Ann Overbergh organizes concerts, political-societal debate and documentaries at the Dutch-Flemish House deBuren in Brussels. As one of the chairs of the advisory committees for Culture in Flanders she advises the Flemish Government on Culture funding. She holds a PhD in Applied Economics (topic: “Extended cinema in Kenya and Tanzania”). Before working for deBuren she has worked as a policy analyst for the Flemish cinema sector, and in the world of music and music theatre.
Why are we afraid to judge?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student