Jiřina Šiklová

is a Czech sociologist and writer, author of many research articles and books. She lives in Prague. Following the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in...

(Slovensky)

humorista, dramatik, prozaik, textár, moderátor, herec, spevák a režisér. Vyše štyridsať rokov vystupoval s Júliusom Satinským...

(Slovensky)

je veľvyslanec Spojených štátov v Slovenskej republike. Žije v Bratislave. Vyštudoval Harvardovu univerzitu, pracoval pre starostu mesta...

(Slovensky)

je český spisovateľ, vrchný zemský a bývalý vrchný pražský rabín. Po podpísaní Charty 77 v roku 1978 ako 35-ročný konvertoval...

(Slovensky)

je český novinár. Šéfredaktor týždenníka Respekt. Žije v Prahe Roku 2003 dostal za komentáre cenu Novinářská křepelka pre...

Michal Havran

is a writer, and founder and editor-in-chief of the Slovak online current-affairs website Jetotak.sk He lives in Bratislava. He studied Protestant theology...

(Slovensky)

je historik. Žije v Bratislave. Roku 2003 absolvoval odbor história-politológia na Filozofickej fakulte UK v Bratislave. Od roku 2007 pôsobí...

Michal Hvorecký

is a writer, blogger, columnist and translator. He lives in Bratislava, where he is head of the Goethe-Institut Library. He has published several novels,...

Peter Župník

is an art photographer based in Paris. Along with other graduates of the Prague film academy, FAMU, he is considered part of the new wave of Slovak...

Elisabeth Åsbrink

is a Swedish writer and journalist, who is based in Stockholm and Copenhagen. She is the president of the Swedish Centre of PEN International and currently...

Abdelkader Benali

is a Dutch writer, one of the most highly awarded writers of his generation. He was born in Morocco and his family moved to the Netherlands when he was four...

Roger Griffin

is Professor in Modern History at Oxford Brookes University. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the world’s foremost experts on the...

Silvester Lavrík

is a writer, playwright, director and visual artist. He has worked as a teacher, creative director for an advertising company, and served as artistic...

Ján Orlovský

is director of the Open Society Foundation in Slovakia. He has been active in the non-profit sector for over 20 years, volunteering, promoting NGO...

The Czechoslovak Miracle

Sunday October 21st, 2018

Please join us in celebrating THE CZECHOSLOVAK MIRACLE at the Old Market Place in Bratislava – 30 October 2018 – 6:45 pm. Featuring a short story by Karol Efraiim Sidon, a tribute by Dominik Tatarka, music by Leoš Janáček, photographs by Peter Župník and a discussion about the meaning of the Czechoslovak era. As well as its beginnings under the auspices of US President Woodrow Wilson. With sociologist JIŘINA ŠIKLOVÁ, actress ZUZANA KRONEROVÁ, historian ADAM HUDEK, writer MICHAL HVORECKÝ, writer and moderator MICHAL HAVRAN, actor and poet MILAN LASICA, writer and rabbi KAROL EFRAIM SIDON, ADAM STERLING, Ambassador of the United States of America to Slovakia journalist and editor of the weekly Respekt ERIK TABERY, The MUCHA QUARTET and the civic associations Projekt Fórum and Česko-slovenské Mosty (Czecho-Slovak Bridges).

10th Central European Forum

Monday September 24th, 2018

Svetlana Alexievich, Timothy Snyder, Paul Caruana Galizia, Misha Glenny, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Avishai Margalit, Bernhard Schlink, Michal Havran. Erik Kursetgjerde, a survivor of the Utøya massacre. And all of us. On decency and indecency, on power, the mafias – local and global – and also on hope. This – and much more – at the Central European Forum 2018. From 16 to 18 November 2018 in Bratislava.