28 October 2011
Polish - British Debate: Past, present and future: does history matter? Warsaw, November 3, 2011
Can European history help us transcend national boundaries and rivalries and bring us together, or does it threaten to reopen old conflicts?
Thursday 3 November, 7.00pm until 8.30pm
Galeria Domu Artysty Plastyka, Warsaw (Mazowiecka Street 11A), Poland Satellite Events 2011
The open debate Past, present and future: does history matter? will be attended by:
- Frank Furedi professor of sociology, University of Kent, Canterbury; author, Wasted, Politics of Fear and On Tolerance: in defence of moral independence
- Zbigniew Gluza, president, KARTA Centre Foundation; co-founder, Dom Spotkań z Historią
- Pawel Kukiz musician; lead singer, rock band Piersi (‘Breasts’); film actor and social activist
- Michał Sutowski political scientist and columnist, Krytyka Polityczna, Poland
Chair: Angus Kennedy head of external relations, Institute of Ideas; chair, IoI Economy Forum
Past, present and future: does history matter? is organised by the Institute of Ideas in partnership with Krab, The Polish Graphic Artists’ Association and SABMiller.