Upcoming events



Past events

Jean Monnet Teaching Europe Series

Petr Agha, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Centre for Law and Public Affairs (CeLAPA)

“The Politics of European Human Rights Culture”

The lecture will engage with the recent headscarf case of the European Court of Justice as an example of the more general human rights world of the EU, and will discuss “qualified rights” and the relationship between human rights law and politics.

Thursday 11 May, 2017
Room J3015

Image may contain: text

Jean Monnet Debating Europe Series

Jan Komárek, Europe Institute, London School of Economics

‘Why National Constitutional Courts Should Not Embrace EU Fundamental Rights’

Tuesday 11 April, 2017, 16.30-18.20, Room J1037, Charles University, Jinonice

Komarek_Debating Europe



Date & Place: 15&16 December 2016, Prague
Language: English
Organizers: Paul Blokker (FSV UK) and Nicolas Maslowski (FHS UK)

The 15th and 16th of December, a workshop on the subject “French pragmatism and the renewal of contemporary sociology” will be organized by the Institute of Sociological Studies (Faculty of Social Sciences), the Department of Historical Sociology (Faculty of Humanities), Charles University and the French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences (CEFRES)

In the last two decades or so, a novel approach to sociology is increasingly used by sociologists and other scholars (e.g. historians, anthropologists, economists) in a range of research endeavours. The workshop will explore the Image result for laurent thevenotfundamentals of this approach and the insights it has brought, and still brings, to contemporary sociological and interdisciplinary research. The upshot is to explore the rich potentialities of pragmatic sociology and to discuss its relevance and usage in Czech sociology. Prof. Laurent Thévenot will open the workshop with a lecture on the recent and current further developments in his work.

A workshop organized by:
Institute of Sociological Studies (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Department of Historical Sociology (Faculty of Humanities), Charles University
French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences (CEFRES)


No automatic alt text available.


Jean Monnet Debating Europe Series

December 6, 2016, 15.30-17.00, Jinonice

Lecture prof. Christian Fleck (University of Graz on “European public intellectuals during the campaign for the EU parliament”.


International conference “Political, Legal and Economic Dimensions of Populism”

School of International Studies, University of Trento, 19-20 October, 2016

Organized by Manuel Anselmi, Paul Blokker, and Carlo Ruzza

In collaboration with:
Institute of Sociological Studies, Charles University in Prague,
Università di Perugia,
Associazione Italiana di Sociologia, Sezione Sociologia Politica