Culture Lab lecturers 

Ringo Ringvee – adviser to the Estonian Ministry of the Interior's religious affairs department and teacher of the history of religion at a number of Estonian universities.

Tõnu Õnnepalu – Estonian novelist and essayist. His most recent book, Flanders Diary, is an exploration of Europe, its history and present.

Marek Tamm – historian, publisher, populariser of the humanities, and public intellectual.

Cary Rajinder Sawhney – long-time head of the cultural diversity programme at the British Film Institute. Currently serves as consultant to various institutions and film festivals.

Abdelwahab El-Affendi – faculty member at London's University of Westminster, coordinator of the Democracy and Islam programme. At tARTuFF, he will discuss issues related to Islam and the faith's current status and future in Europe.

Mati Raidma – member of the Estonian parliament, former long-time head of the Estonian Rescue Board, and UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination team member.

Riina Kuusik – lecturer. Has headed various projects, primarily in Africa. She is the Estonian project manager of the Fair Trade movement, and member of the management board of the non-profit MTÜ Mondo.

Gert Teder – member of the Rescue Service's Tallinn Lilleküla brigade, a founder and a leader of the Estonian Disaster Relief Team's SAR team created for international response.

Urmas Pappel – devoted Tibet supporter for many years. The captive nation also served as the topic of his master's thesis defended at the University of Tartu's Faculty of Theology.

Marc Isaacs – film director with a captivating and singular signature. His documentary on multiculturalization, All White in Barking, will be screened at tARTuFF.

Joshua Dugdale – film director whose most recent effort, The Unwinking Gaze, takes a unique look at the Dalai Lama's struggle for Tibet.

Ain Riistan - University of Tartu lecturer and director of the master's programme in religious anthropology, chairman of the Estonian Academic Society of Theology and member of the Academic Society of the History of Religion. Moderator of the roundtable "The religious dimension in intercultural communication".

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