26th June 2019 saw the announcement of a much awaited decision by the European Commission on the first pilot European Universities call, choosing 17 ambitious projects from a total of 54. The good news for the 4EU+ Alliance, which includes Charles University, is that it is one of the consortia selected for funding - a decision of no small importance.
The Centre of African Studies, founded on 15 May 2019, brings together experts and academics from all over the Czech Republic studying Africa from a wide range of perspectives - from zoology through natural science to political science and linguistics. The head of the centre is Professor Markéta Křížová, who is also Vice-Dean for International Relations at CUFA.
The international workshop devoted to the negativity and language in Hegel and Wittgenstein will continue the discussion begun at the Wittgenstein–Hegel conference at TU Dresden in June 2017.
Department of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is delighted to welcome dr. John Michael Coggeshall, Professor of Anthropology from Clemson University (South Carolina), as a visiting fellow at the department for the winter term 2019/2020.
The objective of the international conference Utopia and the New World is to bring together specialists from various academic disciplines dealing with the problematic of modern utopias in Americas and Europe. The concept of utopia has had from its origin a special relationship with the geographical exploration of the globe and with the American scenery.
Aimed at international, non-Czech readers as well as Czech audience, the new monograph by Mirna Šolić "In Search of a Shared Expression" examines Karel Čapek’s travel writing from different theoretical perspectives, and contextualises it within Czech and European interwar modernist travel writing.
The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Faculty of Arts, Charles University is pleased to invite you to the workshop "Romanticism and Periodization" with the participation of renowned international scholars.
The Faculty of Arts, Project KREAS (Creativity and Adaptability as Conditions of the Success of Europe in an Interrelated World) and Karolinum Publishing House cordially invite you to the lectures by Prof. Aleida Assmann & Prof. Jan Assmann on Thursday 9 May.