Dehumanizing the Other
A conference at the CEU with the participation of John O'Sullivan, president of the Danube Institute.
Dehumanizing the Other:
How to Respond to Islamophobic, Anti-Semitic, Anti-Roma and
Conference hosted by
Central European University, Department of History, Budapest, Hungary
Rafto Foundation for Human Rights, Bergen, Norway
June 4, Monday, CEU, Auditorium, Nador street 15, ground floor
17:00 Welcoming Remarks
17:15 Opening Keynote
Kenan Malik (British writer, lecturer and broadcaster)
Chair: Peter Molnar (Rafto Laureate, CEU, Radio Tilos)
19:00 Short performance of the “Hate Speech” Monologues
June 5, Tuesday, CEU, Oktober Hall, Oktober 6th street 7, ground floor
10:30 Dehumanizing the Other in Historical Perspectives - I
Chair: Istvan Rev (Director, OSA, Professor at CEU Department of History)
12:15 “Hate Speech” against Civil Society Organizations
15:00 Remapping Hate Speech: Has Central and/or Eastern Europe
Caught up with Western Europe?
Chair: Martin Kahanec (Dean SPP, CEU)
(17:30 Janos Kis, Rethinking Open Society lecture - Participants can attend this closely connected lecture although it is not part of the conference.)
June 6, Wednesday, CEU, Oktober Hall, Oktober 6th street 7, ground floor
10:30 How Dangerous is Dehumanizing Speech?
12:15 Dehumanizing the Other in Historical Perspectives - II
Chair: Balazs Trencsényi (Head of Department of History, CEU)
15:00 No Limits for Dehumanizing Speech?
Chair: Krisztina Bombera (News anchor for ATV)
18:00 Closing Discussion in Aurora (civil society space)
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