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“We feel like we don’t have the power to say no,” says the Israeli producer about a movie that deals with sexual harassment

“We feel like we don’t have the power to say no,” says the Israeli producer about a movie that deals with sexual harassment

In the light of the wide-spread #MeToo movement, the ever-growing content of many movies these days aims to trigger conversations about consent and sexual assault. At the 59th annual short film festival in Brno, the producer Astar Goldberg from the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School presented a feature film that shows a powerful, yet unconventional way of dealing with unwanted sexual advances.

Eva Maršalová | 15. 10. 2018 12:43

Five universities build the symbol of spring in the Freedom Square

Masaryk University, University of Technology, Mendel University, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences and University of Defense march with long tree which represents symbol of spring. They meet crossroad of Lesnícka street and Drobného street. Ceremony takes place at the Freedom Square

 

Petra Stanová | 19. 04. 2018 18:49

Volunteers at the event Let's Clean the Skuteč find dead dog in a sack or syringe

Volunteers at the event Let's Clean the Skuteč find dead dog in a sack or syringe

Volunteers from Skuteč get together and clean up the countryside around their hometown. This event is part of the nationwide Let’s Clean Czech republic initiative.

Rudolf Požár | 19. 04. 2018 18:47

FIB of Benicàssim bets strong for the next edition

The International Festival of Benicàssim (FIB), one of the most popular competitions in Spain, hopes to increase the international public during its twenty-third edition

Iris Cubells Asencio | 19. 04. 2018 18:45

Festival Bonjour Brno brings a piece of France into Moravian metropolis

Festival Bonjour Brno brings a piece of France into Moravian metropolis

The main theme of the French festival Bonjour Brno is a woman as an artist

 

Alice Šplíchalová | 19. 04. 2018 18:44

Folklore dancers from Poland have started festival ‘Days of Polish culture’

People can visit the eighth annual festival ‘Days of Polish culture’ in Brno. Polish town Poznaň and Brno celebrate 52 years of their partnership.

Nikola Salvetová | 19. 04. 2018 18:43

Project NEVYHOŘÍM helps medicine students manage their school stress

Project NEVYHOŘÍM helps medicine students manage their school stress

Burnout syndrome affects many students studying medicine. Three young students from Faculty of Medicine in Brno decided to change it.

Ondřej Vařecha | 19. 04. 2018 12:11

People from Brno can try out new game about future city projects

People from Brno can try out new game about future city projects

Brno council members started new campaign called Brno which is not. Main goal of project is to inform people by interactive games about new strategic projects in city


Veronika Charvátová | 19. 04. 2018 12:09

Indians beat Kometa and keep hopes for the finals

Indians beat Kometa and keep hopes for the finals

Kometa hockey players lost 1:2 to Pilsen but still lead at play-off series. Indians played very tough game and beat the opponent thanks to Kracík and Kindl goals.

Ondřej Zoubek | 19. 04. 2018 11:52

Boats filled the docks of Brno Dam. Seventy-second sailing season starts

Boats filled the docks of Brno Dam. Seventy-second sailing season starts

Six ships brightened up the waters of Brno Dam on Saturday morning, celebrating the start of the new sailing season. Hundreds of people grabbed an opportunity to sail with captains for free. Boats will be floating on the dam until 14th October.

Jiří Král | 19. 04. 2018 01:20

Erasmus participants share their experience with future Erasmus students

Former Erasmus participants have decided not to keep their experience for themselves and handed useful tips about foreign universities over to students from Masaryk University


Andrea Šebelová | 18. 11. 2017 21:49

Barbora Chattova wins first national science slam in Brno with her Antarctic project

A student from Masaryk University attracted audience with her research about penguins and diatoms

 

Brno (mm) - A young botanist Barbora Chattova beat five scientists in the first Czech finale of the science slam and she qualified in the European finals. The show took place in Sono centre in Brno on the 1 November. Spectators received varied information from scientific fields. Competitors told them the way the stars are born or they explained the similarity between a potato field and a quantum field.

Martina Moresová | 13. 11. 2017 23:03

Departures in Critical Qualitative Research Wins Journal of this Month Award

Students can find the October Journal of the Month in e-sources

Jana Zlámalová | 13. 11. 2017 17:44

Alena Macková presents book about role of new media in political communication

Presentation of the new book follows a discussion of five experts on sociology and political science

Richard Kuczinský | 12. 11. 2017 21:43

PRgang explains how to do PR today

PRgang explains how to do PR today

The first meeting of PRgang discussed the question “Can you do current PR?“ A lot of candidates crowded the venue last Tuesday. Many important people performed to the students and others interested in the topic.

Kotulová Martina | 19. 04. 2017 23:22

Russia banned from entering Ukraine but may perform in Eurovision via satellite

Russia banned from entering Ukraine but may perform in Eurovision via satellite

Russian performer Yulia Samoilova excluded from Eurovision after illegally performing in Crimea

Ruta Draskinyte | 19. 04. 2017 12:27

The Faculty of Social Studies supports the Political Science Symposium

The topic followed-up previous successful years with an analysis of current military and security threats emerging in the Central European region.


Markéta Jakicová | 10. 04. 2017 19:35

Debate about security threats in Central Europe at Masaryk University

Political Science Symposium took place at the Faculty of Social Studies, this year’s main topic were Security threats in Central Europe.

Radek Krajči | 10. 04. 2017 19:32

Children’s Corner of FSS Organises Creative Easter Program for Kids

Spring crafts and exercise games for children are prepared for the visitors of FSS‘ Easter afternoon.

Kristýna Svobodová | 10. 04. 2017 19:31

Masaryk University students pranked on April 1st

Students have been pranked by Masaryk University official medium on April Fools' Day. The post implied on establishing school uniforms as a compulsory, but only on Mondays.


Kateřina Paraiová | 10. 04. 2017 19:31

PhD students at the Faculty of Social Studies must newly spend six-months abroad.

PhD students at the Faculty of Social Studies must newly spend six-months abroad.

Foreign student internship for doctoral students were in past years voluntary. Six-months abroad must now spend each PhD student.


Klára Procházková | 10. 04. 2017 19:30

Fictional Election Campaigns on the fourth floor have started

Fictional Election Campaigns on the fourth floor have started

The Campaigning - theory and use the interactive workshop annually variegates summer semester of Faculty of Social Studies. Two strong candidates have also risen this year.

Simona Zpěváková | 10. 04. 2017 19:29

Easter is alive at the Faculty of Social Studies

Easter is alive at the Faculty of Social Studies

Easter special program for families with children is full of physical activity and art.

Lenka Jebáčková | 10. 04. 2017 19:28

Norwegian academics took part in conference at the FSS MU

Conference Výkvěty was enriched by presentations from Norwegian social scientists

Student enviromental, political and sociological conference Výkvěty 2017, which took place from 5th to 7th April, welcomed Norwegian academics.

Martina Hykšová | 10. 04. 2017 19:26

Future journalists met professionals at Mafra

Future journalists met professionals at Mafra

The Department of Media Studies and Journalism tries to motivate its students not only by lectures at the Faculty of Social Studies, but also by recognizing the practical side of journalism.

Kateřina Bečková | 10. 04. 2017 19:24

The problem is we don’t meet the liabilities to our allies, says MP Ivan Gabal

The Political Science Symposium in Brno is over. Conclusion is that the European Union must cooperate more with NATO, but should have a dialogue with Russia as well.

 

Marek Bartošík | 10. 04. 2017 19:24

Popular football match between MU and BUT has a date

Popular football match between MU and BUT has a date

Team of Masaryk University meets rivals from Brno University of Technology on April 27. The date of the football match between Masaryk University and Brno University of Technology has already been arranged.

Jakub Vaverka | 10. 04. 2017 19:23

Postgraduate students must study abroad now

From free choice to given, foreign studying is now compulsory for gradual students.

Eliška Koukalová | 10. 04. 2017 19:19

New play Inferno shows people that the worst sin is when they betray themselves

New play Inferno shows people that the worst sin is when they betray themselves

The journey of Ego through the hell leads to reflection about life and what will come after it.

Smetanová Monika | 10. 04. 2017 12:25

Legalization of marijuana discussed in the cycle called Masaryk’s debates

Legalization of marijuana discussed in the cycle called Masaryk’s debates

The legalization of marijuana in the Czech Republic was the main topic of discussion that took place in the Faculty of Social Studies Masaryk University.

P U | 10. 04. 2017 10:55

Security of Central Europe discussed by experts at FSS

The 13th Brno Political Science Symposium was held at the Faculty of Social Studies

Gillíková Kristýna | 10. 04. 2017 10:43

Legalisation of cannabis discussed at FSS

Four hosts talked about legalisation of Cannabis on Thursday evening last week in the auditorium of the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University.


 

Lenka Haniková | 07. 04. 2017 11:16

Život na samote nie je romantika, tvrdí pesničkárka Horana

Život na samote nie je romantika, tvrdí pesničkárka Horana

Pesničkárka Veronika Kicková predstavila ľuďom svoje autorské piesne tento utorok v Brne. Pod pseudonymom Horana rozprávala o tradičnom spôsobe života, ktorý sa podľa jej vlastných slov už vytráca. Besedu a koncert s Horanou zorganizoval spoločensko-ekologický dvojmesačník Siedma generácia v kaviarni Tři ocásci. Vstupné bolo dobrovoľné. Horana sa so svojím cyklom besied Tradícia ako východisko predstavila aj v Prahe a Liberci.

Lenka Haniková | 05. 11. 2016 15:35

Jamaica – an island of sun, rum and reggae

A traveller to present about the most famous of Caribbean islands – Jamaica.

Janusz Dudys | 29. 04. 2016 11:03

Students reviewed the Selfie coffee in our survey

A survey about Selfie coffee has been taken among visitors. The results are published in this article.

Kateřina Keprtová | 29. 04. 2016 11:02

International Festival of Theatre Schools is New Marks & Angles of View

The 26th year of the International Festival of Theatre School Setkání/Encounter involves schools from 11 countries. The festival itself is being held by students of Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno.

Michaela Částková | 14. 04. 2016 14:49

Guests from India to present in centrum Otevřená zahrada

Activists from India comes to Brno with presentation about alternative economic project. 

Marie Drahoňovská | 14. 04. 2016 09:59

Bloggers from Brno sell their clothes, shoes and accessories

Fifteen bloggers have sold their stuff which they have not wore anymore.

Veronika Jelínková | 08. 04. 2016 15:58

FSS students' ball has turned into big party

Ball of FSS students, which took place on Thursday 17 th March in KC Semilasso, was the topic number one in the last few weeks. It was a formal event in creative black tie style, where both students and teachers were invited.

Dominika Sladká | 07. 04. 2016 19:29

Marylin Monroe and Mao Ce-tung meet on Špilberk

Exhibition of Andy Warhol called In the Bottom of my garden has started on Špilberk castle in February. Now you can see there the most famous artworks of Andy Warhol plus series of pictures which have never been seen in Czech Republic.

Michaela Synková | 06. 04. 2016 22:05