Video: Session 3 (‘Progress’). Plenary ‘Intellectuals and Social Change’

 

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 Session 3 (‘Progress’). Plenary ‘Intellectuals and Social Change’

  • What are the current vulnerabilities in terms of intellectual freedom in 21st century?
  • Intelligentsia and intellectuals… What’s their role in a society – provision of ‘intellectual services’ or rather maintaining ‘a world of independent thought’?
  • Should intellectuals feel responsible for society’s progress and development?
Speakers:
Ivan Krastev, Chair of Board of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia
Andrei Piontkovski, writer, Senior Fellow of the Institute of Systemic Analysis, Russian Academy of Science

 

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Commentators:
Gasan Gusejnov, Professor of Classical Philology, Moscow State University
Wolfgang Eichwede, Professor of Modern History, University of Bremen
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Moderator – Alexander Arkhangelsky, TV anchor
 
 

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