With the aim to inspire and encourage cultural actors to lead the way towards sustainable, resilient democracies in our region, the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Institute (SI) organized a livestreamed roundtable discussion on 12 September as part of the Baltic Sea Festival.
Participants: Dr Evan Fein, composer and current faculty member of the Juilliard School, USA, as well as a composer. Ms Ellen Sarkisian Åkerman, intern with the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies with a background in Russian art and feminism. Mr Stefan Ingvarsson, Senior Analyst with the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, has a background in diplomacy, culture, publishing and journalism. The discussion is facilitated by Ms Hedda Krausz Sjögren – Director, Producer and Government Official, former cultural attaché to South Africa.