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SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVISM - Discussion with Petra Laiti and Gaspar Bekes

25/05/2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

Petra Laiti is the chair of Suoma Sámi Nuorat, the Finnish Sámi Youth Organization. She also functions as the co-chair of the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus and as a board member in City-Sámit, the organization for Sámi living in Southern Finland. She is an activist and a blogger, and has made a name for herself through bringing contemporary Sámi insight to daily topics in Finland.

Gáspár Békés is on of the main organizers of the CEU-protests. He became an activist a year ago, and is now one of the most important voices in Hungary for free education and democratic rights of students. Békés is the founder of the Facebook page  I Stand with CEU, with 30 000 followers. Békés studies in CEU and is also a member of the Independent Student Parliament in Hungary, where he is Chief of Communications and a member of the Democratic Education Committee.

The language of the event is English.

The discussion is part of Young Sámis and cultural activism.

25 May 2017, 8 p.m.

A38 Exhibition Space

Petőfi bridge, Buda side

Free entrance