Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE
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Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE

The advent of the era of Big Data has highlighted a truism in scientific discovery: an inference is only as good as the data that underlie it. While it is tempting to believe that large, open-access data repositories are a recent invention, in fact scientific collections such as herbaria have been filling this purpose for … Continue reading

A Screening of a Slovak Film Rukojemnik (Hostage)
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A Screening of a Slovak Film Rukojemnik (Hostage)

Slovak film Rukojemník (Hostage), 110min (2014), directed by Juraj Nvota is a tragicomedy about communist Czechoslovakia and border crossing from a child’s point of view.  A screening of the film will take place as a part of The Czech and Slovak Film Series organised by PhD student Denisa Tomkova on the 17 March at 5pm … Continue reading

‘Identity Card’ Film Screening
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‘Identity Card’ Film Screening

Identity Card (Občanský Průkaz) is a Czech/Slovak film from 2010. This bittersweet comedy was directed by Ondřej Trojan, a Czech actor, director and a film producer. Together with Tomáš Hanák and Jiří Burda, they founded a film and television company Total HelpArt THA which focuses on prodcuing films, audiovisual production and the Cellar Theatre management activities. … Continue reading