Information about speakers

 

Wolfgang Eichwede, Professor of History and Slavonic Studies, the Research Centre for East European Studies, University of Bremen (Germany).
 
Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe (Sweden)
 
Heidi Hautala, chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (Finland)
 
Sergey Kovalev, Chair of the Board of the Andrei Sakharov Foundation (Russia).
 
Ivan Krastev, Chair of Board of the Centre for Liberal Strategies (Bulgaria).
 
Sergei Lukashevsky, director of the Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center.
 
Vladimir Lukin, Human Rights Commissioner of Russia.
 
Adam Michnik, editor-in-chief of ‘Gazeta Wyborca’(Poland).
 
Wiktor Osiatynski, Visiting Professor of Law and Human Rights, Central European University (Poland).
 
Ella Pamfilova, head of the Presidential Council on Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights
 
Andrei Piontkovski, writer, Senior Fellow of the Institute of Systemic Analysis, Russian Academy of Science (Russia).
 
Michael Posner, the United States' Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (USA)
 
Teodor Shanin,Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, founder and head of the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences.
 
Tatiana Vorozheinkina, Professor of Latin American Studies, independent researcher.
 
Dmitry Zimin, president and founder of the Dynasty Foundation, president emeritus of Vympelkom, Inc.