Guest lectures

  • Introduction

    Over the course of the project realization our members of project research team are going to improve their professional qualifications within the Trainee centre.

  • Aim and schedule

    The main purpose of the Trainee centre is to invite various outstanding researchers from all over the world in order to provide our members of project research team with trainings in a respective field of study related to the individual dialogue units and meta units. The overview of arrivals of our guests is available within the TIMESCHEDULE PLANNED OF EVENTS which is regularly updated calendar.

  • Location

    Nowadays, the Trainee centre is located in the building at Vodární Street No. 6, Olomouc (third floor, room no. 3.40). However, after the planned reconstruction and completion of the project infrastructure, the Trainee Centre is going to be established at tř. Svobody Street No. 26, Olomouc.

Who is going to visit us?

Check out our planned event ↓

THE RETURN OF THE ARMCHAIR:WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A COMMITTED FIELDWORKER BUT MUST STAY AT HOME?

GUEST LECTURE THE RETURN OF THE ARMCHAIR: WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A COMMITTED FIELDWORKER BUT MUST STAY AT HOME?by DR. VERONIKA SIMONOVA, EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY AT ST. PETERSBURG Date & Time 29. 04. 2021, 13:00 CET Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/95513807207 Abstract During the workshop, we shall discuss effective ways of gathering empirical data within the context of distant research work. Today social anthropologists and scholars from related disciplines find themselves in need…

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LANGUAGE BEHAVIOURS SHAPED BY THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN (NON-) LINGUISTIC FORCES

GUEST LECTURE Language behaviours shaped by the interplay between (non-) linguistic forces by Gyu-Ho Shin, Palacký University Olomouc Date & Time 23. 04. 2021, 09:30 CET Location Online lecture via ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/91691601582 Abstract A usage-based constructionist approach assumes that language is a system that emerges, grows, and changes constantly as a function of properties of input and their interactions with cognitive-psychological mechanisms. In this talk, I share research outcomes that support this approach, with a particular…

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Maoist Campaigns and Uyghur Elites in Xinjiang

GUEST LECTURE Maoist Campaigns and Uyghur Elites in Xinjiang, 1957-1966 by Joshua L. Freeman, Princeton University Date & Time Mar 29, 2021 05:00 PM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Online https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/95623599883 Abstract When the People’s Liberation Army marched into Xinjiang in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party had little expertise and no local operatives in the vast, Muslim-majority region. In order to effectively govern, the party swiftly formed alliances with groups of Uyghur intellectuals and elites,…

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Would you like to know who has visited us so far?

Check out our overview of previous seminars and trainings carried out within our Trainee centre ↓

ARE MALAYSIANS STILL HAVING POSITIVE VIEWS OF CHINA? A REPORT ON A 2016 SURVEY AND BEYOND

GUEST LECTURE ARE MALAYSIANS STILL HAVING POSITIVE VIEWS OF CHINA? A REPORT ON A 2016 SURVEY AND BEYOND by DR. CHOW BING NGEOW Date & Time March 2nd, 2021. Time: 10:00 AM Location This is a closed lecture. In case you are interested in joining please contact organizer Kristina Kironská (kristina.kironska @upol.cz) Abstract Malaysia and China established their diplomatic ties in 1974. Since then, and especially since 1990s, Malaysia-China relations developed rapidly in many fronts,…

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Intermedial Translation as Circulation

Chu Tien-wen, Taiwan New Cinema, and Taiwan Literature GUEST LECTURE Intermedial Translation as Circulation Chu Tien-wen, Taiwan New Cinema, and Taiwan Literature Jessica Siu-yin Yeung, SOAS University of London Date & Time Mar 15, 2021 11:30 AM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Onlinehttps://cesnet.zoom.us/j/96612519725 Abstract We generally believe that literature first circulates nationally and then scales up through translation and reception at an international level. In contrast, I argue that Taiwan literature first attained international acclaim…

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The politics and aesthetics of featuring in post-2017 Chinese hip hop

GUEST LECTURE The politics and aesthetics of featuring in post-2017 Chinese hip hop Dr. Michael Ka-chi Cheuk (Open University of Hong Kong) Date & Time Mar 8, 2021 11:30 AM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Online https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/94131344555 Abstract A common interest amongst Chinese hip hop scholars concerns the construction of a local youth identity via the negotiation between the logics of hip hop culture, the practices of the local underground hip hop community, and the…

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Instructions for guests

First of all, let us provide you with information about the general procedure that takes place upon your arrival to Olomouc.

All the useful information can be found here.

PER DIEMS INFORMATION:

• travel expenses primarily used for international experts and supervisors
• used to cover all costs of accommodation, meal allowance, and travel expenses within the Czech Republic
• based on valid rates of European Union published on the European Committee webpage: http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/work/procedures/implementation/per_diems/index_en.htm_en
• the current daily rate is 230 EUR per day. It must not be exceeded, with the international expert´s consent it may be decreased.
• the amount is liable to compulsory income taxation accoriding to the rules and regulations of the international expert´s country of taxation residency
• are used for short-term hosting of international specialists, comming to train the project workers through individual cunsultations and giving lectures at the Trainee centre
•the daily working time excluding the day of arrival and the day of departure should be at least 6 hours a day, documented by a written record (reports, attendance sheets, of the trainings, training drafts, presentations…)
• per diems are not to be alloted to the international expert for days when no activites related to the project are carried out (e. g. weekend days)
• are only available to imternational experts who have not signed any legally binding contractual relationship compliing the Czech legislation with Palacký University as one of the contract parties.
• if the length of the expert´s stay cannont be stated in whole days the length of the stay observes hours (rounded to whole numbes)
•the international expert is paid a flight ticket or a ticket to the Czech Republic and back to his country, all other travelling expenses in his home country and within the Czech Republic mus be paid by the epert himself (using his per diems)

• receives an invitation together with this manual
•if the invited guest needs a letter of invitation (for visa ) please contact Tereza Motalová (tereza.motalova@upol.cz)
• upon consultation reports to Tereza Motalová the date of arrival and departure (at least 30 days before arrival to ensure timely booking of the flight ticket)
• the expert provides Tereza Motalová detailed information on the agenda (the recipients of the training, the lecture topic, the topics offered for consultation, his field of expertise) as well as his personal details – at least 30 days in advance cf. the Per Diems Questionnaire
• the expert subsequently receives detailed information on the working program in the Czech Republic to his e-mail address
• should the international expert need assistance for finding accommodation (which he pays for on his own using per diems), he is suposed to contact Tereza Motalová
• the complete agenda related to the attendance of the international expert to the event in question will be provided by Palacký University
• Upon arrival the guest signs all the documents ready at the project administrator, the contact site is at Faculty of Arts, Vodární 6
• subsequently per diems will be paid t in cash with the assistance of the project administrator.
• a suitable train connection form the airport to Olomouc wil be recommended and the guest will be collected at the train station by a project worker who wil be ready to assist during the first moments in Olomouc the project worker will show the guest round the town and help him find his way to the hotel and to the project office.

• to provide the flight tickets it is necessary to provide the following information as soon as possible via e-mail:
• given name(s) , surname and the date of birth of the international expert as stated in his passport
• the type of means of transportation
•preferred date of arrival/ departure
• the destination and possibliy other specific requirements (departure time, luggage)
• the international expert is sent information about a booked flight to his e-mail. He is kindly asked to check the details of the flight as well as double check his personal data. Please respond to this e-mail without delay as the flight ticket pricing may change within hours!
•the flight tickets will be covered by insurance in case of storno for health issues. Plese report all possible complications to Tereza Motalová as soon as possible.
• the international expert will receive an electronic flight ticket via email
• the international expert is responsible for his check-in procedure, if needed Tereza Motalová may be asked for the necessary assistance
• the international expert agrees to provide personal data for the needs of documentation of his attendance at the events organized by Palacký University (e.g. an invitation, photographs, program, attendance sheets, sworn statement)

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