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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles: INVITATION

 

Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution continues with panel discussion with special guests on November 20, 2019 at LMU

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles in cooperation with Loyola Marymount University request the honor of your presence at the panel discussion with leaders of the student protesters in 1989, Mr. Jan Bubeník and Special Envoy Václav Bartuška, author and poet James Ragan, Film Director Pavlína Moskalyková, and Tatiana Gregor Brzobohatá, Miss World 2006, Charity leader and United Nations Ambassador.

The panel discussion, "The Velvet Revolution 30 Year Later: Promises, Legacies, and Challenges" will be held in the English language on  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). It will be moderated by Professor Elizabeth Drummond, Department of History, Loyola Marymount University and Mr. Jiří Krátký, Special Envoy for Czech Expatriate Community and Expatriate Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

The panelists will recall the dynamics of the Revolution and the subsequent transition to democracy, as well as the contemporary political challenges in the Czech Republic and Central Europe.  Reception to follow.

DATE & TIME:
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LOCATION:
Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall 1000
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045


RSVP: 
Registration is free and open to the public. Kindly register by Wednesday, November 13 at www.lmu.edu/acti. 

The event is organized by the Academy of Catholic Thought and Imagination (ACTI) at Loyola Marymount University,in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles.

 

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