Czech Republic

22 June 2017
Czech Leader Meets Ivana Trump

Zeman allegedly restated his support for former wife of current U.S. president’s bid to become ambassador. 

21 June 2017
'This Life Isn’t Worth a Damn'
More often than not, Czech intellectuals live a precarious existence. From The Conversation.
By Jaroslav Fiala
16 June 2017
Czech Republic’s Neanderthal-Age Secrets Brought to Light

Finds from an ancient campsite reveal changing ways of life at a crucial period in the development of modern Europeans.

13 June 2017
EU Will Take Legal Action against Central Europe States

Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas. 

1 June 2017
Czech Pubs Are Now Smoke-Free Premium

After years of rancorous debate, non-smokers can finally take a breath of fresh air.

25 May 2017
Popular Czech Finance Minister Finally Replaced Premium
Drawn-out process of naming a successor to billionaire Babis led to protests and worries about state of democracy.
17 May 2017
New Language Hopes to Become Slavic Lingua Franca Premium

The brainchild of a Czech linguist and a Croatian anthropologist, the language aims to build bridges between Slavic people.  

12 May 2017
The Czech Republic’s European Question Premium

Beyond power games, the current political crisis centers on checks and balances underlying liberal democracies in the region.

By Martin Ehl
5 May 2017
Class War in the Czech Cabinet Premium

The socialist premier’s rivalry with the industrial mogul-cum-finance minister reaches boiling point.

2 May 2017
Czech President to Lead EU Parade at China Summit Premium

The high-level meeting could strengthen the ever-closer rapprochement between eastern EU countries and Beijing.





Going on Assignment in Prague – January 7-15, 2018

Do you have a passion for foreign reporting? Would you like to develop your skills further or simply gain more confidence? This course is aimed at university students, freelance journalists or activists who would like to gain some practical skills in this field. You’ll learn the best tricks of the trade from storytelling and interviewing techniques to locating your sources and incorporating multimedia.

Throughout the course you will be guided by experienced foreign correspondents from media such as Reuters, the BBC, the Financial Times, and the New York Times. You’ll leave equipped with a publishable story to add to your portfolio. Early bird fee available until September 1, 2017. Apply now! or see more info.



Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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