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British Council: Skinder Hundal MBE to become Director of Arts

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council has announced that Skinder Hundal MBE will become its Director of Arts from 9 December 2020. He succeeds Kate Arthurs, who moved from the role in July this year.  Hundal is currently CEO/Director of New Art Exchange, a contemporary arts space in Nottingham where over the past 12 years he has cemented a reputation for connecting diverse arts and cultural projects between the UK and overseas. Working across art forms, his international experience includes projects for La Biennale di Venezia, TED Global, Google Cultural Institute and for the UK’s official arts programme for the…

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British Council: Skinder Hundal MBE to become Director of Arts

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council has announced that Skinder Hundal MBE will become its Director of Arts from 9 December 2020. He succeeds Kate Arthurs, who moved from the role in July this year.  Hundal is currently CEO/Director of New Art Exchange, a contemporary arts space in Nottingham where over the past 12 years…

British Council announced grants to UK-based arts organisations

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council opened applications for a pilot fund offering grants of up to £50,000 to UK-based arts organisations partnering digitally with their counterparts in selected Official Development Assistance (ODA) recipient countries. The Digital Collaboration Fund will support UK and overseas cultural partnerships to develop innovative ways of collaborating remotely. This is…

British council declares new UK-Russia university alliance programme to fortify university connections

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council is pleased to announce a new programme of research collaboration between universities in the UK and Russia which aims to connect the next generation of science leaders by creating partnership and professional development opportunities. Ten UK university departments have confirmed joint research projects with Russian counterparts, and a further…