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Europe Day 2021

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On the initiative of the EU member states’ Consuls General in Chicago in cooperation with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and on the occasion of Europe Day 2021, a panel of experts examines how the EU-US relationship can respond to… more ►

The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch: Conversation with K. Tučková & V. Firkusny

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A virtual converstaion with the writer Kateřina Tučková and the translator Véronique Firkusny will take place on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 2 pm. The University of Chicago, in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in… more ►

Ninety years ago a Czech native became the Mayor of Chicago

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Anton Cermak, a native of Kladno, Czech Republic, became the first mayor of Chicago on April 7, 1931, who was not born in the United States and was not of Anglo-Saxon descent. more ►

The Vasulka Effect

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Between March 5th and April 1st the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago will virtually present a Czech-Icelandic documentary called "The Vašulka Effect" directed by H. Gunnarsdottir (2020) as a part of the Film Center from Your Sofa. more ►

Peter Sís "Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued" webinar

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The University of Chicago in collaboration with the Consulate general of the Czech Republic in Chicago would like to invite you to a webinar CEERES of Voices : Peter Sís - Nicky & Vera, which will take place on February 23 at 6 pm. more ►

New project Czech.global

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We would like to introduce a new project called Czech.global – www.czech.global. more ►

Minister Petříček awarded the Medal of Merit for Diplomacy 2020

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček awarded the medal "Of Merits in Diplomacy" for 2020 to important personalities from all over the world. Three laureates of this award are from the United States: Mr. Edward Joseph Dellin, Mr. George… more ►

New CAC calendar of Czech - American events

Czechoslovak American Congress has issued the newest calendar of events. more ►

Minister Petříček held talks in Pilsen with US Secretary of State Pompeo

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Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček met on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who kicked off his Central European trip in the Czech Republic. The heads of Czech and American diplomacy toured the Patton… more ►

105th Anniversary of the SS Eastland shipwreck

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On July 24, Czech-Americans in Chicago commemorate the 105th anniversary of one of the largest shipwrecks in history, which significantly affected the local Czech community. more ►