On 19–23 June 2023, thirteen medievalists from CU FA participated in an international conference organised in cooperation between Charles University and Universitetet i Bergen within the project of the EEA and Norway Grants Bilateral Initiative.
Any discussion about a good film inevitably ends up being a discussion about life,” says Karel Och, the artistic director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. A graduate of film studies at Facuty of Arts, Charles University, Och says he himself hardly goes to the films during the festival. He simply does not have the time because of his workload.
Russian Studies (Boris Nemtsov’s Study Program) is a new follow-up master’s full-time study programme conceived as territorial studies, taught in Russian with a wide range of lectures and seminars in English. The programme focuses on the study of Russia, emphasizing the period after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
In the bonus episode of the faculty podcast, guest lecturer Dr Dawn Norris from the University of Wisconsin talks about sociology with focus on her research project. She compared the attitudes towards work in the Czech Republic and the United States and what is the role of work in people’s identities.
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.
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 establishment or a faculty or other unit of CU that is interested in researching a particular research project.