Oliver Spatz

Oliver has an academic background in theater (M.A) and has been in charge of theater and education projects in the German-Polish border region as well as of several festivals and cultural institutions since 2007. Participation, cultural education and exchange with arts and sciences east of the Oder are important topics for the native of Hamburg. His current projects include the programming of the Culture Train Berlin- Wrocław and the 5th anniversary of the International Picture Book Festival Brandenburg.


Kathrin Oerters

Since March 2016 Kathrin is in charge of the department “Members, Alumni and Network” at MitOst as well as for the International MitOst Festival. After graduating in history and philosophy, she worked as a research fellow at the Institute for Social Movements in Bochum. From 2013 to 2015 she was a Robert Bosch Cultural Manager Astrakhan (Russia). She is dealing with social change from different perspectives and is especially interested in topics like participation, participative approaches in culture and cultural education.

Dorothea Zarsky

Dorothea is studying Non-Profit Management in Berlin and is working since September 2016 as an assistant for the Tandem programme at MitOst. Inspired by some longer stays in Czech and Turkey she is dealing with topics of transnational (European) cooperation, especially peace and culture work.

Andreas Neidhart

Andreas is studying in the master programme „East European Studies“ at Freie Universität Berlin with the focus on history. Since August 2016 Andreas works as a student assistant at MitOst and supports the team in the organization of the Festival and the European Forum – Active Citizenship.

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