Calendar: Workshop

Current events

Workshop: Byron’s Manfred – Necessity and Emancipation

The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures invites you to a workshop on ‘Byron’s Manfred: Necessity and Emancipation’ by Dr Alan Rawes (Manchester) and Dr Mirka Horova (Charles). The workshop will be held on Thursday 31 October at 15:50 in Room 111. All welcome. Byron’s dramatic poem Manfred (1817) is one of the most influential texts of […]

Past events

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 […]

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 […]

Late-Ottoman Identities: the National, Transnational, and Marginal (Workshop)

The annual “Identities in the Middle East Workshop,” organized and hosted by the Institute of Near Eastern and African Studies at Charles University, will be inaugurated with a two day deliberation on late-Ottoman identities. The aim of the workshop is for participants to gain a profound awareness of the conceptualizations and manifestations of individual, communal, […]

Prague Workshop on Bilingualism

The Prague workshop on bilingualism flags the start of a 3 year collaboration between the University of Cambridge and Charles University on the study of bilingualism. The project will be funded by the Primus grant and will involve scholars from Cambridge and Prague. The primary focus of the project will be the acquisition of syntax […]

Ulkomaisen fennistiikan syyskoulu Praha 2018 / International Autumn School of Finnish Studies Prague 2018

The International Autumn School of Finnish Studies Prague 2018 is part of a four-year cooperative project run by departments and centers for Finnish studies at universities in Warsaw, Greifswald, Cologne, and the Faculty of Arts in Prague. The project has achieved financial support of the Finnish state organisation Opetushallitus, which is part of the Finnish […]

Diversity in Local Contexts: Adaptation and Heritage

KREAS, ISIS and REACH research teams invite to a research workshop focused on exploring the relationship between urban heritage and cultural identities in their historical, geopolitical and socio-cultural dimensions and contexts with a number of outstanding speakers.

Preserving and Transforming Sound Memories

What mechanisms were available to musicians and scribes who sought to preserve popular compositions – or particular musical characteristics of compositions – once they became outdated or their performance context changed? What were the motivations for altering or transforming these pieces? How do different polyphonic settings of an older melody reveal different approaches to a […]

MA in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures: Meeting for Applicants

Are you considering MA studies at the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures? Then use this opportunity and find out more about the the programme and how to proceed with your application. The Department of Anglophone Litertures and Cultures is organising an information meeting for prospective applicants to MA studies in Anglophone literatures and cultures […]