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Josef Mestenhauser – Personal Reflections on Events Leading to 1948

      Lecture by Dr. Josef Mestenhauser on his personal reflections on the events in the year 1948 and their consequences as part of the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota’s 2010-2011 lecture series “Shifting landscapes: Examining the past, present, and future of the Czech & Slovak Republics.” This lecture and discussion series provides historical, contemporary, and personal perspectives on...

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Upcoming Lectures

The Czech and Slovak Cultural Center has a fantastic first quarter planned. These lectures are free and open to the public.   The CSCC would love any donations to continue to bring interesting programs to our audience. Below is a list of the upcoming lectures and information about the engagement itself. A couple of weeks prior to an event, a reminder post will be made. Please consider joining us for the following:   Saturday, January...

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The Legacy of Vaclav Havel and CSCC Annual Board Meeting.

Join us on Sunday November 10th for the next lecture in our series entitled ‘ The Legacy of Vaclav Havel’ by Dr. Patrick Dale. The lecture will begin at 1:30pm. Also do feel free to arrive 30 minutes earlier for the CSCC Annual meeting – which will begin at 1:00pm and end before the lecture. LECTURE: ‘The Legacy of Vaclav Havel’ DATE: Sunday, November 10th TIME: 1:30pm LOCATION: CSPS Hall – Sokol...

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Gary B. Cohen to Speak on October 9th.

Should you need it, the street address for Heller Hall is: Heller Hall 271 19th Ave S Minneapolis, MN...

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Lectures: Václav Havel and His Legacy by Dr. Martin Palouš

Please join us for the fourth annual lecture series sponsored by the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota. Václav Havel and His Legacy by Dr. Martin Palouš  When: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. lecture via SKYPE, 11:00 – 12:00 a.m. discussion Where: City Bella, Community Room, 6600 Lyndale Ave South, Richfield, MN It is not often that a small nation – or even a big power – gives to the world a person who...

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Lectures: Dynamics and Complexities of Transition to Democracy

Please join us for the fourth annual lecture series sponsored by the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota Dynamics and Complexities of Transition to Democracy  By Dr. Jiří Pehe The transition from authoritarianism to democracy occurred in four, mutually intertwined areas: the creation of institutions and procedures of the political democracy; the introduction of a market economy; the building of the rule of law; and the creation...

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