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Sir Jonathan Mills welcomes King's graduates as rapporteurs to the Edinburgh International Cultural Summit

Posted on 21/08/2018

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Three King’s Masters students will be taking up important roles as rapporteurs at this year’s Edinburgh International Culture Summit (EICS) at the invitation of its Director, and King’s Cultural Fellow, Sir Jonathan Mills. Lydia Kapournioti (School of Education, Communication & Society), Etan Kinsella McLennan and Alex Talbott (both Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries) will report on policy round tables on the subjects of ‘Culture in a Networked World’, ‘Culture and Investment’ and ‘Culture and Wellbeing’ at the summit being held on 22-24 August in the Scottish Parliament.

This internationally renowned bi-annual summit brings together Culture Ministers, policymakers, artists and leaders of cultural organisations from more than 40 countries across the world with the aim of building a dialogue between policy and practice.

Speakers at the summit this year include, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister, Scotland; Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport; Maria Balshaw, Director, Tate; and Akram Khan, Artistic Director, Akram Khan Company. A full programme of the summit can be found at https://www.culturesummit.com/.

Follow the conversation online throughout the conference via the hashtag #EdCultureSummit


 

 

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