Prague – Next week, experts, historians and journalists from more than ten countries will discuss the roots and present of Russian imperialism in Prague. The conference entitled Russian Imperialism 1945/89-2023 is organized by the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (ÚSTR). It will be held from November 7 to 9 in the Liechtenstein Palace in Kampa.
The conference with the subtitle International Conference on the Roots of Russian Aggression (not only) towards Ukraine will be opened on Tuesday afternoon by Russian journalist and TV presenter Zhanna Nemtsov, who is the eldest daughter of the shot Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. The next program of the three-day event will be divided into four thematic areas. “We will talk in the light (or rather the shadow) of Russian imperialism about the Orange Revolution, cyber war, history and contemporary parallels, cultural and literary aspects, about Belarus, Lithuania, but also Kosovo,” said the conference organizers.
Among the participants of the conference will be the former political director of the UN peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, Jolyon Naegele, professor of the Institute of the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Jan Szumski, or Hungarian historian Attila Kolontári. Political geographer Michael Romancov, columnist Alexander Mitrofanov and historian ÚSTR Petr Placák will appear from Czech personalities.
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