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Civil Society in Belarus
Shocks 2020-2021 and Beyond

Saturday May 7, 10.30 AM-12.00 PM ET


Sofie Bedford

(Uppsala U, Sweden)




Yury Chavusau

(Independent Scholar, Belarus)

Freedom of Association in Belarus:

Legal and Practical Environment for Civil Society Organizations 


Olwen Byrne

(Leiden U, The Netherlands)

Exploring the Threat to Democratisation and Human Rights:

The Paradox of International Institution Engagement With Government Organised

Non-Governmental Organisations in Azerbaijan and Belarus


Vadim Mojeiko

(Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies)

Changes in Values and Identity as the Foundation 

of a New Civil Society in Belarus


Tatsiana Chulitskaya

(Vytautas Magnus U, Lithuania)

Belarusian Civil Society and Social Movements in Times of Political Crises:

Main Developments, Challenges, and Needs

Ilya Sulzhytski

(U of Greifswald, Germany)

A Revolution Aborted? Social Impacts and Discourses

of the Belarusian Crisis in 2021




Nicolas Bouchet

(German Marshall Fund of the United States)


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