Speaker - Festivals & environmental sustainability workshop on Wednesday, 14 September 2022 | 14.00-16.00
Joris Janssens is an expert with extensive experience in research and strategic development projects and public policy advise, in Flanders and abroad. His research and projects focus on diverse aspects of the arts ecosystem in Flanders, Brussels and beyond: the international dimension of the arts, the position of artists, local and international cultural policy, arts and urban development and cultural diversity. On these topics, he has managed R&D-projects, published and edited articles and books and lectured in academic, artistic and policy environments, with a Flemish and a European scope (e.g., Travelogue, SPACE, RESHAPE, Compendium for Cultural Policies and Trends). He holds a Ph.D. on Literature and Linguistics (KU Leuven) and worked on literary history projects at KU Leuven and University of Vienna. He was a board member of several cultural organisations in Flanders and editor at several cultural magazines.