Wednesday 23 October 14.00-17.00

Södertörns University, room MA 636

The Symposium is for Free ! But registrations is required.  Register here.


Keynote speaker Pier Luigi Sacco

Professor Pier Luigi Sacco is one of the world’s leading experts on Cultural Economics. His extensive research shows that culture not only increase economic growth and create jobs but above all create cohesion among citizens and increase capacity building in the society. Culture 3.0 exceeds the traditional political boundaries and has effects on various political fields, such as business, social issues, education, urban planning and cultural policy.



14.00 Welcome and Introduction.  Apostolis Papakostas and Ann-Sofie Köping Olsson

14.05 – 15.00 Södertörn Lecture, Culture and social cohesion

Keynote speaker Professor Pier Luigi Sacco (ENG)

15.30 – 15.50 City development in Flemingsberg och Kungens Kurva. Landskapslaget presents together with student from KTH, Stockholm University and Linköpings University: The future of art& culture, The future of commercial activities and The future of public health and wellbeing. Mustafa Sherif (Landskapslaget) Lyubov Shkurenko (KTH), Ecaterina Lorent (Linköping University) and Nadja Zherebina (Stockholm University) (ENG)

16.00-17.00 Panel discussion, The role of culture for sustainable city development with Lena From (Statens Konstråd/Public Art Agency Sweden), Stefan Dahlbo (VD och koncernchef Fabege/CEO Fabege), Ann Larsson (Consultant and Chairman of Folkoperan and Bildmuséet), Bo Källström (Ordf. Kultur- och fritidsnämnden Huddinge, Liberalerna/Chairman of the Culture and Leisure Committee in Huddinge) Andreas Blom (Konstnär/Artist, Owner of Kollektivet Livet), Philippa Staffas (Konstnärlig ledare Stockholms kulturfestival/Artistic director for the Culture Festival in Stockholm) (SWE)

Moderator: Apostolis Papakostas

17.00 Mingle


You are more than welcome !

See you there !