Libraries: sanctuaries for authentic communication


Biblioteca Nacional Aruba together with ACURIL welcomes a few speakers for the ACURIL 2019 Conference which takes place from June 2 till June 6, 2019 at the Renaissance Convention Center in Oranjestad. Mr. dr. Cees Hamelink’s presentation is titled “Libraries: sanctuaries for authentic communication

Short Bio: Dr. Cees Hamelink studied philosophy and psychology in Amsterdam where he received his PhD degree in 1975 at the University of Amsterdam. He worked as a journalist, consultant to several intergovernmental organisations and national governments and guest-lectured in some 40 countries. He is emeritus professor of international communication at the University of Amsterdam and professor of human rights and public health at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.
He is honorary president of the International Association for Media and Communication Research and editor-in-chief of the International Communication Gazette. He published 19 books on human rights, culture and technology and numerous other academic writings. He is also a passionate jazz musician.

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