Calendar: Lecture

Current events

10th Annual German Studies Conference PRAGESTT

The 10th annual German studies conference PRAGESTT is an international conference intended for German scholars and students. It offers an open panel for scientific exchange among young German scholars, primarily for exchanging the results of their Bachelor, Master, and Dissertation thesis and other scientific projects. The conference’s subjects rest upon synchronic and diachronic German linguistics, […]

Past events

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 […]

Language Policies in Post-Conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Interplay of Official and Unofficial

The Department of Linguistics invites you to the next instalment of their lecture series. Jelena Božović will give a talk on Tuesday, December 15, at 5:40 pm. The title of the talk is Language policies in post-conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina: The interplay of official and unofficial. The event will take place on-line using Zoom. If you are […]

Conference of the Young Slavists XV: Russia and Slavic World: A Century of Coexistance and Conflicts

The 15th year of a traditional international two-day Conference of the Young Slavists intended for the graduates from the BA and MA studies, PhD students, and researchers under 35. The event aims to provide a platform for gathering of young experts, create a space for presenting the results of their researches and forum for a […]

III. Ukrainian Studies in Prague Conference

Anthony Smith famously claimed that historical traumas and memories of collective suffering constitute a nation out of a heterogeneous population. This recipe of nation-building was propped up in the late 20th century by “the rise of the victimhood culture” (Campbell & Manning 2018). Inspired by the anti-colonial discourses and the symbolic capital gained by all […]

Political Discourse in Poland and the Czech Republic after 1989: Genres, Communication Strategy, Media Portrayals

International conference “Political Discourse in Poland and the Czech Republic after 1989: Genres, Communication Strategy, Media Portrayals” pursues the discussion of a topic related to the political communication in Poland and the Czech Republic, to define differences and analogies in the pre-election practices of political and media circles of both countries as well as to […]

Webinar: Happiness and Mindset

The Webinar Happiness and Mindset is organized by Alumni Club on Thursday 19 November 7 pm – 6:30 pm. The seminar is intended not only for club members but also the students and staff of Charles University. The webinar is conducted in English by Petr Ludwig, the author of the bestseller The End of Procrastination. […]

Online Lectures on Musical Repertoire and Interpretation

Dr. Haig Utidjian, the chief conductor of the Chorus and Orchestra of Charles University in Prague, will discuss using interesting recordings the development of composers, their compositions, and tradion of interpretation of their interpretation from the position of a conductor, musicologist, and enthusiast of a good music. The lectures are to be delivered in English […]

Jemina Napier: Examining the Multimodal Research Trend in Dialogue Interpreting Research

The Institute of Translation Studies cordially invites you to an online lecture by Prof Jemina Napier (Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh) as a part of the course Theory of Interpreting on a Particularly Topical Subject (see the abstract and additional information on the research activities of this eminent academic who should have lectured in Prague as […]

Reproductive Rights in Poland – Historical Aspects and Current Struggles

On October 22, 2020, the Constitutional Tribunal, Poland’s Supreme Court, has ruled that abortions in cases of foetal defects are unconstitutional. This decision has resulted in wide protests that are currently taking place throughout the country. We would like to react to the current situation by inviting you to the lecture Reproductive Rights in Poland […]

Before Tito. The Communist Party of Yugoslavia during the Great Purge (1936–1940)

The Institute of the World History of the Faculty of Arts cordially invinites you to attend a presentation by Stefan Gužvica on his book „Before Tito. The Communist Party of Yugoslavia during the Great Purge (1936–1940)“. The time of the Great Purge in the Soviet Union has been one of the most controversial and under-researched periods in the […]