Author Archives: David Soucek
In the latest Vienna Coffee House Conversation, Ivan Vejvoda speaks to political activism expert, Head of Communications at Forum Alpbach and Europe’s Futures fellow Teresa Reiter about the way that history is taught, utilized and remembered in twenty-first century Europe.
The latest event in the series, “We Are All Refugees”: Informal Settlements and Camps as Converging Spaces of Global Displacements, will take place on Wednesday March 17, 2021. The speaker at this event will be Professor Faranak Miraftab from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Vytautas Magnus University
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
(March – May 2021)
Associate Professor, University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies
(March – April 2021)
Assistant Professor, Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
Józef Tischner Visiting Fellow
(March – July 2021)
Citizens have a crucial role to play in political life and can have tremendous power, as they come together in associations and social movements. To close this first season, Professor Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics) lends us her experience as both an academic and an activist in the peace and human rights movements to discuss what role civil society plays in keeping democracy alive and healthy, and what real utopias we can build on.