Czech Republic

20 March 2019
Where to, for Millennial Migrants? Prague? Premium

Despite threats to free movement across Europe, there are still cities for European millennials to consider moving to, and Prague ranks second.

By Victoria Roberts
 
4 March 2019
You Say You Want a Revolution? Premium

As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, legendary Czech band Plastic People of the Universe continue to play and live through their music that helped topple communism.

By Megan Sokol and Ioana Caloianu
 
20 February 2019
Czech TV’s Genre-Busting Comedy Is a Hit Premium
Show featuring Roma characters and a transgender woman divides opinion, attracts big audiences.
 
12 February 2019
Velvet Memories Slipping Through Our Fingers? Premium

As the 30th anniversary of 1989’s anti-communist revolution approaches later this year, many young Czechs will likely wonder what all the commotion is about.

By Katherine Schulte and Megan Sokol
 
1 February 2019
Huawei’s Central European Signal Fades Premium

Governments in the region have avidly sought Chinese investment, but the telecoms giant may be too hot a property.

 
30 January 2019
Central Europe Picks up the Pace of Arms Race Premium

Billion-dollar purchases are escalating, and not all of the added value is military-related.

By Martin Ehl
 
16 January 2019
Czechs Mark 50 Years Since Dissident Student’s Self-Immolation Premium

Jan Palach served as an inspiration for the protests that led to the 1989 Velvet Revolution.

 
31 December 2018
Best of TOL for 2018 Premium
Our favorite stories of the year.
 
21 December 2018
Czechs, Poles Mourn Victims of Coal Mine Blast Premium

The coal industry is a major employer in the Silesian coal belt.

 
19 December 2018
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Communist Sex Premium

Katerina Liskova is not afraid to ask probing questions about the often surprising official attitudes toward sex in Czechoslovakia.

By Vanda Thorne
 

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​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world.

 

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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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