· November, 2007

Stories about Czech Republic from November, 2007

Hungary: Open Letter to Slovakia

  15 November 2007

Pestcentric writes an open letter to Slovakia: “Last year you even had garage bands calling for the destruction of Hungary. This is just not good. It seems that being in the European Union has led you astray. Now, I know you’ve yet to fence off the Gypsies like the Czechs...

Slovakia: Dubček's Legacy

  12 November 2007

Dr. Sean's Diary discusses about ways of looking at Alexander Dubček's legacy: “Possibly, we should think back beyond the humanism and apple pie to remember the more authoritarian impulses during the 1960s of Dubček et al to regulate pluralism and debate so as to ensure they delivered social consensus around...

Czech Republic: Reckless Driving

  8 November 2007

Petr Bokuvka of The Czech Daily Word argues that the Czech football star who was caught driving his Ferrari at more than twice the 130km/h speed limit, deserves a harsh sentence.

Former Soviet Union: Migration Syllabus

  5 November 2007

J. Otto Pohl shares a syllabus for a Migration and Borders class that he will be teaching at American University of Central Asia in Spring 2008. Topics covered include the 1943 deportation of the Kalmyks, the expulsion of the Germans from Czechoslovakia at the end of WWII, and the 1944...