Alessandro Testa: Researching the revival of religiosity

Italian scientist Alessandro Testa has already written three book-length monographs. The works, published in Italian, focus on the relationship between ancient myths and modern mythology, folk carnivals and the history of religiosity in the region he himself comes from.


Martin Rychlík, 10 June 2020

From students on the front lines to pilots delivering medical supplies

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out large numbers of volunteers across the country, offering help in a time of unprecedented crisis.


Jan Velinger, 21 April 2020

“The response by volunteers to our online initiative was immediate”

Students at Charles University’s medical faculties wasted little time pooling their strengths in the face of the emerging crisis.


Jan Velinger, 19 March 2020

Rector Henrik C. Wegener on universities, alliances and the coronavirus

Work groups from six universities within the 4EU+ European university alliance met recently in Copenhagen to move forward with some of the project’s key aims.


Jan Velinger, 9 March 2020

Primus Day an opportunity to learn about top projects

Astrophysicist Ondřej Pejcha completed his doctorate at Ohio State University in 2013 but for the scientist that was just the beginning.


Martin Rychlík, 10 January 2020

Reviving Sark Norman

The Channel Islands are located in the English Channel and what is special about them is that most have retained their original Norman language.


Jitka Jiřičková, 12 December 2019

France’s Minister of State for European Affairs looks back on Europe since ‘89

France’s Minister of State for European Affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, gave a lecture at the Carolinum on Thursday entitled “30 years after 1989 - Can Europe keep its promise of peace, prosperity and freedom?”. Rector Tomáš Zima, the Vice-Rector for Research, Jan Konvalinka, and the Vice-Rector for Education, Radka Wildová, were the top university representatives present.


Valerie Stupnikova, 29 November 2019

Czechs mark 30th anniversary of Velvet Revolution

Across the country, Czechs have been marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in 1989, as well as commemorating student Jan Opletal and students and professors murdered by the Nazis on the same date 50 years earlier.


Jan Velinger with additional reporting by Valerie Stupniková, 17 November 2019

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