2018 CONFERENCE  JUNE 1-2, 2018      Embassy of Slovakia 3523 International Ct NW Washington, DC 20008

Celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Paris Conference and creation of new states in Central/Eastern/Southern Europe


JUNE 1   1:30 - 5:30 pm 

JUNE 2   9:00 am - 5:30 pm 

Embassy of Slovakia

JUNE 1   5:30 pm 

Embassy of Slovakia

  Conference Objectives:


  • Celebrate creation of new national states in Europe – Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania, Greece, Yugoslavia 

  • Discuss political and logistical challenges associated with a new state creation

  • Celebrate historical personalities that participated in
    the process

  • Yesterday’s creations – tomorrow’s challenges – historical perspectives on challenges of new states (German minority in the Czech Republic, security, transfer of ethnic communities to new states)

  • Conference to be complementary to individual Embassy events and activities.


Organizing Committee:

Frank Safertal (Wilsonian Club)

Prof. Eliot Sorel (George Washington University)

Prof. Kenneth Janda (Northwestern University)

Prof. Hugh Agnew (George Washington University)

Kevin J. McNamara (author)

Roman Kostovski (SVU-DC)

Prof. John Palka (University of Washington)

All attendees must register!

To Register for both the CONFERENCE and RECEPTION

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