International conference The Democratic Revolution of 1989: Thirty Years On

International conference The Democratic Revolution of 1989: Thirty Years On

The conference focuses on both national and international context of the fall and transformation of the communist regime. Self-perception of the then student generation, transformative journey of Czech media, changes in Czech society etc. will be topics of the conference’s lectures and discussions. Date: 68 November 2019. Venue: Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. 

Discussion with participants in protests against the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Discussion with participants in protests against the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Three of well-known thinkers and movers of the late 1960s – Ágnes Heller, Pavel Litvinov and Mustafa Dzhemilev – will take part in a discussion at the Václav Havel Library on 21 August 2018, starting at 7 p.m. The debate will focus on a comparison of societal changes in 1968 and 2018, particularly in Hungary, the US and Ukraine. Interpretation into English and Russian provided.

Invitation to the conference 50 Years of the Prague Spring and Resolve for Freedom

Invitation to the conference 50 Years of the Prague Spring and Resolve for Freedom

Organized by the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Prague, the Czech-German Lawyers’ Association, the Václav Havel Library and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, the conference is held on 18 May 2018 at the Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Praha 1. It is necessary to register in advance at tschechien@hss.de. Simultaneous interpretation into Czech and German provided.

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