- Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
- When: June 20, 2019, 19:00 – 21:00
Over the last 10 to 15 years Belarus has defied the stereotypes to become a hotbed of creativity and innovation with a booming IT sector, vibrant artistic and cultural scenes and an increasingly inventive independent media and civil society. This is a side of the country far removed from the "Europe’s Last Dictatorship" tropes we’ve become so accustomed to. Join our panel as they offer a window into this new and exciting Belarus.
Yanina Karalevich-Kartel, Belarusian activist and co-founder of citydog.by and its sister platforms “Grassroots” and “Kak eto lyubit’”.
Artiom Kontsevoi, founder of www.dev.by, the hub for all things IT in Belarus.
Anna Loktionova, culture manager, co-founder of the DOTYK queer festival, director of space Canteen_XYZ in Minsk (2016-2018)
Moderator: Marina Puzdrova, Executive Director Civic Belarus
The debate will be held in English.