The 2021 ENCATC Research Award Ceremony on 22 October during the 2021 ENCATC Digital Congress (19-22 October) will be the moment to celebrate the 4 finalists selected by the Award’s international jury and announce the 2021 ENCATC Research Award winner.

The 2021 ENCATC Research Award Ceremony is free to attend, but registration is required.

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Ceremony Programme from 18:00-20:30 CEST, Online

18:00-19:30

Welcome and introduction by Tanja Johansson, ENCATC Vice President, Professor and Vice Dean, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland

Opening Speech by Ernest van Buynder, Member of the Cultural Management Fund and administrator, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Round Table chaired by Tanja Johansson, ENCATC Vice President, Professor and Vice Dean, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland with the 4 Award Finalists:

  • Jon Alvarez Fernandez for his PhD “The Shift of Valuation and Management in ‘Denken Chiku’ Protected Townscapes in Japan: Comparative Analysis with Contemporary Western Protection Policies” defended at Waseda University (Japan);
  • Dimitra Kizlari for her PhD “Foreign Cultural Policy through the work of the National Institutes of Culture: a comparative study on instrumentalism” defended at the University College London (United Kingdom);
  • Meike Lettau for her PhD “Artists as agents of change. Civil Society engagement and foreign cultural policy in transformation processes” defended at the University of Hildesheim (Germany);
  • Solène Marié for her PhD “At the centre of the edge: the development of cross-border cultural networks in border cities between Brazil and Uruguay and France and Germany” defended at the University of Brasília (Brazil) and Paris 8 University (France).

19:30-20:15

Break

20:15-20:30

Jury Assessment presentation and announcement of the winner by Annick Schramme, Research Award Jury member and Academic Director Creative Industries, University of Antwerp / Antwerp Management School, Belgium