Who is Georgi Markov? Do you want to learn more about the Bulgarian dissident, journalist and writer? Sofia Platform has conducted series of lectures “Georgi Markov: Firsthand accounts” which were held in five universities in Bulgaria in the period 17 – 21 October 2016. Speakers during the lectures included: Hamid Ismailov, Uzbek dissident, journalist and writer, one of the founders of the BBC “Georgi Markov” prize for radio plays; Peter Udell, former journalist and colleague of Georgi Markov at BBC radio, former managing editor of the broadcasts of the radio about Bulgaria; Rumyana Ebert, writer, chemist and a close personal friend of Georgi Markov who translates his work in German; Dimitar Botchev, writer and journalist who worked with Georgi Markov at radio “Deutsche Welle”.
Watch a recording of the discussion “Same but very different. Perspectives Bulgaria Croatia Ukraine and Russia” which was part of the project “Mapping a generation in transition” and took place in Berin, Germany in October 2015. The project is an international initiative which unites NGOs from Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the Balkans. The videos were produced by Doerte Grimm.
Watch short video recaps of the “Mapping a generation in transition” project meetings which took place on Sofia, Bulgaria in May 2015 and in Berlin, Germany in October 2015. The project is an international initiative which unites NGOs from Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the Balkans. The videos were produced by Doerte Grimm.
Watch the full recording of HR Federica Mogherini’s participation at Sofia Platform event “The EU in a changing global environment: what next for EU’s neighbours” which took place on 23 July 2015. The discussion features also Bulgarian foreign minister Daniel Mitov, Bulgarian deputy prime-minister Meglena Kuneva and ECFR-Sofia director Vessela Tcherneva.
Check out the full recording of our event “New forms of journalism: working in conflict zones and during an information war” which took place on 18 March 2015 below:
As part of the Sofia Platform initiative “25 years free Bulgaria” the Bulgarian National Television made a series of six short documentary movies “Open dossiers” which tell the stories of six people who were repressed under the communist regime in Bulgaria. You can view them all below:
View the discussions which took place during our 2013 Annual Conference right here: