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VÁCLAV

HAVEL

EUROPEAN

DIALOGUES

2021

THE OTHER

EUROPE

On line

Conference

11 - 12 May 2021

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International Online Conference

VÁCLAV HAVEL EUROPEAN DIALOGUES

The Other Europe

11 - 12 May 2021

11 May

2021

17:00 Opening  
Michael Žantovský, executive director of the Václav Havel Library

 

17:05 Interview with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Influencer Karel (Kovy) Kovář will pose the questions

 

17:45 Introduction
Jacques Rupnik, political scientist, creator and presenter of documentary The Other Europe

 

18:00 Panel I - The Other Europe
Lech Walesa, President of the Republic of Poland, 1990-1995
Lutz Rathenow, legislator, Saxony

István Rév, Professor of History and Political Science, Central European University
Jan Krčmář, translator and journalist
Martina Mašková, moderator

 

19:00 Conclusion of first day and invitation to second
Martina Mašková, moderator

 

12 May

2021

15:00 Launch of day two of conference
Jana Ciglerová, moderator

 

15:05 Panel II – Three-generational dialogue
Milan Šimečka, philosopher and literary reviewer (historical recording)
Martin Milan Šimečka, writer and journalist
Michal Šimečka, Member of European Parliament
Jana Ciglerová, moderator

 

16:00 Panel III - The Other Europe Today
Keynote Introduction: Zuzana Čaputová, President of the Slovak Republic

 

Olga Richterová, Vice-Chair of the Committee for Social Policy of the Czech Chamber of Deputies
Marianne Kneuer, President of the International Political Science Association
Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, University of Oxford
Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies
Michael Žantovský, moderator

 

17:00 Thematic Programme
Pictures of the Other Europe: Belarus

17:20 Close of conference

Michael Žantovský, executive director of the Václav Havel Library