Czech mission of the Czech Institute of Egyptology at CU FA working in the transitional zone between the pyramid fields of Abusir and Saqqara has made a rare discovery. During two archaeological seasons of 2022 and 2023 it located and thoroughly explored a lost tomb which belonged to a high official Ptahshepses living during the 25th and 24th centuries BC.
Martin Hilský is a professor emeritus from the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, and a household name in Czechia most famous for his translations of William Shakespeare – not just every single play but also the Sonnets.
On Monday, 2 October 2023, there will be concerts, science stand-ups, FameLab competition, an exhibition opening, Didaktikon Open Day, and more. The programme starts at 4 pm and will go on until midnight.
Dr Anežka Kuzmičová from the Institute of Czech Language and Theory of Communication at CU FA has won a prestigious ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million Euro for a five-year research project exploring children's affective engagements with facts and nonfiction, making her the first ever recipient of an ERC grant in the Social Sciences and Humanities at Charles University.
The publication <i>Jaroslav Róna: Apocalypses and Visions</i> was written by an academic from the Institute of Ethnology at CU FA and presents the work of a sculptor, painter, graphic artist, and glass artist. He belongs among the prominent personalities of the contemporary Czech art scene.
The position is opened for academics in ethnology or cultural anthropology with any specialization or linguistics or literary studies, historiography (or political science or social science) who focus on Central or Southeastern Europe. Expected start is on 1 January 2024, the deadline for applications is by 23 October 2023.
The publication Carnabhal na Marbh was written by an academic from the Centre for Irish Studies which discusses the novel <i>Cré na Cille<i /> by Máirtín Ó Cadhain in the context of the period when translations of the novel started to circulate outside of Ireland. The monograph assesses its place in the canon of world literature.
It’s no secret that learning Czech can be tricky when it comes to grammar, vocabulary, or pronunciation. Some would say especially the pronunciation of words sprinkled with Czech diacritics is tough. Recently CU FA rolled out what it hopes will be a game-changer: ProCzeFor, an online state-of-the-art pronunciation app that makes it easier and more fun to learn Czech.
The Office of Commercial Programmes and Cross-Sectoral Cooperation is mainly responsible for the organisation of semester and short-term teaching programmes for international students and individual payers from abroad, their promotion, and coordinating the preparation of new ones and the development of existing commercial study programmes and summer schools.