Lessons of 1989, Czech Transition and Korean Peninsula: A Model for Peaceful Reunification?

Partner: Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations
Event date: Nov 13, 2014 - Oct 13, 2014
Deadline for registering: Nov 12, 2014
Venue: Jungmannova 17, Praha 1, Czech Republic
Category: Conference

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations and Embassy of the Republic of Korea invite you to the seminar "Lessons of 1989, Czech Transition and Korean Peninsula: A Model for Peaceful Reunification?", which is held on13th of November, from 3pm to 8pm in the atrium of the CEVRO Institute (Jungmannova 17, Praha 1).

The event will be opened by the former Interior Minister and current Chairman of the Board of the CEVRO Institute Mr. Ivan Langer and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in the Czech Republic H.E. Moon Hayong.

The working language of the seminar is English. Due to organizational matters we kindly ask you to confirm your participation by email to pctr@vsci.cz. The seminar is supported by the Korea Foundation.

Invitation can be found here.



15:00 – 15:10 Welcome Remarks
  • Ivan Langer, Chairman of the Board, CEVRO Institute
  • H.E. Moon Hayong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea

15:10 – 16:40 Helsinki Process, Fall of the Iron Curtain and Geopolitical Framework

  • Alexandr Vondra, Director, Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations
  • Michael Romancov, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University
  • Tomáš Pojar, Vice President for International Relations, CEVRO Institute

Comments: Cho Nam Hoon, Director, Center for Security & Strategy, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses
Moderator: Michal Vodrážka, Czech National Bank/Association for International Affairs (AMO)

16:40 – 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:30 Lessons Learned: Czech Political, Economic and Societal Transition

  • Stanislav Balík, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University
  • Dušan Tříska, Research Fellow, The Institute of Václav Klaus
  • Ivo Pospíšil, General Secretary, Constitutional Court

Comments: Kim Kyuryoon, Senior Research Fellow, Korean Institute for National Reunification
Moderator: Alexandr Vondra, Director, PCTR

18:30 – 18:35 Closing Remarks

18:35 – 20:00 Buffet Dinner

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Keywords: Economic Security, Global Security, Czech Republic, Democracy, Human Rights, Asia


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