Remembering 31 Years since the Collapse of Communism in Czechoslovakia
Celebrating 102 years since Czechoslovak Independence in 1918!
by Bill Tarkulich Presented by the Slovak American Society of Washington, DC (SASW) Saturday, October 24th, 2:00 PM (EST) This presentation provides a broad overview of the events that precipitated the attack, the battle itself, and its impact on the future of the country’s villages and people. The battle involved 1,350 tanks and 139,000 casualties, earning the site the name “The Valley of Death.” Yet here in the United States, it remains one of the least-known battles of the war. To register in advance for this Zoom webinar, please visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N5mCrw6URyCHmkwf5CdQ4A After registering,… Read More
Slovak-Themed Panels at Annual SSA Meeting This year’s annual Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Convention promises to deliver a wealth of research findings from across the globe as a variety of scholars will present from their own time zones via Zoom! Download (see below) a list of the Slovak-related panels to be presented online (not in person!) at the 2020 ASEEES Convention: Nov. 5-8 and Nov. 14-15. All times listed are EST. Please note that the annual Slovak Studies Association meeting will be held on Friday, Nov. 6… Read More
Read the interview with Peter Petro, who translated the Rivers of Babylon trilogy into English. Petro studied at Comenius University in Bratislava before moving to Canada and continuing his studies at the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Ph.D in Comparative Literature). He teaches Russian and Slavic literature at the University of British Columbia and holds the Chair of Modern European Studies. The Association of the Slovak Writers’ Organisations awards the P. O. Hviezdoslav Prize each year to a translator of Slovak literature into a foreign language…. Read More
The current edition of the Slovak news magazine Týždeň focuses on Zuzana Čaputová’s first year as President of Slovakia.
By: Alexander Duleba (ed.) This publication is an outcome of the research project entitled “EU-UkraineAssociation Agreement and the Slovak-Ukrainian Cross-Border Cooperation:Implications and Opportunities” implemented by the Institute of Political Science atthe Faculty of Arts of the University of Prešov.