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

Exkluzívny film: ‘Spýtaj sa vašich 68’

On this 52nd anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, we encourage you to take a minute to watch (and share) this firsthand account in the form of a film: Spýtaj sa vašich 68. View the trailer

Webinar–“Slovakia: New Government, New Challenges”

Our colleagues at Friends of Slovakia partnered with the German Marshall Fund of the United States on April 28, 2020 to present this special webinar event which can be viewed below. Discussants: Dr. Kevin Deegan Krause, Associate Professor of Political Science, Wayne State University, Michigan Pavol Demeš, Senior Non-Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States Dr. Grigorij Mesežnikov, President, Institute for Public Affairs, Bratislava Moderator: Jonathan Katz, Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States  “Slovakia has woken up.” “Seismic anger…” “March of the inexperienced.” These were some of the headlines in the… Read More