Slovakia: Two Decades of Freedom

Martin Bútora and Zora Bútorová published their articles in the American journal Slovo.

Slovo is a bi-annual journal published by the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The latest Winter 2010/2011 issue Voices of Transformation: The Velvet Revolution and the Road to Democracy is focused on the events in 1989 in Czechoslovakia and further development of democracy in Slovakia and Czech republic.

In his article Slovakia: from the Velvet Revolution to the Third Decade of Freedom, Martin Bútora analyzes Slovakia’s road to democracy since the Velvet Revolution of 1989.

Twenty Years of Maturing: Slovak Women Exploring the Frontiers of Democracy is an article by Zora Bútorová, who pays attention to the changes in women’s status after 1989.


M. Bútora: Slovakia from the Velvet Revolution to the 3rd Decade of Freedom [PDF document, 2.7 MB]

Z. Bútorová: Slovak Women Explore the Frontiers of Democracy [PDF document, 2.5 MB]

Articles are used with permission of publisher.


Magazine Slovo website
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library


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