What happened

Dark February

We look at the phenomenon of stereotyping as one kind of deeply ingrained and unexamined pattern of thinking. Stereotypes work with our memory and with the legacy of simple categories – not just accepted but also rejected categories. Stereotypes are a catalyst for mass manipulation. The following speakers accepted our invitation: Petr Pithart, Tomáš Halík, …

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Drumming for Bubny

Správa Železnic, the state-run company responsible for administering the country’s railway network, is preparing work on the historical tracks. Things are finally in motion, and so we hope that next year’s drumming will join the noise of heavy machinery and mixers. The Memorial of Silence has entered into a dialogue with urban planners working on …

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The exhibition The New World Order came to a close on 28. 8. 2022

Although the exhibition’s outline was drafted long before Russia invaded Ukraine with tanks, planes, and many theories about why Ukrainians have no right to their own borders, the parallels with the ideologies of war and propaganda that lead to excuses for killing civilians are quite clear on their own. Many visitors have asked where the …

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