Residencies for writers and translators at the International Writers' and Translators' Center of Rhodes

Municipality of Rhodes
International Writers' and Translators' Centre of Rhodes
Key objectives of the measure:

The Enhancment of cultural creation for writers, translators, researchers and artists.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The International Writers' and Translators' Center of Rhodes (IWTCR) was established in 1996 by the Municipality of Rhodes with the aim of creating a forum for intellectuals, writers and translators. Since its foundation, the Center has run a program of residencies for writers and translators and, since 2008, for researchers and artists from all over the world.

The Center provides accommodation free of charge for a period of two or six weeks. The guest is obliged to acknowledge that part of his or her work, when it is published, was written during their stay at the Center and also send a copy of it to the Center. Furthermore, their stay must, guests must actively participate in events that either they or the Center proposes.

In 2012-2015, the Center offered residence to 7 writers and translators from countries with developing economies (South Africa, Turkey, Pakistan and India) and to 19 writers and translators from countries with economies in transition (Russia, Belarus, Serbia, Ukraine and Georgia).

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The enhancment of cooperation and cultural diversity.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

No data available