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Professor Alan Spence at the Faculty of Arts

The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures is pleased to invite students, staff, and the general public to a lecture by the acclaimed Scottish poet, playwright, novelist and short-story writer Alan Spence.

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First Czech Translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille (1949)

Dr Radvan Markus (Centre for Irish Studies, DALC) has translated one of the most acclaimed novels in Irish of all times – Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille (1949) into Czech.


Czech Institute of Egyptology Discovers Ramses II’s Temple Near Cairo

Remains of a temple belonging to King Ramses II have been discovered southwest of Cairo.


Professor Tomáš Halík at the University of Notre Dame

In October, Professor Tomáš Halík held two symposia at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) as part of his project “The Theological Hermeneutics of Contemorary Society”.


The Czech Poet Bohuslav Reynek Translated into English by doc. Justin Quinn

Doc. Justin Quinn (Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures) has published the first-ever collection of poems by Bohuslav Reynek in English. The volume entitled The Well at Morning is available from the Karolinum publishing house.


Faculty of Arts Hosted Major Irish Language and Literature Conference

On 14 – 16 September 2017, scholars from Europe and North America gathered in Prague for an international Irish-language conference hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University.


CUFA Library Organises Seminar on Information Literacy

In the academic year 2017/18, CUFA Library organises an elective seminar focused on Information Literacy. The seminar is open to all students at Charles University. On completion, students will receive 4 credits.


Romanticism, nationalism and nationhood: Literary perspectives on politics

Centre for Political Philosophy, Ethics and Religion cordially invites you to round-table debate “Romanticism, nationalism and nationhood: Literary perspectives on politics” with Sir Drummond Bone (Professor of English Literature, Oxford) and Professor Martin Hilský.


The East and Central European Studies (ECES) Offered a Rich Academic and Cultural Program

This summer, Faculty of Arts welcomed 98 students from 8 different countries from around the world. These students represented 43 different universities, and were participating in classes focused on Central and Eastern Europe and relations between Europe and Asia regions.


Students of Dutch Studies at CUFA: Important Recent Successes

Students of the MA programme Dutch Studies have recently succeeded in international competitions and also in the Jiří Levý Competition for young translators.