Because of the ongoing reconstruction of the main bulding and related organisational issues, CUFA libraries will be closed for the whole summer, i. e. from 2 July 2018 until 31 August 2018. All loans and extensions made in June will be automatically extended to 17 September.
A consorcium of universities whose members include Charles University, University of Kent, Freie Universität Berlin, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III and Universidade do Porto has received a grant from the European Union as part of the scheme Horizon 2020 for its project Migration and Modernity – Historical and Cultural Challenges (MOVES).
The 7th annual „Screen Industries in East-Central Europe“ (SIECE) conference, which took place in Prague on 22-23 May 2018, focused on current developments in online distribution of audiovisual content. The main conference themes also included Internet television and European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy.
The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced on 15 May by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage network. St. Wenceslas Rotunda in Prague won the award in the category „CONSERVATION“.
As part of the Ibero-American Week, organised on 19 – 27 April by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with representatives of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries in Prague, the Centre for Ibero-American Studies at CUFA organised a symposium Cien años de relaciones entre Checoslovaquia/República Checa y el mundo hispánico/lusobrasileño.