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Czech ambassador to U.S. will speak at BYU Jan. 22

His Excellency Petr Gandalovič, ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United States, will discuss “Transatlantic Relations: The Czech Perspective” Wednesday, Jan. 22, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

Gandalovič was appointed Czech ambassador in May 2011 having previously served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies in the Czech Parliament since 2006, during which time he was a member of the foreign committee and a member of the agriculture committee.

He had also been the Czech minister of agriculture, minister of regional development, mayor of the city of Ústí nad Labem and consul general of the Czech Republic in New York.

Gandalovič received a degree in mathematics and physics from Charles University in Prague.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Erlend Peterson, (801) 422-1802, erlend_peterson@byu.edu.

Writer: Brett Lee

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Photo by Jaren S. Wilkey/BYU Photo

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