Summer Seminar – Nationalism, Religion & Violence in Europe

The Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence organized by Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the LSEE, PRIO and CEFRES, is preparing for its fourth year. A key goal of the Summer Seminar, taking place in Prague from June 20 to July 1, 2016, is to contribute in a substantial way to the study of violence and to catalyze the growth of the study of violence as a field.

  • led by the best international researchers in the field
  • bringing together lecturers from the most prestigious institutions such as USHMM, Sciences Po, University of Montreal or George Washington University
  • targeting students and graduates of Political Science, History, Anthropology, International Relations, International Law, Journalism & other related disciplines
  • course for both undergraduates, (post)graduate students and activists
  • taking place at the oldest university in Central Europe

See the complete program, the list of lecturers and how to register on the website of the summer school:

“The Spirit of the Laws”. Presentation of the Czech translation

Hana Fořtová presents her Czech translation of Montesquieu’s The Spirit of the laws at the CEFRES library, on the occasion of the publication of the last volume by Oikoymenh publisher.

The first scientific edition of this major text of the European thought gives way for the Czech audience to Montesquieu’s notes and to a contemporary critical commentary .

Montesquieu, O duchu zákonů II., Obrana Ducha zákonů ; přeložila a poznámkami opatřila Hana FořtováPraha, OIKOYMENH, 2015, 584 s. Continue reading “The Spirit of the Laws”. Presentation of the Czech translation