Sapere Aude: Responsible Citizenship

Jurmala, 29 September — 3 October 2019

The final Sapere Aude seminar of 2019 year cycle took place in Jurmala, Latvia on September 29 — October 4. Organised by the Association of Schools of Political Studies in conjunction with the Stockholm School of Econimics in Riga, the seminar "Sapere Aude: Responsible Citizenship" explored questions of Universal Values, Human Rights, Climate Change, Post-Soviet Space, Policy of Memory, Future of Global World and many others.

The seminar was attended by 31 prominent speakers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Georgia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, the UK and Ukraine and 81 young decision-makers and opinion-formers from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.

Programme

Videos:

Post-Soviet Space: Distant, Different and Shared. Ilgar Mammadov, Director of Baku School of Political Studies

Post-Soviet Space: Distant, Different and Shared. Armen Zakaryan, Director of Yerevan School of Political Studies

Post-Soviet Space: Distant, Different and Shared. Alexander Dabravolski, Director, East-European School of Political Studies

Post-Soviet Space: Distant, Different and Shared. Lasha Kiladze, General Director, Center for Mental Health and Prevention of Addiction LLC

Post-Soviet Space: Distant, Different and Shared. Georgy Chizhov, Programme Director, Reforms support center; Coordinator, Expert Group European Dialogue in Ukraine

Bård Anders Andreassen (Norway): Shrinking and closing of spaces of civic/human rights engagement

Maria Sand (Norway): Climate Change: The Science Behind the Headlines

Bobo Lo (UK): Great Power Relations and the New World Disorder

Barbara von Ow-Freytag (Germany): New Civics

Jutta Scherrer (Germany): The Interconnection of Historical Research and Historical Policy

Nils Muižnieks (Latvia): The Crisis in Human Rights – Is it Fatal?