Sapere Aude: Freedom and Responsibility

Stockholm, 23-27 April 2018

The 5-day seminar "Sapere Aude: Freedom and Responsibility", organised by the Association of Schools of Political Studies in collaboration with the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics was held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 23-27 April 2019.

Among the key topics discussed were Foreign Policy, Modern Economy, Individual Dignity, Freedom and Responsibility, Fake news, Current situation in Russia, Rule of Law, Corruption, Globalization and many others.

74 young decision-makers from Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Poland, Russia and Ukraine and 25 prominent experts from the Council of Europe, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the UK and the USA attended the seminar sharing their ideas and experiences on the topic.

Programme

Video:

Michael Sohlman. The Nordic Model – the case of Sweden
Torbjörn Becker. The economic realities facing Russia’s political leadership
Fredrik Erixon. Individual Agency and the Modern Economy
Riina Kaljurand. Individual as an Agent of Foreign Policy
Julius von Freytag-Loringhoven. Individual Dignity, Freedom and Responsibility
Jeremy Moakes. Fake news and fascism
Fredrik Löjdquist. Restoring respect and trust at both human and nation level
Mark Simon. Glocalization 2.0? Cultural Practices of Underground Cosmopolitanism
Leiv Marsteintredet. Latin American democracy and the collapse of Venezuela
Arkady Ostrovsky. The Invention of Russia
Kirill Rogov. Fortress becoming rooted in the ground
Dmitry Travin. Can Russia Walk Away from Decaying?
Veronika Bílková. Venice Commission - First Constitutional Aid
Maxim Trudolyubov. How Do We Go Back to the Rule of Law?
Elena Panfilova. Anatomy of Russian Corruption: Credibility Gap
Simon Head. Beyond Globalization: A World in Three Parts
Marci Shore. Why Do We Need Kant? Venality and Dignity in a Time of Post-Truth