October 9

1 p.m. Registration
2 -3 p.m. Opening Zhanna Nemtsova, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom

Julius von Freytag-Loringhoven, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Anastasia Sergeeva, WOT Foundation

Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Poland

Cornelius Ochmann, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation

Ernest Wyciszkiewicz, PhD, Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding

Jason Rheinberg, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy to Poland

3 -3:30 p.m. Freedom Speech prof. Francis Fukuyama, Stanford University
3:30-5 p.m.

 

Discussion Alexey Navalny, politician, Russia

prof. Francis Fukuyama,

moderator Zhanna Nemtsova

5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Plenary Session „Fear, corruption and propaganda vs. liberal democracy”

Moderator: Julius von Freytag-Loringhoven, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Panelists:

prof. Sergei Guriev, Sciences Po, Paris

Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Katarzyna Pisarska, European Academy of Diplomacy

7–8:45 p.m. Cultural program Teatr.doc

„Tolstoy and Stolypin: private correspondence” Director Vladimir Mirzoev

 

October 10

9 a.m. Registration
10-11 a.m. Plenary Session Keynote speech

Paweł Rabiej, Deputy Mayor of Warsaw

Adam Michnik, Editor-in-Chief „Gazeta Wyborcza”

11:30-12:45 p.m. Session 1 Governance of fear – where is Russia heading?

Moderator: Sergey Aleksashenko, PhD, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom

Panelists:

Sven Gerst, PhD, King’s College London

Paulina Siegień, Gazeta Wyborcza, Gdańsk

Nikolai Petrov, PhD, Chatham House, UK

Vladimir Kara-Murza, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom

Session 2 Fear of war – What role civil socjety can play in conflict resolution

Moderator: Beate Apelt, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Panelists:

Svitlana Khutka, PhD, Research Centre „Social Indicators”, Ukraine

Oleksandra Matviichuk, Civil Liberties Union, Ukraine

Ilia Novikov, lawyer

Alisa Ganieva, writer

Daniel Szeligowski, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Session 3 Fear of little impact – experience from local governance

Moderator: Fiodor Krasheninnikow, journalist

Panelists:

Yulia Galiamina, PhD, Moscow municipal deputy

Mateusz Klinowski, PhD, Jagiellonian University, Cracow

Katharina Schreiner, Free Democratic Party, Germany

Alexey Petrov, PhD, publicist, civic activist, Russia

Małgorzata Samusjew, Association of Local Governments, Baltic Euroregion

1:45-3:00 p.m. Session 4 The Internet in Russia – Fear of freedom of speech

Moderator: Alexey Sidorenko, PhD, Teplitsa of Social Technologies, Russia

Panelists:

Sergey Boyko, Society for Internet Protection, Novosibirsk

Roman Sacharov, Glasnost Defend Foundation

Bernd Schloemer, Free Democratic Party, Germany

Sarkis Darbinyan, Roskomsvoboda, Russia

Session 5 Fearing Russia – What should Europe do?

Moderator: Jerzy Pomianowski, ambassador, European Endowment for Democracy

Panelists:

prof. Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, King’s College, Institute of Russia, UK

Daniel Fried, ambassador

Maria Philimore Slonim, journalist

Marek Tatała, FOR Foundation, Poland

Session 6 Free or fear – values in Russian society

Moderator: Vasili Gatov, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California

Panelists:

prof. Grigoriy Yudin, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences

Anna Narinskaya, journalist

Alexander Goerlach, Saveliberaldemocracy.com

Jadwiga Rogoża, Centre for Eastern Studies, Poland

Peter Pomerantsev, writer

3:15-4:30 p.m. Session 7 Art and fear

Moderator: Aleksander Gavrilov, Ridero Publishing House

Panelists:

Vladimir Mirzoev, film and theatre director, Russia

Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt, art curator and director

Marek Radziwon, PhD, Warsaw University

Session 8 Energy as political instrument of fear

Moderator: Ernest Wyciszkiewicz, PhD, Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding, Poland

Panelists:

Vladimir Milov, economist, Russia

Agata Łoskot-Strachota, Centre for Eastern Studies, Poland

Sergey Aleksashenko, PhD, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom

Session 9 Fear of unmaking national myths

Moderator: Maria Przełomiec, Studio „Wschód” TVP

Panelists:

prof. Ivan Kurilla, European University in Saint-Petersburg

Łukasz Adamski, PhD, Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding, Poland

Marek Prihoda, PhD, Charles University, Prague

Yana Prymachenko, PhD, Institute of History of Ukraine

5-6:30 p.m. Plenary Session Conclusions

Moderator: Vladimir Kara-Murza, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom

 

Working languages: Russian, English, Polish. The Forum will be broadcasted online on the YouTube channel Boris Nemtsov Foundation.

More information and materials: freerussia.eu and nemtsovfund.org.

Questions: forum2019@wotf.pl