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2019 Conference of the Comenius Academic Club

Transatlantic Journey of Science, Culture and Education
Conference Center
Saint Peter's University Hospital
254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA

Program

Friday, June 21, 2019

1:00pm
Registration and opening of the conference

2:00pm
Natural Sciences: Moderator: Jana Rašková,
 
Ján Vilček, The New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Contributions of Immigrants to American Medical Science

Juraj Iványi, The King's College, London
Science without Borders: a Personal Account

Jiří Bičák, Charles University, Prague
Einstein in Prague

Karel Raška, Jr., Saint Peter's University Hospital, Rutgers-Robert Wood   Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Karl Landsteiner and the Secrets of Blood

Saturday, June 22, 2019

9:00 am
Natural Sciences II: Moderator: Juraj Iványi

Pavla Křížová, State Institute of Health, Prague
Smallpox Zero

David Laskow, Saint Peter's University Hospital, Rutgers-Robert Wood   Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Current Trends in Transplantation

11:00 am
Humanities: Moderator: Markétá Pánková

Milena Secka, National Museum-Naprstek Museum, Prague
Náprstek's America in Prague

Petr Ludwig, GrowJOB, Prague/New York, NY
What Science Knows about Procrastination

1:30 pm
Panel: Evaluation and Funding of Science in the Czech Republic
Moderator: Jiří Málek, University of Pardubice

3:00 pm
Guided Tour of Rutgers and Princeton Universities Campuses

7:00 pm   
Conference Banquet

Sunday, June 23, 2019

9:00 am
Humanities II: Moderator: Petr Vorel
 
Michael Beckerman, The New York University, New York, NY
Dvořák in America

Matyáš Kodl, Kodl Gallery, Prague
Economic Analysis of the Czech Art in the International Perspective

Karel Rýdl, University of Pardubice, Pardubice
American Pragmatism and Behaviorism in the Czechoslovak Educational   Thinking of the 20th Century

1:00 pm
Comenius Academic Club General Assembly