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What is SIF?

"SIF" stands for "Středoevropský Institut Filosofie" ("The Central-European Institute of Philosophy"). The Institute promotes philosophy and transdisciplinary research. It achieves its goals through a specific curriculum and research, emphasizing the transdisciplinary and intercultural aspects and international cooperation. Furthermore,it hosts workshops and conferences,participates in several publishing activities and promotes the exchange of students and professors.

Conferences

  • The World and the Real

    An International Conference organized by the Central European Institute of Philosophy (Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague and the Institute of Philosophy at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Venue: Prague 1, Academic Conference Center, Husova 4a Dates: June 12-14, 2018. Download Program

  • Philosophie und Literatur

    Internationale Gemeinschaftstagung des Instituts für Deutsche und Französische Philosophie Faculty of Humanities, Charles University und des Philosophischen Seminars der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel 15. und 16. Juni 2018 Charles University Prag Programme herunterladen

  • Das Frühwerk Eugen Finks

    Internationaler Workshop 20.-21. April 2018 Praha-Jinonice, U Kříže 8, Raum 6022 (20.04.), Raum 5023 (21.04.) Programme herunterladen

  • Affectivité et imagination

    Perspectives phénoménologiques 13-14 Avril 2018 Academic Conference Center Husova 4a, Praha 1 Download poster Download program Download abstracts

  • Phänomenologie und Ökologie

    An International Conference organized by the Central European Institute of Philosophy (Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague and the Institute of Philosophy at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Venue: Prague, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, June 20–22, 2017 June 20 and 21: Jilská 1, room 124a June 22: Husová 4a, Academical Conference Center Download the program

  • Life and Environment in the Philosophy of Jan Patočka

    An annual conference of the research project “Life and Environment. Phenomenological Relations between Subjectivity and Natural World” A meeting of the Central-European Institute of Philosophy, Prague Academical Conference Center, Husova 1a, Prague 1 2nd– 4th November 2016 See the program

  • Natur und Kosmos. Entwürfe der frühen Phänomenologie

    Kolloquium des Mitteleuropäischen Instituts für Philosophie Prag (Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften, Karls-Universität Prag) und dem Institut für Philosophie der Akademie der Wissenschaften der Tschechischen Republik Aus Anlass des 50. Todestags von Hedwig Conrad-Martius In Zusammenarbeit mit Forum Münchener Phänomenologie International (FMPI) The North American Society for Early Phenomenology (NASEP) Villa Lanna, Prag, 12. bis 14. Oktober 2016 Programm herunterladen

  • Journée d’études « Recherches lévinasiennes »

    15 juin 2016 Faculté des sciences humaines de l’Université Charles de Prague U Kříže 8, Prague 5 salle 1036 Programme

  • Ethics and Politics China vs. the West

    An international conference organized by the Central European Institute of Philosophy (Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague) in cooperation with The International Association of the Comparative Study of China and the West (IACSCW) Venue: Villa Lana, Prague, May 13–14, 2016 Conference program

  • Phenomenologies of “Elsewhere”

    An annual conference of the research project “Life and Environment. Phenomenological Relations between Subjectivity and Natural World” (GAČR). A meeting of the Central-European Institute of Philosophy, Prague, organized in cooperation with the Meiji University, Tokio. Venue: Vila Lanna, V Sadech 1, Praha 6 26th and 27th November 2015 Program

  • Erde – Wohnen – Natur. Eugen Fink über die physis des Menschen als ens cosmologicum

    Jahrestagung des Forschungsprojekts „Life and Environment. Phenomenological Relations between Subjectivity and Natural World“ (GAČR) Kolloquium des Mitteleuropäischen Instituts für Philosophie Prag Villa Lanna, 5. und 6. November 2015 Programm hier

  • Classical German Idealism and Phenomenology

    Journal “Horizon. Studies in Phenomenology”, Central European Institute of Philosophy at the Charles University (SIF) and the Institute of philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic) invites you to international conference “Classical German Idealism and Phenomenology” that takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia on September 13–17, 2015 Conference programs: in English in German

  • The Current Crisis of Europe from the Point of View of Phenomenology

    an international conference to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Jan Patočka Archives in Prague Prague, May 15th-16th, 2015 One cannot escape today the refrain that Europe is in crisis: economic, social, political and environmental. Yet there is no consensus on what defines this crisis. Even the meaning of the subject, “Europe”, is a matter of convention. ...

  • Phénoménologie et l´inconscient

    Journée d´études Date: le 19 mars. Adresse: 1, rue Jilská, Prague 1, salle nr. 124a Filosofický ústav AV ČR – www.flu.cas.cz Programme

  • Horizons Beyond Borders

    Traditions and Perspectives of the Phenomenological Movement in Central and Eastern Europe 17–19 June, 2015 Budapest, Hungary Confirmed invited speakers include: Michael Gubser (James Madison University) George Heffernan (Merrimack College) Marci Shore (Yale University) Nicolas de Warren (KU Leuven) Please send paper proposals BY THE EXTENDED DEADLINE OF MARCH 8, 2015 See more information here.