Meike Lettau

  • University of HildesheimDepartment of Cultural Policy

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Dr. Meike Lettau holds a PhD from the Department of Cultural Policy at Hildesheim University (Germany) on the topic “Artists as Agents of Change? Civil Society Engagement and Foreign Cultural Policy in Transformation Processes”.

She is  an Academic Associate at the UNESCO-Chair ‘Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development’ at Hildesheim University and coordinator of the Graduate School ‘Performing Sustainability. Cultures and Development in West Africa’ with partner universities in Nigeria and Ghana.

She is a member of the Cultural Innovators Network (CIN), a Euro-Mediterranean network initiated by the Goethe-Institut that advocates social and cultural change through cross-cultural dialogues within the MENA region.  She has worked previously with international cultural institutions, such as the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), the Goethe-Institut Pune, the KHOJ International Artists’ Association, and ARThinkSouthAsia.