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20 Years After the Collapse of the Iron Curtain: have our dreams come true?


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Speaker(s): Jan Krzysztof Bielecki; Jn Carnogursk; Vclav Havel; Gza Jeszenszky; Markus Meckel

Recorded on 2 November 2009 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Key political leaders from Central Europe will assess whether the hopes and expectations generated by the Iron Curtain's collapse have been fulfilled. Jan Krzysztof Bielecki was prime minister of Poland in 1991. Ján Carnogurský was prime minister of the Slovak Republic. Václav Havel was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic. Géza Jeszenszky is a politician, diplomat and professor, he has been minister of foreign affairs and ambassador to the United States. Markus Meckel was co-founder of the Social Democratic Party in East Germany and foreign minister of the German Democratic Republic.

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