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Visegrad Guest 4: Roger Chartier, between Warsaw & Prague

In the frame of the Visegrad Forum program, CEFRES is pleased to host in cooperation with the Institute of Polish Culture (coordinator: Paweł Rodak) and the Center of French Civilization and Francophone Studies (coordinator: Paul Gradvohl) of the University of Warsaw, the Institute of Czech Literature of the Czech Academy of Sciences (coordinator: Michael Wögerbauer) and the Department of history of the Pedagogical Faculty at Charles University (coordinator: Jiří Hnilica) French historian Roger Chartier from 16 to 19 May 2016!

See the program on our calendar.

chartier. PhotographProf. Roger Chartier has been teaching the history of “Written and Cultures in Modern Europe” since 2007 at Collège de France. A scholar from EHESS from 1984, he has also been an Annenberg Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia since 2001. Alongside his outstanding research on the history of books, publishing and reading in early modern history, Prof. Chartier has also dedicated part of his work to epistemological questions in history.

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Josef Dobrovský fellowships of the Czech Academy of Sciences

The objective of the fellowship is to support “Czech studies” in both national and territorial delimitation by means of the financing of short-term study stays of foreign researchers at the Institutes of the CAS. The fellowship is intended for young researchers (usually aged up to 35) who need to study the Czech historical, cultural, language, geographic or natural characteristics in the Czech Republic.

The applications for the Josef Dobrovský Fellowship are filed by the directors of CAS Institutes following its discussion in the Institute’s council and with its recommendation. The deadlines for submitting the applications are 28 February and 31 August of each year. For more information, see the the CAS website:

Hosting Program “Research in Paris”

Since 2003, the City of Paris has been proposing hosting programs in research institutes situated in Paris. The conditions of applications were modified in 2015 and post-doctoral researchers only are eligible now. The applications are to be sent by the hosting Parisian laboratory itself.

See the description of the program and the results of 2015 campaign on the website of the City of Paris (in French only).