Rod Fisher has 30 years experience of lecturing for universities and higher education establishments. He is the co-author (with Ritva Mitchell) of a seminal text on the evolution of cultural management as an academic discipline (Professional Managers for the Arts and Culture Training? Training of Cultural Administrators and Arts Managers in Europe (Arts Council of Finland / Council for Cultural Co-operation of the Council of Europe / CIRCLE, Helsinki 1992). More recently he co-edited (with E. Karpodini-Dimitriadi), a report on Training in Transnational Cultural Co-operation Projects — Reflections and Challenges on Validation and Certification (Brussels, 2007, www.vania-project.eu).
His current lecture interests are:
Since 2002 Rod has lectured on European Cultural Policies etc at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is Associate Lecturer in the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship. Previously he was Hon. Research Fellow at City University, London, where he ran a Masters Degree module on cultural policies in Europe (and beyond) from 1984–2007. He was also a member of the Orientation Board of the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management (Fondation Marcel Hicter, Brussels) from its inception in 1989 until 2007.
Other higher education establishments or courses at which Rod Fisher has lectured include: Birkbeck College, University of London; Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok; College for New Europe, Jagiellonian University, Krakow; Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon; Instituto Nacional de Administracao, Oeiras, Portugal; ENCATC, Brussels.
Whether interested in the development of a module or the delivery of a single lecture, training institutions can have confidence that Rod Fisher will bring experience gained over many years in cultural policies and issues internationally, as well as fruitful interaction with students and practitioners from many nations.