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Oct 17, 2011 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Havel 75

PUBLIC REFLECTIONS ON DISSIDENCE, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND DEMOCRACY in commemoration of President Václav Havel’s 75th birthday.

Please RSVP your attendance to Havel75th@gmail.com


Introductory Remarks

H.E. Edita Hrdá, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United Nations

Hon. Eliška Žigová, Consul General of the Czech Republic in New York

Panel Presentations

Prof. Samuel Moyn, Columbia University, The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History

Prof. James J. Silk, Clinical Professor of Law, International Human Rights Clinic Yale Law School

Prof. Christopher Harwood, Columbia University

Mr. Peter S. Green, Bloomberg News

Mr. Steven Hill, United States Mission to the United Nations


Mr. Paul Linden-Retek, Yale Law School

Open Discussion

The evening is meant to be informal and to include the participation of the audience—in asking questions and contributing their own reflections and recollections. In the spirit of President Havel, it is to be a gathering of friends and of citizens, thinking together about the world they share.

Concluding Remarks


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Oct 17, 2011 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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