Meet the Author: Oliver Bennett, Professor of Cultural Policy at the University of Warwick, UK, and Founding Editor of the International Journal of Cultural Policy

In the spring term the Institute’s book club read Oliver Bennett’s Cultures of Optimism. The Institutional promotion of hope. (London: Palgrave Macmillan
2015). We invite you to meet the author and discuss his book.

Short critical viewpoints on the book will be presented by
• Supriya Subramani
• Tobias Eichinger
• Ekaterina Tikhomirova
• Roberto Andorno
• Anna Elsner
• Jana Sedlakova

Date & Time: 25 JUNE 2020, 4 - 5:30 pm
Zoom meeting

For questions please get in touch with: Anna Elsner ( ) or Corine Mouton Dorey (

For registration and Zoom link, please email

Giovanni Spitale