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Irina Turner: Does Facebook Eat Up Public Airwaves? The Impact of Media Convergence on Radio in South Africa

Radio remains the most widespread medium in South Africa. It, nevertheless, struggles with dwindling audiences and is thus pushed to marry with other media formats such as social media to maintain relevance. While entertainment and information remain radio’s main mandates, content and actors have to adjust to accommodate another elephant in the room; i.e., the […]

Darina Martykánová: Global Engineers – Building Global Capitalism from the Periphery

The expansion of global capitalism in the decades around the turn of twentieth century included growing investment in all kinds of projects and enterprises that required technical expertise. Railways were built crossing the territories of several countries, canals opened up new routes for ships by separating isthmuses and continents, irrigation systems enabled agricultural production on […]

Prof. Samuel Putnam (Bowdoin College, USA): Temperament – Measurement, Structure, Stability and Cultural Correlates

lecture: Wednesday 5 June 2019, 16:00 – 17:30, Celetná 20, Room 332 workshop: Thursday 6 June 2019, 15:00 – 17:00, Celetná 20, Room 119 Professor Putnam specializes in social development. He teaches a survey course in child development, a lab in developmental research methods, introduction to psychology, and a seminar in social development. His research […]

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Czech Intensive Course for Foreigners

Do you want to improve the level of your communicative competence in Czech? Sign up for the Intensive Course that will take place on May 20 – May 24, 2019 (one-week course) and on May 20 – May 31, 2019 (two-week course). In these courses, participants learn all necessary skills with an emphasis on oral […]