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2018 Conference of The Comenius Academic Club

University of Pardubice, Litomyšl
June 8 - 10, 2018

PROGRAM

Friday, June 8, 2018

11:00 am

 REGISTRATION

1:00 pm

OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE

1:30 pm 

NATURAL SCIENCES
Moderator: Karel Raška, Jr., Rutgers University and Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

1:45 pm

The TARA Expedition and Marine Protists
Julius Lukeš, University of South Bohemia, České Budĕjovice and the Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

2:45 pm

Genetics in the Nephrology Clinic
Jai Radhakrishnan, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

3:45 PM

Development of the Nanofibrous Technologies
David Lukáš, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic

4:15 pm

COFFEE BREAK

4:45 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION
Evaluation and Financing of Science in the Czech Republic
Moderator: Jiřī Málek, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic

Saturday, June 9, 2018

9:00 am

100 Years of Czechoslovakia ("The Faithful Eights")
 Moderator: Petr Vorel, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic

9:15 am

Democratic Foundation of Czechoslovakia (1918) 
Jan Kuklīk, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

10:15 am

Crisis of Czechoslovak Democracy (1938)
Jan Nĕmeček, Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

11:15 am

Czechoslovakia Under the Communist Rule (1948)
Jindřich Dejmek, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

12:15 pm 

LUNCH BREAK

2:00 pm

PANEL
Oral History of Those Who Participated and Remember
Moderator: Francis D. Raška, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

PARTCIPANTS: (Confirmed)
Mojmír Petráň, Antonín J. Liehm, Jiřina Šiklová, Vilém Prečan, Jacques Rupnik
(Tentative - Karel Schwarzenberg, Pavel Kohout, František   Janouch)

6:00 pm

Concert MUSICA GRACELLA
Friendly meeting and barbecue follows in Rajská zahrada of Piarist College


Sunday, June 10, 2018

9:00 am

PANEL
Restauration as Art and Science
Moderator: Michal Ďurovič, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic

9:15 am

Conservation of Archival and Library Collections in Czech Lands Over the Centuries
Michal Ďurovič, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic

10:15 am

Looking through Paintings: Investigation of Paintings in the Infrared Spectrum. Underdrawing Techniques in Bohemian Panel Painting 1350 - 1550
  Adam Pokorný, Academy of Creative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

11:15 am

Material Science and Research for Better Understanding and Protection of Tangible Cultural Heritage 
Karol Bayer, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Tour of the Restored Objects and Visit to the Restauratory Workshops