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HOSTED EVENT: The legacy of 1968 for Europe today

This event is fully booked
20 Nov 2018 (18:30 - 21:00)
Event Type: 
Conferences
Audience: 
Adults, Young adults
Event Language: 
English
FULLY BOOKED

The discussion, with honorary participation of Adam Michnik - Editor-in-Chief of Gazeta Wyborcza - and Michael Kocáb - Chair of the Parliamentary Commission for Supervising the Withdrawal of the Soviet Forces from Czechoslovakia - will give voice to witnesses and participants of the 1968 protests in Poland, former Czechoslovakia and France. It will analyse the events within their country specific context as well as taking into account a wider European perspective, and most importantly, their meaning for us and our continent today.

Discussion in original languages, with English interpretation.

Event co-organised by Members of the European Parliament: Michał Boni (Poland), Alain Lamassoure (France), Jaromír Štětina (Czech Republic) and Ivan Štefanec (Slovakia).

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Programme

18:30 - Opening and introductory remarks

Michal BONI
Alain LAMASSOURE
Ivan STEFANEC
Jaromir STETINA


18:50 - Introduction of panellists                  

Moderator - Taja VOVK VAN GAAL Creative Director of the House of European History

Panellists:
Adam MICHNIK
Michael KOCAB
Jaromir STETINA
Alain LAMASSOURE

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