Anthony Krause is Chief of the Policy and Research Unit in the Section for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (Culture sector) at UNESCO. He joined UNESCO in 2003 as Executive Officer in the Office of the Director-General (2003-2009), then Chief of the Culture Unit in the Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe (Venice, Italy), responsible for the implementation of culture programmes in South-East Europe (2009-2013). Previously, he was Assistant Professor in contemporary history at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO, Paris). A former fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies (Budapest Collegium, Hungary), he is a graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and holder of an Agrégation in History. He earned a Ph.D. in contemporary history from INALCO, Paris, in 2000 and is the author of numerous articles on Hungary and central European history. For the 2018 APSA Cultural Diversity International Jury, Anthony Krause represents UNESCO and is unaffiliated with any one nation.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.