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Project MOVES Opening Ceremony and Induction Month to Be Held at CUFA

The opening ceremony of project MOVES, European Joint Doctorate supported the scheme Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Skłodowska Actions, will take place at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, on Monday 2 September at 17:00 in Room 104. During September, the MOVES Induction Month will be hosted by CUFA.

Vojtěch Frankl, Student of Musicology at CUFA, Receives Award for the Best Student Paper at an International Conference

Vojtěch Frank has received the prize for the best student paper at the annual conference on Russian music in Vipiteno, Italy. The award is conferred by the Institute for the Research of Russian Music. Mr Frankl’s paper was entitled „The Genre System of Isaak Dunaevsky Operettas in the Context of Gender and Culture“.

Between Prague and Cairo: 100 Years of Czech Egyptology

The Czech Institute of Egyptology (Faculty of Arts, Charles University), the only institution of its kind in the Czech Republic, commemorates its 100th anniversary with an exhibition organized in cooperation with Charles University in the Karolinum exhibition hall (2nd August – 8th September 2019).

Heading for the 100 Top: Representatives of Five Institutions Establish the Association of Czech Research Universities

Five top Czech universities have joined forces in establishing the Association of Czech Research Universities. The association consists of Charles University, the Czech Technical University in Prague, Masaryk University in Brno, Palacký University in Olomouc, and the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague.

4EU+ Alliance Wins Funding in European Universities Call

26th June 2019 saw the announcement of a much awaited decision by the European Commission on the first pilot European Universities call, choosing 17 ambitious projects from a total of 54. The good news for the 4EU+ Alliance, which includes Charles University, is that it is one of the consortia selected for funding – a decision of no small importance.

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.