From Words to Actions

For the Institutional Day of #StopHatredNow2021, Globe Art Point is organising two events; discussion on the ministry report Art, Culture and Diverse Finland and a roundtable discussion on Recruitment & new human resource management & tools. 

Monday 17th May from 11:00 - 16:00

12:30–14:00 DISCUSSION
Art, Culture and Diverse Finland: Discussion on the Ministry report
Guest speakers: Maija Lummepuro, Pasi Saukkonen, Jussi Koitela, Erik Söderblom
Moderated by Ceyda Berk-Söderblom (G.A.P) & Sepideh Rahaa (G.A.P)
The Ministry of Education and Culture’s report Art, Culture and Diverse Finland, the final report of the Working Group for Cultural Policy, Immigrants and Promotion of Cultural Diversity, was released earlier this year and is the topic of this discussion. The discussion is focused on art institutions as part of G.A.P’s contribution to this year’s #StopHatredNow theme, Reshaping Horizons of Hope. Researcher Pasi Saukkonen (Chair of the Working Group) & Maija Lummepuro (Senior Advisor, Ministry of Education and Culture) present the report and discuss the action plan which is currently being prepared by the Ministry. Our other guests Jussi Koitela (Head of Program at Frame Contemporary Finland) and Erik Söderblom (Artistic Director of Espoo City Theatre) engage in this conversation by addressing what would be the next possible steps for advancing diversity, equity and inclusivity in the art scene. The discussion is moderated by Ceyda Berk-Söderblom (Cultural Manager) and Sepideh Rahaa (Artist and Researcher).
Recruitment & new human resource management & tools
Guest speakers: Melissa Arni-Hardén, Mari Männistö, Cátia Suomalainen Pedrosa
Facilitated by Ceyda Berk-Söderblom (G.A.P) & Sepideh Rahaa (G.A.P)
This discussion will concentrate on the recruitment processes and new Human Resources (HR) tools with a specific focus on municipalities. The roundtable will also bring experiences from arts and cultural institution leaders. The main question is; how to improve existing recruitment structures to enable the diverse, multi-voiced workforce, creators in all layers of different arts and cultural organisations. Melissa Arni-Hardén (Chief Specialist, Talent Espoo), Mari Männistö (Director of Culture, Helsinki) and Cátia Suomalainen Pedrosa (Director of Cultural Centre Caisa) will join us in this roundtable.
There are 80 places available for the afternoon roundtable discussions. Each roundtable can host up to 20 people. In order to participate in the discussions, advance registration is required
Please register here
Registration will close on 14th of May.
Some of the programme will also be streamed online.
Contact: Ceyda Berk-Söderblom, ceydasoderblom (a) gmail.com
For more detailed information please follow @stophatrednow on Facebook and @urban_apa on Instagram. 

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