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Concert: The Smetana Trio from Prague, Al Teatro Ristorante at Thalia Hall, March 25

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Penn-in-Prague, Czech Republic

Penn-in-Prague, Czech Republic

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Explore Central Europe this summer and gain insight into the unique history and contemporary perspectives of the region.

All courses in this 6-week intensive program offer University of Pennsylvania credits, and the non-language courses are taught in English. The program includes group excursions to cultural sites. Students live in program-arranged housing in Prague.

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Prague Summer Schools, Center for Public Policy (Centrum pro veřejnou politiku – CPVP), Application Deadline April 29

The Prague’s Centre for Public Policy (Centrum pro verejnou politiku – CPVP) is pleased to announce the forthcoming Prague Summer Schools 2011 on the following topics:

  1. European Summer Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels
  2. Summer School on Crime, Law and Psychology
  3. Summer School on Cultural Dimensions of Politics in Europe
  4. Summer School on „China: a World Superpower – Myth or Reality?“

Where? Summer Schools will take place in Prague, Czech Republic

When? July 2-9, 2011

Why? The Prague Summer Schools are delivered as seven-day academic programs designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to enjoy their summer holidays in the unique academic and cultural environment.

We invite you to visit our new website www.praguesummerschools.org to discover the details about the upcoming events. The website contains a brief description about each program, admission deadlines and on-line application. It will also direct you to the separate website of the summer school of your interest for the detailed information on academic content, guidelines to application process, practicalities, photos and alumni feedback.

We also suggest students to submit their applications to Prague Summer Schools by Early Bird Application Deadline of April 29, 2011. The Final Deadline is May 13, 2011.

Should you have any questions regarding the Prague Summer Schools or application process, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Prague Summer Schools
Center for Public Policy
Vyjezdova 510
190 11   Prague 9
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 737 679 605
E-mail: info@praguesummerschools.org

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“The Battle For Prague: The Export of Soviet Culture and Its Reception in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1948,” Rachel Applebaum, Tuesday January 25, 4:30pm

This is a reminder that the next meeting of the Modern Europe workshop is Tuesday January 25 at 5 pm in the John Hope Franklin room (SS 224).  We will be discussing a chapter from Rachel Appelbaum’s dissertation: “The Battle For Prague: The Export of Soviet Culture and Its Reception in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1948.”  This is the first chapter in Rachel’s dissertation, “Friendship of the Peoples: Soviet-Czechoslovak Social and Cultural Relations From the Battle for Prague to the Prague Spring, 1945-1969.”  The paper, as well as an appendix of images of the art exhibit discussed in the paper, is already posted under Current Paper on Chalk.  If you do not have access to Chalk, please e-mail me and I will forward you a copy.

As usual, refreshments will begin 15 minutes prior at 4:45 pm.

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Prague: Opening of an Original Exhibition, Trip to the New World 1902-1903, October 27

Opening of an original photo exhibition Trip to the New World 1902-1903 on the occasion of the Czech National Holiday at the Consulate General of the Czech Republic.

When: Wednesday, October 27
Time: TBD
Where: Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1680

The event is held under the auspices of Ambassador Dana Hunátová, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, presented in cooperation with the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International.

For more information please contact the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago at (312) 861-1037 ext.100

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