Rod Fisher is the 2021 ENCATC Fellowship Laureate
ENCATC reveals today the laureate of the 2021 ENCATC Fellowship Award is Rod Fisher whose lifetime dedication to research, publishing and teaching has deeply influenced the field of cultural management and policy.
This is the only international public recognition and award for developing and maintaining an innovative yet consistent approach and commitment to positive change and remarkable and visionary leadership, creativity, and results in education, research, policy, and advocacy in the cultural management and policy fields.
Speaking on behalf of the Fellowship Award panel as ENCATC President, Francesca Imperiale said: “Rod Fisher is a pioneer in the field of cultural management and cultural policy and has dedicated his career to its advancement. He has made tireless contributions and innovations, and generously gives his definitive voice on European institutions, comparative cultural policies, arts management, and cultural relations/diplomacy. Thanks to his work, generations of cultural managers and policy makers have benefited and will continue to do so, expanding their knowledge and building on the strong foundations he has established."
On 19 October, the official ENCATC Fellowship Award Ceremony will take place online during the 2021 ENCATC Digital Congress “Artists in the spotlight! In search of new agendas for education and research in the cultural management and policy field” (19-22 October). A global gathering of academics, researchers, cultural operators, artists, and policy makers will partake in this celebratory and inspiring occasion on the opening day of the Congress.