Panel Discussion

Women’s Role in Culture: Access, Involvement, Contribution

14:00 — 15:30
Russian Museum of Ethnography 4/1 Inzhenernaya st., St. Petersburg

Women are made for art. Their images have always been at the centre of artistic and literary works. Yet, in the modern world, as the role of traditional values and historical heritage increase, women are becoming a driving force for preserving and enhancing the country’s spiritual wealth for the future generation and promoting culture. 

What kind of trends are being seen in the development of culture today and what role are women playing in this? What initiatives are being taken to make culture accessible? 

  • Trends in the development of culture today
  • Mechanisms to create an accessible culture
  • The role of women in the development of culture and preserving traditions
  • Obstacles to the professional fulfilment of women in culture. Does a ‘glass ceiling’ exist?