Karen Jagodin

Karen Jagodin serves as the CEO of Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom (Tallinn, Estonia). Karen graduated from the Estonian Academy of Art in art theory and University College London, Bartlett School of Architecture with MA in architectural history. Before joining Vabamu, Karen worked at the Museum of Estonian Architecture and the Estonian Maritime Museum and has led a number of major projects on the museum scene. She is a member of the board at the Estonian Museum Association and member at the Estonian Society of Art Historians and Curators. Karen Jagodin is also part of the Ministry of Culture`s Museum Council. 

Vabamu is the largest active non-profit museum in Estonia with a mission to educate the people of Estonia and its visitors about the recent past and the fragility of freedom and to advocate for justice and the rule of law. It operates in three areas: Vabamu Museums, Youth Engagement, and Global Conversations. 

At NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2023, Karen Jagodin will moderate the panel "Part of the Problem" on Monday, 20 November.