On December 3 Writers House of Georgia will host the final conference of PEN Georgia project Writers Against Hate Speech.
The project aims to start a dialogue on Hate Speech and raise its public awareness in the countries of Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine). There will be three public lectures and a conference held in frames of the project.
Conference speakers and project contributors are:
Hasmik Simonian (Armenia);
Marine Petrossian (Armenia);
Ali Novruzov (Azerbaijan);
Günel Mövlud (Azerbaijan);
Volha Hapeyeva (Belarus);
Irakli Lomouri (Georgia);
Ketevan Kantaria (Georgia);
Inna Cebotari (Moldova);
Paula Erizanu (Moldova);
Ostap Slyvynsky (Ukraine);
Yury Zavadsky (Ukraine).
Another contributor is a Belarussian author Uladzislau Ivanou, who is not able to attend the conference.
The authors will present speeches on Hate Speech in their home countries and about the fight against it. Their articles related to the speech topics are published on the project webpage www.hatecontrol.ge
The project is supported by Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation — A Project of the German Marshall Fund.
Attendance is free.
Please fill out the registration form if you want to attend the conference: https://forms.gle/WU7BizphNWsH4rsi8
Duration: 10:30 – 16:00
Location: Writers House of Georgia, Ivane Machabeli st. #13