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Martin Nekola: Czech and Slovak New York, 1848-2018

talk 15 October, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]


Martin Nekola, curator of the exhibition "Czech and Slovak New York, 1848-2018," will take the audience on a journey through history of New York's Czech and Slovak communities, and present his new project. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to explore the many locations in New York City with connections to Czech and Slovak history, and to recall important personalities, organizations and periodicals. 


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Martin Nekola, Ph.D. is a political scientist and historian, born in Prague. He studied at Charles University in Prague and was a Fulbright post-doctoral fellow at Columbia University. His research focuses on the Czechoslovak Exile community after 1948 and Czech communities in the USA. He is the author of three hundred articles and has published ten books in the past ten years. Since publishing Czech Chicago in 2017, he has been working on a new book – Czech New York


BBLA at Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
A wine reception with folkmusic by Hornacka muzika of Petr Micka. Free and open to the public. Suggested donation $5. RSVP: newyork@svu2000.org. 


This event is organized by Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences New York with support of BBLA. The exhibition is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association (BBLA). 

Bohemian Benevolent & Literary AssociationHospodaThe National Czech and Slovak MuseumAmerican Friends of the Czech RepublicCzech CenterConsulate General