SILVANA RACHIERU

Workshop - Conceving a cultural project

SILVANA RACHIERU

Workshop - Conceving a cultural project

Historian, assistant professor at the Faculty of History, University of Bucharest, where she teaches classes on Ottoman history and civilization as well as on cultural diplomacy. PhD in history (2010, University of Bucharest) and MA in history (1998, Central European University Budapest).

Silvana was the Director of “Dimitrie Cantemir” Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) in Istanbul between 2011-2015, with a nine years experience on cultural diplomacy in Istanbul: between 2006-2007 she was project coordinator and between 2007 to 2011 Deputy Director. During the years she worked in Istanbul she initiated and organised hundreds of cultural projects. Following the slogan chosen to describe the aim of ICR activity during her directorship, “We bring you Romania in colours, sounds and words”, she supported the participation of many Romanian artists to prestigious events in Turkey.