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Students of Dutch Studies at CUFA: Important Recent Successes

Students of the MA programme Dutch Studies have recently succeeded in international competitions and also in the Jiří Levý Competition for young translators.


Reconstruction of the Main Building

The general reconstruction of the Faculty of Arts main building on Jan Palach Square will be carried out gradually in 2017-2019. This summer, the faculty will get a new glass lift, which was designed in the original conception from the 1930s.

Vizualizace nové výtahové šachty, návrh G.L.ARCHITEKTI, s.r.o.

Professor Halík’s Book Receives Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award

Professor Halík’s book I Want You to Be has received the gold medal and the title of the Book of the Year in Philosophy at the annual meeting of the American Library Association.


History & Generalism: Perpetrating Humanities inside of Assyriology

Czech Institute of Egyptology, CUFA, cordially invites you to a lecture by Dr Setha F. C. Richardsona (University of Chicago) which will be held on 16June at 2 p.m. in Room C419 in Celetná 20, Prague 1.


Exhibition Launch: Peru’s New Chronicle and Good Governance by Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala

The Embassy of Peru and Charles University, Faculty of Arts, are pleased to present an exhibition of 32 posters, with drawings by the indigenous chronicler Guaman Poma de Ayala (1535-1616), who toured the ancient Inca Empire.

Guaman Poma obrázek

Video Recording of Professor Griffin’s Lecture “Post-soviet Modernity and the Rise of Xenophobic Populism”

Professor Roger Griffin from the University of Oxford started the conference Fascism_Modernism_Populism on 23 May with a lecture “Post-Soviet Modernity and the Rise of Xenophobic Populism”.


Dr Haig Utidjian Receives Honorary Affiliation from CUFA

On 18 May 2017, Dr Haig Utidjian, British conductor, musicologist, and philologian of Armenian descent, received a diploma of the honorary affiliated member of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University.


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.