Professor Jiří Pehe, New York University, and Gerald Turner on the fall of communism

Pehe, J., Turner, G. and Culik, J. (2019) Professor Jiří Pehe, New York University, and Gerald Turner on the fall of communism. [Audio]

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Abstract

This is a 20 minute excerpt from a 90-minute public debate about 30th anniversary of the fall of communism in Central Europe. Professor Jiří Pehe, fiction writer and the director of New York University, Prague and former top advisor to Czech President Václav Havel and his translator Gerald Turner discuss their experiences of November 1989 in the context of contemporary developments in Central Europe. Jan Čulík is the interviewer. The event took place at the University of Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday 13th November, 2019. It was financially supported by the Czech Literary Centre, Prague (https://www.czechlit.cz/cz/).

Item Type:Audio
Keywords:Fall of communism, Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic, Václav Havel, Radio Free Europe, Pavel Pecháček, Pavel Pechacek, November 1989, post-communism, Jiri Pehe, Jiří Pehe, Gerald Turner, Three Faces of an Angel.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Culik, Dr Jan
Authors: Pehe, J., Turner, G., and Culik, J.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > Slavonic Studies
Publisher:University of Glasgow

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