Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) together with Embassy of Israel in Vilnius invited to the public lecture by prof. Shlomo Avineri “The Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy”.
Shlomo Avineri is Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He served as Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the government of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. He is currently Recurring Visiting Professor at the Central European University in Budapest. He has been recently elected to the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences in Krakow.
In 1996 he received the Israel Prize, the country's highest civilian decoration.