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.
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.
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).
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.