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Creating an Electronic Register of Collections of Cultural Opposition

politologů: Praha-Suchdol, 5.– 6. 9. 2003. Praha: Česká společnost pro politické vědy, 2003, s. 261–270. ISBN 80-902176-3-X. BOLTON, Jonathan. Světy disentu: Charta 77, Plastic People of the Universe a česká kultura za komunismu. Praha: Academia, 2015. ISBN 978-80-200-2462-6. COURAGE. Courage – connecting collections [online]. 2017 [cit. 6. 12. 2017]. Dostupné z: http://cultural-opposition.eu/ . COURAGE. Courage – Connecting Collections [online]. 2017 [cit. 6. 12. 2017]. Dostupné z: https://www.facebook.com/courage-collections.en . COURAGE

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Cultural Opposition: Concepts and Approaches

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This article describes the concepts and approaches to Cultural Opposition used by the COURAGE project (funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 programme). It examines how can the legacy of Cultural Opposition be analyzed from the perspective of the cultural heritage and collections and what are the promises of the Cultural Opposition term for the emergence of new possibilities in the historiography of the Communist Era. This article argues that the use of cultural heritage of the socialist Cultural Opposition is strongly linked to the history and trajectory of the Cultural Opposition collections, and that the analysis of the collections story offers a clearer understanding of the post-communist transformation from a different point of view.

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Collections of the National Museum Related to Cultural Opposition

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Collections devoted to culture form an important part of the National Museum collections. Especially those of the Czechoslovak Documentation Centre which were given to the National Museum by Vilém Prečan in 2003 are devoted to the Cultural and Political Opposition. These collections include a wide range of personal collections (Václav Havel, Milan Šimečka, Jiřina Šiklová, Ivan Medek and others). Institutional collections, such as Radio Free Europe, the Charter 77 Foundation or the Czechoslovak Documentation Centre own collections, are also important. The collections show how important cooperation between the dissent and exile culture was, especially during the period of so-called normalization and illustrate their interconnection at the same time.

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Czechoslovak Reality 1969–1989

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The paper puts the topic of Cultural Opposition into the historical and social context of the long twenty-year period of 1969–1989 normalization. It is devoted to the changes of the regime, the international embedding of Husák’s Czechoslovakia, the repression since the mid-1970s as well as the economic problems of the state, especially in the 1980s. Attention is paid to opposition activities and the underground movement.

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How to Respond to Conflicts Over Value Pluralism?

Netherlands]. Den Haag: Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau. Bijl Rob Boelhouwer Jeroen Pommer Evert Sonck Nathalie eds 2013 De sociale staat van Nederland 2013 The Social State of the Netherlands Den Haag Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau Bovens, Mark, Paul Dekker, and Will Tiemeijer, eds. 2014. Gescheiden werelden? Een verkenning van sociaal-culturele tegenstellingen in Nederland . [Separated worlds? An exploration of socio-cultural oppositions in the Netherlands]. Den Haag: Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau/Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het

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