Category Archives: Events

SASW Speakers’ Series: The New Party Challenge in Slovakia: Understanding and Dealing with Constant Political Change – Saturday, May 15, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. and The Friends of Slovakia present: “The New Party Challenge in Slovakia: Understanding and Dealing with Constant Political Change” Kevin Deegan-Krause Associate Professor of Political Science Wayne State University & Tim Haughton Associate Professor of Political Science University of Birmingham, United Kingdom Saturday, May 15, 1:00 pm EST To […]

“Beginning Slovak Genealogy” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent presentation, “Beginning Slovak Genealogy,” with Lisa Alzo is now available for viewing on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/2-BLxdDtI5s This video will be available for public viewing until March 15, 2022. DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The Emperor and the Peasant – Saturday, April 17, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “The Emperor and the Peasant: Two Men at the Start of the Great War and the End of the Habsburg Empire” A book talk by Kenneth Janda, Profession Emeritus, Northwestern University Saturday, April 17, 2:00 pm EST To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Zelení Nahlas – Environmentalism in Slovakia in the Revolution and After – Saturday, March 6, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: Zelení Nahlas: Environmentalism in Slovakia in the Revolution and After by Edward Snajdr, John Jay College, CUNY Saturday, March 6, 2:00 pm EST To register for this event on the GoToMeeting platform, please visit: https://bit.ly/2NIBzd6. If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. While […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Beginning Slovak Genealogy Research – Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: Beginning Slovak Genealogy Research by Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A. Tuesday, February 23, 7:00 pm EST To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtcemrpzstGNz3kH7qA2DlNiZTRFQp2hpW. If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. Curious about your Slovak roots but don’t know where […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The Great Return: How Reverse Migration Is Transforming Slovakia in the 21st Century – Saturday, February 6, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “The Great Return:  How Reverse Migration Is Transforming Slovakia in the 21st Century” by Dr. Zuzana Palovič, Global Slovakia Saturday, February 6, 1:00 pm EST  To register for this event on the GoToMeeting video conferencing platform, please visit: https://bit.ly/3ojr9x2 The history of Slovakia is a history of migration. For over […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in 2021 – Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC presents “The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in 2021” by Dr. Cecilia Rokusek, Stefanie Kohn & David Muhlena Tuesday, January 12th 7:00 p.m. (EST) To register for this event on the GoToMeeting video conferencing platform, please visit: https://bit.ly/35ouQL6 Please join us for a special evening with […]

The SASW Supports the NCSML

Dear Members and Friends, The SASW board is pleased to announce that our organization has made a contribution of $1,000 to support the rebuilding efforts of the National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) in the wake of the devastating derecho storm that swept through Cedar Rapids in August 2020.  If you’d also like […]

“Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent presentation, “Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions,” with Global Slovakia is now available for viewing on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/NKqBS8lhPOc DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our channel to be notified about our latest videos. Sincerely, The […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions – Sunday, December 13, 2020

The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC presents “Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions” with  Dr. Gabriela Bereghazyová and Dr. Zuzana Palovič of Global Slovakia  Sunday, December 13, 1:00pm EDT In the heart of Europe, Christmas folklore and customs speak of a distant past, mystical ancestry, and a wholesome life and values. Slovak and Czech Christmas […]