“A Dove Descending” – Roger Scruton in Eastern Europe for 40 years, memorial workshop

Kraków – The Solidarity

  • 10.00-10.30 – Zsolt Németh – Roger Scruton and Hungary
    President of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Hungarian National Assembly
  • 10.30-11.00 – Marek Matraszek: Roger in Poland
    Chairman of CEC Group
  • 11.00-11.30 – Nick Zangwill PhD: One Year in Poland during the Cold War
    Professor, hon. research fellow, University College London

11.30-12.00 – Coffee break 

Praha – Notes from Underground 

  • 12.00-12.20 – Titus Tetchera: Scruton as Spy behind the Iron Curtain
    Executive director of the American Cinema Foundation
  • 12.20-12.40 – Balázs Mezei PhD: Patocka, Platon and Europe
    Professor of Philosophy, Institute of Social and Political Sciences, Covinus University of Budapest
  • 12.40-13.00 – Ákos Windhager PhD: Anna, an „East Side Story” – Scruton about Eastern Europe
    Cultural manager of the Hungarian Scruton Hub; Senior Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Art’s Theory, HAA

13.00-14.00 – Lunch break 

Budapest – Scruton in Hungary

  • 14.00-14.30 – Ferenc Hörcher PhD: An Englishman in Budapest
    Professor, Head of the Institute for Political Science and Political Philosophy, Ludovika University of Public Service
  • 14.30-15.00 – Mutaz Ahmed: Eastern Europe in the Salisbury Review
    Chief Editor of the Salisbury Review
  • 15.00-15.30 – Mihály Rosonczy-Kovács: Recent Opportunities and challenges for the Hungaria-Polish friendship after the 24th of February 2022, with special regard to the political changes in Warsaw
    Director of Foreign Relations, Nézőpont Intézet

Closing Lecture

  • 15.30-16.00 – Martin Fiala – From the first steps to the Velvet Revolution
    journalist, philosopher

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