Calendar: Conference

Current events

3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures

The 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures is going to be held at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in Prague.  

Machiavelli and Contemporary Politics

4th Biennial Ideas in Politics Conference Machiavelli’s thought not only had a huge influence on the development of modern political philosophy, but his ideas continue to inspire – and divide – political theorists even today. The recent history of Machiavellian scholarship could be described in this way: Interpretation of Machiavelli as a teacher of evil […]

Past events

Interdisciplinary Conference: Performativity and Creativity in Modern Cultures

The interdisciplinary conference “Performativity and Creativity in Modern Cultures” will be held at the Faculty of Arts on 22 – 24 November 2019. Keynote speakers: Professor Tracy C. Davis, Northwestern University Professor Andreas Mahler, Freie Universitaet Berlin For more information, see the conference website.

International Conference “The Frustrated Peace?: The Versailles Treaty and its Political, Social and Economic Impact on Europe”

The conference is held under the auspices of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the President of the Czech Academy of Science. When the last shots of the just finished war fell silent in November 1918, it began to be clear that despite the shock of immeasurable economic and human suffering, […]

Coloquio internacional: América Latina en la fronteradelasgrandes épocas

El coloquio América Latina en la fronterade las grandes épocasse organiza en el marco del proyecto “Creatividad y adaptabilidad como condiciones del éxito de Europa en un mundo interrelacionado” (KREAS). Este proyecto se concentra en el análisis de las formas de autoconciencia y autopoiesis, aludiendo – entre otros – al pensamiento filosófico de Hegel, al […]

L2 Translation: Getting Out of the Grey Zone

Despite being a common practice in most parts of the world, L2 translation (also referred to as non-native translation or inverse translation) remains a relatively under-explored area. Existing research suggests that L2 translation, and directionality in general, is a complex issue, with key factors including the text type, the client’s expectations and, perhaps most importantly, […]

IRELAND IN EUROPE: 5th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies

CFP for IRELAND IN EUROPE The 5th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies, Prague 13–14 September 2019 Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University Website: http://ualk.ff.cuni.cz/centre-for-irish-studies Contact e-mail: praguepostgraduate@gmail.com Paper proposals representing postgraduate projects in the area of Irish Studies are invited for an international conference that follows the success of “The Politics of Irish Writing” […]

EAIS 8th Annual Conference on Israel Studies 2019 – Democracy in Challenging Times: Israel, Europe and the World

The European Association of Israel Studies is proud to confirm that our 8th Annual Conference will be taking place at Charles University, Prague from 8-10 September 2019. The conference will be held in English. 8 September  2019 16.00 – 16.30, Official opening of the conference (Magna Aula, Faculty of Law, Charles University) Welcome of Prof. Lenka […]

PRAGESTT IX

PRAGESTT / Prager Germanistische Studierendentagung /, gegr. am Institut für germanische Studien der Philosophischen Fakultät der Karls-Universität zu Prag, stellt eine internationale germanistische Studierendenkonferenz dar. Sie bietet eine offene Plattform für wissenschaftlichen Austausch junger Germanistinnen und Germanisten, die insb. die Ergebnisse ihrer Bachelor-, Master- und Dissertationsarbeiten sowie anderer wissenschaftlichen Projekte präsentieren. Ausdiskutiert werden die Bereiche […]

International Conference World War II: History and Memory

BOHEMs (PRIMUS Research Project), Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, cordially invites you to the international conference entitled „World War II: History and Memory.“ The conference aims at deepening the discussion on the role of WWII in modern history, echoing even in the present times. It seeks to grasp the phenomenon of the Second World […]

International Conference “Things in Poems – Poems of Things”

The object-poem conference will explore the presence of things and the representation of objects in a broad manner, from the antiquity to contemporary poetry. Objects have been present in the oldest known poetry (e.g. Homer’s shield of Achilles). In modern times, the thing-poems appear in the works of post-symbolist, modernist and avantgarde poets. German critic […]

Music and Sound Between Tradition and Innovation

An International Conference co-sponsored by NYU, NYU Prague and Charles University.