Under the auspices of

Prof. MUDr. Václav Hampl, CSc, Rector of Charles University

and

Prof. RNDr. Václav Pačes, DrSc, President of the Czech Academy of Sciences

An international conference to commemorate

Jan Patočka 1907—1977

and the

37th Annual Meeting of the Husserl Circle

Scholars from around the world that are interested in the philosophy of Jan Patočka will gather in Prague to commerate the 100th anniversary of his birth and 30 years since his death. The Conference will explore the significance of his work and its continuing influence on contemporary philosophy.

The Conference will be organised in two sessions. One will be devoted exclusively to the work of Jan Patočka with lectures in English, French, or German. In parallel, the Husserl Circle will hold its annual meeting with the lectures in English.

Date: 22—28 April 2007

Venue: Carolinum, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Accompanying events will also take place in the Senate of the Czech Republic, Villa Lanna of the Academy of Sciences, as well as in the premises of the sponsors listed below.

The Conference is jointly organised by:

• Center for Theoretical Study and Center for Phenomenological Research, both at Charles University and the Institute for Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

• Husserl Circle

• Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM)

• Husserl Archive at the Ecole Normale Superieur in Paris

With the support of:

· Prague Society for International Cooperation

· Andrew W. Mellon Foundation / Council of American Overseas Research Centers

· Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

· Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague

· Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague

· Palacký University Olomouc

· Goethe-Institut Prag

· Institut français de Prague

· Centre français de recherche en sciences sociales à Prague (CEFRES)

· Österreichisches Kulturforum Prag

· Polish Cultural Center