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VIDEO: 25 let Respektu v Knihovně Václava Havla  18/10/14

Jedinečný večer k čtvrtstoletí existence týdeníku Respekt za účasti výrazných osobností jeho současnosti i historie. Hosty byli: Petr Třešňák, Silvie Lauder, Tomáš Brolík a fotografové Milan Jaroš s Matějem Stránským. Na vznik Respektu vzpomínal Jáchym Topol. Večerem provázel Tomáš Sacher. More

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VIDEO: Imperfect Democracy: Václav Havel's Concerns about the Development of Democracy (14. 10. 2014)  17/10/14

A panel discussion on Václav Havel's legacy and on his vision of the future of democracy. Introduced by Marta Smolíková, Director of the Václav Havel Library, moderated by Tomáš Vrba, Chairman of the Forum 2000 Board of Directors. The panelists are John Shattuck, President and Rector, Central European University, Hungary/USA; Jan Macháček, journalist and Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Václav Havel Library, and Michael Žantovský, Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Event in English was organised in cooperation with the Forum 2000 conference. More

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PHOTO: Imperfect Democracy: Václav Havel's Concerns about the Development of Democracy  16/10/14

A panel discussion on Václav Havel's legacy and on his vision of the future of democracy. Introduced by Marta Smolíková, Director of the Václav Havel Library, moderated by Tomáš Vrba, Chairman of the Forum 2000 Board of Directors. The panelists are John Shattuck, President and Rector, Central European University, Hungary/USA; Jan Macháček, journalist and Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Václav Havel Library, and Michael Žantovský, Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Event in English was organised in cooperation with the Forum 2000 conference. More

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PHOTO: An Evening with Shin Dong-hyuk: A window into North Korean death camps (2. 10. 2014)  16/10/14

Shin Dong-hyuk was born in a labour camp (Camp 14, Kaechon, Total Control Zone). He escaped and dedicated his life to bearing witness to how people are born and die in the camps. “I think I am still evolving – from an animal to a human,” he says in his book Escape from Camp 14, which he wrote with journalist Blaine Harden and which became a worldwide bestseller. More

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31/10/14 19:00

Sitting Russia Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00

A meeting and discussion with Olga Romanova, a blogger in the informal Sitting Russia group, which brings together relatives, friends and acquaintances of the unjustly imprisoned; it also provides information about those who are unjustly prosecuted and on the Russian prison system and justice, which are not just familiar to the members of Pussy Riot. Chaired by Rostislav Volvoda. In cooperation with the Kulturus festival. More