Webinar “COVID-19 in Belarus: Social and Political Lessons of the Pandemic”

University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and The Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) are holding the next webinar in the series of “Raising civil society awareness in Belarus” on September 21 via Zoom from 18.00 – 19.30 (EEST, UTC+3).

The topic of the fourth webinar is social and political lessons of COVID-19 crisis in Belarus. Register here.

Discussion moderator: Alexandra Yatsyk, Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu and Free Russia Foundation

  • Andrei Yeliseyeu, Research Director of the Eurasian States in Transition – EAST Research Center: “How (not) to fight the spread of COVID-19: the case of Belarus”
  • Gennady Korshunov, European Humanities University: “COVID-19 as a trigger of Belarusian protests”
  • Vadim Mojeiko, Analyst of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS): “Belarusian political mobilization during and after the pandemic”

Post-event summary by the organisers

Please note that the webinar will be held in Russian. For additional information and inquiries please contact Jaak Erik Laja,  jaak.erik.laja@ut.ee

Under initiative supported by the 2020 – 2023 Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid to Eastern Partnership countries programme of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Forwarded by: Maili Vilson, Head of Communications, maili.vilson@ut.ee