Escaping the Trap of Radicalism

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, IWM library

This Political Salon addressed the issue of radicalism in the context of European modernity as well as in light of the current crises engulfing the European Union. It makes the case for a new politics of moderation to safeguard an open and tolerant Central Europe as a key element of rebuilding the European project after Brexit.

Lubomír Zaorálek is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Prior to his appointment as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in January 2014, he was a leading figure in the Czech Parliament, in 2002 – 2006 being the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies and later the Deputy Chairman. In 1998 he was elected the Deputy Chair of the Czech Social Democratic Party and since 2002 he was the Party´s Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Chairs:
Ivan Krastev

Chair of the Board, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia; Permanent Fellow, IWM

Christian Ultsch
Head, Foreign Politics Department, Die Presse

In cooperation with Die Presse and generously supported by EVN