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Panel discussion:

The Weimar Constitution. A Century Full of Questions.

Recommended admission fee 30 CZK

 

A debate on the legislative, political and historical significance of the Weimar Constitution (1919–33), which is considered one of the most democratic documents of its kind.

Panellists:

Daniel Kroupa
political scientist, philosopher, politician, signatory of Charter 77, currently lecturer at J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí n. L.

Josef Baxa
judge, deputy minister of justice (1998-2002), chairman of the Supreme Administrative Court between 2003 and 2018

Petra Ernstberger
politician, SPD

Radoslav Procházka
lawyer, university lecturer, presidential candidate in the 2010 elections in Slovakia

Moderator:

Tomáš Němeček
lawyer and journalist (Respekt, Hospodářské noviny, Lidové noviny – Orientace supplement)

The panel discussion is a part of the re:bauhaus festival organised on the occasion of the Bauhaus school’s 100th anniversary.

re:bauhaus – modern emancipation, education, exchange – is a transnational festival exploring the origins of Functionalism and Bauhaus in Central Europe, the political and societal conditions that gave rise to the movements, and how these are perceived today. The festival is a joint initiative of Goethe-Institut in cooperation with bauhaus reuse, curatorial collaborative, National Gallery in Prague, PLATO Ostrava and zukunftsgeraeusche. Supporters include the Czech-German Future Fund, German Federal Agency for Civic Education, Federal Foundation of Baukultur, Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the city of Ostrava.