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CU's Discovery Service: Searching Made Easy

19. 11. 2021

A little over two months ago, Charles University launched its new discovery service UKAŽ facilitating the simultaneous and smooth search of printed, digitised and electronic resources. The system was a complete redesign and streamlining of its forerunner, integrating the catalogues of more than 60 CU libraries.

Prof Tomáš Halík Received Prestigious IN VERITATE Award

18. 11. 2021

On an international conference “The Role of Christians in the Process of European Integration” in Krakow, Prof Halík received Bishop Pieronek’s Award for his outstanding stances and achievements in connecting Christian and European values.

The Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Joins the “Thanks that We Can” Initiative

17. 11. 2021

The Faculty of Arts, Charles University, commemorates the Velvet Revolution by symbolically lighting up the building in nám. Jana Palacha in the colours of the Czech tricolour. Many others important buildings have lit up in the commemoration on 17 November at 17:11.

Looking Back at Prof Leopold Pospíšil. Archaeologist and his student, doc. Jaroslav Jiřík, remembers the world-renowned anthropologist

16. 11. 2021

His work reflects the history of almost the entire discipline. Professor Leopold Pospíšil, an expert in the anthropology of law, professor emeritus of Yale University and former lecturer at Faculty of Arts, Charles University, passed away on 25 October 2021 aged 98 in New Haven, USA.

The Centre for the Study of the Holocaust and Jewish Literature Has Entered its Second Decade

15. 11. 2021

The Centre for the Study of the Holocaust and Jewish Literature was established in 2010 at the Department of Czech and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. It aims to study literature related to the Shoah/the Holocaust and Jewish cultures in the Czech Lands and Central Europe.

Jakub Mazanec Won the Science Slam

11. 11. 2021

One of the two winners of the popular stand-up comedy show held annually at Charles University was a doctoral student of history, Jakub Mazanec, from the Faculty of Arts whose outstanding performance wowed not only the audience but the expert panel of judges at the multi-functional Kampus Hybernská.

Mathesius Awards and Martin Hilský Awards for 2020 and 2021

31. 10. 2021

On Wednesday 20 October, the Mathesius Awards and Martin Hilský Awards for 2020 and 2021 were presented by representatives of the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures and the Department of English Language and ELT Methodology.