The Robert Bosch Cultural Manager Network is initiated by alumni of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and coordinated by MitOst e.V.
Barbara Anna Bernsmeier

M.A. in Comparative Literature, Russian Language and Literature and German Philology at LMU München and Orenburg State University. 2012-2013 teaching assistant at Novosibirsk State University. 2013-2015 Robert Bosch Cultural Manager at the Agency for Cultural Initiatives of the Volgograd Region. Currently working as a cultural and project manager in Berlin. Since 2015 festival manager of the International Picturebook Festival Brandenburg. 2016-2017 project manager at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum in Berlin.


Residency programme in Oberhausen for urbanists, artists, cultural managers, architects and activists from regional cities in Armenia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia. Funded in the framework of the programme Supporting Civil Society in the countries of Eastern Partnership and Russia by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. Organisers: Kultur im Turm e.V. (Oberhausen) and MitOst e.V.
A project in the framework of the Robert Bosch Cultural Managers Network. The Kick-Off Forum of the project takes place in the northern Russian town of Arkhangelsk and focuses on significant cultural developments in Russian and German regional areas.


Member of the board, former member of the project advisory board.


Contemporary literature and poetry, graphic books