Visiting Scholar, The New Institute Centre for Environmental Humanities (NICHE), Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy. Member of the International Board of Trustees, ARTICLE 19.
IPI Fellow. Previously executive director at the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to safeguarding and fostering media freedom and promoting quality, independent journalism.
Silje Riise Næss
Film commissioner at The Danish Film Institute and national representative to Eurimages, The Council of Europe’s film fund. Previous Head of Programming at the Oslo House of Literature, Head of Communication at the International Ibsen Centennary Ibsen 2006, and Information and Marketing Manager in Arthaus – the Art film Foundation. Silje has served as President of the Films from the South Festival and Executive board member of the Norwegian Humanist Association, and is the current chair of The Bergman Estate on Fårö Foundation.
Ingvild Kogstad Brodal
Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Publishers Association, specializing in educational policy, learning technology and the textbook industry, and literary exports. Holds a master's degree in African literature and culture, with graduate studies in law and political science. Formerly served as a project coordinator for Norway's most important literary prize Brageprisen and the Nordic Conference for Educational Publishers and EdTech. Currently a board member at the Norwegian vocational school for bookselling, a deputy board member of Norwegian Arts Abroad and a member of the council of The Norwegian Festival of Literature.
Managing Director Norsk teater- og orkesterforening (NTO) - Association of Norwegian Theatres and Orchestras.