Meike Lettau is a PhD student at the UNESCO Chair ‘Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development’ at Hildesheim University and holds an M.A. in Arts and Cultural Mediation from the same university. Her master thesis dealt with arts and cultural mediation in processes of transformation in post-revolutionary Tunisia. In her PhD, she is focussing on arts and cultural policy in transformation countries. She is a member of the Euro-Mediterranean ‘Cultural Innovators Network’ (CIN), that advocates social and cultural change through cross-cultural dialogues with the MENA region. Furthermore, Ms Lettau is working at the ifa-Gallery of the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa) in Berlin, Germany. Her research interests include international cultural relations and German foreign cultural policy.