Here’s what has gone on and what is going on with CGSI.

CGSI 2020 Virtual Symposium and Annual Meeting

Learn more about and register for the October 24th Symposium here.

Presentations throughout the day will focus on the importance of Sokols and fraternal insurance organizations in building Czech, Slovak, and Carpatho-Rusyn community and identity in America.

CGSI Online Store Temporarily Suspends Sale of Physical Merchandise

In accordance with the Shelter-in-Place Order for the state of Minnesota, CGSI has suspended the sale of physical merchandise from our online store due to COVID-19. We will continue to process transactions related to memberships, gift certificates, and research services. Thank you for your understanding and stay healthy!

CGSI Quarterly Program (Webinar)

Love & Marriage in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire — with Kate Vasicek Challis

The Civil Codes that Czechs and Slovaks had to live with and why it matters for genealogy.

Slovak Language Class

Back again by popular demand is the official Dennis Ragan Culture and Slovak Language Class Register today!

CGSI Library Closed Through May

The CGSI library (housed in the Minnesota Genealogy Center) will be closed through May to protect the health of our members and guests during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Spring Czech and Slovak Webinar Language Classes

It’s time to register for our Czech and Slovak beginner language classes. These sessions are conducted using GoToWebinar, so you attend using your computer. Attend from anywhere! And, they are intended for those just getting started in learning the Czech or Slovak languages. Registration begins today. More

Call for Papers - 2021 Milwaukee Conference

The Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) will hold its 18th Genealogical and Cultural Conference at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from Tuesday, October 12 through Saturday, October 16, 2021.

10 New Videos for CGSI Members

Ten 1-hour presentations from our 17th Genealogical Conference in Lincoln, NE, have been posted in the “Recent Additions” area of the Education and Webinars tab. Log in and enjoy! Not yet a member? Stop here to sign up and gain access to hundreds of presentations and books to help you gain insights and expertise. (Jan 2020)

Slovak and Czech Language Classes announced

January through March, 2020, will provide the opportunity for you to take either Czech or Slovak language classes online. These classes have been offered previously and always receive high marks! Read More (Dec 2019)

2019 Lincoln Conference Pictures

The 2019 CGSI Conference held in Lincoln was a huge success. Here are some photos to help you enjoy this opportunity to Learn, Connect, and Share. (Thanks to photographer Gillian Cermak!) (Nov 2019)