11.10.2017, 16:30 - 17:30 | Frankfurt Book Fair, Weltempfang, Stage, 3.1 L25

Can Culture Save Europe?

Panel discussion

Jeff Youngstrom (CC BY-NC 2.0) via Flickr

Jeff Youngstrom (CC BY-NC 2.0) via Flickr

How strong is the common cultural base in Europe? Can culture help reconcile national interests and the logic of European cooperation? We ask about the "common ground" – what Europe is holding together – from the publication "Can Culture Save Europe?", edited by ifa and the Federal Center for Civic Education.

Panel discussion with:.
Chris Dercon, director of the Volksbühne Berlin, previously director of the Tate Modern, London and the Haus der Kunst, Munich
Dr. Asiem El Difraoui, political scientist, book author and documentary filmmaker, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Media and Communication Policy, Berlin
Dr. Andreas Görgen, Ministerial Director, Head of the Department of Culture and Communication at the Federal Foreign Office
Dr. Ulrike Guérot, University of Krems, Director of the European Democracy Lab in Berlin

Sebastian Körber, Deputy Secretary General of the ifa