Session 2: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Creative Industries

October 27

YouTube live stream recording

The purpose of the session is to discuss the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for the creative industries and to identify the most valuable practices for overcoming them, including through state support measures.

Questions for discussion:

1. The depth of the decline and the dynamics of the recovery of creative industries in the context of a pandemic in Russia and abroad.

2. International experience of creative industries in overcoming the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. The role of digital technologies in the development of creative industries.

4. The role of the state in supporting creative industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Moderator: Tatiana Abankina, HSE University, Russia

  • 12:00 | State Support for Creative Industries in Russia During a Pandemic: Directions and Mechanisms

    Tatiana Abankina, HSE University, Russia

  • 12:15 | The impact of Corona Pandemic in Germany to the Cultural and Creative Industries — Challenges and Opportunities

    Bianca Creutz, Prognos AG / The Federal Government’s Centre
    of Excellence for the Cultural and Creative Industries, Berlin

  • 12:30 | Impact of the Corona Crisis on Entrepreneurial Activity in Creative Industries

    Evgeniy Kutsenko, HSE University, Russia

  • 12:45 | Impact of COVID-19 on Creative Industries: International Assessment and Country Support Measures

    Anastasia Kalenova, Igor Maksimov, Department of Multilateral Cooperation and Special Projects, Ministry of Economic Development of Russia

  • 13:00 | The Show must go on: Impact of COVID-19 on HE, WBL and Talent Development in the Creative Industries

    Marilia Angove, University of South Wales, UK

  • 13:15 | Discussion and closing remarks