Friends announce a lecture for 10th March 2016 - 'Reuniting 14th-century Prague: Charles IV and his Gothic Bridge'

The Friends announced a lecture for 10th March 2016 -  'Reuniting 14th-century Prague: Charles IV and his Gothic Bridge'

PragueBridgeWebFlatB cEstecNewCharlesIVLogoFlatSmallA lecture by the architectural historian Dr Jana Gajdošová, affiliated lecturer in the History of Art Departmentat the University of Cambridge

The lecture will examine the rebuilding of Prague during the reign of Emperor Charles IV. It will focus especially on the role of the new Gothic bridge in the administrative, ceremonial and symbolic life of the city. 

Dr. Jana Gajdošová is an affiliated lecturer in the History of Art Department at the University of Cambridge. She completed her MA at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2010 and her PhD at Birkbeck College in 2014. She is currently finishing a book on the Charles Bridge in Prague, and also leads architectural/ art tours in London and East Anglia. Her research interests include late medieval art and architecture, especially in Central Europe, Germany, England and Italy.

Tickets available online, see homepage right-hand panel, or email events @czechfriends.net.

Images: background, copyright Estec; medal from Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart, photo courtesy of Pvanderlowe

 

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