December 2022

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Carl Schmitt’s Bodin

We would like to invite you to a unique open lecture delivered by Dr. Samuel Zeitlin from the University of Cambridge, the editor of Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings, published by Cambridge University Press. The talk will consider Carl Schmitt’s Bodin against the background of Schmitt’s writings in the 1920s as well as in the 1930s and 1940s. The […]

Lecture Series: Current Issues in Archaeology

The Institute of Classical Archaeology cordially invites you to a lecture series by Paolo Rondini (Pavia) „Through the Centuries, on the Rocks: New Research in the Quattro Dossi Area, Valle Camonica, Italy“ that will take place on 14 December from 4:30 pm in Campus Hybernska.

Ancuta Mortu: A Script-Based Understanding of Art Appreciation

Czech Society for Aesthetics cordially invites you to a lecture by Dr Ancuta Maria Mortu that will take place on 8 December from 5:30 pm to 7 pm in Jan Čejka Gallery in Campus Hybernská. Annotation of the lecture: In cognitive psychology, scripts are defined as mental structures that play an important role in organising experiences occurring frequently […]

Christmas Charity Book Sale

Student society Schwa and the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at CU FA organize traditional Charity Book Sale. Anyone who wishes to donate their books may do so on 5–7 December in the English and Romance Studies Library (room P107) in its opening hours (from 9:15 am to 4:45 pm). The sale will take place […]

Clevering Lecture: “Europe after the Zeitenwende” by Prof Luuk van Middelaar

Charles University, Václav Havel Library, and Embassy of the Netherlands in the Czech Republic cordially invite you to a lecture “Europe after the Zeitenwende“, delivered by Prof Luuk van Middelaar as part of the The Cleveringa Lecture cycle. It will take place on 5 December from 5 pm in Vlastenecký sál in Carolinum, Ovocný trh 3, Prague […]

Bourdieu’s Legacy in Literary Studies: Expanding Territories, Changing Concepts

On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Pierre Bourdieu’s death, CEFRES in collaboration with the Department of Czech and Comparative Literature at CU FA organize a round table on the development of Bourdieu’s central concepts during last two decades. The event will be held in English. Participants: Anna SCHUBERTOVÁ (Charles University) Csaba SZALÓ (Masaryk University) Jan […]

EU, India and Taiwan: Emerging Geo-Political Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific

The Institute for Study of Strategic Regions at CU FA and the Stockholm Centre for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs (Institute for Security and Development Policy) cordially invite you to a panel discussion that will be held on 1 December 2022 from 4 pm.

Current events

Representations of the Refugee in Texts of Modern Greek Literature of the 20th Century

A new on-line course with Antonis Kountouris, every Tuesday 17:30–19:00. The lectures held in Greek will present the refugee in modern Greek literature of the 20th century: In 1922, exactly one hundred years ago, one and a half million refugees from Asia Minor were uprooted from their homeland and settled in Greece. By a tragic coincidence, this […]

Late Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Thought

Τhe series of lectures will focus on philosophical currents in the Greek world of late Byzantium and after the fall of Constantinople to the Greek Revolution of 1821. Prima facie, it will examine the influences of certain Byzantine scholars, eminent humanists and political philosophers in Italy and, more importantly, their contribution to the movement of […]