August 2015
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Offer: Erasmus+ Practical Placements Programme

The International Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for suitable candidates in the field of the Erasmus+ practical placements programme.

The successful candidate will:

- have a good command of English (B2 minimum, C1 preferrable); knowledge of other languages is an advantage

- have strong administration and IT (Google, MS) skills

- have the support of their university’s international office

- be able to spend at least 3 months with the International Office (may be extended to 6 months maximum)

- be able to start the placement from 1st October 2015 or any time later thru June 2016

Please, send your CVs and cover letters to (deadline for October starts is 31st August 2015, applications for later starts have no deadline).

Call for papers: Women as Political Actors in History (...)

We kindly invites you to submit abstracts for your papers for a special issue of the journal Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum (Gender, Equal Opportunities, Research) focussed on the topic of "Women as Political Actors in History: The Central European Context". If you are interested in publishing a paper, please send your abstracts by 30th September 2015.

Submissions of topic-relevant book reviews and reports are welcome as well. The issue is planned to be published in autumn/winter 2016.

Guest editors are Jitka Gelnarová a Marie Fousková.

Gender, Equal Opportunities, Research (Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum) is a peer-reviewed transdisciplinary journal of gender studies and feminist theory. The journal is published by the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

Find additional information here

Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium

Institute of International Studies FSS CU would like to invite you to the Summer University Prague 2015, taking place at Charles University in Prague from 5th to 20th September 2015. Its topic is "Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium”.

This study programme is internationally acknowledged and recognized, successful participants will be given 12 ECTS credits. For detailed information please see our official homepage  or the leaflet.

Invitation: International Political Marketing Conference

Department of Marketing Communication and PR (FSS CU) would like to invite all the the prestigious International Political Marketing Conference which takes place at Hollar building (Smetanovo nabrezi 6, Prague 1) from 4th to 5th September 2015.

Find more information in the conferece program.


Post-Doctoral Fellowships at Charles University

The eighth round of the programme of post-doctoral fellowships at Charles University in Prague has been announced on the Rectorate’s website.

The list of the topics is as follows:

Social media and transformation of citizen participation (Contact person: PhDr. Václav Štětka, Ph.D.,

From war to peace. Transnational perspectives on establishing order in post-war Central and Eastern Europe, 1944-1949 (Contact person: Doc. PhDr. Ota Konrád, CSc.;

The challenges of the changing global order (Contact person: Michal Parízek, M.Sc., Ph.D.;

Dynamics of sports journalism in Central and Eastern Europe (Contact person: PhDr. Alice Němcová Tejkalová, Ph.D.;

Europeanization of Czech research policy in the Central European context (Contact person: Tomáš Weiss, M.A., Ph.D.;

Post-socialist memory cultures and media audiences (Contact person: PhDr. Irena Reifová, Ph.D.,

Political Leadership and Conflict Resolution in Contemporary World – politological perspective (Contact person: prof. PhDr. Blanka Říchová, CSc.;

Annotations of the projects can be found here.

Postdoctoral positions will be open at Charles University from 1st January 2016 to 1st January 2018. A detailed description and conditions of the programme of post-doctoral fellowships at Charles University can be found here.

The applicants are asked to fill in the application form, enclose all required documents including a letter of reference to their applications. These should be sent to the contact person of each project, or directly to the Head of the International Office at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Mr. Olehla: .

Application form

Letter of reference

The deadline for submitting the applications is 31st August 2015 and shall not be extended.

Opening hours in FSS buildings during summer

From 1st July to 31st August 2015, the Hollar and Opletalova buildings will be open every day (Mon - Fri) from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Office hours during summer and bookings

Dean's (J. Končelík) and Vice-dean's for study (P. Soukup) office hours for the summer months can be found in the reservation system.

Always register through the reservation system.

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