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Krastev gives ‘Broken Mirrors’ lecture at CUWednesday, 08 March 2023 12:09
On Tuesday, Charles University welcomed renowned political scientist Ivan Krastev to deliver a famous lecture: A Hall of Broken Mirrors at the Patriots’ Hall at the historic Carolinum building. The talk reflected on the future of the international order in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine.
The year in science at Charles UniversityFriday, 30 December 2022 23:54
Dictionary.com chose “woman” as its word of the year for 2022, an apt choice which could apply to Charles University. In February, for the first time in its history, the position of rector was taken up by a woman: professor and scientist Milena Králíčková. The events of 2022 demonstrated the importance and necessity of science more than ever.
Scholz outlines new vision for EU at Charles UniversityMonday, 29 August 2022 18:31
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave a key lecture at Charles University on Monday on the future of Europe and the European Union. A response, in no small part, to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which shook up decades of security strategy.
The secret lives of animals in PragueFriday, 26 August 2022 11:53
If you want to experience beautiful nature, head to Prague. You read that right. The Czech metropolis is a unique place in Europe when it comes to the number of species diversity of plants and animals. Don't believe it? The new film and book Planeta Praha will convince you.
Will Petr Jákl take a break after premiere of Žižka epic?Monday, 15 August 2022 11:20
Without question one of the most anticipated films this year is the epic motion picture Medieval by director and producer Petr Jákl. Forum talked to the CU graduate about working with world class actors such as Michael Caine and his own film past.
A whirlwind student in military Phys Ed.Thursday, 09 June 2022 17:37
When she was born, Dominika Hysková says she was a whirlwind that swept into her otherwise largely quiet family. She is eloquent and full of energy and her enthusiasm as the sole female student studying Military Physical Education in Czechia is contagious. One question? Which military unit she’ll serve with upon completing her Master’s degree.
CU team earns berth in Map the System finalFriday, 29 April 2022 09:07
A banana peel has become the central motif of the Czech round of the international student competition Map the System. The winning team, consisting of four students from different disciplines at Charles University, dealt with the problem of bio-waste. They will represent the Czech Republic at the final in June.
True heroism is a persistent process, says screenwriterMonday, 28 March 2022 15:43
The 2021 Czech film Occupation underperformed at the box office but eventually began picking up awards such the Czech Film Critics’ Prize and the Czech Lion. The script was co-written by Marek Šindelka - a Ph.D. student at Charles University.
Student on her home country: I believe in the strength of my peopleMonday, 07 March 2022 12:30
“The Russian occupiers are dropping bombs on civilians,” says Tamara Bardina from Chernihiv, Ukraine, a student at Charles University. Her indignation was in immediate response to the invasion on 24 February. Since, the situation in Ukraine has only grown worse.
Rector Králíčková takes inaugural oathThursday, 03 March 2022 21:00
The inauguration of Professor Milena Králíčková, the new Rector of Charles University, took place on 3 March 2022 at the historic Carolinum. She succeeds Professor Tomáš Zima who served for two consecutive terms. The new rector's term of office will last until 31 January 2026.
The art of science communication: More story, fewer factsFriday, 25 February 2022 13:15
Science communication – raising awareness and understanding among the general public, while capturing the thrill of successful science – is something of an art. It isn’t always easy to communicate effectively. But British experts agree, it is essential and it's important to get it right.
CU hockey players face off in popular seriesFriday, 07 January 2022 10:30
The TV hockey series Lajna (Line) starring Jiří Langmajer as a despotic head coach at a crossroads in his life, proved popular each week among viewers online and ran three seasons. What you might not know is that a number of Charles University students were extras on the show as players on the team.