May 2016

Concert in the Great Hall

24 May 2016

"In the same year, 1316, a comet appeared…” A programme for the 700th birth anniversary of the Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia Charles IV in Carolinum will present the excerpts from chronicles including Vita Caroli, the autobiography of Charles IV, a selection of poems which originated at the Luxembourg court, and letters that the emperor received from his friend and critic Petrarch.

The Second Life of Charles IV – exhibition

14 May 2016 – 31 May 2016

Medicine From Charles IV’s Era Up to Now – exhibition

3 May 2016 – 31 May 2016

The exhibition focuses on the development of medicine and the Faculty of Medicine from Charles IV’s era up to now. Visitors will be able to see historical medical books, a selection of medical instruments from the past, and photographs documenting the history of the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University.

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