The Brazilian rainforest presents a globally important biodiversity hotspot. Besides rich biodiversity, the forest harbours also some remaining American Indian tribes with a traditional way of living. Nevertheless, the total area of Amazonia has been reduced significantly in the last decades, as various interests, such as extractive industries, hydroenergetic project, agricultural enterprises and others are advancing into the ecologically sensitive area.
In the first ever public lecture delivered by the first ever MUP/C4SS post-doc fellow Andrea Gilli on March 30, 2015, his research of a hot topic of contemporary security studies was presented – drone warfare.
4th Annual Prague Conference on Indian Studies hosted by the Department of Asian Studies and the Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies Metropolitan University Prague.
Metropolitan University Prague in cooperation with Department of Political Science, University of Hradec Králové and Cultura Africa Association Under the auspices of the Czech Association for African Studies is announcing 9th International Conference on African Studies VIVA AFRICA 2015.
Ibero-American Centre (IAC) and the Department of International Relations and European Studies (IRES) at Metropolitan University Prague are pleased to announce Call for Papers for the upcoming conference "Cultural Cold War: Eastern European Propaganda in Latin America".
7th Annual Prague Conference on Asian Studies hosted by the Department of Asian Studies and the Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies Metropolitan University Prague, 20–21 November 2015.