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Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Supports the Month of LGBTQ+ Community

Every June, Pride Month draws attention to the rights and culture of sexual minorities and the ongoing discrimination and homophobia against LGBTQ+ people. This year, CU FA joins the event with a series of lectures and discussion sessions aimed not only at raising awareness of LGBTQ+ but also at the history, literature, philosophy, and other related fields of the community.

Eight PhD Students of CU FA Received Anglo-Czech Educational Fund Scholarship

The scholarships enable PhD students and young researchers to spend part of their studies at prestigious universities in the United Kingdom. This exceptional support helps to connect young humanities scholars with world-class institutions.

Evaluate Courses of the Summer Semester. Students Evaluate by 28 May

Anonymous electronic evaluation of courses takes place from 15 to 28 May. The feedback improves the quality of your studies and of your fellow students’ studies.

Forum Radio: When there was a “Little Berlin” in Prague

A new monograph Little Berlin in Big Prague was published by Dr Lenka Kerdová, an artist, academic researcher and history of visual art graduate from the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. The book is based on reseach from her PhD dissertation examining Prague architecture during the interwar period, specifically buildings designed by German-speaking architects.

French State Secretary for European Affairs Visited Charles University

Laurence Boone delivered her speech on 27 April 2023 in the Patriotic Hall of Carolinum, where she was greeted by the Vice-Rector of CU, Prof. Voldřichová Beránková, Dr. Zora Hesová from the Department of Political Science at CU FA, and Jan Kolínský from the student society POLIS.

“Rendez-vouz en France”: Everything You Need to Know about Studying in France

Campus France in the Czech Republic organizes a meeting on Thursday, 4 May 2023, at 4 pm in room P104 in the main building of CU FA to present the possibilities of studies and internships in France. The interactive session will be held in English.

Prof. Miroslav Bárta Became a New Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Academy has named the Egyptologist and archaeologist from the Czech Institute of Egyptology at CU FA on 19 April 2023. He has become one of more than 40 International Honorary Members from 23 countries.

New from Charles Games: A Climate Crisis Survival Game

Charles Games has launched Beecarbonize, a new educational game about the climate crisis. “Through the game you explore the new technologies, protect nature and modernise industry to reduce carbon emissions,” says developer Ondřej Trhoň who is currently a teacher of the study programme New Media Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University.

Dean’s Day on 6 April

There will be no classes or other activities on this day. All students and faculty staff have a day off. Faculty buildings will be closed.

“I am singing”: Prague Debate on the Legacy of Henry Miller Will Be Held on 31 March

The debate organized by Dr. Ondřej Skovajsa from East and Central European Studies at CU FA aims to discuss Henry Miller’s (1891–1980) work from today’s perspective. It will take place on 31 March 2023, 6:00–8:00 pm in the main building of CU FA, (nám. Jana Palacha 1/2; Room 326, 3rd Floor).