Musical & Social Events

IALMH General Meeting, Sunday, July 9th at 9:30am in the Faculty of Law of Charles University 

Round Table Discussion in the afternoon of Sunday, July 9th: Theory and Practice in Bioethics: The Failure of Philosophy? 

  • Speakers: 
    • Dennis Cooley, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at North Dakota State University and Director of the Northern Plains Ethics Institute
    • Pawel Łuków, Professor of Ethics and Philosophy at the University of Warsaw and Director of the Center for Bioethics and Biolaw 
    • Jeffrey Bishop, Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University
  • Moderator: 
    • Reinier Munk, Professor of History of Modern Philosophy and Modern Jewish Philosophy at Vrije University Amsterdam

Inaugural Reception in the ancient chambers of Charles University in the evening of Sunday, July 9th

A symphonic concert will be held, in the tradition of the St. Stephan’s Cathedral in Vienna, at the renowned Rudolfinum on Tuesday July 11th, 2017. The Czech National Symphony Orchestra will be performing, conducted by Mr Jan Chalupecky. Details about this distinguished group of 48 performers can be found here and more information about Mr. Chapupecky can be found here. The Program is as follows: 

  • Pavel Josef Vejvanovský: Serenade in C for Strings and Continuo
  • Bedřich Smetana: Skočná from the “Bartered Bride”
  • Jan Václav Hugo Voříšek: Symphony in D major
  • W.A. Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, Overture

Reception with horderves and cocktails at 6:00pm on Wednesday, July 12th

Lecture and Concert at the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue on Wednesday, July 12th

Restricted space to 300 – No spaces available. 

  • Part I – Lecture
    • Law and Injustice: from Franz Kavka to Hans Kelsen 
      • Moderator: Laurie Zoloth, Chair at Northwestern University
      • Commentator: David Novak, Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto
      • Main Speaker: Jan Kuklík, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Charles University 
  • Part II – Concert
    • Cello and Piano Prague Virtuosos 
      • Dominika Weiss Hošková – Cello
      • Jiri Hosek – Cello, Piano 

River Boat Cruise on Thursday, July 13th

  • Lunch with light music 

Farewell Reception in the Ancient Chambers of Charles University on Friday, July 14th