ENCATC announces keynote speaker for its 2018 Congress

ENCATC announces keynote speaker for its 2018 Congress

ENCATC is proud to announce that Professor Jean-Louis Fabiani will join us as a keynote speaker at the 2018 ENCATC Congress "Beyond EYCH2018. What is the cultural horizon? Opening up perspectives to face ongoing transformations" (26-29 September in Bucharest, Romania). 

On 27 September in Bucharest, Professor Fabiani, member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, USA and Professor at the Central European University in Budapest, will join the ENCATC Congress to share his critical reflection on the current cultural dynamics/transformations and their implications in terms of heritagisation - interconnections between past, present, and future making practices and legacies. 

Hosted in the premises of the Romanian Ministry of Culture, this keynote will be followed by an engaging debate with experts and the international Congress participants.  

Jean-Louis Fabiani has been professor of Sociology at the Central European University in Budapest since 2008. Born in 1951 in Algiers (Algeria), he studied at the Ecole normale supérieure and received his PhD in 1980 from the EHESS (Paris). From 1980 to 1988 he was agrégé-répétiteur then maître-assistant at the Department of Social Sciences at the Ecole normale supérieure. In 1988, he moved to the administration of culture, being appointed as Director of Cultural Affairs in Corsica. He went back to the academic world in 1991 when he joined  EHESS, first in Marseilles, then in Paris in 2002. He is the author of eleven personal books. He was the chairman of the board of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra from 1998 to 2014. 


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