Conference Europe and Ukraine: Cohesion and Extension, the Double Challenge facing the Union
4 April 2014, 16.15 - 19.15

The EU is facing today a double crisis : internal (euro) and external (Ukraine). Cohesion and Extension. How to respond to both challenges crucial for the future of the Union?


Program

A Word about Words – samizdat essay

„Besides, to be wary of words and of the horrors that might slumber inconspicuously within them – isn’t this, after all, the true vocation of the intellectual? I recall that André Glucksmann once spoke in Prague about the need for intellectuals to emulate Cassandra: to listen carefully to the words of the powerful, to be watchful of them, to forewarn them of their danger, and to proclaim their dire implications or the evil they might invoke.“

Václav Havel:
A Word about Words – samizdat essay, July 25, 1989

Ivan Krastev: Europe's FutureVáclav Havel’s Prague