“The Past is the Battlefield of Contemporaries”
A Conference Organised on the Occasion of Vilém Prečan’s 80th Birthday Cover Image

“The Past is the Battlefield of Contemporaries” A Conference Organised on the Occasion of Vilém Prečan’s 80th Birthday
“The Past is the Battlefield of Contemporaries” A Conference Organised on the Occasion of Vilém Prečan’s 80th Birthday

Author(s): Jiří Hoppe
Subject(s): Scientifc Life
Published by: Ústav pro soudobé dějiny AV ČR

Summary/Abstract: Organized chiefly by the Institute of Contemporary History, Prague, a conference,“The Past is the Battlefield of the Our Contemporaries,” was held in the Czernin Palace, Prague, on 24 and 25 January 2013, to mark the eightieth birthday of the historian Vilém Prečan, the first director of the Institute and the current Chairman of the Board of the Czechoslovak Documentation Center. The conference was accompanied by an evening of music and a buffet dinner at the Museum of Music,organised by the National Museum, Prague. The author reports here on all the papers given in the five conference blocks, and concludes with a long quotation of Vilém Prečan’s views on some of the papers and topics presented at the conference.

  • Issue Year: II/2014
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 153-158
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English