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Three nominees for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2014  26/08/14

Three nominees for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2014 were shortlisted at today´s meeting of the Prize selection pannel members in Prague. The finalists are (in alphabetical order): B'Tselem Israeli Information Center for Human Rights (Israel), Jesuit Refugee Service (Malta) and Anar Mammadli (Azerbaijan). More

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VIDEO: Do we risk a new Cold War? (11. 6. 2014)  14/06/14

Talks in English -- Petr Kolář and Václav Havel The next in a short series of talks in English with colleagues and friends of Václav Havel. Petr Kolář has held a number of positions in the Czech Foreign Service, including Head of Department, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, advisor to President Václav Havel for European integration and the Balkans, and Ambassador to Sweden (1996--1998), Ireland (1999--2003), the US (2005--2010) and the Russian Federation (2010--2012). With this broad experience, he will talk about recent developments in international relations, including the risk of a new "Cold War". More

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Paul Wilson at the Czech Embassy in London  26/05/14

Paul Wilson, translator, editor, writer and former member of the rock band Plastic People of the Universe was a highly entertaining speaker at the BCSA meeting on May 22nd at the Czech Embassy. More

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VIDEO: Talks in English -- Paul Wilson and Václav Havel (15. 5. 2014)  22/05/14

The second in a short series of talks in English with colleagues and friends of Václav Havel. Paul Wilson is a freelance journalist, magazine editor, radio producer and translator of Czech literature. He spent ten years in Czechoslovakia (1967--1977) and he was eventually expelled by the Communist government for his association with the dissident movement. In addition to translating many plays, essays, books, and speeches by Václav Havel, he has published many articles on Havel's work as a dissident and politician. Some of them have been published, In Czech, in his recent book, Bohemian Rhapsodies (Torst). Chaired by writer and journalist David Vaughan. More

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05/09/14 17:00

The Underground Phenomenon Archa Theatre, Na Poříčí 26, Prague

A gathering for all those for whom “underground” is not just a word or a closed historical chapter. The event is taking place on the eve of the broadcast of a documentary series of the same title by Czech Television. More