Author Archives: David Soucek

Episode Five: The Missing Pages of European History with Teresa Reiter

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.
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New event in our Seminar Series on Forced Migration

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.
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Viktoras Bachmetjevas

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Vytautas Magnus University

Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
(March – May 2021)
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Noémi Kiss

Freelance writer

Visiting Fellow
(March – April 2021)
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Albena Azmanova

Associate Professor, University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies

Visiting Fellow
(March – April 2021)
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Yuri Andrukhovych

Freelance writer and author

UiED Visiting Fellow
(March – April 2021)
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Justyna Tabaszewska

Assistant Professor, Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

Józef Tischner Visiting Fellow
(March – July 2021)
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Jerko Bakotin

Freelance Journalist

Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
(von – bis 2021)
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Susann Urban

Freelance translator and editor

Visiting Fellow
(March – April 2021)
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Episode 10
Democracy from Below: What Real Utopias Can We Build on?

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.
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