Lecture in language


Alena Švepešová (CZE)

Hockey historian

„Sport can be taken as a mirror of a society.“

Alena, in her diploma thesis, tried to capture the cultural and social connections related to hockey, the popular sport of Czechs, in the period from 1945 to 1969. In her study, she presents how international events and political decisions influenced sport and especially ice hockey in Czechoslovakia.