English edition of the book Varšavská smlouva 1969–1985. Vrchol a cesta k zániku

English edition of the book Varšavská smlouva 1969–1985. Vrchol a cesta k zániku

In The Warsaw Pact, 1969-1985: The Pinnacle and Path to Dissolution, Matěj Bílý analyzes the internal tensions of the Soviet-led Cold War alliance as its careened toward its end. Rooted in detailed research in Czech, Polish, and German archives, this book presents much previously unknown information about the alliance’s mechanisms as it served as one of the Kremlin’s increasingly ineffective tools for managing the Eastern Bloc.

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. 

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