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Join Our Center!

Join Our Center!

It is time to join us as a new member of the CSCC! Thank you for your continued support of Czech and Slovak cultural and educational programming in Minnesota! Click here for membership registration or renewal

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April 10 LECTURE: Michal Hvorecký’s Dunaj v Amerike (Danube in America)

April 10 LECTURE: Michal Hvorecký’s Dunaj v Amerike (Danube in America)

Michal Hvorecký, one of the most successful and most translated modern Slovak authors, is visiting Twin Cities! This Friday, April 10th, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop (on the East Bank of University of Minnesota Minneapolis campus). Event will be followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. at nearby restaurant, the Loring Pasta Bar. http://ias.umn.edu/2015/04/10/danube/ Parking and...

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Politics of Nationalism and Violence Challenging Europe

Politics of Nationalism and Violence Challenging Europe

Sunday, May 17, 2014 —  Political science PhD student Matthias Falter will lead discussion of nationalism, violence, and the far right in Central Europe.

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Lecture: ‘Art and Life in Modernist Prague: Karel Čapek and his Generation, 1911-1938’

Lecture:  ‘Art and Life in Modernist Prague: Karel Čapek and his Generation, 1911-1938’

Tuesday, April 8th at 7:00pm — Dr. Thomas Ort — In most histories of Europe before the First World War, modern life in Habsburg Mitteleuropa takes on a decidedly gloomy cast. Centering on Vienna in the twilight years of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, such accounts describe the failure of rationalism and the rise of a dangerous politics of fantasy. This book tells a different story, highlighting a generation of Czech writers and...

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Czech Citizenship

Czech Citizenship

                February 11, 2014 — The Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota, and SOKOL MN Cordially invite you to a presentation regarding the new national law on Czech Citizenship     When: the Skype session will take place on  February 19th,  2014 at 7 p.m. Where:  CSPS Hall, 383 Michigan Street, St. Paul, MN   Important...

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Slovakia and its Environment

Slovakia and its Environment

February 9, 2014, 2PM — A lecture by Daren Carlson: Slovakia and its Environment.               An overview of Slovakia’s natural community, highlighting the plant and animal species.  Mr. Carlson will also provide information about the state of the environment and describe how Slovak’s use and enjoy the environment.   About the Speaker:  Daren Carlson is a scientist at the Minnesota Department...

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