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RMIT's EU Centre invites you to attend this free public lecture to hear Dr Ivan M. Havel of Charles University, Prague, discuss the idea of the European Union.
Covering philosophical, psychological, economic, and geographical viewpoints, Dr Havel will discuss issues that have emerged in connection with the Czech membership of European Union and provide a glimpse into past opinions towards the idea of European unification, and current concerns for or against our joining the EU.
A light lunch will be served.
About Dr Ivan M. Havel
Dr Ivan M. Havel graduated in 1966 from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czechoslovakia. During 1969 to 1971 he attended the University of California at Berkeley, earning his PhD in Computer Science. For several years he worked as a research scientist with the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. His fields of interest are theoretical computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive sciences, and related philosophical issues. Before the communist regime collapsed in late 1989, he hosted discussion groups in his apartment in Prague and cooperated with samizdat editions. He was also engaged in political work as a member of the Council of the Civic Forum Coordination Centre.