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Talk: Czech Tech

April 17 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM

| £10 (£5)

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Roger Aitken, a Forbes contributor and ex-FT staff journalist, will delve into the extent of inventions.

The Czech and Slovak lands could be said to have punched above their weight when it comes to inventors and their inventions. There is even an old adage – Zlaté české ručičky a chytré české hlavičky – meaning “golden Czech hands and clever Czech heads.”

From the father of modern genetics, Johann Gregor Mendel, to the invention of the ship’s propeller (despite the nations being landlocked) and the first sugar cube sweetener back in 1843, there are more beside.

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Date:
17/04/2018
Time:
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
£10 (£5)
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/czech-tech-tickets-44098346341

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British Czech and Slovak Association
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Website:
www.bcsa.co.uk

Venue

The Czech Embassy
26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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