Speakers

Yury Kanner

President of the “Russian Jewish Congress”. Opening speech

Valentina Matviyenko

Chairman of the Federation Council, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Russia)

Amb. Ronald S. Lauder

President of the World Jewish Congress

Mikhael Mirilashvili

President of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress

Sergey Vershinin

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Russia)

H.E. Amb. Gary Koren

Ambassador of Israel to the Russian Federation (Israel)

Leonid Pechatnikov

Advisor to the Mayor of Moscow (Russia)

Igor V. Barinov

Head of the Federal Agency for Nationality Affairs (Russia)

Irina Bokova

Director-General of UNESCO from 2009 to 2017 (Bulgaria)

Julius Meinl

World Jewish Congress Commissioner for combating antisemitism

Mikhail Fedotov

Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights

Lamberto Zannier

OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (Italy)

Ilia Salita

President and CEO, Genesis Philanthropy Group

Jean-Pierre Chevènement

Special Representative of the French Government for development of relations with Russia (France)

Robert Singer

Executive Vice-President of the World Jewish Congress

Andrew Baker

Personal Representative of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on combating antisemitism, Director of International Affairs at the American Jewish Committee (USA)

Dr. Shimon Samuels

Director for International Relations at the Simon Wiesenthal Center (France)

Prof. Ira Forman

Senior Fellow on Contemporary Antisemitism; Senior Fellow Moment Magazine; Formerly US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism 2013-2017 (Georgetown University, USA)

René Nyberg

Former Finnish Ambassador (Finland)

Igor Kotler

Visiting Senior Research Fellow and Leader of US-Russia-Former Soviet Union Project at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at the Rutgers University (USA)

Alexey Shaposhnikov

Chairman of the Moscow City Duma (Russia)

Ivan Petrov

First Deputy Director of the Department of Nationality Affairs of Moscow Government

Berl Lazar

Chief Rabbi of Russia (Russia).

Abdulgamid Bulatov

Head of the Department of the Federal Agency for Nationality Affairs (Russia)

Pinсhas Goldschmidt

President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Chief Rabbi of Moscow

Dmitry Safonov

Secretary for Interreligious Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations; Executive Secretary of the Interreligious Council of Russia (Russia)

Fr. Norbert Hofmann

Secretary of the Vatican Commission for religious relations with the Jews (Vatican)

Albir Krganov

Mufti of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia, Member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (Russia)

Sergei Ryakhovsky

Senior Bishop of Associated Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Russia)

Hassen Chalghoumi

President of the Conference of Imams of France (France)

Prof. Steven T. Katz

Slater Professor of Jewish and Holocaust studies, Boston University (USA)

Dr. Jonathan Boyd

Director of JPR, the Institute for Jewish Policy Research in London (United Kingdom)

Prof. Stephen Eric Bronner

Director of Global Relations at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (USA).

Alan Cooperman

Director of religion research at Pew Research Center (USA)

Dr. Lev Gudkov

Director, Yuri Levada Analytical Center (Russia).

Prof. Sergio DellaPergola

Professor Emeritus of Population Studies at the Hebrew University’s Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry (Israel)

Dr. Michael Berenbaum

Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: American Jewish University (USA)

Prof. Alexei Levinson

Head of the Department of social and cultural research at the Levada-Center (Russia).

Anna Bokshitskaya

Еxecutive director of the Russian Jewish Congress (Russia)

Konstantin Bendas

Expert of the Commission on Harmonization of Interethnic and Inter-Confessional Relations, Civic Chamber (Russia)

Vladimir Makarov

Police Major General, Deputy Chief of the General Administration for Combating Extremism, Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (Russia)

Prof. Victor Petrenko

Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Science, Head of the laboratory for Communication psychology and psychosemantics at the Faculty of Psychology of the Moscow State University (Russia).

Prof. Alexander Asmolov

Head of the Department of Personality Psychology at the Moscow State University, Member of the Russian Academy of Education (Russia)

Valery Engel

Head of the Center for monitoring and comparative analysis of intercultural communications at the Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis (CMCA), Director of the Center for analysis of the radical right (CARR) in London (Russia-Latvia).

Roman Lunkin

Head of the Center for religion and society studies of the Institute of Europe of RAS (Russia).

Anna Polezhaeva

Head of the International Cooperation Department, Federal Agency for Nationality Affairs (Russia)

Marina Loshak

Director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (Russia)

Alla Gerber

Writer, President of the “Holocaust” Fund (Russia)

Sergei Mironenko

Professor, Head of Research of the State Archive of the Russian Federation (Russia)

Leonid Gozman

President of “Perspektiva” Fund (Russia)

Alexander Minkin

Journalist, Columnist for “Moskovskij Komsomolets” (Russia)

Olga Belova

TV journalist (Russia)

Natella Boltyanskaya

Host of the “Bard song” program at the radio station “Echo of Moscow” (Russia)

Mikhail Gurevich

Journalist, TV presenter (Israel)

Matvei Alekseev

Chief of the digital economy programs at Gazprom (Russia)

Prof. Ilya Altman

Russian State University for the Humanities, Co-chair, Russian Educational and Research Center "Holocaust" (Russia)

Prof. Emil Pain

Research professor of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Russia).

Lilia Komissarenko

Deputy Chairperson of the Legislative Assembly of the Jewish Autonomous Region (Russia).

Prof. Vladimir Sobkin

Director, Centre for the sociology of education, Russian Academy of Education (Russia).

Elena Nosenko-Stein, Research fellow, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia).

Research Fellow, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia).

Alexander Verkhovsky

Director, Sova Center (Russia)

Eric Gozlan

Executive Director, “Union of Nations for Peace” (France)

Prof. Mikhail Chlenov

Vice-President, World Jewish Congress (Russia)

Prof. Alvin H. Rosenfeld

Director, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, Indiana University (USA).

Jelena Djurovich

Vice-President, Montenegro Jewish community (Montenegro).

Vladimir Mukomel

Manager, Xenophobia Research and Extremism Prevention Sector, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia).

Dr. Jonathan Brent

Director, Institute for Jewish Research – YIVO (USA)

Marina Yudborovsky

Director of strategy and operations, Genesis Philanthropy Group (USA).

Prof. Alexander Bezborodov,

Rector of the Russian State University for the Humanities (Russia)

Dr. Haim Ben-Yakov

General Director of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress

Dr. Andrei Sorokin

Director, Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (Russia),

Prof. Arkadiy Kovelman

Head of the Department for Jewish Studies, Moscow State University (Russia)

Dr. Paul A. Levine

Docent, Pedagogic Director , Theresienstadt Centre for Genocide Studies Research (Sweden).

Prof. Tamas Krausz

Professor Emeritus, ELTE University (Hungary)

Prof. Pavel Polyan

Director, Mandelstam Center of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Russia).

Dr. Gennady Kostyrchenko

Leading research fellow, Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Dr. Victor Shnirelman

Senior Research Fellow, N. N. Miklukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia).

Dr. Ildiko Barna

Docent, ELTE University (Hungary).

Prof. Olga Karasik

Professor, Department of Russian and World Literature, Kazan Federal University (Russia).

Mark Levin

Executive Vice-President, Chief Executive Officer, National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry

Dr. Olga Gorskikh

Docent, Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Federal expert on interethnic relations, prevention of xenophobia (Russia)

Vera Tika

Ph.D. Student, Political Science, University of Panteion (Greece).

Dr. Valeria Kasamara

Head of scientific research laboratory for political studies, National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Russia).

Prof. Lars Dencik

Senior Professor of Social Psychology, Roskilde University (Denmark).

Dr. Alexander Oscar

President, Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria SHALOM (Bulgaria)

Ariel-Rodal Spieler

Member of the World Jewish Congress Jewish Diplomatic Corps; Chief journalist, IDC Herzliyan magazine (Israel)

Prof. Boris Havkin

Russian State University for the Humanities (Russia).

Dr. Kiril Feferman

Senior Lecturer, Ariel University, Director, Holocaust History Center (Israel)

Dr. Linas Venclauskas

Lecturer, Vytautas Magnus University, (Latvia)

Dr. Semion Charnyi

Research Fellow, "Memorial” Center. (Russia)

Oleg Seregin

Associate Director, Federal Agency for Nationality Affairs (Russia)