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Cosmopolitan Readings: Broken April

Realizing the need to take a closer look at societies around the world that are too often overlooked by the mainstream media, we are reading the literature of countries around the world to gain a better understanding of their history, societies, ways of thinking, and political changes, as well as the struggles of people hoping […]

Mainstream! Popular Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

A Conference by the Centre for Study of Popular Culture co-organized by the Institue of World History and the Institute of Economic and Social History at CU FA.   Mainstream_programme_CSPK_2020

Online Lectures on Musical Repertoire and Interpretation

Dr. Haig Utidjian, the chief conductor of the Chorus and Orchestra of Charles University in Prague, will discuss using interesting recordings the development of composers, their compositions, and tradion of interpretation of their interpretation from the position of a conductor, musicologist, and enthusiast of a good music. The lectures are to be delivered in English […]

Audition for the Chorus of Charles University

The Chorus of Charles University is still active during the pandemic and is looking for new members! The auditions are to be held on ZOOM at 5 to 7 pm on 28 October and 4 November 2020. To take part in the audition, please, send an email at info@sbororchestruk.cz and you will receive a ZOOM […]

The Sickle and Veil Project: Communist Gender Policies Towards Muslim Minorities in Eastern Europe

The Department of East European Studies at CU FA holds an online workshop “The Sickle and Veil Project: Communist Gender Policies Towards Muslim Minorities in Eastern Europe” on 27 October. The workshop offers a talk by Dr Andrew Hodges on academic writing, lectures by Drs Yulia Gradskova, Ivan Simic and Andreja Mesaric, and presentations by […]

Reading and Translating Pak Mingyu, Workshop LTI

Translating workshop LTI Korea

ONLINE: Critical Readings: Didier Eribon – Return to Reims (2)

LINK TO THE VIRTUAL ROOM BELOW. Critical Readings – book reading club continues discussing a new book: Return to Reims by Didier Eribon (2009) In short, Didier Eribon (a sociologist/philosopher, currently living in Paris) tries to explore why people from working class background do not tend to vote for the left parties anymore and stared […]

Welcome Day for International Degree Students 2020 – Online

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 2020/2021 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, […]

Online Evening Czech Language Course by Czech Studies

Czech Studies (Institute of Czech Studies at CU FA) open a new online evening Czech language course A1. The course takes place on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 pm until 6 pm.   More information about the course HERE.

Prague Writer’s Festival 2020

The 30th anniversary of Prague Writer’s Festival revolving around the theme: “We are condemned to hope” by Elsa Morante.

Call for Papers: Virtual Student Conference “New Pathways in Anglophone literary and Cultural Studies in Pandemic Times”

Anglophone literary and cultural studies at Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, calls for paper on the virtual student conference “New Pathways in Anglophone Literary and Cultural Studies in Pandemic Times”. The deadline has been prolonged until October 2, 2020. More information here. Keynote speakers: Dr Don Sparling, Masaryk University Dr Sagar Deva, University of Leeds […]