Jiří Silný

He studied theology in Prague and Berlin, worked as a clergyman of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church and as a worker of the Czech Ecumenical Council of Churches. He worked as a translator, publicist and educator. He founded and led for twenty years the NGO Ecumenical Academy. His NGO participated in a number of campaigns and projects (Jubilee 2000, Fair Trade, Social Watch, etc.). It deals with issues of equality, solidarity, economy and post-capitalist alternatives. He currently works as a project coordinator for the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation in Prague.

(November 2020)