The “Dadin Clause” is Back at Play: We Demand Full Acquittal of Yulia Galyamina
The “Dadin Clause” is Back at Play: We Demand Full Acquittal of Yulia Galyamina Statement by the Solidarity Task Force of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum We are absolutely outraged by the sentence to Yulia Galyamina and call for the full acquittal in her case. Yulia Galyamina, a municipal deputy […]
„It´s Time to Rise and Shine: Legal Response to the Impact of Pandemic“
The 5th Legal Dialogue Symposium „It´s Time to Rise and Shine: Legal Response to the Impact of Pandemic“ took place on 9 December 2020. The discussion attempted to answer the questions, which are worrying most of us, lawyers and non-lawyers alike.
Winter school “Different Wars: Talking about WWII with teachers and societies”
On 13-17 November 2020, a winter school for history teachers from Belarus, Germany, Poland and Russia took place in an online format. The Forum’s Secretariat organised a winter school in partnership with the Forum’s member organisation the Jan Nowak-Jezioranski College of Eastern Europe in Wroclaw. Forty-five history teachers participated in […]
A Year Like No Other
A New Year Address by the Co-Chairs of the Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum ’Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. We […]
Europe Lab 2021: Decolonial encounters
We received 15 engaging and fascinating proposals from more than 7 countries for our Open Call “Decolonial Encounters”: from publication and research projects to interdisciplinary performances and documentary forms in film, photography and text.
Black November: A New Wave of Attacks on Russian Civil Society
Black November: A New Wave of Attacks on Russian Civil Society Statement by the Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum The Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum finds the new package of bills submitted to the Russian State Duma in November 2020 alarming. There is no doubt […]
Public Discussion EU-Russia Visa Dialogue: Building Bridges or Dams?
Public Discussion EU-Russia Visa Dialogue: Building Bridges or Dams? Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 4pm-5.30pm CET/ 6pm-7.30pm MSK, Zoom 23 years ago, on 1 December 1997, the first ever Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and Russia entered into force. This agreement is aimed at setting a framework covering […]
Internship Announcement at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) is looking for two interns who will be based at the CSF Secretariat in Berlin. The first internship will last from February 1st until April 30th, 2021. The second internship will last from May 3rd until July 31st, 2021. The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum […]
Open Call for cultural and creative projects
7th EUROPE LAB Decolonial encounters: Historical and contemporary narratives in Europe Apply here until 6.12.2020 How we perceive the world around us is interwoven with narrated stories of colonisation which has deeply inscribed itself into European society. Dealing with the consequences of our colonial past is nowadays present on many […]
Public Discussion 75 Years Since: Confronting memories of WWII in East Asia
On 2 September 2020, the world marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II (WWII), a war that remains one of the most painful and conflicting episodes in the memories of nations across the world. Many current conflicts are embedded in related history and in the use […]
Women’s Face of the Opposition
Women’s face of the opposition — this issue has not been on the agenda until the election campaign in Belarus. And then we suddenly saw them — strong, stylish, beautiful, and, most importantly, exuding love not hate.
Study tour of the Gender Equality Working Group was held in a hybrid format
Last month against all odds we managed to organise the Study Tour we had been planning since December 2019. The idea to gather the working group on Gender Equality and study together the subject of creative arts as a tool of civic education was born out of our first group meeting in Bulgaria.
“Siberia Without Torture” teaches digital security
From August to October 2020, “Siberia Without Torture” carried out activities to strengthen organisational resilience and create a safe space for promoting activist and human rights initiatives. 16 webinars were held with the involvement of experts in integrated security.
Audience: The Whole World
On 9-10 October 2020, the online conference “The Problems of the Russian Society and Media during the Pandemic“ took place. This conference is part of the “Media Hub“ Project by the Regional Press Institute (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum.