SASW Speakers’ Series: The Slovak National Uprising (Slovenské národné povstanie – SNP) – October 10, 2019

In cooperation with the Slovak Embassy The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC and Friends of Slovakia present: “The Slovak National Uprising (Slovenské národné povstanie–SNP)” by Dr. J. Luke Ryder United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Thursday, October 10th, 6:30 pm Slovak Embassy 3523 International Court, NW Washington, DC RSVP required by Monday, October 7th (6 […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Slovakia in 1939 – September 28, 2019

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. and Friends of Slovakia present: “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Slovakia in 1939” by Prof. Susan Mikula, Benedictine University Saturday, September 28th, 2:00 pm Arlington Central Library Bluemont Room (2nd Floor) 1015 N Quincy Street, Arlington, VA Admission is free, but RSVP is required by Thursday, […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Six Events that Made Milan Štefánik a Founding Father of Czecho-Slovakia – May 4, 2019

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. & Friends of Slovakia present: “Six Events that Made Milan Štefánik a Founding Father of Czecho-Slovakia” by Kevin McNamara Foreign Policy Research Institute Saturday, May 4th, 1:30 pm Arlington Central Library Bluemont Room (2nd Floor) 1015 N Quincy Street, Arlington, VA Free admission, but RSVP is required by […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Prelude to February 1948: Crisis in Slovakia and the Roots of a Communist Coup D’Etat

Prelude to February 1948: Crisis in Slovakia and the Roots of a Communist Coup D’Etat by Dr. Luke Ryder, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Saturday, November 3, 2018, 2:00 pm Arlington Central Library 1015 N. Quincy Street Arlington, VA Admission is free, but RSVP is required, by Wednesday, October 31st, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org The Czechoslovak Communist Party’s (CPC) seizure of power in […]

SASW Speakers’ Series – 1848: Slovaks between Imperial Vienna and Antagonistic Budapest – Saturday, October 20th

1848: Slovaks between Imperial Vienna and Antagonistic Budapest by Prof. Martin Votruba, University of Pittsburgh Saturday, October 20th, 2:00 PM Embassy of Slovakia 3523 International Ct, NW Washington, DC RSVP is required, by Wednesday, October 17th, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org Lajos Kossuth, the Kingdom of Hungary’s politician born to a Slovak nobleman father and a German mother, wrote in 1842 […]

Café Night – Scholarship Fundraiser – Sunday, October 14th

The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC is holding its fifth annual Café Night at Bistro Bohem (www.bistrobohem.com) to raise scholarship funds for Slovak students attending VSM/City University in Slovakia.  Since 1996, the SASW has raised nearly $50,000 and funded partial tuition scholarships for over 50 students in financial need.  There will be live Gypsy swing music […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The American Formation of Czecho-Slovakia: the Cleveland Agreement and the Pittsburgh Pact

The SASW and Friends of Slovakia present:   “The American Formation of Czecho-Slovakia: the Cleveland Agreement and the Pittsburgh Pact” by Prof. Gregory C. Ference, Salisbury University Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 pm Columbia Pike Branch Library 816 South Walter Reed Dr. Arlington, VA   Admission is free, but RSVP is required, by Wednesday, September 26th, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org With the outbreak of war in 1914, […]