28 October 2011

Polish - British Debate: Past, present and future: does history matter? Warsaw, November 3, 2011

Category: Lectures, Meeting, Open projects - aplications, Discussion


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.

For further information Angus Kennedy and  Institute of Ideas

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