NO! The Ousting of Pinochet

Seminar at the Nordic House, 10 September from 4 to 6 PM and a film screening
at 8 PM at Bio Paradis

The Nordic House, the Reykjavik International Literary Festival, the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland and Bio Paradis jointly present a program focusing on General Pinochet’s coup in Chile and his subsequent ousting with a seminar on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 from 4 to 6 PM at the Nordic House in Reykjavik. The guest of honour will be the Chilean author Mr. Antonio Skármeta.

Speakers at the seminar in the Nordic house:

  • Antonio Skármeta, author from Chile
  • Martin Wilkens, employee at the Swedish embassy in Santiago de Chile in 1973
  • Madeleine Ströje Wilkens, Swedish Ambassador in Chile 1992-1997

The seminar will be moderated by Sigurdur Olafsson, a political scientist who has done research on the Chilean democratization process.

The seminar is followed by a reception with light refreshments from Chile in the Nordic House.

Guests are invited to attend a screening of the Chilean movie NO at Bio Paradis at 8 PM the same day.

The event is supported by  Icelandair and The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland.