EWC at the Digital Conference on Gender Equality in European Culture

Digital Conference on Gender Equality in European Culture 

as part of the EU Council Presidency by the German Cultural Council


This session will use the EU Council’s conclusions about “gender equality in culture” that were adopted on December 1st, to continue discussing the topic within the international professional public – through panels & workshops. Particularly, individuals will be included who work towards implementing measures for greater gender equality in cultural and civic institutions. The session aims to reflect a broad spectrum of initiatives and projects from EU Member States across various artistic genres.

Register for participation and learn more about the program here.

You can view the conference via livestream on Tuesday, 8th December 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

The chat function will be open to all participants.

In the panels & workshop, there will be, amongst others:

Prof. Monika Grütters MdB, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media; Graça Fonseca, Minister of Culture, Portugal; Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for IRCE&Y; Prof. Dr. Susanne Keuchel, President of the German Arts Council; Renate Punka, Managing Director at Janis Roze Publishers, President of Latvian Publishers Association;Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute; Prof. Helmut Anheier, PhD, past President Hertie School of Governance; Carlien Scheele, Director of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), Nina George, President of the European Writers’ Council.


The conference is primarily in German with English subtitles – or vice versa.

Those who want to participate live and join the discussion in one of the 3 workshops (1:30 pm – 2:45 pm) have to register with the same link.


Please register for one of 3 workshops:

  1.       Political developments & impulses in various countries (English)
  2.       Effects on & aspirations for national women’s networks (German)
  3.       Best-practice examples from different EU countries and cultural sectors (English)


Note: you may choose one workshop, however, the number of active participants is limited.

You will receive a special participation link.

All other guests may follow the workshops in the livestream.


„Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in Kultur & Medien Europas“ – Eine digitale Konferenz des Deutschen Kulturrats im Rahmen der EU-Ratspräsidentschaft – am 8. Dezember 2020 / 10–16:30 Uhr  “Gender Equality in European Culture” – a Digital Conference by the German Cultural Council as part of the German EU Council Presidency – on 8th December 2020 / 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


December 8, 2020