On Monday, 15. 4. our Centre organises a guest lecture of Aristotle Papanikolaou, a distinguished scholar specializing on orthodox Christianity. The lecture will start at 17:00 at Jilská 5. The topic will be Globalizing the Culture Wars: Orthodoxy and Politics in Russia. Everyone is welcome!
At 4pm on Thursday, November 22, Timothy Snyder will deliver a lecture at Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Jana Palacha 2, Prague, room 131. Abstract: Across the globe, the tenets of democracy are under attack and the popularity of illiberal political forces is mounting. How much do these forces have in common? What motivates them, […]
This autumn, Centre for philosophy, ethics and religion organises another series of debates with elite academics and intellectuals on important topics within public sphere. The next debate is on: Central Europe and national identity in the Facebook age Date and venue: November 27, 5pm, Nová scéna Národního divadla, Národní 1, Prague Guests: Michael Ignatieff (filosopher […]
On 28-31 August 2018 our centre co-organized The European Society for Philosophy of Religion Annual Conference, which took place in Prague. The theme of the conference was “Philosophy of Religion in a Pluralistic World”. You can find more information about the conference HERE. The […]
On Wednesday, March 21, our Centre organized a high-profile public debate on political role of universities in New scene of National Theatre The speakers were: Louise Richardson, vice-chancellor of Oxford University Péter Balázs, Director of the Center for European Neighborhood Studies, CEU Stefan Collini, professor of intellectual history at Cambridge University Tomáš Halík, Faculty of […]
The Centre for Philosophy, Ethics and Religion invites you to a high-profile academic discussion about the political role of universities in contemporary society. Venue: New Stage (“Nová scéna”) of the National Theatre, Národní 4, Prague Time: 21st of March 2018, 17:00 Our speakers will be: Louise Richardson, vice-chancellor of Oxford University Péter Balázs, Director of the […]
The Centre for Political philosophy, Ethics and Religion and Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites you to public lecture „Why Does Philosophy Have a History?“ given by prof. Michael Rosen (Harvard University) Date and time: 22nd February, 5 p.m. Place: room 217, ÚFAR FF UK, nám. Jana Palacha 2 Abstrakt: Quine is supposed to have said that two […]
Our Centre co-organises a 3rd Biennial Ideas in Politics Conference, to be held in Prague on November 3rd – 4th , 2017. The conference aims to bring together political philosophers, political theorists, intellectual historians as well as other scholars interested in republicanism, citizenship or constitutionalism to discuss the role of republican ideas in the history of political thought, as well […]
Our Centre is co-organising an international seminar “Exploring the Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology”. The keynote lecture will be delivered by prof. Emmanuel Falque, a distinguished French philosopher specializing in phenomenology and medieval philosophy. The title of his talk is Must We Cross the Rubicon? Philosophy and Theology: New Boundaries. Responses will be delivered by four […]
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.