Cover Osteuropa 6-7/2016

In Osteuropa 6-7/2016

Controlling the Future
The End of Independent Sociology in Belarus

Ingo Petz

Deutsche Fassung


work. The opinion research institute IISEPS is suspending its work after a malicious smear campaign on state television. For many years, it had been subject to repression on the part of the regime. Now, the autocratic state exercises even more control over society. The niche where reflection about the country’s past, present, and future takes place has become even smaller.

(Osteuropa 6-7/2016, pp. 151–158)