City of Hamburg, Department of International Culture Exchange, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
After her studies of Sinology and Literature in Marburg, Berlin and Shanghai, Julia Dautel has worked several years in the German-Chinese exchange, based in Shanghai. Since 2007 she is responsible for the international cultural exchange of the City of Hamburg in the Ministry of Culture, with a special focus on Asia. The exchange with India has gained great importance over the last few years and plays a vital role in her work today. She is responsible for the cultural program of the India Week Hamburg, that takes place every two years in Hamburg and will focus on the topic of environment in October 2011.