Opening Roundtable with the Consuls General of the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Poland

November 4, 2009

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A discussion concerning the historic events of two decades ago in Central and Eastern Europe, and the paths taken since then - through personal reflections and recollections of how the process developed, the spirit of the movements, the leaders, the political atmosphere, and the ways in which the transition has resonated through the past twenty years. With Hon. Marek Skolil of the Czech Republic, Hon. Onno Hückmann of Germany, Hon. Istvan Mezei of Hungary, and Hon. Zygmunt Matynia of Poland.

(c) 2008 - University of Chicago. The World Beyond the Headlines series is a collaborative project of the Center for International Studies, the International House Global Voices Program, the Seminary Co-op Bookstores and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Its aim is to bring scholars and journalists together to consider major international issues and how they are covered in the media.

 

Recorded Wednesday, November 04, 2009 at University of Chicago.