Kathrin Oerters

Kathrin Oerters is as cultural manager based in Berlin and coordinator of the MitOst Network of Members and Alumni at MitOst e.V. She is in charge of the annual International MitOst Festival. After graduating in history and philosophy, she worked as a research fellow and lecturer at the Institute for Social Movements in Bochum. From 2013 to 2015 she was a Robert Bosch Cultural Manager in Astrakhan, Russia. With the MitOst Festival she wants to create a place of reflection and co-creation, where participants from all over Europe can meet as people and professional civil society actors.

Lisa Schulze

Lisa is from Berlin and loves urban interventions and the city’s hidden beauties, especially in the outskirts. During her Literature Studies she got a taste of Prague and Pilsen. In Berlin, she experiments with sustainable and minimalist practices. At MitOst she supports the Network of Members and Alumni to create spaces for professional exchange as well as encounters in our humanity.

Ivana Mandić

Ivana is a student of the Master's program in Innovation and Organization of Culture and the Arts at the University of Bologna and alumna of Balkans let's get up! programme. From March until June 2018 she supported the Network of Members and Alumni Department in the preparation of the CitizensLab meeting and MitOst Camp. Since August 2018 she is back in the team as an EVS volunteer, supporting the organization of the MitOst Festival. 

Anna Jankowska

Anna has a background in German Studies and Local Government and Development Studies. She is active in the fields of Polish-German cooperation and non-formal education. After her fellowship in the German Bundestag, Anna is rejoining the Network of Members and Alumni Department and becomes part of the  Festival team again.

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