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Meetings in Low Countries studies: Postgraduate and Post-doctorate colloquium

The Department of Dutch language and culture, Charles University organizes the sixth Postgraduate and Post-doctorate colloquium from 7th till 10th March 2018. The postgraduate and post-doctorate researchers will present on topics centered around Dutch language and culture during the colloquium which takes place in Celetná 20.


Fundraiser for the Mosul University Library Continues Until 31 January

Let’s help the Library! (Pomozme knihovně!) is a charitable fundraiser organized in order to aid the restoration of the Mosul University library. The fundraiser is organised by the Faculty of Arts in cooperation with People in Need. As of 15 January, the fundraiser has managed to collect 201 567 CZK.


Czech Game Attentat 1942 Nominated for the “Gaming Oscar”

Czech game “Attentat 1942” has been selected for one of the most presitigous competitions of the gaming industry, 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards.


Jan Čermák and Michal Švec Received the Order of the Lion of Finland

On 6 December 2017, Professor Jan Čermák and the chairperson of the Scandinavian House in Prague Mgr. Michal Švec received the Order of the Finnish Lion from the Ambassador of Finland to the Czech Republic, HE Helena Tuuri.

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The Largest Grant in the History of the Faculty of Arts – Half a Billion Crowns for the Project KREAS

The Faculty of Arts is to receive the largest grant in its history: half a billion crowns for the project KREAS, which had been proposed within the European Structural Funds, Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, the call “Excellent Research”.

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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.