Ambassador Norman Eisen is the author of The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House, available now from Penguin Random House He served as US ambassador to Czech Republic 2011 - 2014, residing at Petchek Villa, built by Czech-Jewish industrialist Otto Petschek.
Educated at Harvard, and now teaching at Washington University in St Louis, Professor Kieval will deliver a lecture on relations between the Jewish community and the first Czechoslovak President Thomas Garrigue Masaryk. FREE event.
Lecture by Timothy Snyder, the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and author of a new book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, an essential guide to survival and resistance for our time. This is a FREE event.