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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 numbersRead more.

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On Monday, the government approved to limit the number of people allowed in stores. Effective on Wednesday, the new rule orders that a single person must occupy 15 square meters and every shop can work out how many people they can serve at once using this measurement. This measure falls under the third level of danger of the new anti-pandemic system (PES), which was introduced by the Ministry of Health on Friday. Once the situation improves to the second level, two people will be allowed to occupy the 15 square meters space. If the situation reaches the first level, the number of shoppers allowed will also rise to 4.   PES assesses the epidemiological risk, taking into account such factorsRead more.

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Czech women delight me, especially mothers and daughters together. Attempting to open a conversation with a pair a few years ago at a Veletřižni Palác show called “National Style: Culture and Politics,” I noted how there were six busts of Tomas Masaryk to just one of Edward Beneš. “Masaryk is obviously very important to you Czechs,” I said. Mom agreed and seemed ready to engage but her serious daughter dismissed me like a lazy student. “Of course, what do you expect?” I was expecting a best-case scenario involving a shared jaunt through the rest of the First Republic and then flirty coffees at the museum café, but instead I shuffled off alone to study 1920s Czechoslovakia. Daughter was right: MasarykRead more.