Conference

Part I. The Politics of Amnesia -

21 May 1996
10.00 – 20.00
Tilburg University

The Legacy of the Twentieth Century

Why is knowledge of the European cultural heritage important? Where can we find such knowledge? How is it preserved, and how is it disseminated? What will change in the coming decades?

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 15

Het testament van de 20ste eeuw Deel I. Strategieën van vergetelheid

Het testament van de 20ste eeuw Deel I. Strategieën van vergetelheid

Dutch publication containing the essays about Europe in the twentieth century and its meaning for the twenty-first century.

Speakers

GHOSTS101111

Hungary, 1952

László F. Földényi

cultural scholar in the broadest sense of the word
NEXUS090906

Poland, 1945

Eva Hoffman

writer and professor of creative writing
Ignatieff_-Robert-Goddyn

Canada, 1947

Michael Ignatieff

politician, intellectual and moral philosopher
NEXUS080614

United States, 1941

Allan Janik

at home in Wittgenstein’s Vienna
Gyorgy_Konrad

Hungary, 1933-2019

György Konrád

writer and essayist
Margalit_-Jelmer-de-Haas-2014

Israel, 1939

Avishai Margalit

Israeli philosopher and author The Ethics of Memory
Rudiger_Safranski

Germany, 1945

Rüdiger Safranski

writes about German Romanticism
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United States, 1957

Peter Sellars

theatre director
Coen_Stork

The Netherlands, 1928 - 2017

Coen Stork

diplomat, former Dutch ambassador to Romania
Thibaud_-Paul

France, 1933

Paul Thibaud

philosopher and journalist
normal_Witteveen_-Jelmer-de-Haas

The Netherlands, 1952 - 2014

Willem Witteveen

legal scholar and Senator

Austria, 1941

Erhard Busek

former Vice-Chancellor of Austria

Belgium, 1944

Derrick de Kerckhove

studies culture and technology

Serbia, 1950 - 2011

Dragan Klaić

dramaturgist and cultural entrepreneur

Czech Republic, 1928

Antonín Liehm

journalist, film critic and film historian

Belgium, 1937

Maurice Weyembergh

philosopher

The Netherlands, 1947

Frank Wiering

VPRO executive