Congratulations to CERN member Pieta Hyvärinen who was awarded the 2021 Vuoden Tiedekynä prize by Kone Foundation for their article "Mushroom-foraging on Northern Tree Plantations: Diverse Forest Economies and the Problem of Plantationocentrism."
Vuoden Tiedekynä is an annual award for academic articles…
"Cómo sería la economía cultural si amara a los negros y a los indígenas?" Esta es la pregunta que plantea un informe recientemente publicado sobre la concesión de subvenciones artísticas y culturales en Estados Unidos.
Solidarity Not Charity: Arts and Culture Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy (Solidaridad, no caridad: la concesión de subvenciones para el arte y la cultura en la Economía…
“What would the cultural economy be like if it loved Black and Indigenous people?” This is the question posed by a recently released report on arts and cultural grantmaking in the United States.
Solidarity Not Charity: Arts and Culture Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy is a rapid report, with supporting video and website, created for Grantmakers in the Arts by…
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