Petra Johana Poncarova from the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures examines Thomson’s life and work, and his historical, political, cultural and personal influences. It is an ideal introduction for senior school pupils and students of all ages who are interested in Scottish literature and culture.
Petr Plecháč, completing a Ph. D. in mathematical linguistics at CU FA, made world headlines with his analysis of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII. Plecháč’s study – using machine learning – analysed word frequency patterns and rhythms to provide evidence that the play was a collaborative effort. Henry VIII was not written by Shakespeare alone.
Doc. Marek Jakoubek from the Institute of Ethnology at CU FA was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for his contribution to Bulgarian studies. He was awarded for the establishment of a research centre in Pilsen. Currently, he works on the establishing of a similar centre at the Prague’s institute. Marek Jakoubek undertakes […]
Charles University and its faculties are buying a lot of bibliographic and full-text databases. Take a look at the list of databases that can be used in 2021. Some of the resources are available to all users of the whole Charles University and some are accessible only by the users from particular faculties. In bold are resources […]
The Rector of Charles University and the Mayor of Prague signed a partnership agreement at the end of the year and, thus, founded a joint project that significantly contributes to an enhanced connection of the academic, city, and general public activities. A newly registered institution Kampus Hybernská, z.ú. has begun its operation.