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PHOTO: Cabinet Havel: Are we Safe?  06/12/14

The second in a new debate series organised by the Divadlo Husa na provázku theatre and the Václav Havel Library entitled Cabinet Havel 2014/2015, or All we need is the truth. This year, a century after the outbreak of WWI, are we on the threshold of a new conflict? Can world wars be prevented? Can the Czech Republic feel safe? Guests: General Petr Pavel, chief of staff of the Czech Army, former defence minister Alexandr Vondra, and Jiří Rajlich of the Military History Institute. Chaired by Renata Kalenská and Petr Oslzlý. More

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VIDEO: Three Faces of an Angel (1. 12. 2014)  03/12/14

Jiří Pehe, Gerald Turner and Michael Tate: A panel discussion about literature, politics and religion on the occasion of a book launch of the English-language translation of Jiří Pehe's novel Three faces of an angel. Moderator: Erik Best Pehe's novel, a story of three generations of a Czech-German-Jewish family in the 20th century raises a number of questions about history, politics, identity and religion in the 20th century. Panelists have discussed these issues as well difficulties with translating Czech literature into other languages. More

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PHOTO: Three faces of an angel  03/12/14

Jiří Pehe, Gerald Turner and Michael Tate: A panel discussion about literature, politics and religion on the occasion of a book launch  of the English-language translation of Jiří Pehe's novel Three faces of an angel. Moderator: Erik Best More

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PHOTO: Memories of Natalya Gorbanevskaya  01/12/14

An evening dedicated to the poet, translator and defender of human rights Natalya Gorbanevskaya (1936-2013). More

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VIDEO: Students and Revolution (16. 11. 2014)  24/11/14

Meeting and discussion between student leaders of the Velvet Revolution – Monika MacDonagh-Pajerová, Šimon Pánek, Jan Potměšil – and contemporary students - Tereza Reichlová, Robin Hendrych a Filip Jelínek -who have lived their whole lives in democracy. How do the young generation view the events of 25 years ago? Chaired by Michal Horáček. This event was organized in cooperation with the Forum 2000 Foundation. More

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05/01/15 17:00

Cabinet Havel: The Czech-Slovak constellation, 22 years after National Theater Prague, main entrance

The fourth part in a series organised by the Divadlo Husa na provázku theatre and the Václav Havel Library focuses on the breakup of Czechoslovakia, as well as exploring some of the things the two countries have been through since. Guests: former Slovak prime minister Iveta Radičová, former Czech prime minister Petr Pithart and former Slovak culture minister Ladislav Snopko. Hosted by Renata Kalenská and Petr Oslzlý. More

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