Weekly overview of events: The Signal Festival will light up Prague again
The fourth week of the semester brings with it this varied event before all of us start learning for the continuous tests. Start a week in the spirit of the elections, but if you would like to have a policy of deduction, you can discuss the future of electromobility, projects supporting tourism in Prague or you can get carried away by the light installations of the Signal Festival.
Monday 11 October
After an exciting election weekend, you can learn more about the election, for example, by listening to an interview with Věra Jourová, Vice-President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency. The action is named Protecting elections from misinformation and we will talk mainly about the dissemination of misinformation on social networks using algorithms. You can start the conversation online from 13:00 or you can follow the previous one registration arrive in person at the European House in Jungmannova Street. No entrance fee is charged for the event.
If you prefer business to politics, you can discuss your brain races with a lecture entitled The analysis determines the efficiency of investments. David Klimek from Česká Spořitelna will explain to you how the analysis of new investments and changes in projections that the company intends to implement to maintain its competitiveness is taking place. The lecture is free online from 17:00 on Facebook.
If the choices are your cup of coffee, you can still listen in the evening results of this year’s elections from the editors of the Alarm daily and their guests. They will discuss not only the results themselves, but also the possibilities for further development or which topics resonated the most with the public. This debate is behaving from 20:00 on the Hybernská Campus.
All week from October 10 to October 15 You can also take part in many other events with international and national political themes within Democracy Festival 2021, which is the accompanying program of this year’s Forum 2000 conference. You can find the complete program here.
Tuesday 12 October
Students of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting will have to lay on Tuesday questions of the management of your faculty. Dean Mejzlík will answer all questions together with Vice-Dean Dana Dvořáková, student secretary Gabriela Horáková and student senator Lukáš Hulínský, so the range of questions can be really wide. A discussion will be held to make the event easier for more students online form YouTube streaming from 15:00.
Not only Arts Management students can be interested in webinars Mobility in the EU: An overview of grant opportunities, which is organized by the Creative Europe office in cooperation with the House of Foreign Cooperation and the Institute of Arts – Theater Institute. You can learn about the possibility of financing the trips of artists and other cultural workers abroad, both from European and other programs, and many others. The webinar starts in 10:00 via the Zoom platform. Participation is possible after the previous one registration.
Wednesday 13 October
In the middle of the week you can visit the first event of the semester of the CUFR student association focused on tourism in Prague. The guest will be a guest of former VŠE student Honza Kozár, who will present the project In Prague as at home from the preparation to the evaluation of its results and also the future of the period of projects supporting tourism. The event will take place in person in room SB211 from 19:45.
Thursday 14 October
The topic of gender inequalities and the possibilities of change will be discussed in a panel discussion Feminist self-care: How to burn patriarchy but not burn yourself? organized from 13:30 in space39. The main questions will be, for example, the slow shift in the field of gender inequalities in the Czech Republic or how they cope with gender-colored doubts of the surroundings about vocational education. If it is possible to visit in person after previous registration or you can view it online on Zoom. See the event description for the information needed to join the stream here.
If you are interested in climate change and the future of transport, don’t miss another in the Café Europa series of debates, first on Electric cars – a clear trend for the future, a devastation for the automotive industry in Europe?. Guests from the private, state and EU spheres will work together on the course and possible pitfalls of current efforts to switch to more environmentally friendly modes of transport. What is the current state of the transition to electric cars in the EU and how can the private sector cope with this feedback? online from 17:30.
If you prefer a more visual experience, you can from Thursday 14 October to Sunday 17 October visit some of the habitats Signal Festival, which this year focuses on the relationship between man and nature. Even this year, there are various installations, projections, exhibitions and videomapping. Most of the program is free, however some installations can only be monitored for a fee. You will find the location of individual habitats and all information about them here.
Sunday 17 October
Enthusiastic needs and photographers have the last chance to submit their images to photo competitions of the VŠE Travelers Club. In competition with the theme At heights each VŠE student can compete for up to three pictures for a ticket voucher and other valuable prizes. For details on image requirements and more information about the contest, visit Club.
Photo: Dušan Vondra, Jiří Šebek and Tomáš Slavík
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