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

12.11.2018

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”), in technological developments connected with performing arts and cultural communication, as well as in commercial entertainment.

Visiting Professor in Social Sciences and/or Area Studies

8.11.2018

The Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague) invites applications for the position of a Visiting Professor in Social Sciences and/or Area Studies. The aplication deadline is January 31, 2019.

Invitation to a Debate with the American Historian Timothy Snyder

5.11.2018

The renowned American historian and expert on Central and Eastern Europe is going to take part in a debate with Professor Pavel Barša on 22 November 2018 at 16.00 in the CUFA main lecture hall. The main topic of the debate is the resurrection of authoritarianism.

A Monograph by Dr Petr Lupač Published by the Prestigious Emerald Publishing

1.11.2018

Dr Lupač’s monograph Beyond the Digital Divide: Contextualizing the Information Society revises the existing research of the digital divide, i. e. the relation between the use of the Internet and social inequality, and its key thesis that unequal acess to the Internet has become the new source of social inequality.

Professor Josef Opatrný Receives the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle

31.10.2018

Professor Josef Opatrný, head of the Centre for Ibero-American Studies at CUFA, received the prestigious Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest honour awarded to foreigners. Professor Opatrný received the order for his lifelong work in promotion of Mexican culture and history in the Czech Republic and for his support of Czech-Mexican relations.