Open Estonia Foundation

XVII Open Society Forum on Populism

  9.00 –10.00      Registration, welcome coffee

 10.00 – 10.15     Opening. Linnar Viik (OEF, Chair of the Board), Mall Hellam (OEF, Executive Director) 
10.15 – 11.45      Populism in different parts of Europe

Panel discussion. Catherine Fieschi (Counterpoint, UK), Jamie  Bartlett (Demos, UK), Peter Kreko (Political Capital, Hungary), Mari-Liis Jakobson (Tallinn University, Estonia). Moderator Heather Grabbe (OSI-Brussels)

12. 15 – 13.45    Populism in Changing Russia

Panel discussion. Kadri Liik (ICDS, Estonia), Garry Kasparov (The Other Russia, Russia), Justin Burke (, OSF) . Moderator Fraser Cameron (EU-Russia Centre, Brussels).

14.45 – 16.30      Populism, New Media and Civil Society

Panel discussion. President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Marietje Schaake (MEP, Netherlands) - on video, Alexander Stubb (Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of Finland) – on video, Catherine Fieschi (Counterpoint, UK), Garry Kasparov (The Other Russia, Russia). Moderator Jonas Rolett (regional director for Southern Central and Eastern Europe, OSF)   

16.30 – 17.00      Conclusions, conference ends.

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