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Call for Papers: 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures, Prague, 2020

The Third World Congress of Scottish Literatures will be held at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, on 24-28 June 2020. The Congress’s main theme, “Transnationalism and Minor Cultures”, invokes the crucial importance of transcultural communication, migration and social interconnectivity for the development of Scottish literatures.

3rd Intensive Programme – Facing Europe in Crisis: Shakespeare’s World and Present Challenges

The New Faces consortium* is pleased to announce that its third intensive programme, held under the project’s general title “Facing Europe in Crisis: Shakespeare’s World and Present Challenges”, will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Universidade do Porto (Portugal), from the 17th to the 29th June 2019.

Prestigious Publication „Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today: A Legacy of Fifty Years“ Co-Edited by doc. Marek Jakoubek Published by Routledge

The prestigious publication „Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today: A Legacy of Fifty Years“ has come out from Routledge. Doc. Marek Jakoubek and the socio-cultural anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen prepared the book for the 50th anniversary of the publication of the famous volume „Ethnic Groups and Boundaries. The Social Organization of Culture Difference“ (ed. Fredrik Barth).

Call for Papers: Gate Theatre Research Network Expert Meeting 2 – “The Gate: Alternative Histories, Marginal Identities”

The expert meeting #2 of the Gate Theatre Research Network, “The Gate: Alternative Histories, Marginal Identities”, will be hosted by Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic on 14-15 June 2019.

Invitation to Theatre: O. Goldsmith – She Stoops to Conquer

D-Theatre, a society of current and former students of the Faculty of Arts, presents Oliver Goldsmith’s famous comedy of manners „She Stoops to Conquer“.

Doors Open Day 2019 – Saturday 12 January

On Saturday 12 January 2019, the Faculty of Arts invites all prospective applicants to the annual Doors Open Day. The programme includes presentations of all BA and MA programmes, a Student Café, and presentations of the Student Council and various student clubs and societies.

PROGRES Q07 (“Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages“): Call for Postdoc Scholarships for the period of 1st March – 31st December 2019

PROGRES Q07 (“Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages“), Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague, offers 2–3 nine-month scholarship (March – December 2019) to postdocs or PhD students working in any field of medieval studies.

Czech National Corpus Listed as a CLARIN K-Centre

On December 4, 2018, Czech National Corpus (CNC) has been officially approved as one of the K-centres of CLARIN, a European infrastructure (ESFRI) focused on language resources and tools for Humanities and Social Sciences. The aim of the CNC K-centre is to provide information, consulting and technical assistance in the area of corpus linguistics with the emphasis on Czech.

The Czech Studies Program at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Will Offer an Intensive Czech Course for Foreigners in January 2019

Do you want to improve the level of your communicative competence in Czech? Sign up for the Intensive Course that will take place on January 21 – January 25, 2019 (one-week course) and on January 21 – February 1, 2019 (two-week course).

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.