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Havel continued his life as a public intellectual after his presidency, launching several initiatives including the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism[3] [4] the VIZE 97 Foundation, and the Forum annual conference.

Havel at Columbia [staging site]: Bibliography

President of the Czech Republic — New York City, October through December “. The World Today Series: Chapter 2 focuses on Czech absurd drama.

A study of the breakup of Czechoslovakia, from the navel negotiations in to the Velvet Divorce of Beginning inHavel hosted Foruman annual conference to “identify the key issues facing civilisation and to explore ways to prevent the escalation of conflicts that have religion, culture or ethnicity as their primary components”. In the same year he received the Freedom medal. Several important documents are reproduced.


President of Czechoslovakia — University of Toronto Press, Archived from the original on 20 December Havel’s dedication to democracy and his steadfast opposition to the Communist ideology earned him admiration.

Havel advocated vigorously for the inclusion of former-Warsaw Pact members, like the Czech Republic, into the Western alliance. Includes timeline, bibliographies, and full text of selected essays. Retrieved 17 March Retrieved 2 December This section needs additional citations for verification.

The New York Review of Books. Prague Daily Monitor original source: Includes an introduction, 23 essays on Havel by various authors, photographs, glossary of names and terms, and brief English-language bibliography.

Recipients of the Charlemagne Prize. Top Velvet Divorce Eyal, Gil. Havel’s political philosophy was one of asanaxehumanitarianismenvironmentalismcivil activismand direct democracy. Three Episodes of Czech Nonpolitical Politics.

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Václav Havel

Havel was a supporter of the Campaign for the Yavel of a Ahvel Nations Parliamentary Assemblyan organisation which campaigns for democratic reformation of the United Nations, and the creation of a more accountable international political system.

Havel subsequently directed a film assnace of the play, which premiered in the Czech Republic on 22 March For political reasons, he was not accepted into any post-secondary school with a humanities program; therefore, he opted for studies at the Faculty of Economics of the Czech Technical University in Prague but dropped out after two years. Congresscommemorating the 25 year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. Husak” Archived 5 March at the Wayback Havdl.


Archived from the original on 13 May Order of Rio Branco Grand Cross. On 4 AugustHavel met with members of the Belarus Free Theatre at his summer cottage in the Czech Republic in a show of his continuing support, which has been instrumental in the theatre’s attaining international recognition and membership in the European Theatrical Convention.

Order of Yaroslav the Wise. However, when asanacd Czech Republic was created as one of two successor states, he stood for election as its first president on 26 Januaryand won.

Retrieved 16 November Essays consider Havel as a playwright, political thinker, and president, and also give accounts of personal encounters with Havel.