The Future of Europe Podcast

50 minuten

On the last day of the Forum on European Culture we will make a start on outlining European future scenarios. During live podcast interview sessions we speak with brilliant, innovative and surprising European minds from all over the continent, ranging from activists to philosophers. How can Europe move past crisis management and towards real socio-political renewal? How do Europeans, from artists to journalists, from politicians to economists, envision a European future? Host: Tim Wagemakers (journalist & programme editor)   Book your ticket for a specific time slot: 1. The Artist vs. Europe / 11.00 – 11.50 / Tickets here In today’s Europe the voices that create polarization, division, and isolation seem to be louder than those who call for cooperation and solidarity. Is it up to artists to speak up against cultural isolation in Europe? Is it time for a call to action? With: Julian Rosefeldt (artist, Germany), Marek Šindelka (writer, Czech Republic) and Lara Staal (curator/programme maker, Netherlands). 2. Who really runs Europe? / 12.00 – 12.50 / Tickets here Traditionally the European project is based on centralism, with Brussels as Europe’s headquarters. Recent developments, however, show that many people don’t feel represented by this central government. How should Europe be constructed to keep it together? With: Ulrike Guérot (political philosopher Germany), Luuk van Middelaar (political philosopher, Netherlands) and Are We Europe. 3. Europe seen from inside/outside? / 13.00 – 13.50 / Tickets here Europe’s time as a central and powerful continent is over Asia, Africa, South-Amerika, and the Arab world are all becoming politically and culturally more dominant. How should Europe position itself in relation to other cultures and continents in our globalized world? What is left of the European identity and culture today? With: Jacob Sam-La Rose and Betul Ellialtioglu 4. Culture – why should Europe care? / 14.00 – 14.50 / Tickets here When people think about Europe they mostly think about politics and economics, but Europe is also a cultural project. How can we bring the cultural side of Europe under more attention? And how should that be translated into policy? With: Lars Eidinger (actor, Germany), Barbara Vissser & Jan Sowa This programme is made in cooperation with Dag en Nacht Media, a platform for Dutch podcasts. Op de laatste dag van het Forum maken we een begin met het schetsen van een toekomst voor Europa. Tijdens live podcasts interviews spreken we met briljante, innovatieve en verrassende Europese denkers van over het gehele continent, van activisten tot economen, van politici tot kunstenaars. Hoe komt Europa voorbij crisis management tot sociaal en politieke vernieuwing? Hoe zien Europeanen, van kunstenaars tot journalisten, van politici tot economen, de toekomst van Europa voor zich? Host: Tim Wagemakers (journalist en programmamaker) Boek hier je ticket voor een bepaald tijdslot:

11.00 – 11.50 / Tickets here  
12.00 – 12.50 / Tickets here 
13.00 – 13.50 / Tickets here 
14.00 – 14.50 / Tickets here 

Dit programma wordt in samenwerking gemaakt tussen Dag en Nacht Media, een platform voor Nederlandse podcasts.

This programme is a part of the second edition of the Forum on European Culture: “Act for Democracy!”. At a time when the future of Europe is more uncertain than ever before, we bring together leading and inspiring artists, thinkers, economists and politicians during a 4-day interdisciplinary programme to discuss Europe and its future.
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