European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC)

Closing the Gap roundtable four: Paris

Seine-Saint-Denis, France
The Seine-Saint-Denis territory and the Paris 2024 Olympics: what urban and cultural transformations can be foreseen, and how to ensure that civil society has a say in the process?

The fourth Closing the Gap roundtable will take place in Paris.

Register for the event here

This coming May, join two days of roundtables led by artists, cultural professionals and policy-makers. We'll discuss the impact of the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics on the local socio-cultural ecosystem. There will also be study visits and performances.

The event will be hosted in Le Sample and co-organised by our member ALTER EGO (X), LBFA, and a group of students of the Master in cultural policy and management from the Institut d’Études Européennes of the Université Paris 8. It will be held in French with the possibility of English translation.

Find out more about the Closing the Gap programme here

Thursday May 2nd, 2024

10.00 - 12.00 Roundtable: Paris 2024 Olympics: how are political and cultural actors working together to implement initiatives in the Seine-Saint-Denis area? Speakers tbc

12.00 - 12.30 Networking drink 

14.00 - 16.00 Roundtable: After the Olympics, what future for the cultural players in the Seine-Saint-Denis area? Speakers tbc

16.00 - 16.30 Networking drink

Friday May 3rd, 2024

10.00 - 12.00 Study visit to a socio-cultural space in Seine-Saint-Denis 

14.00 - 16.30 Roundtable: The impact of the Paris 2024 Olympics on the representation and recognition of foreign artists in Seine-Saint-DenisSpeakers tbc - A performance will follow

Venue: Le Sample, 18 avenue de la République, 93170 Bagnolet, France