David František Wagner on the popularity of the live action hobby and (occasional) art form
The United Kingdom has proven to be one of the most popular destinations for Erasmus students, receiving 31,727 students and trainees in 2016/17. Yet faced with the impending prospect of Brexit, the certainty of this programme has become a matter of confusion and ambiguity for the student population.
With the uncertainties of Brexit, some worry the Erasmus+ student exchange programme will suffer. But Dr. Ivana Herglová, in charge of Erasmus+ at Charles University says that for the time being at least, such worries are unfounded.
That Other Life (Ten druhý život) is an ongoing exhibition mapping Czech military missions abroad. Bringing together the work of numerous acclaimed photographers, it offers viewers a close-up look at conflict areas where Czechs continue to serve: Afghanistan, Mali, Kosovo and Iraq.
Zoologist Petr Šípek on how dramatic drop in numbers can impact ecosystems
Zuzana Marie Kostićová, a professor at the Department of Religious Studies at Charles University’s Hussite Theological Faculty, on what was considered a “duty and privilege” – for the defeated.
More and more cities around the world are introducing a job at city hall known as the Night Mayor – an official tasked with cultivating nightlife while lessening negatives such as noise, vandalism. Prague’s recently appointed night mayor is Jan Štern who explains that the key to success will be to bring people together to find solutions.
Street Law is a program first introduced by Georgetown University in the United States in the early 1970s to boost professional development of its law students while passing on practical knowledge in high schools. Inspired by the project, The Faculty of Law’s Michal Urban founded a Street Law chapter at Charles University in 2009.
Charles University lecturer and researcher at the Centre for Security Policy, Dr. Michal Smetana, talks about what is needed to counter fake news.
Pavla Horáková’s new novel called Teorie podivnost (A Theory of Strangeness) received very positive reviews and has become a much sought-after title this holiday season.