working situation of migrants with an insecure or irregular status. PICUM prioritises mutual learning, solution-orientated exchange and actions to support its broad membership, which include NGOs, frontline service providers, voluntary organisations and collectives, including migrant-led organisations and grassroots collectives of service providers (teachers, doctors, etc.), trade unions, faith-based organisations and research groups.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||PICUM has been an advisory member in recent years on research projects on migrant children, labour exploitation, access to justice, and migration policy, and was project partner on several EU research projects on irregular migration, including: Clandestino-Undocumented Migration: Counting the Uncountable. Data and Trends Across Europe (DG Research, 2007- 2009); Fundamental Rights Situation of Irregular Migrants in the European Union (FRIM – EU Fundamental Rights Agency 2010-2011); and Health Care in NowHereland – Improving Services for Undocumented Migrants in the EU (DG Sanco, 2008-2010). PICUM has also worked closely with several UN agencies (including OHCHR, Unicef, World Bank and IOM) on various research projects as well as guidelines.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||All of PICUM’s publications and reports are accessible at: www.picum.org|
16. Printemps des comédiens, Montpellier, France
|The Printemps des comédiens is a theatre festival. The association’s president is Jean-Claude Carrière. Created in 1987, it is directed by Jean Varela.
Every year in June, the association organizes a festival based on theatre and the performing arts and it receives between 20 and 25 spectacles and more than 40000 paying spectators.
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Jean Varela: Director
2) Béatrice Amat: External relations
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||In June, the Printemps des comédiens uses the infrastructures of the Domaine d’O (Montpellier): two theatres of 600 and 200 seats, an open air amphitheatre of 1 800 seats, a 23-hectare park including various venues for theatrical shows.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||Partnership with the Université Paul-Valéry and the IRCL (Montpellier). The event Le Printemps des Collégiens presenting school productions is based on a partnership with the education services of the département de l’Hérault.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||Yearly brochures, website: http://www.printempsdescomediens.com/|
17. Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz: Preußische Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Germany
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz: Preußische Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Foundation Prussian Cultural Property: Prussian State Library Berlin)|
|The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin is one of the leading state-run libraries in Germany with an impressive amount of stock and expertise, not least with regard to books, prints, maps, and other documents concerning the early modern period and the epoch of the Enlightenment. Apart from its academic merits, it is above all one of the leading cultural promulgators of multiplying events, wide-ranging exhibitions and open lectures in the Berlin-Brandenburg area but also for the whole of Germany in general.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||Main contact partner for the project is Dr. Reinhard Altenhöner, who is not only responsible for questions of research and scientific and scholarly services but whose main expertise especially lies in the disciplines connected with the English-speaking world.|
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin is an open-access library offering an immense variety of research facilities from a historical but also from a present-day point of view.|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The activities of the Staatsbibliothek are manifold and various. The library was among the very active partners in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate TEEME program.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||1) Ottinger, Ulrike, Weltreise: Forster—Humboldt—Chamisso—Ottinger [Travelling around the world: Forster, Humboldt, Chamisso, Ottinger], 2 vols. (Berlin: SPK, 2016).
2) Eine Bibliothek macht Geschichte: 350 Jahre Staatsbibliothek [A library makes history: 350 years of the State Library] (Berlin: SPK, 2011).
3) 150 Jahre Kartenabteilung der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin [150 years of the Map Department of the State Library Berlin] (Berlin: SPK, 2010).
18. Teatro Nacional São João (TNSJ), Porto, Portugal
|Partner Organisation Legal Name: Teatro Nacional São João (TNSJ) (National Theatre of St John)|
|The Teatro Nacional São João (TNSJ) is a public entity geared towards the production and presentation of a state-of-the art theatrical offer involving both canonical repertoire and new strands within contemporary theatre. Its mission includes presenting drama in the Portuguese language, as part of national language and educational policies, but it is also an active participant in global theatrical cultures.|
|Key Persons and Expertise||1) Francisca Carneiro Fernandes, Chair of the Executive Board of the TNSJ; expert in cultural management.
2) Nuno Carinhas, Artistic Director of the TNSJ; artistic expertise as stage director, set and costume designer; additional expertise in teaching and training theatre professionals; coordinator of work placements.
|Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment||The TNSJ is currently organised into three major performance spaces – Teatro São João, Teatro Carlos Alberto, Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória. It includes a Documentation Centre with a library and archive, among the best for theatre history and theatre research in Portugal, affiliated with the SIBMAS, Société Internationale des Bibliothèques et des Musées des Arts du Spectacle. It offers online access to materials held by its Information Centre – http://www.tnsj.pt/home/index-cinfo.php|
|Previous and Current Involvement in Research and Training Programmes||The TNSJ runs a sustained programme of educational and extension projects, involving schools and young audiences. It has a long history of collaboration with HEI and research units, including the University of Porto and its research centres.|
|Relevant Publications and/or Research / Innovation Product||A list of publications by the TNSJ in a variety of media and formats is available through its website at http://www.tnsj.pt/home/store_catalog.php?cat=1|