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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 […]

Melissa Feinberg: “Is It Democracy If the Husband Makes Decisions Autocratically?” Gender, Citizenship and the Meaning of Democracy in Interwar Czechoslovakia

The public lecture will examine debates over gender and citizenship in interwar Czechoslovakia and put these debates into the wider East-Central European context. It will concentrate on intersections between the private and public realm, as in family and marriage law. It will argue that debates over women’s rights in the Czech lands stemmed from fundamental […]

Workshop: Romanticism and Periodization

The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Faculty of Arts, Charles University is pleased to invite you to the workshop “Romanticism and Periodization”. Programme: Professor David Duff (Queen Mary University of London) “Introduction: Phases of British Romanticism” Professor Nicholas Halmi (University of Oxford) “Period and Epoch-making Event: Romanticism and the French Revolution” Professor Fiona Stafford […]

Lectures by Prof. Aleida Assmann & Prof. Jan Assmann

The Faculty of Arts, Project KREAS (Creativity and Adaptability as Conditions of the Success of Europe in an Interrelated World) and Karolinum Publishing House cordially invite you to the lectures: Prof. Dr. Aleida Assmann (Universität Konstanz): Forms of Forgetting Prof. Dr. Jan Assmann (Universität Konstanz): Akhenaten. Damnatio Memoriae and the Return of the Repressed: Some […]

KREAS Workshop: “Frankenstein: Emancipatory Narrative and the Role of the Reader”

The KREAS Project and the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures are pleased to invite you to a workshop “Frankenstein: Emancipatory Narrative and the Role of the Reader”. The 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s landmark novel Frankenstein has provided an opportunity for scholars to reconsider its significance in light of emergent critical […]

Workshop: Northern Europe and Transnational Reception of Arts and Literature

The Department of Scandinavian Studies cordially invites everyone interested to the workshop “Northern Europe and Transnational Reception of Arts and Literature”. Full programme is available from here.

Rage Against the Algorithm

On the anniversary of the “Velvet Revolution,” an international meeting of artists, activists & theorists from diverse backgrounds will take in Prague to discuss & plan strategies & tactics for creative emancipation & insurgency under a global regime of algorithmic control & co-option. Subjects will range from Xenofeminism to Sinofuturism, Accelarationism, Alienism, the Anthropocene, Big […]

Lecture by Slovenian anthropologist Alenka Janko Spreizer “Mobile ethnographies: ethnography of mobility”.

Department of Ethnology invites you to attend a lecture by Alenka Janko Spreizer “Mobile ethnographies: ethnography of mobility” on November 14th, 12:30 pm, room 138, Celetná 20, Prague. The lecture is a part of „Ethnography and Theory“ series that presents various forms of ethnography and discusses its possibilities, limits and current transformations. The series is […]

Call for Papers: Performativity and Creativity in Modern Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference

22–24 November 2019, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague Performativity and creativity have often been used vaguely in a number of discourses in cultural studies, economics, political ideologies or advertising. The purpose of this conference is to explore the force of these concepts in pragmatic approaches to cultures and closely related industrial production (“creative industries”), […]