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Workshop: Early Modern Theatre: Creativity and Fiction

KREAS / Creative Laboratory and Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures are pleased to invite you to an international workshop organized in cooperation with the Central European University: “Early Modern Theatre: Creativity and Fiction”. Programme: Dr Matthias Riedl: “Creativity and Performativity in the Early Reformation Period” Dr Sam Gilchrist Hall: “‘A Notable Foundation of Hearsay’: […]

7th International Language Management Symposium: Standardization as Language Management

Standardization as a process based on intervening in variation is usually aimed at efficient communication on a larger scale. It not only covers the emergence of standard varieties of languages, but also language cultivation, the elaboration of genres and terminologies, and language teaching as well as the development of norms and standards for industry, commerce and intercultural […]

On Liberal Education: The Autopoietic Function of Universities

The conference deals with (mainly but not only) the role of universities in contemporary societies, the selfconstituting aspect of universities, as well as with more current topics such as question of trust between universities and democratic societies, the position of expertise and its change during the covid pandemic or sources of continuing differences between universities […]

Christopher Gerry: The Buck Stops Elsewhere: The Politics of Responsibility for Covid-19 in Russia

The Buck Stops Elsewhere: The Politics of Responsibility for Covid-19 in Russia Christopher Gerry University of Oxford Abstract Covid-19 has raised enormous challenges for governments across the world, not only to manage the health dimension of the pandemic but also its political consequences. Effective government responses may improve their political ratings but ineffective ones may […]

Manfred Herbert: Language Problems in Employment Law: A Critical Analysis of the Relevant Jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice and the German Federal Labour Court

The Language Management Research Group at Faculty of Arts, Charles University, cordially invites you to a lecture on the language problems in German labour law and its concord or discord with the linguistic rights of EU. Program

Change of Room: KREAS Workshop: Shakespeare, Creativity and Creative Industries

The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures cordially invites you to the KREAS workshop “Shakespeare, Creativity and Creative Industries” Thursday, 12 March 2020, 13:00-15:30 Faculty of Arts Library, Jan Palach Square 2 (room 111) Programme: Sam Gilchrist Hall (Károli Gáspár University, Budapest): “In Mendacio Veritas: Shakespeare’s Creative Use of Sources” Martina Pranić (Charles University, Prague): […]

KREAS Workshop: Minority Languages in a Globalized World

About: The purpose of the workshop is to explore the contemporary relevance of ‘small’ or minority languages, especially in relation to literature and culture. While in the revival period the main rationale for keeping these languages alive was their role as a marker of national or ethnic identity, today it seems less relevant. Other important roles […]

Two Germanys: Ethnographic Museums, (Post)colonial Exhibitions, and the ‘Cold Odyssey’ of Pacific Objects between East and West

A KREAS lecture by Philipp Schorch from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Program

Thomas Lewis: On Religion and Nationalism: Hegel and the Bulwarks of Political Order

Research group Hegel in Interdisciplinary Perspective (HIP) invites all interested to a lecture by Prof. Thomas Lewise (Brown University) “On Religion and Nationalism: Hegel and the Bulwarks of Political Order.” The lecture is to be held on Tuesday 17 December 2019 at 5:30 pm in the room 225V, main building of Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Jana […]

Martin Maiden: Folk Etymology, Contamination, and Morphological Change. Examples from the Romance Languages

In this lecture, Professor Maiden will illustrate from various Romance languages two related types of morphological change, namely folk etymology and contamination. Martin Maiden is Professor of the Romance Languages at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Research Centre for Romance Linguistics. His main interests are in Italian and Romanian linguistics and […]