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Discussion with participants in protests against the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 
August 21, 2018, 19:00

Hungarian philosopher Ágnes Heller, Russian mathematician Pavel Litvinov, Polish documentary maker Joanna Helander and Crimean Tatar politician Mustafa Dzhemilev are in a group of foreign guests who have accepted invitations from the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes and the Václav Havel Library on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops. More

Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00  |  ico  | 

Power of the Powerless – samizdat essay

„For the real question is whether the brighter future is really always so distant. What if, on the contrary, it has benn here for a long time already, and only our own blindness and weakness has prevented us from seeing it around us and within us, and kept us from developing it.“

Václav Havel:
Power of the Powerless – samizdat essay, October 1978

Václav Havel’s Prague