Czech-Israel Workshop 2022 - “Law between State and History”

06. 05. 2022

On behalf of the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences Prof. Eva Zažímalová, we would like to inform you about the Czech-Israeli biennial workshop, for which this year the theme of "Law between State and History" has been chosen.  The workshop is organized in cooperation with the Israel Academy of Science and Humanities (IASH) and will take place on 25 and 26 May 2022 at Villa Lanna, V Sadech 1/1, 160 00 Prague 6.

The central theme of this interdisciplinary conference will be transformation. Speakers from various social science disciplines will discuss the various forms of transformation of society, the role of nation-states and the crisis of ideas on which the idea of liberal democracy is based.

The Israeli delegation includes among the others the former IASH President Prof. Nili Cohen or the former Israeli Minister of Justice Prof. Daniel Friedmann, from the Czech side, for example, the former Czech Ambassador to France Prof. Petr Drulák. A detailed description of the programme and the content of the presentations and speakers can be found here.


Wednesday 25 May
10:00 – 12:00 Session 1: Thinking Through Transition(s)
12:00 – 13:00 lunch (in the form of buffet)

Thursday 26 May
09:30 – 12:00 Session 2: Is the Nation-State Still a Thing?
12:00 – 13:00 lunch (in the form of buffet)
13:30 – 16:00 Session 3: The End of History: On the Exhaustion of Political Ideas

If you are interested, please register at the links below:

We would be very happy if you could find time for this event.

The capacity of the event is limited for each session to approximately 30 people.

Registration will be closed on Friday, May 20 or when the maximum capacity is reached.

If you have any questions, please contact RNDr. Zdeněk Kresl (email:; phone: +420 221 403 299)

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