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DO WE REALLY NEED INTERMEDIARIES TODAY? - Markus Beckedahl, Sir Ciarán Devane, Johannes Ebert, Michel Magnier
DO WE REALLY NEED INTERMEDIARIES TODAY? - Discussion with Markus Beckedahl, Sir Ciarán Devane, Johannes Ebert, Michel Magnier © ?
Political and economic integration, mobility, migration and multilingualism raise the question for intermediary organizations of who can actually still mediate between cultures.
Digitization is a particular challenge in this case. It has a tendency to bypass go-betweens and intermediaries, indeed to make them superfluous. What effects does this all have on intermediary institutions like the British Council or the Goethe-Institut, which are concerned with cultural dialogue?