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Few people know that the library is unique within the Czech Republic. It was opened in 2017 and its holdings keep increasing. Library users, be they students or members of the public, have at their disposal nearly 5000 books both in Czech and foreign languages. “My impression is that researchers most often borrow books related to ancient philosophy and the 20th century philosophy; in fact, the holdings on these topics are the most numerous. It is the Plato’s writings that enjoy the...
Ladislav Slezák, a graduate of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the University of Pardubice, who has been shortlisted for the Jiří Orten Award for his book called Mount Anne, describes last year as a creative one. He adds that he has never written anything in such a short time. Even though he did not win the award in the end, he sees the actual shortlisting as success, since it brought attention to his work. What does it mean for you to be shortlisted? I follow the Jiří Orten...
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The University of Pardubice will be represented by its own team in this year’s university ice hockey league. A new team that will play in the University Ice Hockey League has been presented today during a memorandum signing ceremony; the memorandum will govern the cooperation between the University of Pardubice and the University of Pardubice Riders club. The University Ice Hockey League was established last year and the team of the University of Pardubice, a public university based in a...
Milena Lenderová is a prominent Czech historian. Her main focus lies in the history of everyday life and history of gender in the 19th century. When I wanted to learn more about the beginnings of female emancipation, I did not hesitate a moment to decide who I would approach. For centuries, women’s role was subordinated to that of men. A great progress has been made on the way to emancipation since then, but I can sometimes feel such subordination underlying any public debate on gender...
The role of rail transport has undergone a major transformation over the past few years. It is undergoing a number of processes, which may be referred to as liberalization and digitalization, entailing both risks and opportunities. Therefore, the rail transport is at an important crossroads as to its further development. All of the processes are being introduced to guarantee non-discriminatory access to the railway market and enhance the safety and reliability of rail transport. The role...
“All things are poison and nothing is without poison. Solely the dose determines that a thing is not a poison,” says Miloslav Pouzar, a toxicologist, with reference to the famous quote of Paracelsus. He hastens to add, however, that the fear of toxins and poisons around us is often exaggerated. What poses a more serious hazard than substances like pesticide residues is our bad lifestyle. So how about hazardous substances and food? Toxins are often mentioned, rather negatively, in relation...
Some are five hundred years old. They are old and damaged. Yet beautiful. Their new life starts at the Faculty of Restoration. We are talking about books. Ivan Kopáčik, Head of the Studio of Restoration and Conservation of Paper, Bookbinding and Documents takes one such book and describes in detail how students save historical gems with fascinating history. He presents the first book. He is using white gloves to hold a restored late-Gothic book from the turn of the 15th century and to put...
UNIVERSITY OF PARDUBICE, Faculty of Chemical Technology is hiring 1 postdoc researcher in the following field: Modern environmental separation methods (KA13) with the support of the project no. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/18_053/0016969  “International mobility of employees at the University of Pardubice II”.