Challenges of freedom
International conference in Krakow
The conference “Challenges of freedom” takes place on 8 and 9 October in Krakow. The event, organized by Villa Decius in partnership with Eurozine, will discuss the essence of ideologies of liberation and the role of ethical values in initiating historical change.
Next year will mark the 30th anniversary of the rise of the Polish Solidarity movement, crucial to the events currently celebrated all over Europe: the successful struggle for freedom in eastern Europe, culminating in the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The conference “Challenges of freedom” will discuss the essence of ideologies of liberation, the sources of anti-totalitarianism, and the role of ethical values in initiating historical change. The conference takes place 8 to 9 October in Krakow and is organized by Villa Decius in partnership with Eurozine.
The programme includes an opening speech by Paul Berman; among the panellists are Susan George, Marc Raboy, Guy Sorman, Paul Gillespie, Nina Witoszek, Unni Wikkan, Zdzislaw Mach, Henryk Wujec and Michael Daxner.
The panel debates, taking place in the beautiful Villa Decius’, are open to the public after email registration. If you want to to attend, please send an email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating when you want come.
More information about the conference, including a detailed programme, is available on the website of Villa Decius.
Published 1 October 2009
Original in English