Prague: Events for November 30th – December 5th

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*All events are virtual and free unless otherwise specified

November 30th:

Kinder, refugees & host families.” With Sir David Attenborough.


In this discussion of engaging world-renowned speakers, most famous for his environmental activism and hit-nature documentaries Sir David Attenborough will be dissecting the refugee crisis throughout the 2nd-quarter of the 20th century. He’ll be focusing on his personal experience, when his parents hosted children in Germany during the Holocaust, Attenborough is joined by the descendent of renouwned Britch Prime Minister Clement Atlee in investigating the humanity of a crisis.

December 1st:

“Impact Forum: Strength In Numbers” presented by the Constellation Fund.

Have you wondered how some countries in the world with the strongest economies still continue to have record-high numbers of impoverished demographics? These kinds of inequalities are what the Constellation Fund tries to explore, pursuing the rise of the rich at the expense of the poor. They use an argument of caring because anyone wanting a “sound investment” should know how money flows, and the ethical background behind their research shows a sustainable impact in where they put their money and where you should put yours too.

December 2nd:

Why is ‘Darkness at Noon’ one of the great novels of the 20th century?” hosted by Insiders Outsiders.

Communism in the 20th century had an impact of gargantuan proportion around the world, but especially here in Bohemia. It’s everlasting effect can be traced to the infamous rise and fall of regimes across Eastern Europe, and to documented justly comes a novel acclaimed for its moving and accurate portrayal of this period. “Darkness at Noon” is a book on hope and loss, desperation and perseverance, and author Arthur Koestler consequentially left an account that held a lasting impact into the last half of the 20th century.

December 3rd:

“Landing” with Cellist Ifetayo Ali. Presented by the National Arts Club.

Renowned Cellist Ifetayo Ali boasts near-virality across youtube with performances that mesmerize and call for great acclaim. Recognized as a prodigy in her youth, she’s risen through the ranks of prestiquous symphonies and is offering an opportunity to hear her live for free this Thursday!

Education in the Time of Crisis” by the Centre for International Education.

This series of seminars hosted by a coalition of British universities offers a free professional look into the life and evolution of education around the world. Often combatting wars and poverty, countries where education is at its lowest level often face the largest challenges. How can organizations unite to promote and help education abroad? Catch all 3-parts of this fascinating seminar starting this Thursday and running until December 17th.

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