The National Czech and Slovak Museum and UI Libraries launch projects to document life during COVID-19

The National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library (NCSML) and the University of Iowa Libraries are looking to document what Iowans are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic. NCSML is preparing to create two projects. The first is a time capsule, and the second will document stories of life during the pandemic through social media updates, […]

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‘The Emperor and the Peasant’: a new perspective on WWI at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

As the 100th anniversary of the First World War has unfolded since 2014, the most common images of the “War to End All Wars” have come from the Western Front. Trench warfare. Armies fighting endlessly over the same few squares miles of land. But the fighting on the Eastern Front was very different, with dramatic advances and retreats, and two empires — Austria-Hungary and Russia — slowly collapsing. […]

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