Central European Forum 2016 / Programme

Saturday November 5th, 2016
CENTRAL EUROPEAN FORUM 2016 ANTIDOTES TO DESPAIR PROGRAMME Bratislava – Astorka/Korzo'90 Theatre and Old Market Hall Banská Bystrica [caption id="attachment_2522" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Photo: Peter Župník[/caption] FRIDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2016 Astorka-Korzo’90 Theatre 17:00  The politics of Hope (Opening) Andrej Kiska, President...

White God

Thursday November 3rd, 2016
Astorka-Korzo’90 Theatre)(12 November 2016)(10:30 White God A screening of Kornél Mundruczó’s film followed by a discussion with the authors. Moderator: Tony Curzon Price (UK)   White God Hungary / Germany / Sweden , 2014, 119 minutes Director:  Kornél Mundruczó Screenplay:  Kornél...

What Would You Give Your Life For?

Thursday October 27th, 2016
“WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE YOUR LIFE FOR?” by Haris Pašović)(EastWest Center Sarajevo Bratislava)(Old Market Hall)(13. november 2016)(19.00 h [caption id="attachment_2523" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo: EastWest Center Sarajevo[/caption]   What Would You Give Your Life For? A collaboration between the East West Center Sarajevo,...

Antidotes to Despair

Monday October 3rd, 2016
In 2009 the first Central European Forum in Bratislava marked the twentieth anniversary of the Velvet Revolution by looking back at the transition to democracy that had taken place over the previous two decades. The late President Václav Havel, a...

In Memoriam Leonidas Donskis

Wednesday September 21st, 2016
“We live in times of fear, which is a very precious political commodity, exploited by populists. Populism is the translation of fear into public policy. […] The main legacy of the French Enlightenment is tolerance, compassion and human rights, which...