Arts and Literature Experts

independent producer, Moscow
Blair A. Ruble is currently Vice President for Programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director of the Center’s Urban Policy Laboratory.  He also is Senior Advisor to the Center’s Kennan Institute.  Previously, he served as the Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) as well as of the Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Program (1992-...
Associate Professor, Central European University, History Department
Journalist, Editor, and Editor in Chief, Long Play
Johanna Vehkoo is editor and co-founder of the Finnish journalism startup Long Play, which specialises in investigative journalism and long-form feature writing. She is also co-founder of Hacks/Hackers Helsinki, a group that aims to bring together journalists and technologists.A former literary editor at Finland’s second biggest daily newspaper, Johanna currently works both as a freelance wr...