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Dr Kaja Antelj, president of the Slovenian Australian Academic Association (SAAA) speaks about the numerous activities and projects currently being undertaken by their organization. This includes promoting the 2018 Slovenian Language Summer School. Association secretary, Mateya Slobodnik provides more information about the scholarship which is available to attend this year’s Slovenian Summer School. The Ministry for Slovenians Living Abroad and ...

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    American Slovenian Education Foundation Gala 2018

    Over 100 gathered at the ASEF Gala at Stanford University this past weekend. Scholars, researchers, educators, artists and other guests from all over the globe, from Argentina to Hong Kong, came to celebrate their shared origin, create new connections, and recognize the lifetime achievement of Nobel Prize Laureate Prof. Duncan Haldane. Prof. Haldane was honored to receive the ASEF Lifetime ...

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      ASEF: Fellowships for Slovenian students visiting USA – (VIDEO)

      The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) fellowship program provides fellows with comprehensive support, allowing them to focus on their research at world’s top universities. Fellowships build lasting relationships between ASEF and academic institutions. The purpose of the fellowship is to strengthen research and study exchange between Slovenia and the U.S. with the objective of giving talented Slovenian students the ability ...

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        Slovenian Language Course in Toronto “Slovenski dom”

        The “Slovenski dom” (Slovenian house) in Toronto organises a Slovenian conversational language course for adults, which starts on November 7, 2017.  This year there is a new Slovenian teacher, dr. Darja Antolin, professor at University of Maribor. She recently relocated to Toronto and will be teaching the Slovenian Language Course.    

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          ASEF 4th Annual Gala, Cleveland, OHIO

          4th annual ASEF Gala was dedicated to American Slovenian inventors, innovators and educators, presented by Dr. Edi Gobec. He has spent most of his life diligently collecting and researching every person of Slovenian background that could be considered a candidate for ‘who is who’ in any field, and in American science and industry in particular. His book ’Slovenian American Inventors ...

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            President of the Slovenian Academic Association in Australia

            Dr. Kaja Antlej, president of Slovenian Academic Association in Australia spoke about the aims of the organization and their activities. She invites everyone to a special event being organized by the association on Monday, 22 May at the EU Centre at RMIT.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170324_652781.mp3   Source: Radio SBS Australia | Lenti Lenko

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              The Fourth Annual ASEF Gala – Goes to Cleveland

              American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) cordially invites all supporters of the American-Slovenian educational community to come to its 4th annual gala. On Saturday, March 25th at 6 p.m., ASEF will celebrate the successes and aspirations of the last year. Join them to honor their awardees, exemplary in both educational pursuits and American-Slovenian relations. The evening will feature a wine reception ...

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                A Life Dedicated To The Slovenian Language

                During the course of the 20th century, interest in the Slovenian language grew markedly among scholars in the United States. A large part of that interest can be traced back to a passionate professor named Rado Lenček. Born in Slovenia, he eventually became one of America’s foremost experts on Slovenian and other Slavic languages. Lenček was born in the Lower ...

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                  ASEF Fellowship Program 2016

                  The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) fellowship program provides student financial support, allowing fellows to focus on their research. Fellowships build lasting relationships between ASEF and academic institutions. The purpose of the fellowship is to strengthen research and study exchange between Slovenia and the US with the objective of giving talented Slovenian students the ability to realize their potential to ...

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                    A Revival of Slovenian Language Lessons in Australia

                    The Australian State of Queensland is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Slovenian emigrants, who, because of their desire for rapid assimilation into their new environment, often lose contact with Slovenian culture. Slovene language is undoubtedly the cornerstone of the Slovenian identity. Nevertheless, there have been no organized Slovene language classes in Queensland for decades. With a desire to fill ...

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