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Lecture series on Czech & Slovak Republics (UMN students can get credit)

Shifting Landscapes: Examining the past, present, and future of the Czech & Slovak Republics

The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development in collaboration with the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota, is pleased to announce the fall 2010 lecture series, "Shifting Landscapes: Examining the past, present, and future of the Czech & Slovak Republics."

Students wishing to participate in the lecture series and receive one credit may register for EdPA 5080-990 (call #58546). The lecture series is open to the public, and all members of the community are invited to join.

This lecture and discussion series provides historical, contemporary, and personal perspectives on critical issues in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Moreover, the lecture series is intended to enhance knowledge about the Czech and Slovak Republics and their relationships to other European countries and the United States. Each lecture will be followed by the presentation of a film.

Location: Room 1-149, Carlson School of Management, 321 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN. Parking is available at the 21st Avenue and 19th Avenue ramps.

Time: 9:00 a. m. - 12:00 noon

Dates, speakers and topics:

September 25, 2010: Dr. Gary Cohen, Chair, Department of History, University of Minnesota
"The Unpredictable Birth of a Nation. Not the Story your Grandmother told you."

October 23, 2010: Dr. Winston Chrislock, Professor of History, St. Thomas University
"One Country - Seven Regimes"

November 13, 2010: Kenneth Scoug, Retired High Ranking US Diplomat Assigned to US Embassy in Prague during the "Prague Spring events of 1968: The Human Face that Got Bloodied"

Lecture Series Moderators: Dr. Josef Mestenhauser, Dr. John Moravec, Allyn Johnson (Lecture Series Coordinator)

For further course information, please contact John Moravec at moravec@umn.edu.

sent by: Julie C. Lund, Director of Communications, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

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