The Isaiah Berlin Day in Riga 2017
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2013-07-26In 2013 the Soros Foundation–Latvia and Isaiah Berlin Association organised postcard design competition “I am Isaiah Berlin and I Come from Riga” to mark the day of Isaiah Berlin, philosopher and historian of ideas, in Riga on 9 October 2013. Young artists, design professionals and other creative enthusiasts were invited to participate. The comp... Read more
2012-06-06In 2012 the programme of the Isaiah Berlin Day in Riga included expert discussion about demographic situation in the Baltic states, BBC documentary about the early life and times of Isaiah Berlin „The Making of A Hedgehog”. The central part of the event was the Isaiah Berlin Memorial Lecture delivered by author, academic, broadcaster and Isaiah ... Read more
2011-06-06The 102th birthday of Sir Isaiah Berlin was celebrated by a range of events. The Isaiah Berlin Day was opened by a talk of British author and editor of the writings of Isaiah Berlin Dr Henry Hardy about Berlin’s connection with Riga. A traditional expert discussion was dedicated to the topic “History and Memory”. The Third Isaiah Berlin Memorial... Read more
2010-06-07The Second annual Isaiah Berlin Riga Memorial Lecture was given by Anne Applebaum on Monday, June 7th 2010, in the Mazā Ģilde, Riga. Her subject was: “The New Authoritarianism”. Besides that the Isaiah Berlin Day in Riga included an Oxford-style public debate on the motion: “We should be ready to sacrifice some of our freedoms in the fight agai... Read more