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Research project by Farm in the Cave International Theatre Studio

Partners

Farm in the Cave, Prague (Czech Republic)

International theater studio is focused on the creation, development, and research of human expression. Its work goes beyond the borders of physical, dance, or musical theater. Farm in the Cave’s performances arise out of their long-term research which is focused on the transmission of human experience found in the legacies of minority cultures, music, physical expression, atmospheres, and facts connected with specific locations.

The company has established itself as a modern theatre laboratory where artists from Czech Republic, Spain, Vietnam, Germany, Korea, Slovakia, Brazil, France and Russia have found “asylum”.

In addition to performances, site-specific projects, concerts, cultural research, and theater events, Farm in the Cave also engages in educational activities by leading workshops.

Truc Sphérique, Žilina (Slovakia)

Stanica Cultural Centre combining the roles of independent venue, artistic laboratory and activists’ collective. On the white map of today we wish to be a culture node – creative, educative and critical platform for information, research, and realization of experimental art, cultural and community projects and international and inter-sector communication that lead activities to other institutions and across our European networks, including Trans Europe Halles.

Republikon Institute, Budapest (Hungary)

Republikon Institute is a liberal think tank organization based in Budapest, focusing on analyzing Hungarian and international politics, formulating policy recommendations and initiating projects that contribute to a more open, democratic, liberal and free society. The goal of the Institute is to promote discussion and implementation of liberal ideas, approaches and policies through researching, publishing analysis, organizing workshops and conferences, and constant monitoring of policy in Hungary and EU.

Kana Theatrical Centre, Szczecin (PL)

Transparency International Czech Republic, Prague (Czech Republic)

Transparency International – Czech Republic (TIC) is a non-governmental organization, whose objective is to monitor the state of corruption in the Czech Republic and contribute to its systemic reduction. TIC is one of more than 90 chapters of Transparency International (TI www.transparency.org) .

TI’s mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption. TI brings together relevant players from government, civil society, business and the media to promote transparency in elections, in public administration, in procurement and in business, it uses advocacy campaigns to lobby governments to implement anti-corruption reforms.

Since its founding in 1998, TIC has been gradually moving from analyses, studies and awakening the public awareness in the Czech Republic to outlining new concepts for public administration, legal solutions of particular cases and training of the public officials.. Moreover, it has been helping citizens who experience corruption behavior from representatives of public or private sector, providing them with free-of-charge legal advice.

The University of Economics, Prague (Czech Republic)
Department of Politics Sciences

The department has provided the bachelor, master and doctoral level studies of politics sciences since 1989 and become one of the outstanding institutions for politics sciences study in Czech Republic. Its research is centered primarily on the sphere of political parties, their systems, civic society and European constitutionalism. The department is in extensive contact with foreign educational, research and political establishments, e.g., it takes part in the meetings of experts in the Council of Europe, or the International Association of Political Science