Towards Stronger Peripheries – Report from the Stronger Peripheries project conference in Belgrade

The PP Arts pillar strives to create learning, development, and networking opportunities for local artists and professionals through international collaborations. To this end, we invited students from Károli Gáspár Reformed University’s theatre studies program to join the Stronger Peripheries project conference in Belgrade, which explores theatre and social theory. The university selected Boglárka Bozsaky, a Master’s student researching participatory theatre, who has provided a report on the conference. Read her insights below.

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Think global, act local?

Stronger Peripheries is a large-scale cooperation project supported by the EU’s Creative Europe programme, gathering 14 partners, from 10 European countries. It acts within the performing arts sector through the creation of artistic productions, the training of creative and cultural workers, and the proposal of new cultural policies based on the promotion and assessment of participative practices. The project’s latest event, ‘Towards fairer international cultural cooperation: visions from the peripheries’, took place in Barcelona. The seminar was attended by our colleague Fanni Tóth, who tells us how she saw the meeting: