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

When: 18 May 2018, 11:00-17:00

Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Praha 1.

A discussion with noteworthy speakers and eye witnesses on the situation of citizens in totalitarian regimes and their resolve to fight for freedom, using the example of the 1968 Prague Spring. The state of the rule of law and democracy today will be discussed by figures from public life and Czech and German politicians (including Hans-Peter Friedrich, Helena Válková and Michael Žantovský).

The debate will be chaired by Alexandra Mostýn.

Organised by the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Prague, the Czech-German Lawyers’ Association, the Václav Havel Library and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes.

In view of the limited capacity, it is necessary to register by email in advance:

Simultaneous interpretation into Czech and German provided.