Act & Engage

Sir Geoff Mulgan and How Art Shapes Social Imagination and Engagement

SUPERTANKER: Vi er stolte af at kunne præsentere forsker, forfatter og professor ved University College London, Sir Geoff Mulgan, som hovedtaler på GRASP 2023.
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29 sep 13:00 - 13:30
Roskilde Festival Højskole - Mellemrummet English

Join us for a not to be missed session and discover the transformative power of art in shaping social imagination and fostering hope and engagement.

Join us for an engaging session with renowned researcher Professor Sir Geoff Mulgan, as he shares his insights on igniting popular engagement. Drawing inspiration from his latest book, "Prophets at a Tangent: How Art Shapes Social Imagination", Mulgan will explore the powerful nexus of imagination, innovation, and social change.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve into the transformative potential of art and gain valuable perspectives on creating and implementing impactful ideas for a better world. Sir Geoff Mulgan works within a unique field, combining strategy, action, economy and the arts, which he will unfold in this talk.

Sir Geoff Mulgan, Professor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation at University College London, has published a number of literary works, among others; Big Mind: how collective intelligence can change our world (Princeton, 2017); Social Innovation: how societies find the power to change (Policy Press, 2019); and Another World is Possible: how to reignite social and political imagination (Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2022). In 2020 Mulgan was knighted in the British Queen's 2020 Birthday Honors for his services to the creative economy.

This keynote will be in English.

Sir Geoff Mulgan is presented at GRASP 2023 in collaboration with OpEn – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark's Civic Information and Engagement Fund.

Sir Geoff Mulgan
Professor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation at University College London

På GRASP kan du høre Sir Geoff Mulgan dykke ned i sine betragtninger om kunstens potentiale til at forme social fantasi og fremme håb midt i de udfordringer, vores verden står over for. Med inspiration fra sin seneste bog, "Prophets at a Tangent: How Art Shapes Social Imagination", vil Mulgan udforske den kraftfulde forbindelse mellem fantasi, innovation og social forandring.

I dag fungerer Sir Geoff Mulgan som Professor i Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation på University College London. Hans nuværende arbejdsfelt fokuserer på at undersøge, hvordan kollektiv intelligens og samfundsinnovation kan bidrage til positive forandringer i verden. Han har udgivet flere værker, herunder "Big Mind: how collective intelligence can change our world" (Princeton, 2017) og "Social innovation: how societies find the power to change" (Policy Press, 2019), der har gjort ham til en førende stemme inden for dette område.

Gå ikke glip af denne unikke mulighed for at dykke ned i kunstens transformative potentiale og få værdifulde perspektiver på hvordan strategi, handling, økonomi og kunst kan kombineres til at skabe forandring.

Denne begivenhed er på engelsk.

Geoff Mulgan præsenteres på GRASP 2023 i samarbejde med OpEn – Udenrigsministeriets Oplysnings- og Engagementspulje.