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Professor Tomáš Halík Will Receive the Award of the Pontifical Council for Culture

The award Per artem ad Deum (Through Art to God) is bestowed every year by the Pontifical Council for Culture for excellent achievements in culture, especially for supporting intercultural dialogue.


Armenian Delegation Launches the Armenian Books Collection at CUFA

At the end of April, a delegation from the Armenian Embassy in Prague launched a collection of Armenian literature at CUFA.

Launch of the collection

The Czech Summer School of Linguistics

he aim of the Summer School of Linguistics is to give an opportunity to students and young researchers who are interested in language and its use to get acquainted with the range of current achievements in linguistic research.


Invitation to the Workshop “The Language Contact and the Early Slavs”

The workshop is addressed to one of the most controversial issues in contemporary medieval studies, which is the extremely fast expansion of the Slavic language across great parts of Europe in the Early Middle Ages.


CfP: Regions of Strategic Importance: geographical spaces, cultural and political constructs, and analytical tools

The “Regions of Strategic Importance” conference will inaugurate the establishment of the Institute for the Study of Strategic Regions and delineate its research agenda.


Lectures by Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara) on Corpus Linguistics

Stefan Th. Gries teaches at the University of California in Santa Barbara. The lectures are going to take place on 26 and 27 April 2017.


Lecture by Dr Clemens Reichel (University of Toronto) on Dynamics and Complexity in Eshnunna’s State Administration

Lecture by Dr. Clemens Reichel (Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto – Royal Ontario Museum) is going to take place on 3 May 2017 at 16:00 in the Green Room (Celetná 20, Prague 1).

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Lectures by the British Archeologist Guy Middleton

The Czech Institute of Egyptology is happy to invite you to three lectures by Guy Middleton, archaeologist from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. The lectures are going to take place on 24 – 26 April 2017.


International Sinological Centre at Charles University Celebrates 20 Years

The programme of the celebrations includes exhibition launch, international conference Taiwan Cinema and Cultural Dynamics, small film festival, and lectures.


CUFA Opens a New Cultural Campus in an Empty Set of Buildings in the Old Town of Prague

The festival “Diversity Week: City and Emotions” (10 – 13 April 2017), is going to be the starting point of the transformation of the empty set of seven houses in Hybernská into an open community space.