Human Dignity Conference 2/3

Call Number
203-13-1:169/1

General information

Part of series
HU OSA 203-13-1 Records of Central European University: External Relations Office: Audio-visual Recordings
Located at
VHS PAL #169 / No. 1
Digital ver. identifier
HU_OSA_00007306
Original Title
2/3
Level
Folder
Primary Type
Moving image
Language
English, Hungarian
Date of production
2000-06-24
Date
2000
Duration
3 hours 55 min.

Content

Form/Genre
Raw material
Contents Summary
Continuation of the international conference "On Human Dignity" in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The recording starts with Prof. Shlomo Avineri, an Israeli political scientist and Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU. It continues with Veena Das, Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University, economist János Kornai, Prof. Avishai Margalit (Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton), Aryeh Neier (President of the Open Society Institute), Prof. Thomas Scanlon and Arch-abbot Asztrik Várszegi of Pannonhalma. Last to deliver a speech on human dignity is Cornelio Sommaruga (lawyer, diplomat and former President of the International Committee of the Red Cross). President Árpád Göncz closes the conference. This recording contains the moderator’s introductory words about the guests of the conference as well as the Q&A sessions.