The paper contains an in-depth analysis of 22 ancient Egyptian artefacts currently stored in the Egyptian Museum of Leipzig University (Germany). The analytical work performed by Czech scholars deepens our understanding of the use of copper in the Early Dynastic Period and the Old Kingdom.
Officials at Charles University have presented to the public two historical documents dating back to the foundation of the university in Prague 670 years ago. The documents resurfaced only recently and were acquired from a private collection: the first is a papal letter and the second a notarial instrument. Both are of enormous historic significance and date back to 1347.
A consorcium of universities whose members include Charles University, University of Kent, Freie Universität Berlin, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III and Universidade do Porto has received a grant from the European Union as part of the scheme Horizon 2020 for its project Migration and Modernity – Historical and Cultural Challenges (MOVES).