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Video Recordings of This Year’s Conference

Democracy and Its Discontents
A Quarter-Century After the Iron Curtain and Tiananmen

18th Forum 2000 Conference
October 12–15, 2014, Prague and 12 other Central European cities
 
  

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Accompanying Events

Prague, Wenceslas Square
Happening in support of the prisoners of conscience Ahmed Maher, Leopoldo López, and Liu Xiaobo
  
Jakub Klepal, Ivan M. Havel, Jürgen Hoffmeister, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Igor Blaževič
 
Lilian Tintori, Jakub Klepal
 
 

Democracy and Its Discontents  

Jacques Rupnik, Karel Janeček, Marc Plattner
 
Enrique ter Horst, Carl Gershman, Marcel Granier, Antonio Rodiles, Juan Requesens
 
Jacques Rupnik, Iveta Radičová, Karel Schwarzenberg, Zhang Qianfan, Ramin Jahanbegloo, Michael Novak
 
 

What Next for Democracy

Jiří Schneider, José María Aznar, Yogendra Yadav, Murong Xuecun, Juan Requesens, Šimon Pánek
 
Leonidas Donskis, Nay Phone Latt, Michael Anti, Emin Milli, Vitaly Yaroshevsky, Yoani Sánchez
 
 

Changing International Environment

Jacques Rupnik, Gilles Kepel, Alexandr Vondra, Jerzy Pomianowski, Youssef Amrani, Thomas O. Melia, Mykola Riabchuk
 
Christopher Walker, Marc Plattner, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Tarek Osman, Yoani Sánchez, Yevhen Hlibovytsky 
 
Petr Kolář, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Vytautas Landsbergis, Andrey Zubov, Daniel Baer
 
John Shattuck, Lobsang Sangay, Carl Gershman, Ales Bialiatski, Andrew Schapiro, Yoani Sánchez
 
 

Transferability of Democracy?

Viphandh Roengpithya, Yang Jianli, Milos Alcalay, Etienne Smith
 
Tomáš Vrba, Khadija Ismayilova, Emin Milli, Oleksandra Dvoretskaya, Igor Kochetkov
 
Danilo Türk, Jan Švejnar, Grigory Yavlinsky, Ivan Mikloš, Mauricio Pozo
 
Natalia Churikova, Oleksandra Dvoretskaya, Karel Schwarzenberg, Grigory Yavlinsky, Daniel Baer
 
Shlomo Avineri, Salam Fayyad, Falah Mustafa Bakir, Tarek Osman, Youssef Amrani, Gilles Kepel
 
  

Art, Society, Nature and Politics

Daniel Herman, Antonio Rodiles, Murong Xuecun, Petr Motyčka, Michal Hvorecký
 
 

Events Outside Prague

Libor Magdoň, Petr Placák, Vladimír Baar
 
 
 

Video Recordings of Past Events

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