Russian Futures And what about the future of Russia? Will public dissatisfaction with widespread corruption and the fallibility of key institutes suffice to bring about change or are reactionary mentalities so ingrained and distrust of modernity so prevalent that the near future will continue to mirror much of the country's recent past? The Sakharov Centre takes a closer look at the political dynamics determining sentiment in Russia today. Watch the video highlights!
Monthly Archives: May 2013
In flux How do you remember the 90s? In Russia it was a time of turmoil, a time of opportunties and uncertainty. The Sakharov Centre looks back at the decade, which formed the post-communist state and analyse its considerable legacy. Watch the video highlights!
Stalinism today In Is Stalin still with us, why are we still talking about Stalin and Stalinism today? The Sakharov Centre investigates the validity of continuing to discuss Stalin and the crimes of the past in present day Russia, asking whether doing so improves awareness and thus the contemporary situation or merely draws attention to bad examples from a past, which people should be allowed to forget?
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Europe and the world What is Europe's role in the world today? How is it perceived abroad and what relationships does it have with the emerging powers of the 21st century. The European Cultural Foundation, Tilburg University and De Balie present the results of this important debate via Time to Talk. [audio recordings]