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Prof. Petr Kratochvíl Has Published a New Book on the Role of the Catholic Church in the Contemporary International System

The academic from the Department of Political Science at CU FA, who is also a guarantor for the multi-university research project CoRe, has published Geopolitics of Global Catholicism: Politics of Religion in Space and Time. The work will be formally presented to a professional audience for the first time on Friday 7 June 2024 at the Gregorian University in Rome.

Rector of Charles University Invites the Members of CU FA to a Morning Informal Meeting

Breakfast with the Rector, Prof Milena Králíčková, will be held on 25 June 2024 from 9:00 to 10:00 am in room P201 in the main building of CU FA. The number of seats is limited to 10 people, and it is necessary to register in advance via a form.

Charles University and Security: Creating a Safety Culture Will Be Very Important

Almost half a year has passed since tragedy struck the Faculty of Arts, Charles University: a mass shooting that claimed 14 lives. CU has since responded with key measures. The head of the Central Crisis Staff of Charles University Otomar Sláma and security expert Zdeněk Kalvach discussed steps already implemented and crucial steps still to be taken.

Charles Games Released a New Game, “Playing Kafka,” to Mark the Centenary of Kafka’s Death

The game, developed by a spin-off company of Charles University in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Prag, introduces Franz Kafka and his works The Trial, Letter to His Father, and The Castle. Lecturers and graduates from the IISL at CU FA cooperated on the game’s production, namely doc. Vít Šisler, Dr Lukáš Kolek, and Ondřej Trhoň.

Annual Rector’s Sports Day Got University Moving

The Rector’s Sports Day offered staff and students at Charles University numerous opportunities to burn calories at various sports venues in Prague, Hradec Králové and Plzeň. The event was organised by the Department of Physical Education of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University.

A Publication by Dr Ondřej Vojtěchovský and Prof Jan Pelikán Was Translated into Croatian

The Zagreb publishing house Srednja Europa has published a translation of the book Ne baš lako socijalističko prijateljstvo, written by Dr Ondřej Vojtěchovský and Prof Jan Pelikán from the Institute of World History at CU FA. The original publication was originally published by the Faculty of Arts Press in 2021.

Professor Ivana Čeňková Was Awarded the Prestigious Prix Danica Seleskovitch

The academic from the Institute of Translation Studies at CU FA received the prize on 27 April 2024 in Paris at the prominent school of interpreters and translators ESIT (Ecole supérieure d’interprètes et de traducteurs), part of the Sorbonne Nouvelle University.

Students of CU FA Translated Seamus Heaney’s Celebratory Poem for the 20th Anniversary of the Czech Republic’s Accession to the EU

As part of the seminar “Translation of Poetry” led by doc. Mariana Machová from the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at CU FA, Markéta Novotná, Maxmilián Filip, and Stanislav Cincibuch co-translated a poem by a prominent Irish poet commissioned to write a poem for the accession ceremony in 2004.

Evaluate Courses of the Summer Semester 2023/24 by 2 June 2024

After a break caused by the December 2023 events, the regular student evaluations of educational activities are back. The anonymous electronic evaluation is open from 20 May to 2 June 2024. Provided feedback helps to improve the quality of everyone’s studies.

The Institute of Phonetics at CU FA to Open a New Interdisciplinary PhD programme within the Voice Communication Sciences Project

The Voice Communication Sciences (VoCS) project is an ambitious interdisciplinary project in which PhD students will explore the voice from multiple angles. The project will provide the students with a comprehensive training program based on applied linguistic research. A consortium of 21 academic and industrial partners, including CU FA, will collaborate on the project.