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Czech and Slovak Issues’ Archive

Archive of selected links (2001-2002) to articles of interest

Disclaimer: The expressed viewpoints are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Attitude of CR and SR toward Czech and Slovak Americans

Czech Embassy Conference on “The Czech Republic and Czech America”
http://www.svu2000.org/president/h12.htm

Disharmonious Relationships: Some Causes and Eventual Remedies. by Otto Ulc
http://people2.clarityconnect.com/webpages6/ota/art_eng/e-574c.html

Are Czechs Outside the Country Foreigners?
http://www.new-presence.cz/00/03/areczechs.html

When Czech Fights Czech.
http://www.ce-review.org/99/4/pecina4.html

Czechs’ Attitude to Foreigners, Emigres Must Change.
http://racoon.riga.lv/minelres/archive//07041998-09:58:01-24295.html

President Havel’s Speech to Czechoslovak Community on the Occasion of SVU Conference in Minneapolis. http://www.svu2000.org/issues/mnhavel.htm

  • Civil Society

Czech Republic: New Group Aims to Build Czech Civil Society.
http://www.rferl.org/nca/features/1999/07/F.RU.990730141000.html

Give Civil Society a Chance.
http://www.new-presence.cz/99/04/vachudova.html

A Bad Idea. Is “Civil Society” a Concept Whose Time Has Passed?
http://www.new-presence.cz/99/04/hanley.html

President Havel’s Speech at Macalester College, Minnesota, St. Paul (1999).
http://www.hrad.cz/president/Havel/speeches/index_uk.html

  • Czech Character

The Perspective of a Small State.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/palous.htm

Czechs and Balances. A Nation’s Survival Kit. by Benjamin Kuras
http://www.pcv.cz/home/adamec/czech/balances.html

Little Czechs, Big Europe.
http://www.ce-review.org/00/20/brodsky20.html

Who Are We Reallly Like. by Jiri Musil
http://www.new-presence.cz/98/04/musil.htm

Searching for the Czech Nation. by Ferdinand Peroutka
http://www.new-presence.cz/98/01/peroutka.htm

On Doormats, Men and Quality of Thieves. by Tomas Pecina
http://www.ce-review.org/99/7/pecina7.html

Czech Shoe on the Wrong Foot. by Sean Hanley
http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/hanley_archive/hanley38old.html

Czech Character and Politics: A Singer in a Minefield. by Tomas Pecina
http://www.ce-review.org/99/9/pecina9.html

The Little Czech and the Great Czech Nation.
http://www2.tltc.ttu.edu/kelly/_5346disc/00000057.htm

  • Czechoslovak America: On Behalf of the Czech and Slovak Republics

SVU World Congresss Plzen 2002. Tribute to America and Czech and Slovak Americans.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/c3a2002.htm

Czech Americans in the Struggle of Independent Czechoslovakia.
http://www.svu2000.org/cs_america/independency.htm

Czechs in World War I.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~neethnic/czechs/cz-pg363.html

Texas Veterans of Czech Ancestry.
http://www.eakinpress.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.exe/czech-am.htm?E+scstore

On All Fronts – Czechoslovaks in World War II.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/c5eone.htm

SVU MEMORANDUM of November 1, 1968.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/res1968.htm

SVU RESOLUTION OF AUGUST 12, 1976.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/res1976.htm

SVU Declaration regarding the Charter 77
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/res1977.htm

SVU Appeal to Governments, Signatories of the Final Act of Helsinki, 1985.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/res1985.htm

SVU Commission for Cooperation with Czechoslovakia.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/cooperation.htm

SVU Fund for Free Czechoslovakia Established (1990).
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/fundfree.htm

Memorandum of SVU Collegium of Presidents (1990).
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/collegium.htm

SVU Statement of June 1992 Expressing Concern about the Political Situation in CSFR.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/csfr.htm

SVU Statement of January 1993 regarding the Breakup of Czechoslovakia.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/cs-otazka.htm

SVU Seminars and Workshops.
http://www.svu2000.org/milestones/d4d.htm

SVU Participates in Flood Relied for the Czech Republic – Summer 1997.
http://www.svu2000.org/chapters/chapactivities.htm

Czech-Americans on NATO Expansion.
http://www.new-presence.cz/98/04/bytes.htm

SVU Donates Piano to Czech Embassy.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/piano.htm

SVU Sponsors President Masaryk Statue in Washington.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/masaryk.htm

SVU Masaryk Memorial Youth Incentives Fund.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/incentives.htm

  • Dual Citizenship

Proclamation of Czechs Living Abroad.
http://ad-adex3.flycast.com/server/iframe/CzechInfoCenter/CzechInfoCenter/

Czech-Americans Seek Return of Homeland Citizenship.
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/DB/issues/97/11.18/news.czech.html

Expatriate Voting Rights in the Czech Republic.
http://www.transcomm.ox.ac.uk/traces/iss2pg5.htm

U.S. Statement on the Treatment of Citizens of Other Participating States: Property Restitution
http://www.transcomm.ox.ac.uk/traces/iss2pg5.htm

Ex Post Facto: Problems of the Czech Citizenship Law
http://www.house.gov/csce/czechlaw.htm

  • Extending Voting Rights to Czech Citizens Abroad

Participation in the Czech Parliamentary Elections by Czechs Abroad.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/elections.htm

Extended Voting Rights to German Citizens Abroad.
http://www.statistik-bund.de/presse/englisch/pm1998/p1300211.htm

You May Lose Your Vote.
http://www.britskelisty.cz/9803/19980305f.html#05

  • Human Rights in CR and SR

UN Human Rights Committee. Report of the Czech Republic on the Implementation …1993-1999.
http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/898586b1dc7b4043c1256a450044f331/7262008dacc0

US Helsinki Commission: Property Restitution in Central and Eastern Europe.
http://www.csce.gov/witness.cfm?briefing_id=220&testimony_id=311

UN to Scrutinize the Human Rights Record of the Czech Republic (2001).
http://www.pili.org/lists/piln/archives/msg00782.html

Czech Helsinki Committee. Report on the State of Human Rights in the Czech Republic (1999).
http://www.helcom.cz/en/report99/report99.htm

US Department of State: Report on Human Rights Practices in Czech Republic (1998).
http://www.state.gov/www/global/human_rights/1998_hrp_report/czechrep.html

US Department of State: Report on Human Rights Practices in Czech Republic (2000).
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/eur/index.cfm?docid=733

Human Rights Watch Report: Czech Republic (2000).
http://www.hrw.org/wr2k/Eca-08.htm

Human Rights Watch Report: Czech Republic (2001).
http://www.hrw.org/wr2k1/europe/czech.html

European Court of Human Rights and the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Comparative Study.
by Jan Sammer.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/sammer1.htm

Evropský soud pro lidská práva a Výbor pro lidská práva Spojených národu. Srovnávací studie.
Jan Sammer
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/sammer2.htm

Helsinki Commission Urges Czechs to Condemn Xenophobic Attacks.
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/5121/helsinki-czech.htm

Crosspoint Antiracism: Czech Republic.
http://www.magenta.nl/crosspoint/czech.html

Anti-Semitism Worldwide 1999’2000: Slovakia
http://www.tau.ac.il/Anti-Semitism/asw99-2000/slovakia.htm

Human Rights Watch World Report 2001 – Slovakia Human Rights Developments.
http://www.hrw.org/wr2k1/europe/slovakia.html

US State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Slovakia 2000.
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/eur/index.cfm?docid=868

  • Political Reforms

Impuls 99. by Prof. Tomas Halik
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/halik.htm

Development of Political Culture in the Czech Republic.
http://fmv.vse.cz/depts/kpol/pecka.htm

Ten Years of Czech Party Politics.
http://www.new-presence.cz/01/summer/tenyears.html

  • Postcommunist Czechoslovakia and the Aftermath

Czech Press – A German Monopoly?
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras9.htm

The Sudetten-German Lie and the Survival Instinct.
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras7.htm

Czech Republic: Former Leaders Argue Over Meaning of 1989.
http://www.rferl.org/nca/special/10years/cs7.html

http://www.ce-review.org/99/17/culik17.html

Breaking-up of Czechoslovakia.
http://www.hungary.com/corvinus/lib/montgo/montgo10.htm

Role of Czech-Slovak Tensions in Disintegration of Czechoslovakia.
http://econc10.bu.edu/economic_systems/NatIdentity/EE/Czechoslovakia/czech_slovak_break.htm

Czech Republic 1992 to 1999
http://www.ce-review.org/99/12/stroehlein12.html

Ten Years after Communism: The Great Czech Malaise
http://www.ce-review.org/99/1/culik1.html

Presidential Succession. By Benjamin Kuras
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras2.htm

  • Preserving Czech and Slovak Heritage Abroad

Czech Embassy Conference on “The Czech Republic and Czech America”.
http://www.svu2000.org/president/h12.htm

Preserving Czech Cultural Heritage Abroad
http://www.iarelative.com/svu2.htm

SVU Conference – Czech Americans in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future” (Texas, 1997).
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/c4b.htm

SVU-SPJST Resolution Regarding Preservation of Czech Cultural Heritage Abroad.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/res97.htm

Czech Embassy Conference – Czech Republic and Czech Americans on their Way to a Common Future (1997).
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/97-conference.htm

Resolution from Czech Embassy Conference “Czech Republic and Czech Americans on their Way to a Common Future” (1997).
http://www.czechheritage.org/Links/czamresl.html

Czech National Heritage Commission Established.
http://feefhs.org/czs/svu/cchc.html

In the Limelight of President Havel’s Visit (1999).
http://www.svu2000.org/headlines/b6.htm

SVU Cultural Heritage Exhibit.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/c7b.htm

Survey of Czech and Slovak Historic Sites and Monuments in America.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/c6c.htm

Czechoslovak American Archivalia.
http://www.svu2000.org/cs_america/archivalia.htm

The Nebraska Happening (2001).
http://www.svu2000.org/conferences/nebr.htm

Czechoslovak America on the Net.
http://www.svu2000.org/cs_america/americana.htm

  • Press and Media

STATE OF CZECH PRESS – DANGERS AND CHALLENGES. Benjamin Kuras, July 2002
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras10.htm

  • Religion and Faith

The Shadow of a Dead God? by Prof. Tomas Halik
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/halik2.htm

Cultural Atheists and Cultural Christians.
http://www.new-presence.cz/01/summer/cultural.html

Christian Reconstruction in the Post-Communist Czech Republic
http://www.chalcedon.edu/report/2000jun/bartos_czech_reconstruction.htm

Survey – Czech Least Religious of Former Warsaw Pact Countries.
http://www.radio.cz/english/cur-affrs/25-4-00.phtml

  • Restitution of Property

Proclamation of Czechs Living Abroad.
http://ad-adex3.flycast.com/server/iframe/CzechInfoCenter/CzechInfoCenter/

Restitution of Property. Statement by the Czech Embassy, Washington, DC (1999)
http://www.mzv.cz/washington/cons/restitution.htm

Restitution of Confiscated Property in Czech Republic. by George Glos
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/glos.pdf

US Helsinki Commission: Property Restitution in Central and Eastern Europe.
http://www.csce.gov/witness.cfm?briefing_id=220&testimony_id=311

Concern over Setback in Return of Expropriated properties to Rightful Owners in the Czech Republic. by House Rep. Smith of NJ
http://www.csce.gov/crs_csce.cfm?crs_id=65

Helsinki Commission Report on Restitution of Property.
http://www.angelfire.com/tx/LABAS/2000/jan/helsinki.html

Helsinki Commission Members Urge Restitution of Property to Czech-Americans.
http://www.csce.gov/press_csce.cfm?press_id=138

http://www.osce.usia.co.at/rev-conf_property.html

  • The Roma Issue

Romani Scout Squads
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras8.htm

Unveiled Indifference in Czech Republic.
http://www.thing.net/~grist/bove/rbromany.htm

History of the Roma Minority in the Czech Republic.
http://www.romove.cz/czhistory.html

Gypsies in the Czech Republic. Controversy about Usti nad Labem.
http://www.bhhrg.org/czechrepublic/czechrepublic1999/czechrepublic1999.htm

Discrimination against Roma Minority in the Czech Republic.
http://www.rferl.org/nca/hr/1997/02/F.RU.970203110955.html

Roma in Czech Republic: Foreigners in their Own Land.
http://hrw.org/reports/1996/Czech.htm

Pigs out of Europe. Concentration Camp and Czech Pork.
http://www.wco.com/~leftcurv/LC23webPages/czech.html

The Czech Roma Refugees and their Flight to Canada.
http://www.cas.umn.edu/webpapers/falk.htm

The Czechs and Romanies: A Deep Trauma.
http://www.ce-review.org/00/22/culik22.html

CER – Staying Afloat – Cooperation is the Way forward for Slovakia’s Roma.
http://www.ce-review.org/00/41/jarabik41.html

Roma (Gypsies) in Slovakia. by Klara Orgovanova
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/5121/slovakia.htm

The Roma in Central Europe – The Case of Slovakia
http://www.oneworld.org/voice/woote2.html

Slovakia: Roma in Domestic Media.
http://lists.partners-intl.net/pipermail/neww-rights/2001-June/000560.html

  • Rule of Law in CR and SR

Do Czechs Want their Rule of Law? by Benjamin Kuras
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras3.htm

Revolution in Czeczechia. By Benjamin Kuras
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/kuras.htm

Memorandum – Leopold Hilsner. by Petr Vasicek
http://www.svu2000.org/issues/hilsner.htm

  • SVU Role Abroad and at Home

SVU Resolution 2002.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/res02.htm

SVU Mission Statement.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/c0d.htm

At the Dawn of the New Millennium.
http://www.svu2000.org/president/h5.htm

New Millennium – New Vistas and New Challenges.
http://www.svu2000.org/president/h7.htm

SVU – nase cile, nase poslani: zdali, proc, a co dal
http://www.svu2000.org/president/h6.htm

SVU Resolution 1997.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/res97.htm

SVU Resolution 1999.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/res99.htm

SVU Resolution 2000.
http://www.svu2000.org/whatwedo/res00.htm

SVU Resolution 2001.
http://www.svu2000.org/headlines/b21.htm

  • Feminism

Feminism in the Czech Republic.
http://www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/cz.html

Czech Female Politician Breaks Mold.
http://www.csmonitor.com/atcsmonitor/specials/women/politics/politics070601.html

Importance of Feminism in the Czech Republic.
http://www.roxy.cz/kult/fem7_en.htm

Feminism in Slovakia.
http://www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/slova.html

Slovak Theatre versus Women’s Issues. by Nadezda Lindovska
http://www.theatre.sk/cgi_bin/news_en.asp?nid=127