October 2021

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Turning Muslims into Comrades: Gendered Transformations of Muslim Lives in Socialist and Post-socialist Contexts

Conference and Special Issue: Turning Muslims into Comrades: Gendered Transformations of Muslim Lives in Socialist and Post-socialist Contexts 26–27 October 2021 Convenors: Drs Andreja Mesarič and Ivan Simić, Charles University, Prague CALL FOR PAPERS We invite conference contributions exploring the interplay between government policies, gender and Muslim populations in socialist and post-socialist contexts. Driven by […]

Working While Studying in the Czech Republic: Ask a Lawyer!

Working abroad triggers many questions, and if you wonder what the working conditions for international students living in the Czech Republic are, this workshop is for you. We will focus on: What are the legal requirements? What are the types of job contracts? What are your rights in terms of salary, working hours and other […]

Lecture by Thomas Hylland Eriksen: On the Future of Cultural and Biological Diversity in Anthropocene

The Institute of Ethnology at CU FA and the Czech Association for Social Anthropology invites all interested in social and cultural anthropology to a public lecture by Prof Thomas Hylland Eriksen (University of Oslo) called The Future of Diversity in the Anthropocene: Globalisation, Nature, and Culture The event is supported by EEA and Norway grants project (EHP-CZ-MOP-2-014).

Lectures by Croatian Phonetician and Linguist Dr Ivančica Banković-Mandić

The Department of South Slavonic and Balkan Studies at CU FA invites you to lectures by a Croatian phonetician and linguist Dr Ivančica Banković-Mandić, Ph.D., from the Faculty of Philosophy, the University of Zagreb: Sound System of Croatian in comparison with Czech (Hrvatski glasnički repertoar u odnosu na češki jezik) – Tuesday, 19 October 2021, at 2:00 pm, […]

Among the Refugees on Lesbos Island: Interpreter from Farsi to English

Anthropology students of Faculty of Arts, Charles University, invite you to join a meeting with a special guest. Our guest spent a lot of time among refugees on Lesbos working as an interpreter for MSF. He will speak mostly about his daily routine and common challenges of refugees in the main refugee camp on the island. What are […]

Hyb4City | Café Collaborations

The first keynote speaker is Kateřina Králová, an Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Russian and Eastern European Studies, and project leader of “Beyond Hegemonic Narratives and Myths”. In her research, she focuses on reconciliation with the Nazi past, the Holocaust and its aftermath, the Greek Civil War and post-war reconstruction, particularly in Greece. […]

Workshop: Power in Numbers. The Role of the Rural Population in Christianisation a State Formation

The proposed workshop aims to bring together researchers from Europe, dealing with different, yet connected, affairs of the state and church networks‘ of archaeological and historical heritage. In the last decade, interest in the research of Christianisation has been growing. Diverse approaches in history were observable; researchers have investigated the process in the light of […]

Prague Microfestival

Prague Microfestival (PMF) is an annual festival of art connecting contemporary experimental literary production with visual arts, film, and live performance. PMF is fully bilingual (CS and EN) and aims to present authorial readings of the best contemporary authors of experimental poetry and prose. Every year, PMF welcomes renowned and underground authors from the whole […]

Welcome Day for International Degree Students 2021

We are pleased to invite all international Bachelor´s, Master´s and Doctoral degree programmes students beginning their studies at Charles University in the academic year 2021/2022 to our Welcome Day. During this day, you will have a chance to meet other international students, to find answers to your questions related to your studies at CU, to […]

Orientation Meeting for DALC MA Students

The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures cordially invites newly enrolled MA students from all specialisations to an orientation meeting. Members of DALC staff will discuss the basic aspects of the MA programme (specialisations, courses, assignments, credit requirements, MA thesis) and students will have the opportunity to ask questions. Attendance is highly recommended.

Armenian Studies Conference

A conference to celebrate the founding of Armenian Chair and the 30th anniversary of Armenian independence. The event is held in both Czech and English. Programme

Evolution of Civic Activism in America

We would like to invite you to a discussion on the topic of Evolution of Civic Activism in America. The panel’s lecturers are Dr FInnie Coleman (University of New Mexico), Dr. Norma J. Hervey (Charles University), Kelsey Roman (activist and graduat student), and Chuck Seaton (Marketing and branding specialist). The discussion is accompanied by singer Tonya Graves […]