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Students of the University of Pardubice have returned from field research in Lapland with unique experience and material for evaluation. During the isolation, they covered in a closed group almost 300 kilometres through the wilderness of Swedish national parks without any mobile network and Internet coverage. The ability to go offline was the biggest challenge. Being online, whether via computer or mobile, is an everyday part of life today. However, the students had to do for 19 days...
Seven and half a million volumes. The oldest and the most valuable books in our country. Precious incunabula and parchment manuscripts. This is our cultural heritage stored in the collection of the National Library of the Czech Republic. As of this may, the complete operation of this important institution will fall under the management of its new general director, Tomáš Foltýn, who is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy. He will thus become the tenth post-revolution director. His...
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The Arctic region of Sweden will see a start of a unique field research project involving students from the University of Pardubice. Students of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy will spend a total of 20 days in the wilderness of Lapland with no Internet connection, mobile coverage or even contact with other people. “We have designed the project to look into autoethnography and ethnography of social dynamics in an isolated micro-group. To put it in lay...
Both of his offices are stored in his laptop that he carries in his backpack. Jan Grulich, a graduate from the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, a senator for the Rychnov constituency and the headmaster of a primary school in Dobřany, became a politician and won the Headmaster of the Year award in midst of the pandemic. He hopes to help to make education a priority in the Czech Republic. You are a headmaster, teacher, shareholder in a company producing vitamin supplements as well as a...
Enhancing the working conditions of the academic staff or promoting career growth of junior researchers. Creating a comfortable research environment. These are the objectives of the STROP project, which has started this January. Thanks to the project, the University hopes to win a European award that will increase its prestige not only abroad. Adéla Myšková, University’s HR Manager, will introduce the rationale of the project as well as the results of an employee satisfaction survey. What...
The first Universitas Café in the new semester has touched upon the current pandemic in a historical context with a lecture entitled Plague Epidemic in the Early Modern Period in Czechlands. Recently, Veronika Janečková and Aneta Kohoutová, students of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, have taken charge of the Café. How would you briefly describe the Universitas Café? Veronika: It is a series of talks held at Klub 29, which offers an informal setting. Our role as...
A hip hop detective story called Little NY has been shortlisted for this year’s edition of the Jiří Orten Award. Even though Přemysl Krejčík, its author and a PhD candidate of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Pardubice, did not win the award in the end, being shortlisted for the award means getting attention.  What does it mean for you to be shortlisted for the Jiří Orten Award? Let me begin with a cliché, which is so true that it cannot be avoided. The...
The Museum of East Bohemia in Pardubice and the University of Pardubice have opened a new travelling panel exhibition with a European dimension. Its title is Pernstein Women and Europe and it was first opened on Wednesday 16 September at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, where it will be displayed for two weeks. The exhibition is based on a book by Pavel Marek, Head of the Department of History of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Pardubice.  “I am so...