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1st Cultural Cities Commission webinar

2020-06-09 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Culture and politics in the COVID-19/post COVID-19 times, 9 June 2020, 10:00 CET

What is the role of the governments and cities in the Baltic Sea Region in sustaining culture during and after the pandemic period? What specific measures are taken in different countries and what is up to come? How can the cultural sector transform/adapt its ways of operating in these stressful times? What are the new ways and formats to sustain?
These and other related questions are to be tackled at the first Cultural Cities Commission webinar that will be held online on 9 June 2020 at 10:00 CET. Invited speakers and the participants will have an opportunity to discuss and exchange their worries and ideas.


Welcome words from the UBC President, Mantas Jurgutis
Introduction, Rūta Stepanovaitė, Chair of the UBC Cultural Cities Commission
Speakers presentations
–       Maja Wagner, Head of the Cultural Department, City of Gdynia
–       Jekaterina Lavrinec, Urban researcher, UrbCulturalPlanning project (Strategic planning coordinator), NGO Laboratory for urban games & research (Co-founder & Curator)
Questions from the audience and discussion
Conclusions and information about the next webinars, Rūta Stepanovaitė
Register by 5 June 2020:
A link to the event will be sent in due time.