Article/Book Chapter Prize Announcement

At its annual meeting during the 2021 ASEEES conference, the Slovak Studies Association will award a modest financial prize for the best article or book chapter about Slovakia in the humanities and social sciences published in 2018 or later.  All submissions must be in English, but they can be published anywhere in the world.  The publication’s author or authors are to be members in good standing of the SSA (to join, contact secretary-treasurer Carol Skalnik Leff, leffc@illinois.edu or visit our website Membership Page. First year membership is free.) The deadline for e-receipt of… Read More

Member Spotlight: Interview with Denisa Nešťáková

As a means of highlighting the recent publications and scholarly work of current members, the SSA will post ‘Member Spotlight’ interviews at regular intervals. Interested in sharing your current work? Please email us at slovakstudies@gmail.com. DENISA NEŠŤÁKOVÁ Denisa is a Research Associate at the Herder Institute in Marburg, Germany and a History faculty member at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia  Her work focuses on gender issues relating to Czech and Slovak history Email: denisa.nestakova@gmail.com  When/how did you first develop an interest in Slovak or Slovak-area studies?  As a Slovak and a historian… Read More