Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

More Europe Amsterdam Debate

19th September 2012

Beyond markets: culture and creative industries in the EU’s external relations.

This debate, co-organised with the European Cultural Foundation, discussed culture and the economy in the EU’s external relations: how can culture and creative industries foster cultural diplomacy and cultural relations? What added value culture and creative industries bring to the EU’s external relations?

How can culture and creative industries foster cultural diplomacy and cultural relations?

Keynote speech

  • Alexander Rinnooy Kan, Professor at the University of Amsterdam, former chair of the Dutch Social & Economic Council

Panellists

  • Andrew Senior, expert in creative economy, Director Andrew Senior Associates Ltd.
  • Elisabeth O.Sjaastad, film director and CEO Federation of European Film Directors (FERA)
  • Markus Appenzeller, Director and Partner in MLA+, architect
  • Frédéric Martel, journalist, writer and author of Mainstream – On the Global Culture War
  • Michael Reiterer, Senior Advisor, Asia and Pacific department, European External Action Service

Moderated by Tracy Metz, journalist and author on urban and spatial issues

What added value culture and creative industries bring to the EU’s external relations?

Keynote speech

  • Marietje Schaake, MEP, committee for Culture, Media and Education and committee for Foreign Affairs

Panellists

  • Katelijn Verstraete, Regional Director East-Asia, Arts and Creative Industries, British Council (starting mid-October 2012), former Deputy Director, Cultural Exchange Department, Asia-Europe Foundation
  • Renilde Steeghs, Ambassador for Cultural Cooperation, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Charles Esche, curator, director Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
  • Xavier Troussard, Acting Director for Education and Culture, European Commission (EC)

Moderated by Mercedes Gionvinazzo, Director Interarts, Barcelona

Details

Date:
19th September 2012
Event Category: