Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka and Drugo more invite you to participate in a series of lectures covering a range of topics, from cultural politics, work, labour practices to education and participatory practices in culture and the arts. The event is part of the international project Arts and Humanities Entrepreneurship Hubs co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and European Commission and Refleks, held on October 30 and 31 under the title Culture and Crisis: Education, Participation and Creative Labour Today.


During the two-day event you will have the opportunity to join the discussion with experts from the fields of culture, arts, and cultural management, as well as attend Freiraum Festival 2020 or be a part of guided tour of two exhibitions: Pirate Care: Learning from Disobedience and The Sea is Glowing at Exportdrvo (Grobnička riva bb, Rijeka).

The discussion and seminars are intended for all interested students of the University of Rijeka as well as other universities in Croatia, but also to other experts in the fields of culture, art and management, NGO’s, university teachers, culture workers, precariat and others.

Lectures are being held via Zoom, working language is Croatian if not stated otherwise.




Friday, 30/ 10/ 2020

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14:30Introduction to the project, goals, results and partners.

15:00Jaka Primorac, PhD (IRMO) – Work and Employment in the Cultural Sector

16:00 – Davor Mišković (Drugo more) – Context as Content – The evolution of the independent scene in Croatia

17:00Bojana Ćulum, PhD – European Framework for Institutional Self-reflection on Community Engagement in Higher Education: The Case of the University of Rijeka


18:00 – Live stream, Zoom, Freiraum Festival 2020 – Keynote: “Start worrying. Details to follow.” – Reflections on the State of Freedom in the post-Covid World – Ivan Krastev (political scientist, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna)

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Saturday, 31/ 10/ 2020

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11:00Ana Ajduković (LORI, Center for Women’s Studies, FFRI, UNIRI) – Cooperation between the university and local community

11:45Marija Katalinić (Rijeka 2020) – Civil initiatives in culture

12:30 – Conclusion, comments, evaluation.


13:00 – Marcell Mars – guided tour, Pirate Care: Learning from Disobedience (onsite at Exportdrvo)

14:00 – 18:00 – Exportdrvo and Zoom – Freiraum Festival 2020. More details about the location and timetable see:

17:00 / 19:00Davor Mišković, Ivana Katić – guided tour, The Sea is Glowing, Exportdrvo, Grobnička riva bb, Rijeka (register at


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