UK Czech and Slovak Studies Day 2017

19 May 2017

University of Sheffield

ICOSS building (for travel information, please see this page)

The University looks forward to welcoming researchers and teachers in Czech and Slovak studies for the UK Czech and Slovak Studies Forum's second annual workshop, sponsored by the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, the Czech and Slovak embassies in London, and the School of Languages and Cultures at Sheffield.

The organisers gratefully acknowledge sponsorship from BASEES, the Czech Embassy and Sheffield's School of Languages and Cultures.

The registration deadline has now passed.

(For any queries please contact the organisers below.)


There are a number of hotels and B&B's available. Click here to see a selection of places we are familiar with and can recommend. 

Programme overview (for details see the attached file)

Morning session for language teachers

9.00 – 10.30 language teaching session, 15 min. ea. for sharing of methods/materials
10.30 – 11.00 summary and discussion with Embassy

Main session for all participants

11.00 – 11.30 coffee and arrival of staff from other universities, etc.

11.30 – 1.00 Introductions and research activity - PGR presentations

1.00 – 1.45 Lunch

1.45 – 3.15 Slovak literature forum: reading and discussion

3.15 – 3.30 Break  

3.30 - 4.45 Collaborative perspectives on research in our field(s)

5.00 onwards: pub (Old Queen's Head, 40 Pond Hill, S1 2BG) - 5 minutes' walk from the railway station 

Please contact us for any further information.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Sheffield!

Neil Bermel (, Linda Hanna and Luděk Knittl (