On Tuesday 5 September Katherine Watson, Cultural Leader in Residence, will give the Arts Lecture to mark the opening of academic year 2017-2018 at the University of Groningen Faculty of Arts.
The title of her lecture is: ‘Leadership in spaces of intersection: Are we ready?’.
Katherine Watson has been the Director of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) since June 2010. Based in Amsterdam, ECF is an independent pan-European foundation, acting as a catalyst for change through arts and culture, via its activities, program me s, grants and online platforms. Katherine moved from Canada to join ECF in 2006 as Director of its online partner initiative, the multi-lingual cultural information and networking platform LabforCulture.org. Katherine is currently Vice Chair of the European Foundation Centre, an international membership organisation for institutional philanthropy that was instigated by ECF and in which ECF plays an active part.
For over 25 years, the Faculty of Arts has opened its academic year with an Arts Lecture. In this lecture, a famous Dutch person expresses his or her opinion about the importance of the arts (languages, art, literature, media, history, art history, archaeology and communication) for society. Previous speakers have included Ramsey Nasr, Farah Karimi, Wim Pijbes, Sophie in ‘t Veld, Anna Enquist, Femke Halsema, Hans Goedkoop, Ronald Giphart, Jan Blokker and Elsbeth Etty.
The Arts Lecture is open to the general public and admission is free.
Time : Tuesday 5 September 2017 at 4 p.m.Location: Aula, Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Department of Communication, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen. Tel. 050-3635906, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A reception will be held afterwards in the Spiegelzaal.
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