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August 25, 2008

New Colleague in our Team in Prague

Recently we have been able to welcome our new colleague Mr. Jindřich Michl in our team in Prague. We look forward to a successful cooperation and wish him all the best in his new employment.

August 4, 2008

Esteemed Colleague Leaves KAS Prague

At the end of August 2008 our esteemed collegue, Mrs. Jarmila Richtárová, will leave our KAS office in Prague. Mrs. Richtárová worked since 2005 in the office and contributed significantly to the success of the KAS in the Czech Republic. All members of the KAS in Prague thank Mrs. Richtárová for her cooperation as well as her loyalty and wish her all the best for the future.

June 13, 2008

40 years since Prague Spring

Interview with witnesses of that time - with Ludmila Rakusakova and Prof. Dr. Jan Sokol

The Prague Spring was an effort to transform the communistic system through the non-violent way. Although the reforms were suddenly abandoned, the year of 1968 left a desire for freedom among the Czechs and Slovaks. The chief of Prague office KAS, Dr. Hubert Gehring, accepted the invitation to an interview also with the two witnesses of that time, with Ludmila Rakusanova and Prof. Dr. Jan Sokol, to discuss the situation in 1968 and to evaluate it.

June 10, 2008

Parliament simulation in Bedrichov

Students and pupils are for one weekend Heads of the Parliamentary Parties!

Members of the MKD, MK and MLOP as well as further pupils and students met in Bedrichov near Jablonec nad Nisou at the weekend of the 6th -8th June in order to get to know the background of the parliamentary work and the democratic responsibility in a simulation set. The young people were assigned to parliamentary parties, received party platforms and eventually had to try to bring out the best for their parties. 10th June 2008

March 8, 2008

Prize for lLcal Journalists of the KAS P

Journalists Bear a Special Responsibility in the Regions

“The local journalism is an important cornerstone of democracy. It’s an enormous challenge to get across the problems of politics to the people on location and to transport their problems to politics”. This is how the chief of the Prague branch office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Dr. Hubert Gehring, emphasized the commitment of the foundation. In 2008 the KAS Prague awarded the Prize for Local Journalists. More information to this topic…

February 28, 2008

Prize for Local Journalists 2007

Local journalism nowadays- Practical experiences in Germany and the Czech Republic

The KAS Prague also awarded in this year the Prize for Local Journalists to journalists, who stick up for german-czech topics. In this year the event is going to be related with a workshop towards practical issues of journalism. German and Czech journalists had been reporting. More information on event/march or on delinic@kasprag.cz 28 February2008

January 10, 2008

KAS Prague in new office!

Dear ladies and gentlemen, The office of the KAS Prague is moving between the 7th and 11th of January to the following address: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uruguayská 17 120 00 Praha 2 Please note our new telephone number, which is valid from the 9th of January 2008: 00420-222 523 516 The original contact data found on this page is still valid.

December 30, 2007

December 2007

Bookpresentation Hans-Georg Gadamer

Hans-Georg Gadamer was one of the most prominent German philosophers of the 20th century. He is regarded as the founder of universal hermeneutics, which is both directed against the partial methodologism of the traditional hermeneutics of Friedrich Schleiermacher and Wilhelm Dilthez and the idealism of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. December 30, 2007

December 12, 2007

Contemporary political ideologies - The Socialism

As a part of the "The most important contemporary ideologies" series, the Young conservatives arrange, together with the Obcansky Institute, a workshop dealing with socialism.

December 11, 2007

Longtime collaborator of the KAS Prague seen off

By the end of 2007 the longtime collaborator of the KAS Prague, Mrs. Rohtova left the branch office. Mrs. Marta Rohtova was since 1991 (i.e. since the beginning of the activity of the KAS in the Czech Republic) part of the team and contributed to the work success. The Konrad Adenauer Foundation wished Mrs. Rothova every best for the future and thanked her in the name of all collaborators of the branch office Prague for her longtime loyalty and collaboration. December 11, 2007