She is a passionate student at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. Her main interest is in Middle Eastern languages and Arabic culture. She especially enjoys attending events where recitations in Arabic are held, as it allows her to deepen her knowledge and experience an intense cultural experience.
Student of the Department of Political Science and International Relations and graduate of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies (KBS) at the Faculty of Arts, the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. His passion is studying foreign languages, including Arabic, which he studied at KBS FA UWB. Since 2018, he has also been part of the ARABFEST team, where he participates in the running and organisation of the festival.
A student of the Faculty of Law at Charles University and a student of Arabic Studies at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University. When she is not representing her field of study abroad, she is engaged in modern Arabic literature (especially poetry), university projects, or exploring new cultures by any means possible.
Doc. PhDr. František Ondráš, Ph.D.
A literature researcher focused on Arabian literature and a lecturer of the Arabic. Mr. Ondráš graduated from the Orient - Arab studies at the FF of the Charles University (CU) in Prague. He worked as a lecturer of Czech in Cairo from 1990 to 1995. Currently, he lectures at the Near East and Africa Department of the FF CU leading courses of practical Arabic and its Egyptian dialect.
He is interested in literature science, literature critics focused on modern Arabic written prose and translations. He is the author of several publications, e.g. Modern Egyptian prose in 80's and 90's (Moderní egyptská próza v osmdesátých a devadesátých letech dvacátého století), Egyptian spoken Arabic (Egyptská hovorová arabština), An autobiographic narrative document in the works of the Egyptian author Sun´alláh Ibráhím (Autobiografický narativní dokument v díle egyptského autora Sun´alláha Ibráhíma) and The picture of the old Egypt in modern Egyptian prose (Obraz starého Egypta v moderní egyptské próze).
Mgr. Jan Pěchota
Jan Pěchota graduated from the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, where he currently works as an academic and researcher. His main areas of professional interest are modern Northwest African history, Berber identity and relations between Europe and North Africa in the pre-colonial and colonial periods, which is also the subject of his PhD research at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
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