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#STUDIO202X 4: Democracy and the Arts

Part 4 of #Studio202X illuminates the relation between democracy and artistic freedom and questions the challenges in cultural policy that the current corona crisis generates for democratic societies. Do art and culture gain even greater relevance, especially in a process of new societal negotiation about present and coming forms of social interaction, that has been triggered by the corona pandemic all over the globe?

Moderator Daisuke Tsuda's guests are Carsten Brosda (Minister of Culture and Media, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, pre-recorded interview), Hideaki Omura (Governor, Aichi Prefecture), and Mayuko Sano (Professor, Kyoto University).

Friday, June 26, 8 pm – 10 pm JST / 1 pm to 3 pm CET
The live talk will be broadcast in English ( and Japanese (

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