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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.


  • 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

  • Frühe Phänomenologie Oder: Philosophie und Psychologie im Dialog

    Theodor Lipps, Alexander Pfänder, Moritz Geiger Wochendseminar von Karen Joisten (Universität Kassel) und Hans Rainer Sepp (Universität Prag) am 29. und 30. April 2016 in Prag-Jinonice, Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften Zeiten und Ort: Freitag, 29.04.: 14:30-18:00 in Raum 6022 Samstag, 30.04.: 09:00-12:00 | 13:00-15:30 | 16:00-18:00 in Raum5023 Freie Teilnahme – keine Anmeldung erforderlich Weitere Informationen

  • 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. ...

  • 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.

  • Body as medium

    A Charles University EKS Department project in collaboration with Druna Conception: Doc. Benedetta Zaccarello “Body as a medium” is an interdisciplinary project focusing on the role played by corporeity in some intersubjective practices related to artistic and therapeutic approaches as extra-ordinary situations where interactions and communication happen in forms that seems to question our idea of the ...

  • 7th Central and Eastern European Conference on Phenomenology

    Call for papers: Phenomenology and Aristotle St. Petersburg, June 2-3, 2012. A conference dedicated to Alexei Chernyakov The phenomenological movement recognized from the outset its debt to Aristotle’s philosophy. As it is too well-known, this affinity has been emphasized and deepened by Martin Heidegger and by the contemporary phenomenological research in the wake of Hannah Arendt, Hans-Georg Gadamer, ...

  • Erkennen – Handeln – Bewähren. Phänomenologie und Pragmatismus

    Internationale Max Scheler Tagung Erkennen – Handeln – Bewähren. Phänomenologie und Pragmatismus June 15 – 18th, 2011 Hörsaal Coelicum, Domstraße 10, Erfurt See information leaflet See detailed programme

  • Natur und Geist in der Sicht der Phänomenologie

    Husserl-Archiv Köln in Verbindung mit den Husserl-Archiven Leuven und Freiburg in der Universität zu Köln Call for papers: Natur und Geist in der Sicht der Phänomenologie 4-5. November 2011, Universität zu Köln Husserl-Arbeitstage Köln 2011 See information leaflet

  • Kultur und Barbarei – die Kulturkritik Michel Henrys

    Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, AB Christliche Religionsphilosophie (Kath.-Theol. Fakultät) zusammen mit Forschungsstelle für jüngere französische Religionsphilosophie und AG Forschungskreis Lebensphänomenologie Prof. DDr. Markus Enders u. Univ.-Doz. Dr. Rolf Kühn Blockseminar: Kultur und Barbarei – die Kulturkritik Michel Henrys Fr., 01. Juli 2011, 15.00 – 20.00 Uhr u. Sa., 02. Juli 2011, 9.00 – 18.00 Uhr Universität Freiburg, Kollegiengebäude II, ...

  • Intersubjectivity, humanity, and being

    The international association for the study of the philosophy of Edith Stein (IASPES) Inaugural Conference: Intersubjectivity, humanity, and being. Edith Stein’s Phenomenology and Christian Philosophy June 22 – 27th, 2011 National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland See information leaflet