Rod Fisher

2021 ENCATC Fellowship Award Laureate

Rod Fisher founded and directed the International Intelligence on Culture (which specialised in international cultural policy research and consultancy) from 2000-2015 and its predecessor, the ground-breaking consultancy International Arts Bureau. He also has specialist knowledge of cultural policies beyond Europe, especially in Asia. Prior to establishing his company, he worked for the Arts Council of Great Britain in several capacities, latterly as International Affairs Manager, and spent nine years managing arts/leisure programmes for local authorities. He was also Director of the European Cultural Foundation UK Committee from 2002-2012. Fisher co-founded the CIRCLE network (Chairman 1985-94), and he chaired the expert group evaluating cultural policy in Finland (1994). He has conducted research, lectured, and delivered conference papers in over 35 countries worldwide and has written, compiled or edited some 25 books and reports and more than 60 journal articles. Currently, he is Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, lecturing on cultural policies in Europe and, from 1984-2007, led a Master’s degree module on a similar subject at City University, London.

15:00 - 15:35

19 october 2021 - Day 1

ENCATC Fellowship Award Ceremony

The Fellowship Award Ceremony is open to the public and all who wish to assist to this online event!


Welcome and introduction by Dea Vidović followed by the announcement of the Laureate by Francesca Imperiale. The Fellowship Award speech will be delivered by Rod Fisher.