Centre of African Studies Founded at CUFA


The Centre of African Studies, founded on 15 May 2019, brings together experts and academics from all over the Czech Republic studying Africa from a wide range of perspectives – from zoology through natural science to political science and linguistics. The head of the centre is Professor Markéta Křížová, who is also Vice-Dean for International Relations at CUFA.

International Workshop "Wittgenstein and Hegel – Negativity and Language"


The international workshop devoted to the negativity and language in Hegel and Wittgenstein will continue the discussion begun at the Wittgenstein–Hegel conference at TU Dresden in June 2017.

John Michael Coggeshall as Visiting Fellow in Ethnology (Winter Term 2019/2020)


Department of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is delighted to welcome dr. John Michael Coggeshall, Professor of Anthropology from Clemson University (South Carolina), as a visiting fellow at the department for the winter term 2019/2020.

Call for Papers: International Conference "Utopia and the New World"


The objective of the international conference Utopia and the New World is to bring together specialists from various academic disciplines dealing with the problematic of modern utopias in Americas and Europe. The concept of utopia has had from its origin a special relationship with the geographical exploration of the globe and with the American scenery.

New Monograph About Karel Čapek’s Travel Writing


Aimed at international, non-Czech readers as well as Czech audience, the new monograph by Mirna Šolić “In Search of a Shared Expression” examines Karel Čapek’s travel writing from different theoretical perspectives, and contextualises it within Czech and European interwar modernist travel writing.