Czech Studies

Events

2016 Events

 

Thursday, March 24, 2016

12:00

Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

 

THE EVOLUTION OF DISCOURSES ON ROMA AND RELATED POLICIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Italian Academy Teatro (Second Floor), Columbia University (1161 Amsterdam Avenue)

 

HAVEL AT 80: REFLECTIONS ON HIS THOUGHTS AND LEGACIES

 

2015 Events

 

Wednesday, September 16 – Thursday, October 15, 2015

Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor, 420 West 118th Street)

 

EXHIBIT: THE LOST WORLD OF SUBCARPATHIAN RUS’: THE LENS OF RUDOLF HŮLKA (1887-1961)

 

Exhibit Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

2014 Events

Friday, October 17, 2014

3 – 5pm

Harriman Atrium, International Affairs Building, 12th Floor

 

A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF WILLIAM E. HARKINS (1921-2014)

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

7:30 – 9:00 pm

Hamilton Hall 709, Columbia University

 

2013 Events

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

1:00-2:00PM

IAB 405

Politics of Corruption in Central and Eastern Europe: From Basics to State Capture and Rent-Seeking Networks

LECTURE AND DISCUSSION WITH VISITING SCHOLAR DAVID ONDRACKA

David Ondracka is head of Transparency International in the Czech Republic, adjunct lecturer at Czech universities and currently a visiting scholar at Columbia University. David is experienced in anti-corruption and a human rights activist with deep expertise on good governance, government contracting and party finance. He regularly advises governments and companies in the region on good governance reforms and policies. He got studied politics and economics at Central European University Budapest and Charles University Prague.

Transparency International is a leading global anti-corruption NGO with chapters in over 100 countries - more at www.transparency.org

Sponsored by the Human Rights Concentration, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and the East Central Europe Center

2012 Events

Tuesday, March 27  -  Thursday, April 19, 2012
4th Floor Atrium, International Affairs Building

EXHIBIT: VÁCLAV HAVEL
THE POWER OF THE HEROIC IMAGINATION 


This exhibit originated at the DOX Center for Contemporary Art in Prague where Havel celebrated his last birthday. DOX seeks to explore some of Havel's ideas in its exhibitions and debates on democracy and social change.

www.dox.cz


 

2011 Events

 

Saturday, December 3, 2011

6:30 pm

Harriman Atrium 12th Floor, International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St.)

 

 

2010 Events

 

December 1, 2010
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 1512

 

CZECH FOREIGN POLICY AFTER THE FALL OF COMMUNISM


2009 Events

A SNEAK PEEK AT PERFORMING REVOLUTION IN EASTERN EUROPE “AS IF COMMUNISM NEVER HAPPENED: CULTURE AND POLITICS IN THE 1980S AND BEYOND”

November 5, 2009

6:00 – 8:00 pm

President’s Room 1, Faculty House

2008 Events

THE MYTH OF THE GOLDEN REPUBLIC: CZECHOSLOVAK MYTH AND PROPAGANDA, 1914-1948

September 18, 2008

4 - 6 p.m.
1118 IAB


2007 Highlights

DEALING WITH THE PAST IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE

December 2-3, 2007
1501 IAB

An international conference with: Jon Elster (Columbia University), Marek Kornat (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw), Zdzislaw Krasnobebski (University of Bremen), Pawel Machcewicz (University of Torun), John Micgiel (Columbia University), Piotr Naimski (Higher School of Business, National-Louis University, Nowy Sacz), Lavinia Stan (Concordia University, Montreal), Rafal Stobiecki (University of Lodz), Oldrich Tuma (Institute of Contemporary History, Prague), Helga Welsh (Wake Forrest University), Bronislaw Wildstein (Rzeczpospolita)and Artur Wolek (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw).
With generous funding from the Semper Polonia Foundation, Warsaw and The Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City


The Prague Centre for Public Policy's European Spring Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels

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