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For Women and Girls Only. Reshaping Jewish Orthodoxy Through the Arts in the Digital Age

The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at CU FA cordially invites all interested to a book talk with Jessica Roda from Georgetown University, who will present the topics of her new book For Women and Girls Only. Reshaping Jewish Orthodoxy Through the Arts in the Digital Age. The book represents a compelling look at the lives of ultra-Orthodox […]

Presentation of Two Books: Biopower in Putin’s Russia & When Left Moves Right

Department of East European Studies at CU FA and Boris Nemtsov Academic Centre for the Study of Russia cordially invites you to a presentation of two books, introduced by their authors. Biopower in Putin’s Russia Authors: Andrey Makarychev, Sergei Medvedev Delving into the intricate concept of biopower and its influence on Russian society from surveillance to propaganda, […]

Comments on the Double Life of One Finnish Linguist: The Double Life of Unending Escape and Shame

As part of the Pride Month lecture series, the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, invites you to a lecture and discussion with Dr Jan Dlask and Associate Professor Yrjö Lauranto from Finnish Studies at the Department of Germanic Studies at CU FA. It will take place on Thursday, 8 June 2023, at 6:00 pm in room P200 […]

“I am singing”: Prague Debate on the Legacy of Henry Miller

The debate organized by Dr. Ondřej Skovajsa from East and Central European Studies at CU FA aims to discuss Henry Miller’s (1891–1980) work from today’s perspective. It will take place on 31 March 2023, 6:00–8:00 pm in the main building of CU FA, (nám. Jana Palacha 1/2; Room 326, 3rd Floor). What part of Miller is still […]

Wilnius & War: Learning History the Brutal Way

Embassy of Lithuania in the Czech Republic cordially invites you to a discussion dedicated to the 700-year anniversary of Vilnius that will take place on Thursday, 30 March, 18:00–21:00, in the Parish of St. Vojtěch, Vojtěšská 214, Prague 1 – Nové Město. The discussion will be held in English with Czech simultaneous interpretation. The speakers are: […]

Penny M. Von Eschen: Paradoxes of Nostalgia

Who is telling the story of the Cold War, where and to whom? American historian Penny M. Von Eschen will present her new book Paradoxes of Nostalgia: Cold War Triumphalism and Global Disorder Since 1989 (Duke University Press, 2022) on 9 March at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, room 111, at 17:30. In it, […]

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.

Research Excellence in Czechia and Germany

The German Embassy Prague together with the Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer of Charles University cordially invite you to a panel discussion followed by an informal exchange with the Secretary General of the Humboldt Foundation Enno Aufderheide and the Director of the CEITEC consortium Pavel Tomančák. The discussion is part of the Café Collaborations series, and will […]

What, if Anything Is Wrong with Inheritance?

The paper is presented by Prof Stefan Gosepath (Freie Universität Berlin) and it will be held in English. Free entry without prior registration.. This talk is concerned with the fundamental question of whether it is just that people inherit property. Should a property owner be entitled to transfer that property after their death to a person of […]

Debate: White, but not quite

Does racism against Eastern Europeans exist in the West? How does it interact with racism by Central and Eastern Europeans against minorities and migrants from the global South? Has the Russia-Ukraine conflict made a difference? You may find our on 20 June 2022, 5 pm, nám. Jana Palacha 1, room 200. Ivan Kalmar (University of Toronto) […]