The Culture, Arts and Society series harnesses the transformative power of the arts to shape a better world. Through future-focused programs and projects, it raises the profile of culture and the arts in policy agendas, catalyzes exchange across disciplines and sectors, and sustains a unique creative community across continents.

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Young Cultural Innovators Forum

What Future for Cultural Heritage? Perceptions, Problematics and Potential

Report from the latest program in the Culture, Arts and Society series explores perceptions of the past, problematics of the present and potential for the future

5 Ways AI is Changing our World for the Better

Man has long feared the rise of the machine – his own creation becoming smarter and more intelligent than he. But while artificial intelligence and machine learning are rapidly changing our world and powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, humanity does not need to be afraid

This Is Why One Man Is Keen to Protect Spoken Languages

Chao Gejin, a senior researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, discusses his work in oral cultural heritage

Reflecting on the Emerging Field of Geoethics

Salzburg Global Fellows co-author chapter in new book on exploring geoethics

Pioneering a New Vision for the Cultural Heritage Sector

Latest program in Salzburg Global's Culture, Arts and Society multi-year series reaches a conclusion

New Answers on the Importance of Culture

Salzburg Global Fellow Chunnoon Song-e Song reflects on her career changes since attending her first Salzburg Global program

Responding to the Hidden Crisis of “Unknowing”

Anasuya Sengupta, co-director and co-founder of Whose Knowledge?, discusses culture, knowledge, and what inspires her work

Reflecting on Cultural Heritage and Looking for New Answers

Former director-general of the National Museums of Kenya George Abungu discusses the changes in his cultural heritage work over the last decade

Emerging Ideas in the Field of Cultural Heritage

Practitioners from the cultural heritage sector and representatives of cultural ministries and heritage associations among those to convene for latest Salzburg Global program

This is How Salzburg Global Sparked a New Novel

Salzburg Global Fellow Patricia Leavy discusses new novel inspired by her experience at Schloss Leopoldskron

Finding Common Ground through Cultural Innovation

YCI Canada fellows explore their commonalities and differences during a Haida Gwaii research-residency

Cultivating History, Documenting Dreams

Photographer and designer Jose Cotto reflects on his return to Salzburg Global Seminar and helping YCI Fellows reach their destinations

Fostering Creative Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Fellows discuss events and notable changes in their life since attending the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators

Making the World Better and Beautiful Through Collaboration

Salzburg Global Fellow Jaimie (Joo Im) Moon discusses the impact of attending the YCI Forum and arts and culture in the Republic of Korea

Confronting Resistance and Change Through Poetry

Salzburg Global Fellow Sanja Grozdanic engages with Detroit creative scene through travel scholarship

From Asia to Austria and Back Again: Building Creative Networks Across the Globe

YCI Fellows from East and South Asia reflect on the impact of their experiences in Salzburg

Julién Godman: Detroit to Salzburg - Travel to Find Our Light Departing

Salzburg Global Fellow reflects on his experience at the sixth program of the YCI Forum

Maria Galea: No Big Words Can Describe This Experience

Salzburg Global Fellow reflects on her experience at the sixth program of the YCI Forum

Carl Atiya Swanson: Damn Good Advice for Being At Home in the World

Salzburg Global Fellow reflects on his experience at the sixth program of the YCI Forum

The Art of Dialog in a Time of Rapid Change

How artists and innovators from the UAE are using arts as a bridge to connect the Gulf region, the Middle East, and the world
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