Musical & Social Events

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

  • Speakers: 
    • Laurie Zoloth, Chair at Northwestern University
    • 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 
  • 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 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

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

Restricted space: registration to be announced 

  • 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