Roger Griffin, professor of modern history, Oxford Brookes University

23. 5. 2015

Professor Roger Griffin, an Oxford historian, is considered the top expert on fascism. He also researches contemporary extremism and terrorism. What are the general elements of fascism? Is it only about the myth of regeneration and new creation? Why do some of its forms exist even today? And how has the perception of terrorism and the thinking of society changed after 11 September? Professor Griffin came to Prague for the first time ever.

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Roger Griffin, professor of modern history, Oxford Brookes University

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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

19. 10. 2019

He defected from physics to biology and eventually ended up with Nobel Prize in chemistry. He received the Prize in 2009 for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome, the factory in our cells that makes proteins, the workers of our body - Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. Chairman of the British Royal Society, a position that was previously held for example by Isaac Newton. How can research of the ribosome help us fight antibiotic resistance? What makes ribosome so fascinating and why when he was a little boy he didnt understand children around him at all?

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