Berlin, December 18th 2018
The first General Assembly of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) took place on December 17th bringing together associate members, representatives of the ERIAC Board and the ERIAC management.
The General Assembly appointed 8 new members to the Barvalipe Academy. Following internal elections conducted in each of the four thematic sections of ERIAC, the names of the elected representatives were presented to the plenary of the Assembly. All gathered votes were in favor of formally appointing the representatives of the thematic sections to the Barvalipe. The new Barvalipe members are:
Arts and Culture:
Research and Publication in the fields of Arts and Culture:
History and Commemoration:
Media and Information in the fields of Arts and Culture
The Barvalipe Academy is the agenda-setting and strategic body of the Institute which has an advisory and inspirational role, in order to fulfill ERIAC’s objectives.
Barvalipe is composed of 15 members – highly regarded, publicly acknowledged individuals, with competencies in the areas covered by ERIAC activities. The first 7 members of the Academy were nominated by the ERIAC Board. The appointment of the new 8 members of the Barvalipe, elected by the associate members within each thematic section, completes the process of building the Academy. Together, these 15 outstanding personalities of Roma contemporary arts and culture scene will fulfil a visionary role, helping to guide ERIAC in defining its strategy and future activities.
Congratulations to the new Barvalipe Academy Members!