’89 – Who’s Afraid of Democracy?

What is left of the hope of the free market, the right to vote and the dream of ‘living in freedom’ of 1989? What has happened since the democratic transformation in Central and Eastern Europe?

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These are some of the questions that are going to be adressed at the ’89 – Who’s Afraid of Democracy? conference, organized by De Balie, Amsterdam, November 15-16.

The speakers will include Polish commentator Slawomir Sierakowski, Croatian writer Slavenka Drakulic and Hungarian sociologist Tibor Dessewffy.

The whole programme is available here: http://www.debalie.nl/agenda/programma/%2789-+-who%27s-afraid-of-democracy%3f/uitgelicht/e_9756956/p_11676033.