History

For more than 20 years, ENCATC has been adapting to the needs of the field. Committed to innovation, the network has continuously developed and grown its offer of activities, products, publications, projects, mobility schemes, and more for the benefit of its members and the wider field of cultural management and policy.

What has happened in more than 20 years…

2017

  • MoU with the Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy studies
  • 1st Global Conversations series (Edinburgh, UK)
  • 1st ENCATC capacity Building Days & Youth in Action Day (Venice, IT) 
  • 1st ENCATC Fellowship Award (Brussels, BE)
  • Manifesto on Arts & Cultural Management & Policy Education 
  • 2nd Support grant from Creative Europe (2017-2020) 

2016

  • A new logo and branding for ENCATC!
  • The new wesbite is launched
  • The ENCATC working group focusing on the evaluation of international and European projects is launched
  • The new Labelling policy is launched
  • Memorandumof Understanding (MoU) with the Association of arts Administration Educators
Our brand new website!

2015

ENCATC Breakfast training

2014

ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management 2015

2013

Cultural Hppay Hour - Visit to Fashion Atelier Nina Meert

2012

  • Introduction of the ENCATC Scholars
  • ENCATC is awarded the title of official UNESCO Partner NGO  
  • 20th ENCATC Annual Conference - Networked Culture
  • 1st ENCATC Academy Cultural Relations and Diplomacy (Brussels, BE)
  • Launch of the "ENCATC Ambassadors" scheme 

2011

Journal of Cultural Management and Policy

2010

Annual Policy Debate

2009

  • ENCATC Library opens to members
  • Bibliography database for members  is launched
  • 17th ENCATC Annual Conference 

2008

ENCATC partners with the ECF for the mangement of the Cultural Policy Research Award (CPRA) and the Young Cultural Policy Research Forum (YCPRF)   

  • The PRAXIS Newsletter for students is launched
  • The ENCATC Thematic Areas are launched
  • 16th ENCATC Annual Conference "Intercultural dialogue and project management: New training programs in a context of major challenges"
PRAXIS Newsletter

1992 - 2007

2006 : ENCATC presents to EU Parliament

2005 : SECEB project : realising Bologna

2004 : The first ENCATC Student Conference is organised in Krakow, Poland; ENCATC granted the status of "observer" to the steering committee for Culture of the council of Europe 

2003 : The ENCATC office moves to Brussels, Belgium, lead by ENCATC's third Secretary General Giannalia Cogliandro Beyens 

2001:1st EU structural grant (support to European cultural umbrella organisations) 

2000 : ENCATC is granted the title of NGO with operational relations with UNESCO

1999 : The Thomassen Fund and Nordic Baltic Platform are launched

1998 : ENCATC is officially registered in Brussels, Belgium; The ENCATC coordination office moves to Copenhagen, Denmark  under the leadership of Isabelle Schwarz

1997 : Isabelle Schwarz becomes ENCATC's second Secretary General; ENCATC'S General Assembly in Bilbao decides the establishment of an independent coordination office and to establish ENCATC as an international assocation under the Beglium Law

1995 : The first ENCATC website is launched 

1993 : ENCATC Newsletter is launched; Network moved to ARSEC, Pascal Chalier is the first Secretary General 

1992:  ENCATC is established and the first Annual Conference is held in Warsaw, Poland; The ENCATC office moves to Lyon, France under the first ENCATC Secretary General, Pascale Chalier

1972-1991

1991 : The first Newsletter is launched 

1990 : Council of Europe conference, organised by Eduard Delgado, is held in Barcelona about the importance of cultural management education 

1989 : European Diploma in Cultural Management introduced under the Cultural Convention    

1987 : European Ministers of Culture gather in Sintra, Portugal, to discuss the importance of cultural training development; First meeting of institutions offering arts management courses is held in Hamburg, Germany 

1984 : Council of Europe establishes CIRCLE, a network of cultural documentation and research institutions  

 1982

1972: UNESCO convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage 

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