KULTURAUSTAUSCH – journal for international perspectives” is a German-speaking quarterly presenting current issues in international cultural relations from unusual angles. Authors from all over the world like Kofi Annan, Noam Chomsky, Francis Fukuyama or Amartya Sen discuss the interdependencies between politics, culture and society. The journal is read by readers in 146 countries. Each issue has a thematic focus, looking at the growing importance of cultural processes in the globalised world. The journal is published by the Institute for Foreign  Cultural Relations (ifa) with financial support by the Federal Foreign Office. A copy is available on request. For further information please visit www.ifa.de



EUNIC – the European Union National Institutes for Culture. EUNIC is a network of 25 national cultural institutes engaged in cross-border cultural work in the EU and beyond. These Institutes, among them ifa, the Goethe Institute and the British Council, retain a degree of autonomy from their governments. EUNIC aims to create enduring partnerships between participating institutions in order to promote cultural diversity and mutual understanding between European societies. It also aims to strengthen international dialogue and cooperation with non-EU countries.