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Velvet Revolution: 30 Years Later, October 31, 2019

September 27, 2019 8:00 PM

HE Ivan Korcok, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Republic to the United States, Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Korcok will speak about the 1989 events that resulted in the fall of the totalitarian regime and the re-introduction of democracy in the former Czechoslovakia.

Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Time: 4 pm

Location: Jones Hall, 102

RSVP to altman@tulane.edu by October 21


View Ambassador Korcok's bio: https://wacaustin.org/wp2015/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/CV-Ivan-Korcok.pdf 


Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the Altman Program and the Tulane Office of the Provost.


The Tulane chapter of European Horizons will host a screening of the documentary The Power of the Powerless in preparation for HE Korcok's visit. More information can be found on the event website: https://events.tulane.edu/content/remembering-velvet-revolution

HE Korcok poster