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CE Conference 2022 - Visegrad Four

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About

The LSESU Annual Central European Conference is organized by the UofL Czech & Slovak Societies along with LSE Hungarian and KCL Polish societies. With the support of the LSE Annual Fund, the conference aims to bring together Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Hungarian students and professionals in London, as well as any students interested in the region, and provide a platform for discussion about key topics, challenges and opportunities that will transform Central Europe in near future.
CE Conference 2022 - ExperienCE London

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Introducing CE

Broaden your horizon and join us in a series of discussions to increase your understanding of Central Europe.

FORMAT: 1HR DISCUSSION GROUP

W/C 28th Feb
24th Feb
9th Feb
What is Central Europe?
Stereotypes: How are Central Europeans perceived in the UK?
Does the West understand Central Europe?
Video Event Event
9th Feb
What is Central Europe?
Video
24th Feb
Stereotypes: How are Central Europens perceived in the UK?
Event
W/C 28th Feb
Does the West understand Central Europe?
Video

Topics

Learn more about the topics of CE Conference 2022, including speakers and blog posts.

Panels

Listen to speakers investigate a specific issue and discuss it after.

Roundtables

Take part in a debate and present solutions to different issues.

Speakers

Vera Jourova - CE Conference 2022 - Keynote Speaker
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
CZ
Vera Jourova - CE Conference 2022 - Keynote Speaker

Věra Jourová

KEYNOTE
CZ

Věra Jourová

Hailing from the Czech town of Třebíč, Věra Jourová has been the European Commission‘s Vice-President for Values and Transparency since 2019. As part of her role, she has been tasked with overseeing the maintenance of rule of law, and ensuring that the European Union’s democratic values and freedoms are upheld. Before this, she held the post of the Minister of Regional Development, before going on to become the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality. In 2019, Forbes Magazine named her as one of their Top 100 most influential people of the year. She has previously voiced concerns over the status of rule of law in Poland. We cannot wait to welcome her to our conference through her online keynote speech!

Hailing from the Czech town of Třebíč, Věra Jourová has been the European Commission‘s Vice-President for Values and Transparency since 2019. As part of her role, she has been tasked with overseeing the maintenance of rule of law, and ensuring that the European Union’s democratic values and freedoms are upheld. Before this, she held the post of the Minister of Regional Development, before going on to become the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality. In 2019, Forbes Magazine named her as one of their Top 100 most influential people of the year. She has previously voiced concerns over the status of rule of law in Poland. We cannot wait to welcome her to our conference through her online keynote speech!

Jacques Rupnik - CE Conference 2022 - Keynote Speaker
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
FR
Jacques Rupnik - CE Conference 2022 - Keynote Speaker

Jacques Rupnik

KEYNOTE
FR

Jacques Rupnik

Meet Jacques Rupnik, the french political scientist, and one of our Keynote Speakers! Born in Czechoslovakia, he completed his Undergraduate studies and his PhD at the Sorbonne, finishing his Master’s degree at Harvard in between. Much of his research is dedicated to the European integration and democratisation processes of Central and Eastern Europe. Amongst his most acclaimed books are The Other Europe, as well as 1989 as a Political World Event. In 1988, he participated in an interview for a six-hour documentary called The Other Europe. He has worked as an advisor to the former Czech president, Václav Havel, and currently serves as a research professor at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI).

Meet Jacques Rupnik, the french political scientist, and one of our Keynote Speakers! Born in Czechoslovakia, he completed his Undergraduate studies and his PhD at the Sorbonne, finishing his Master’s degree at Harvard in between. Much of his research is dedicated to the European integration and democratisation processes of Central and Eastern Europe. Amongst his most acclaimed books are The Other Europe, as well as 1989 as a Political World Event. In 1988, he participated in an interview for a six-hour documentary called The Other Europe. He has worked as an advisor to the former Czech president, Václav Havel, and currently serves as a research professor at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI).

Barbara Jagušák - CE Conference 2022 - Sustainable Fashion Speaker

Michal Šimečka

EU & VISEGRAD 4
SK
Krisztina Maróy - CE Conference 2022 - Sustainable Fashion Speaker

Krisztina Maróy

SUSTAINABLE FASHION
HU
Anna Gielewska - CE Conference 2022 - Media Accountability Speaker

Anna Gielewska

GENETIC ENGINEERING
PL
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Blog

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Our Team

Adriana Svitkova - CE Conference 2022 Director General
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Adriana Svítková

General Director

Anna Romanovska - CE Conference 2022 Panels & Workshops Team
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Anna Romanovská

Head of Panels

Jana Souckova - CE Conference 2022 Panels & Workshops Team
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Jana Součková

Head of Workshops

Jan Hlinka - CE Conference 2022 Relations Team
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Ján Hlinka

Head of Relations

Petr Horky - CE Conference 2022 Event Team
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Petr Horký

Head of Event

Jaroslav Salek - CE Conference 2022 Outreach Team
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Jaroslav Šálek

Head of Outreach

Ema Ruzickova - CE Conference 2022 Marketing Team
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Ema Růžičková

Head of Marketing

Jakub Lala - CE Conference 2022 Operations Team
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Jakub Lála

Head of Operations

Tobias Tarcala - CE Conference 2022 Graphic Designer
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Tobiáš Tarcala

Graphic Designer

Adriana Svitkova - CE Conference 2022 Director General
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Adriana Svítková

General Director

Anna Romanovska - CE Conference 2022 Panels & Workshops Team
Linkedin

Anna Romanovská

Head of Panels

Jana Souckova - CE Conference 2022 Panels & Workshops Team
Linkedin

Jana Součková

Head of Workshops

Jan Hlinka - CE Conference 2022 Relations Team
Linkedin Facebook

Ján Hlinka

Head of Relations

Petr Horky - CE Conference 2022 Event Team
Linkedin

Petr Horký

Head of Event

Jaroslav Salek - CE Conference 2022 Outreach Team
Linkedin

Jaroslav Šálek

Head of Outreach

Ema Ruzickova - CE Conference 2022 Marketing Team
Linkedin

Ema Růžičková

Head of Marketing

Jakub Lala - CE Conference 2022 Operations Team
Linkedin Instagram

Jakub Lála

Head of Operations

Tobias Tarcala - CE Conference 2022 Graphic Designer
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Tobiáš Tarcala

Graphic Designer