From Left, Maureen Hoppers, Karin Linder, Barakat Ghebrehawariat and Kerstin Årre.

Maureen Hoppers, MeR board member, moderated a panel discussion for Forum för Levande Historia at the Götegorg Bokmässa this weekend under the fairs theme Racism and Respect.

The panel made up of Karin Linder, General Secretary of  Svensk Biblioteksförening, Barakat Ghebrehawariat, CEO of Demokrateam and Kerstin Årre, Division Manager a  Gothenburgs public libraries discussed the future of libraries with a special focus on the complexities of diversity in a growing and consequently changing social climate.

See all of the interesting discussions hosted by Forum för Levande Historia during the fair under their sub-theme #pratarasism” HERE!