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Keynote Address by Petr Pithart: “The Prague Spring—or the Bratislava Spring? Fourteen Theses on the Meaning of the Event

Fri. Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm

- Free

Petr Pithard, Czech politician, lawyer, and political theorist; Prague Spring participant and dissident against the communist regime in Czechoslovakia; among key leaders of the Velvet Revolution marking the end of communism in Czechoslovakia in 1989; Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia (1990-1992) and Senator in the Parliament of the Czech Republic (1996-2012); Order of the White Double Cross recipient from President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska (2018). Sponsored by Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities, Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Government Department.

Details

Date:
Fri. Sep 21
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Other

Contact Name
Megan Fossa
Contact Email
mefossa@colby.edu

Venue

Colby College, Diamond Building
Oak Institute for Human Rights at Colby College, 5300 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, 04901
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Phone:
2078595304
Website:
https://www.colby.edu/oakinstitute/