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2015 Regional Conference, July 17-19, 2015

Save the dates for the 2015 SVU Regional Conference at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia on July 17-19, 2015.

The theme for this year’s conference is the contributions of women on both sides of the Atlantic. However, proposals are not limited to this subject, please send your paper proposals to Hugh Agnew, program chair, by June 30, 2015 at agnew@gwu.edu with “SVU Paper Proposal” in the subject line.

For local arrangement information and logistics, please contact Bruce Vlk at bruce.vlk@virginia.edu.

On-line registration will be available from May 2015 on the SVU Website.

Thomas George Gibian (1922-2015)

Thomas GibianThomas George Gibian, 92, passed away on February 28, 2015, in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Tom was born into a loving family on March 20, 1922, in Prague, Czechoslovakia. His father, Richard, and his mother, Vera (Šindelářová), loved books, music and discussion. He was the oldest of three boys and enjoyed a happy childhood in a prosperous family. He was a good student and made friends that he would remain connected to for the rest of his life. …read more

Pianist Betty Bullock, April 2, 2015

Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Washington DC Chapter

cordially invites you to the concert of pianist Betty Bullock

on Thursday April 2, 2015, at 6PM


SVU is on Twitter

twitter SVU on TwitterOur new SVU Vice President Bruce Vlk has established a Twitter account for the SVU, which quickly became actively followed. Follow us on Twitter.
The Twitter feed display will be added to the SVU Website soon.


Executive Board, Council, Auditors of Accounts, Conciliation & Arbitration Committee.


This document is available in the Portable Document Format (PDF).

New Role of the SVU Council

As the result of the 2014 Referendum of SVU Members, the SVU Bylaws have been revised to provide checks and balances to the governance of the Society. The revised functions and the jurisdiction of the SVU Council are elaborated here: (PDF).


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