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Thursday, May 17

Life of Tomas G. Masaryk
Lessons in Practical Idealism
Time:
5:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Zdenek Beranek, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Czech Republic
Location:
324 Cathedral of Learning
Announced by:
Center for Russian and East European Studies on behalf of Czechoslovak Nationality Room Committee
Contact:
Cestmir Houska
Contact Email:
cestmir.houska@yahoo.com

Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (1850 - 1937) was a Czech statesman, sociologist and philosopher. He succeeded in gaining Czechoslovak independence as a republic after World War I. He was the first President of Czechoslovakia and is called the "President Liberator."