Signe Mezinska
Docent at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Medicine. She holds PhD in Sociology (Riga Stradins University) and MSc in Bioethics (Union Graduate College, US). She is also serving as Vice-Chair at the Riga East Hospital Foundation Research Ethics Committee.
Samuel Abrahám
He has been president of Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts (BISLA) since 2006, an associate professor at BISLA, director of Bratislava Institute of Humanism, the founder and editor of Critics and Context magazine.
Richard Youngs
Mr. Youngs is a senior associate in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program based at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.
Rasa Chepaytene
A doctor of Philosophy, a senior research associate at Lithuanian Institute of History (Department of the 20th Century History), an associate professor of Vilnius University. Area of expertise: cultural heritage and collective memory research, Soviet culture and post-Soviet transformation.
Radovan Durana
Co-founder and member of Slovak Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS) (founded in 2006). His interests embrace state financing, taxation, and the pension system.
Polona Frelih
Chief correspondent of Slovenian Delo daily in Moscow. Since 2007 she has been watching the political, economic, cultural, and every-day life in Russia and other countries of the former USSR.
Per Anders Rudling
Аn associate professor at the Department of History, Lund University, Sweden and a visiting professor at the University of Vienna, Austria.
Pavel Rudnev
Theatre critic, theatre manager, and play translator with a Ph.D. in Art History. From 2004 to 2011 he was the artistic director of Vsevolod Meyerhold Center.
Paulina Skorupska
Scholar of Ministry of culture and national heritage of the Republic of Poland supervised by prof. Małgorzata Omilanowska. Researches political and socially-engaging theatre and urban art.
Paolo Gerbaudo
Hi is an Italian political sociologist working at King's College London. His research focuses on digital activism and digital politics and is the Director of the newly founded Centre for Digital Culture and of the Digital Culture BA programme.  
Pal Tamas
Professor at Budapest Corvinus University (Hungary), Dr. h.c. of the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Science, Director of the Institute of Sociology at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for the last 20 years.
Olga Shparaga
Philosopher, candidate of philosophical sciences, the head of The Contemporary Society, Ethics and Politics concentration at European College of Liberal Arts in Belarus.