August 29th, 2014
Origin, myths and influences of anti-Semitism in the world at the University of Palermo
The fourth talk on “Origin, myths and influences of anti-Semitism in the world” was held, this time at the University of Palermo.This activity is part of the project ''Combating Anti-Semitism and Promotion of Religious Tolerance in South America'' and the talks are given by the historian Ricardo López Göttig.
August 28th, 2014
The initiative Constitutional Consensus in Cuba
The Constitutional Consensus in Cuba promotes fundamental changes which are driven by and from the project to provide the country with a rule of law and a democratic constitution. The conference, organized by CADAL, was attended by Leonardo Calvo Cárdenas (Arco Progresista de Cuba), Fernando Palacio Mogar (Partido Liberal Nacional Cubano) and Ricardo M. Rojas, author of the book “Elementos de teoría constitucional y una propuesta para Cuba”.
August 27th, 2014
Cuba and the challenges of transition
The Cuban democratic activists Leonardo Calvo Cárdenas (Arco Progresista) and Fernando Palacio Mogar (Partido Liberal Nacional) participated in the meeting, which was held in the Municipality of Vicente Lopez.
August 23th, 2014
International Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarianism
With Rubén Chababo, Leonardo Clavo Cárdenas, Fernando Palacio Mogar, Sybil Rhodes, Guillermo Yanco and Daniel Muchnik as guest speakers, the 2014 edition of the Conference on the International Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarianism was held at the University of CEMA.
August 21th, 2014
Anti-Semitism on Internet and freedom of expression
As several reports has warned, Internet has become the space where anti-Semitic expressions have most increased. Besides the use of social networks and publishing content on websites, discussion forums of media are used as platform for this kind of intolerant expressions. To discuss this issue, CADAL invited Ariel Seidler, Director of Observatorio Web Sergio Widder, Director for Latin America of the Simón Wiesenthal Center; and Sergio Danishewsky, Pro editor of the newspaper Clarín.
August 14th, 2014
The Soviet anti-Semitism
As part of the seminar “History of anti- Semitism”, historian Ricardo López Göttig held the fifth class, this time on“The Soviet anti-Semitism”. Among other issues, the intolerance of the Soviet Union, the persecution of the “stateless cosmopolitans” and the Soviet attempts to “move” the Jewish population in the USSR to Birobidzhan, were analyzed.
July 31th, 2014
The genocides of the 20th century and the Holocaust
As part of the seminar “History of anti- Semitism”, the historian Ricardo López Göttig held the fourth class, this time on“The genocides of the 20th century and the Holocaust”. Among the analyzed genocides were: Stalinism, the famine in China during Mao, Pol Pot in Cambodia and the conflict between Tutsis and Hutus in Rwanda and concluded with an in-depth analysis of Nazism and the Holocaust.
June 2th, 2014
Is there socially inclusive development without democracy?
Together with other organizations in the region, CADAL organized an alternative forum to the Assembly of the OAS in Asuncion, Paraguay, with speakers from Paraguay, Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela. The meeting took place in a downtown hotel and following topics were discussed: “Deficit of democracy in Latin America. Which is the role of the OAS?”; “Youth people demand democracy and development for Cuba and Venezuela” and “The Inter American system in protection of the Human Rights”.
May 30th, 2014
Current problems of Cuban society and the repression of dissident activities
With the participation of three democracy activists from Cuba, the writer Frank Correa, the lawyer Veizant Boloy González and the psychologist Kirenia Yalit Núñez Pérez, a conference on the current situation in Cuba and the peaceful work of the civic movement on the island was held in CADAL’s office. The meeting started with the presentation of the 5th edition of Diálogo Latino Cubano which is dedicated to the “Memoirs of the Alternative Forum to the CELAC Summit in Havana”, by Gabriel Salvia.
May 29th, 2014
Anti-Semitic Argentinian authors and their cultural and political influence
In the third class of the seminar “History of Anti- Semitism”, historian Ricardo López Göttig analyzed the authors Julio Meinvielle, Hugo Wast y Walter Beveraggi Allende.
May 15th, 2014
Theories of the Jewish world conspiracy
About the topic of the second class of the seminar «History of the anti- Semitism» there is a publication available by Dr. López Göttig. You can access the publication by clicking here
May 5th, 2014
Zoé Valdés: Literature and Politics
Zoé Valdés, writer, filmmaker, painter, journalist and editor, gave a presentation on the strong nexus between literature and politics, its role in the democratization process and the current situation and possible future scenarios in Cuba.
April 24th, 2014
Anti-Semitism: Beginning of informative briefings at universities
As part of the project ''Combating Anti-Semitism and Promotion of Religious Tolerance in South America,'' that Puente Democratico Program of CADAL implements with support from the Pan-American Development Foundation (PADF), the first briefing was given in universities of Argentina on “Origin, myths and influences of anti-Semitism in the world."
April 24th, 2014
Anti-Semitism in the European modernity
Under the topic “History of the anti-Semitism” the first class about “Anti-Semitism in the European modernity” was held. The seminar aims to further explore the kinds of stereotypes and myths which characterize a particular hatred as anti- Semitism and investigate why these lies still remain despite the efforts to combat them.
December 18th, 2013
Tribute to Václav Havel
At the second anniversary of the death of Václav Havel, Instituto Vaclav Havel from CADAL’s Puente Democratico Program organized at Centro Cultural Recoleta a tribute to former Czech President projecting the documentary “The power of the powerless”, about the inspiring story of Velvet Revolution of 1989.
November 9th, 2013
Good Bye Lenin Program
Coinciding with the 24 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall, at the University of CEMA, the Institute Václav Havel organized a new edition of the program Good Bye Lenin. On this occasion, it was offered three classes conducted by the historian Ricardo López Göttig: the construction of socialism in Europe, Soviet expansion in the post-war period and the collapse of the real socialism; and finally the Professor Fernando Ruiz analysed the communication of dissent in dictatorships.
October 4th, 2013
Venezuela, a neo-dictatorship with democratic facade?
With the participation of María Corina Machado (Independent Deputy, Miranda), Freddy Guevara (Member of Metropolitan Chamber of Caracas), Tomás Guanipa (Deputy Primero Justicia, Zulia), and Leomagno Flores (Deputy Acción Democrática, Tachira) as guest speakers, CADAL organized a conference at its headquarters to analyze the political situation of Venezuela.
September 20th, 2013
Presentation of Diálogo Latino Cubano
With the participation of historian and political scientist Fernando Pedrosa and the Literature Teacher Rubén Chababo, two of the authors who collaborated in the edition number 2 of Diálogo Latino Cubano, the publication was presented in the headquarters of CADAL. The meeting started with a message in video from Manuel Cuesta Morua, historian, political scientist and essayist, spokesman of Partido Arco Progresista de Cuba (social democrat, he participates as invited figure of the Socialist International) and coordinator of Concertación Nuevo País. He has written several essays and handouts, which are published in many Cuban and foreign magazines, besides of participating in national and international events.
August 23th, 2013
International Day in remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarianism
With the participation of political scientist Claudio Fantini, historian Ricardo López Göttig and journalist Daniel Muchnik, the Institute Vaclav Havel of CADAL organized at the Universidad del CEMA the Conference on the International Day in Remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarianism. This activity was sponsored by Club Político Argentino, Obvervatorio Hannah Arendt and the Czech Humanitarian Organization People in Need.
July 22th, 2013
Tribute to Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas
To remember the first anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas, promoter of the Varela Project in Cuba and recipient of the Sajarov Award to Human Rights by the European Parliament, the Institute Václav Havel of CADAL, organized in the Legislature of the City of Buenos Aires a conference to honor him. The activity was sponsored by the Institute Lech Walesa (Poland), People in Need (Czech Republic), Christian Democrat International Center (Sweden), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany) and Latin American Network for Democracy in Cuba.