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November 1989 in Slovakia: 20 Years After…

Supported by: SPP Foundation, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, the British Embassy

Project span: July 2009 – April 2010

Project team: Miroslav Kollár (coordinator, co-editor, author), Martin Bútora (theme author, co-editor, author), Grigorij Mesežnikov (co-editor, author), Zora Bútorová (co-editor, author), Oľga Gyárfášová (author), Marián Velšic (author), Jarmila Filadelfiová (author), Martina Sekulová (author), external experts (authors)

Co-operating, in the release of the publication: Kalligram publishers, Open Society Foundation

Co-operating, in the presentation of the publication: Rotary Club and Art Jazz Gallery (Piešťany), Faculty of Education, János Selye University and Farkas Kempelen Company (Komárno), Slovak Political Institute and The State Scientific Library (Košice), Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Matej Bel University (Banská Bystrica) and others.

Objective: The project seeks to release and to present the publication mapping the developments in Slovakia after the November 1989 Velvet Revolution in various spheres of society. The team of 40 authors contributed to the book by their studies, reflections, and analyses showing the situation and challenges of Slovakia two decades after the crucial change of the political regime.

1. Publication Where Are We? Mental Maps of Slovakia (orig. Kde sme? Mentálne mapy Slovenska)
2. Presentation of the book and discussions of the authors with potential readers in various cities across Slovakia

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