Selection from the forthcoming books

selected by the editors

Idea univerzity z české perspektivy / The Idea of a University from a Czech Perspective: Rozhovory s Jiřím Hanušem / Conversations with Jiří Hanuš.

Idea univerzity z české perspektivy / The Idea of a University from a Czech Perspective: Rozhovory s Jiřím Hanušem / Conversations with Jiří Hanuš.

Jiří Hanuš (ed.)

The aim of this book is to explore the ‘idea of a university’ and specific modern developments both abroad and in the Czech Republic through dialogues with prominent Czech academics: Stanislav Balík, Petr Dvořák, Petr Fiala, Pavel Floss, Jiří Hanuš, Petr Horák, Jakub Jirsa, Jiří Lach, Jiří Macháček, Tomáš Machula, Dominik Munzar, Ivana Noble, Jan Sokol, Daniel Soukup and Kateřina Šimáčková.

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To be published in March.

What can we learn from tumors?

What can we learn from tumors?

Jana Šmardová

Multicellular organism is formed by society of various cells developing and acting in correct place and time for maximal benefit of the whole system they belong to. Tumors develop from cells violating the basic rules of coexistence and collaboration. Eleven hallmarks distinguishing tumors from healthy tissues confirm importance of adherence to such rules. Do these hallmarks and rules reflect general principles of correct functioning of complex living systems? Can they serve as inspiration for human society?

To be published in June.

Vše pro výchovu. Lekce z pedagogiky.

Vše pro výchovu. Lekce z pedagogiky.

Tomáš Janík

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To be published in May.

 

Freedom in the Mirror of University History

Freedom in the Mirror of University History

Alena Mizerová, Radka Vyskočilová, Lea Novotná, Radek Gomola

A university without its own publishing house is like a cathedral without an organ: empty and mute. Masaryk university has a Munipress, even one of the largest in Central Europe with the number of published books and journals. Munipress tirelessly disseminate university knowledge and ethos not only through books but on every medium imaginable today. This publication provides a colourful panorama of the activities of the Munipress/Masaryk University Press as well as historical look back. It describes the more than 100-year history of Masaryk University editorial activities and it is dedicated to all authors in its history who were silenced.

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To be published in March.

Master Jan Hus, teacher and colleague. Recommendation speeches of M. Jan Hus

Master Jan Hus, teacher and colleague. Recommendation speeches of M. Jan Hus

Jana Nechutová a kol.

The book contains annotated Czech translations of 14 recommendation speeches (graduation speeches) of M. Jan Hus delivered at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Prague between 1398 and 1410. The translations are preceded by four studies on the manuscript transmission of the speeches, their argumentative structure, the curriculum at the Faculty of Arts in Prague in the given period with a special focus on philosophy and grammar.

To be published in March.

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