Events > EM Czech Republic: Conference “Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk and the Legion”

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  • 24th September 2019
  • Praha, Czech Republic
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EM Czech Republic: Conference “Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk and the Legion”

The European Movement in the Czech Republic and Masaryk’s Democratic Movement cordially invite you to the club evening “TGM and Legion”.

The accompanying lecture by Vratislav Preclík introduces visitors to the formation of Czechoslovak legions abroad, the work of TG Masaryk in Switzerland, France and London, where the future president lectured and also discussed the independence of the republic, and his activity in 1917-18 in Russia, followed by activities in America and, finally, the circumstances that accompanied the election of TGM as president of the newly formed Czechoslovak Republic on 14 November 1918. Mention will also be made of Masaryk’s idea of ​​”New Europe”. Then, the publisher Antonín Pavera will present Preclík’s book “Masaryk and the Legion”.

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