The Czech and Slovak 20th Century in Retrospect:
1968 - 1980: Prague Spring, Normalization, and Charter 77
A Conference at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (7-8 March 2008)
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The NCSML is hosting the 4th Czech and Slovak History and Culture conference March 7-8, 2008. This conference is the forth in a five-part series entitled The 20th Century in Retrospect.
This conference is subtitled 1968 - 1980: Prague Spring, Normalization, and Charter 77. The conference takes a closer look at the twelve volatile years in Czechoslovakia from 1968 - 1980. Socialism with a human face...Alexander Dubček and the Prague Spring...Warsaw Pact invasion...Normalization...the anticommunist movement that culminated in Charter 77, these topics and more will be examined by top scholars and through first-hand accounts.
We encourage you to pass this e-mail on to your colleagues and students (students can register for FREE!) and others you think would be interested in attending this unique event. The NCSML's Czech and Slovak History and Culture Conferences are among the best-received small conferences addressing Czech and Slovak issues.
Specific information pertaining to the conference is available at this link. If you have questions, contact Janet Stoffer at Jan@NCSML.org or 319-362-8500. For up-to-date information, consult the museum web site, www.NCSML.org.