2014/2015

18 November – Dinner and debate with the Czech High State Attorney, JUDr. Lenka Bradáčová

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7 November – Velvet Revolution Commemoration Dinner   photos   photos

Velvet Dinner
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6 NovemberVelvet Day   photos   photos

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Official Invitation   —   Brochure

Programme:

Unveiling “Havel’s Place” (A commemoration site to the first post-Communist President of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, Václav Havel)

Opening of new college facilities including the Tomáš Halík Lecture Room

The official launch of “Václav Havel: A Life”, a new biography by Michael Žantovský, the Czech Ambassador to the UK (in discussion with Professor Timothy Garton Ash)

Lecture on religious dissent and the revolution by Msgr. Tomáš Halík – Available as a podcast here

Guests included:

  • Michael Žantovský, the Czech Ambassador to the UK
  • Miroslav Wlachovský, the Slovak Ambassador to the UK
  • Pavel Bělobrádek, Czech Deputy Prime Minister
  • Karel Schwarzenberg, former Advisor to Václav Havel
  • Tomáš Halík, laureate of the 2014 Templeton Prize
  • And many others.

Media coverage of the event:

(c) Matěj Bajgar
(c) Matěj Bajgar
(c) Matěj Bajgar
(c) Matěj Bajgar
(c) Matěj Bajgar
(c) Matěj Bajgar
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