On April 18 the Taiga Space hosted The European Politics Think Tank of the Radboud Honours Academy and the Saint Petersburg State University.
The research group presented its first findings regarding strategies and tactics which creative spaces in Saint Petersburg and Nijmegen deploy towards city authorities in order to survive or develop. Invited experts, journalists and scientists, as well as representatives of creative spaces discussed major challenges of, and future perspectives on the development of creative industries. The Dutch consul-general, Mr. Hans Wesseling and the vice-consul, Mr. Hugo Brouwer participated also very active in the round table. The discussion showed a vivid interest in more cooperation between the creative professionals in order to be more present in the urban environment.
In May 2015 the research group will present the Policy Paper based on the results of their research project.