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Leopold Pospíšil’s Memoir Published

Few experts in the social sciences have influenced their field as much as the former lecturer of CU FA, Leopold Pospíšil. The Yale professor, who passed away last year at the age of 98, was a legend in anthropology and the anthropology of law. His memoir, Adventures in the “Stone Age” – A New Guinea Diary, is essential for anyone interested in the field.

Train to Sachsenhausen: New Charles Games Release Offers Alternative Endings

A free, history-based game tells the story that relates to the dramatic events connected to the closing of Czech universities on 17 November 1939. The game was created by Vít Šisler from Charles Games and the Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship at CU FA along with Pavel Voves, director of public-benefit corporation Živá Paměť which has provided authentic testimonies of survivors.

Job Offers at Faculty of Arts, Charles University

The Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is looking for academic, technical, and economic staff. All offers are both in Czech and English.

Dr Františka Schormová Received an Award from the American Comparative Literature Association

Graduate of the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at CU FA, Dr Františka Schormová, received an honorary mention in the Bernheimer Prize awarded by the American Comparative Literature Association for her dissertation “African American Poets Abroad: Black and Red Allegiances in Early Cold War Czechoslovakia.”

Freemovers from Ukraine and Scholarship Holders of Boris Nemtsov Have Met with the Representatives of CU FA

Since the beginning of the armed conflict in Ukraine, our faculty has accepted more than 40 students from Ukraine. Most of them are “freemovers” – students who still study at Ukrainian universities but cannot continue there with their studies.

The Department of Education Co-Organizes Conference Pedagogization in Identity Formation and Professionalization

The international conference with the subtitle “Role of Science, Knowledge Transfer, Education and Youth Social Care” takes place in the Pedagogical Museum of J. A. Comenius and at the Department of Education on 23–24 June. The main topics of the conference are the significance of pedagogical institutions and organizations, forming of professional and personal identity.

The Results of the Student Evaluation of Summer Semester Courses Have Been Published

You may browse through the results when you sign in the web application of the evaluation.

The 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures Is to Be Held at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University

On 22–26 June, the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at CU FA will welcome around 150 delegates from all over the world at the congress, the main programme of which will take place in the main building of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. The congress is co-organized with International Association for the Study of Scottish Literatures.

Young Academics from Abroad May Apply for up to a Two-Year Stay at CU FA through JUNIOR Fund

The goal of the JUNIOR Fund is to attract prospective international post-doc researchers, who will carry out research within a specific field. The main initiative is always on the relevant research establishment or a faculty or other unit of Charles University that is interested in researching a particular research project.

The Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Joins Pride Month to Support the LGBT+ Community

The Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is flying a rainbow flag in support of the LGBT+ community during Pride Month because equality, freedom, and respect are not values that would appear in the public space once and stay there. It is necessary to introduce them to it continuously.