A series of lectures in partnership with the “Public Diplomacy. EU and Russia” cooperation programme titled “Over the Barriers” will introduce the Russian audience to intellectuals from different EU member states, who were chosen based on their experiences of public understanding of the difficult and tragic past. These meetings will be able to induce the audience to see the situation around the Russian society’s attitude to the Soviet past in a wider European context, to observe and recognise common social patterns and to get to know the positive work experiences of the civil institutions from different countries.
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