Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Lecture Reporting on Russia: Getting Beyond Stories of Oligarchs and Murder

Mon, November 12, 2007 | Calhoun 200

1:00 PM

Charter 77 (Charta 77 in Czech and in Slovak) was an informal civic initiative in Czechoslovakia from 1977 to 1992, named after the document Charter 77 from January 1977. Founding members and architects were Václav Havel, Jan Patocka, Zdenek Mlynár, Jirí Hájek, and Pavel Kohout. After the 1989 Velvet Revolution, many of its members played important roles in Czech and Slovak politics.

Sponsored by: Endowment in Czech Chair Studies

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