321 East 73rd Street, 3rd Floor

New York City, NY 10021

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Deception, Myth, and Reality in Czech History

talk 03 April, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]

 

"Deception, Myth, and Reality in Czech History (1918-1948): A Perspective from the Archives" presented by Igor Lukes, a Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University, who writes primarily about Central Europe. His books include On the Edge of the Cold War: American Diplomats and Spies in Postwar Prague (New York: Oxford, 2012), Rudolf Slansky: His Trials and Trial (Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center, the working papers series, 2006), and Czechoslovakia Between Stalin and Hitler: The Diplomacy of Edvard Benes in the 1930′s (New York: Oxford, 1996). Lukes is also a co-author and co-editor of The Munich Conference, 1938: Prelude to World War II (London: Frank Cass, 1999), Inside the Apparat: Perspectives on the Soviet Union (1990), and Gorbachev’s USSR: A System in Crisis (1990).

 

Igor Lukes is the recipient of the Central Intelligence Agency 2012 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Literature on Intelligence. He was the 2012 W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and the Bitton National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His work has won the support of various other institutions, including Fulbright, Fulbright-Hays, the Woodrow Wilson Center, IREX, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

venue
BBLA at Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Str., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021

 

Open to the public. Suggested donation $5. RSVP: newyork@svu2000.org.

 

This event is organized by Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU) in New York with support of BBLA.

 


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