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We celebrate 30 and 75!
2021 is a year of two important anniversaries. J. William Fulbright Commission in the Czech Republic celebrates 30 years and Fulbright program worldwide is celebrating 75 years.
This is what we prepared for these anniversaries!
Fulbright in the Czech Republic – 30 years of experience
Sociological survey of over 2000 alumni from all programs of the Czech Fulbright Commission for the last 30 year was conducted by Lucie Žáčková from autumn 2020 using questionnaires and interviews. Publication 30 Years of Academic Exchanges: Alumni Survey Report presenting results of this survey is now available for download: Fulbright-30
The survey offers complex data, graphs, photographs and testimonies of alumni from both countries on more than 60 pages. Thank all our alumni who enabled us this insight into the Czech Fulbright alumni community.
Graphics Fulbright 30 / Best Time of My Life
Our alumus Jan Čumlivsky, Assistant Professor of type design and Typography at the Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague, prepared the anniversary visual design, together with Jaromír Štoural.
For the anniversary we issued a limited edition of special letterpress postcards with the leading quote from the sociological survey BEST TIME OF MY LIFE here.
Electronic version of the anniversary visual is available is here and here.
Czech Republic Country Day – Perspectives on Time, Space, and Memories
Collaborative art project of ten Czech and US alumni brings together memories of places and times related to their Fulbright stay. Editor and curator of the project, Šárka Zahálková composed in a dialogue with authors creative publication including pieces of visual art, music, architecture, photography and writing. Launch of the publication “Perspectives on Time, Space, and Memories” is a bi-national Czech-US contribution to the 75 years anniversary celebrations. Video from the online presentation can be viewed on out YouTube channel here.
Czech Republic Country Day – Changing Mindsets, New Opportunities & New Partnerships through the ETA Program
On Monday, October 25 we hosted an online panel discussion “Changing Mindsets, New Opportunities & New Partnerships through the ETA Program.” The event illustrated the impact of Fulbright ETA Programs through the stories of Fulbright ETA alumni from the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and the Slovak Republic. The online event took place on platform ZOOM. Details and panelists’ profiles are available in this invitation. You can view the panel discussion on our YouTube channel here.
Listen to the playlist composed of 75 American hits to celebrate 75 years of Fulbright Program worldwide. The playlist was specially compiled by the legendary underground bands leader Ivo Pospíšil alias DJ Tea Jay Ivo (Radio 1).