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 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“.
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.
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.
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.
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.