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Call for Applications: European Joint Doctorate MOVES – Migration and Modernity: Historical and Cultural Challenges

MOVES is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network project funded by the European Union under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Deadline for applications is 15 February 2019.

Faculty of Arts and East and Central European Studies Alumna Awarded Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Faculty of Arts, Charles University (CUFA) and the East and Central European Studies program (ECES) are pleased to announce that Kristiana Yao, UPrague (part of the ECES international program) alumna, has been awarded the highly regarded Rhodes Scholarship.

CfP: Ireland in Europe – 5th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies

Paper proposals representing postgraduate projects in the area of Irish Studies are invited for an international conference that follows the success of “The Politics of Irish Writing” (2009), “Boundary Crossings” (2011), “Tradition and Modernity” (2013) and “Influences, Intersections, Interactions” (2017). As in previous years, we wish to offer discussion space for graduate students working in Irish Studies. We particularly welcome those working outside the Anglophone academic environment.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Invitation to Lectures and Seminars on Research of Education Policy and Current Changes in Education Systems

The Department of Adult Education and Personnel Management cordially invites you to three presentations by Professor Marcella Milana (University of Verona) on various topics related to education of adults.

Czech Institute of Egyptology Discovers the Tomb of Priest Kaires

After two weeks of work at its archaeological concession on the Abusir pyramid field, the current expedition of the Czech Institute of Egyptology of the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University discovered a unique burial complex of the royal confidant and priest Kaires.