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CCNMTL mourns the passing of Václav Havel (1936-2011), former Czech president and artist. Columbia University hosted Havel for a seven-week residency in 2006. CCNMTL, in partnership with the Columbia University Arts Initiative, released the Havel at Columbia site to support his visit to the campus. This multimedia resource contains a wide range of material about Havel's life and art, including a timeline of events, slideshows, a glossary, and archival films.

Havel at Columbia also features video interviews with a range of scholars and friends of Václav Havel, including Lisa Anderson, George Soros, Brad Abrams, and Chris Harwood, who contribute their insights into his legacy as an artist and political leader. Video recordings of the many lectures, performances, and presentations that took place throughout Havel's residency at Columbia are available to view online and downloadable as podcasts.

Related news:
Dec-01-2009: Open Culture Features Havel at Columbia
Dec-08-2006: Havel at Columbia Podcasts Featured on iTunes
Nov-13-2006: CCNMTL's Work on Havel Site Featured on Columbia Home Page
Oct-26-2006: Havel at Columbia Site Released to Support Václav Havel's Residency
Oct-26-2006: Press Release: Havel at Columbia Site Released