Watch the following video in which Yudhishthir Raj Isar, professor of Cultural Policy Studies at The American University of Paris and a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders, talks about the responsibility that arts and culture organizations have to provide cultural translation. Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on the effects of globalization on the cultural sector. … [Read more...]
About Yudhishthir Raj Isar
Yudhishthir Raj Isar is a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders and an analyst, consultant, public speaker and writer whose work encompasses cultural theory, experience and practice. He is professor of Cultural Policy Studies at The American University of Paris and eminent research visitor at the University of Western Sydney, Australia (2011-2013). He is trustee of or advisor to diverse cultural organizations in Europe, the US and India. Previously, he served as cultural specialist at UNESCO, most notably as executive secretary of the World Commission on Culture and Development and director of Cultural Policies. He was the first executive director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and MIT. Professor Isar was educated in India and France.