Tag: Czech Republic

Normal Autistic Film

Children with autism don’t suffer from an incurable disease. They suffer because they are neurodiverse in a world set up for neurotypicals. With that perspective, Miroslav Janek embarks on a series of live meetings with a number of children and...

/ October 26, 2017

Concert: From Dvorak to Piazzolla

Concert of excepcional Czech violoncellist Petr Nouzovský and top Czech accordionist Ladislav Horák presenting pieces for violoncello and accordion by Czech contemporary pieces as well as works of Antonín Dvořák together with Pizzolla’s tangos. Program: Karel Pexidr: Quodlibet for Accordion...

/ October 16, 2017

Gender Equality in Law: Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism

Gender Equality in Law: Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism A Talk and Book Presentation by Barbara Havelkova, PhD Bohemian National Hall 321 E 73 Str, 3rd Floor New York City RSVP: newyork@svu2000.org Gender equality law in Czechia, as in...

/ September 13, 2017

The Czech Republic and the United Nations

A presentation and a panel discussion Moderated by Jiří Ellinger, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN. Meet diplomats of the Czech Mission to the UN and find out what keeps them busy, worries them and makes...

/ May 17, 2017

The Unbearable Weight of Paternity in Kundera’s Fiction

A talk by Christopher Harwood.

/ February 22, 2017

Too Loud A Solitude

Filmmmaker Genevieve Anderson will show a preview of her in progress animated narrative feature film. With puppets, animation and Paul Giamatti’s voice, Anderson creates a visually stunning dramatic film adapted from the beloved Czech novella. This award winning artist and short...

/ December 1, 2016

Celebrating Dvorak and His Circle

Antonin Dvorak’s 175th Anniversary festivities continue with an all-Czech lecture-performance of works by Bedrich Smetana, Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek and Josef Suk featuring the violin-piano ensemble G-sharp Duo, with Emilie-Anne Gendron on violin and Yelena Grinberg on piano. Dr. Grinberg...

/ October 23, 2016

The Czechoslovak Exile Community After February 1948

Political scientist and historian Martin Nekola will discuss anti-communist exile in the first decade of the Cold War: its leaders, organizations and intellectual centers in the USA and Western Europe, including the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU) and...

/ October 11, 2016
Jiri Pehe with Vaclav Havel

The man who left the castle to get out of the kitchen: an interview with Jiri Pehe

On literature and political reality with Václav Havel's chief political advisor.

/ September 19, 2016

Havel at 80: Reflections on his Thoughts and Legacies

From the Harriman Institute: One of the most important political thinkers of Central Europe, Vaclav Havel was the former President of the Czech Republic whose dissections of Communist rule as a playwright helped topple communism in Czechoslovakia in 1989. Joined...

/ March 9, 2016