Petra Stienen programme manager Mediterranean Crossings
SICA has recruited Petra Stienen as programme manager of the programme Mediterranean Crossings. Stienen studied Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies in Leiden and London, worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo and Damascus, amongst others, and also with the advisory and management agency BMC. Her book ‘Dreaming of an Arab Spring: A Dutch Diplomat in the Arab World' (in Dutch) was published in 2008.
Mediterranean Crossings is the programme for more exchange in the performing arts between the Netherlands and the Middle East / North Africa, organised by SICA, Theatre Institute Netherlands, Music Center the Netherlands and Performing Arts Fund The Netherlands.