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December 20 2020
Dear Students,   By the time you read this, you will have finished a unique and unexpected journey. For some the first phase, for others the second. Studying online was a journey no one asked for, not you, nor your instructors, nor the school administration. However you choose to reflect on it, whether you disliked it, enjoyed it, or felt neutral about it, you will likely never forget... Read more >
December 19 2020
When members of the public started to resist and protest coronavirus measures, especially in countries that had not been hit hard by the first wave in the pandemic, observers looked to Sweden, despite the country’s high death toll. Sweden had pursued a low-intervention policy, relying more on soft recommendations and requests than hard restrictions. The Swedish light-touch regime tended to stick... Read more >
December 05 2020
Some months ago, we shared some tips on dealing with the tribulations of the ongoing coronavirus phenomenon. At that time we were in the midst of not only the potential dangers of the pandemic itself, but also the stresses of multiple uncertainties – not only the possible sequelae of the disease itself, but also myriad emotional, professional, family, self-esteem, and indirect physical health... Read more >
November 25 2020
Next year the University of New York in Prague will launch three new academic programs in Child Development, Political Science, and Digital Media Arts, within the schools of Psychology, International Relations, and Communication and Media respectively.  UNYP’s student body continues to grow with the addition of new programs year after year... Read more >
November 24 2020
Lona Moutafidou teaches the courses “Poetry and Psychoanalysis” and “Trauma Narratives” at UNYP. Lacan’s mirror stage theory, briefly discussed in this article, forms part of the theoretical components of the “Poetry and Psychoanalysis” syllabus. How does an ancient philosophical allegory intersect with a psychoanalytic concept from the 1960s? How could this inform social media usage?... Read more >

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