Newsletter August 2022

EPS Newsletter – August

EPS NEWSLETTER – August

Let us present you the first number of the EPS newsletter under the new design. You will receive an edition of the newsletter at the beginning of every month encompassing practical information and interesting events that might be helpful and interesting for your study, professional, and personal development.

 

Do you have any hints, ideas or tips for interesting events, calls, books, films, podcasts etc.? Do not hesitate to reach us at eps@fsv.cuni.cz. Your feedback and contribution are highly appreciated.

ACADEMIC EVENT

Conference on Democracy’s Clear and Present Danger: How Do We Respond?

The Forum 2000 Foundation, the EPS associated partner, invites to the conference on Democracy’s Clear and Present Danger: How Do We Respond? held on August 31 – September 2, 2022, in Prague and ONLINE. The Forum 2000 annual conferences follow the legacy of Václav Havel aiming to identify the key issues facing civilization and explore ways in which to prevent the escalation of conflicts that have religious, cultural, or ethnic foundations.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering at the Warsaw Security Forum

The Casimir Pulaski Foundation offers the opportunity to volunteer at the Warsaw Security Forum during October 4-5, 2022. Volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in one of the biggest security conferences in the region, network with its participants and participate in some workshops organized by the Casimir Pulaski Foundation and its sister foundation – the European Academy of Diplomacy. 

The deadline to send your application is August 15, 2022. 

SOCIAL/CULTURE EVENT

Brunch in the Park

Getting ready for Barcelona? The capital of Catalonia offers a lot of cultural opportunities, f.e., the Brunch in the Park.  You might enjoy the cycle of performances under the electronic music event of artists from all around the world every Sunday until 9 October. 

IMPORTANT DATES

#1: Excellence and Leadership Award

All EPS self-funding students who are finishing their first year of study can apply by August 31! What is needed? See the call.

 

#2: Winter semester in Leiden

The winter (semester) is coming to Leiden! The academic year starts already on September 5.

CANAPES

#1  HINDSIGHT

Congratulations on our new graduates! And fingers crossed to those who are going to defend the thesis in the upcoming weeks.

#2  READING TIP: Europe as a task (author: Václav Havel)

Since July 2022, the Czech Republic holds the EU Council Presidency with the slogan “Europe as a Task”, in tribute to the famous speech by Václav Havel in 1996 in Aachen. A nice occasion to remind the legacy of Václav Havel, do not you think? 

 

#3  FREQUENT QUESTION

Can I still register for the EPS anniversary on October 6-7, 2022, in Prague?

Yes! The registration has been extended by August 15, 2022. Fill out the registration form and we will count with you. 

 

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