Centre Activities


The 10th Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa was be organized by the Centre for Patristic, Medieval and Renaissance Texts from Wednesday to Sunday, 15th-19th September 2004, in Olomouc.

A seminar on the Latin work "Augustine, The Human Mind according to De trinitate IX and X" (doc. Lenka Karfíková, Dr. theol.).

A translation seminar "Gregory of Nyssa" (doc. Lenka Karfíková, Dr. theol).

Seminar "Greek Mathematical Texts" (Filip Karfík, PhD. - Mgr. Zbyněk Šír).

The Centre for Working with Patristic, Medieval and Renaissance Texts organised a symposium from the 26th to the 27th of April, 2002 in Prague in the Villa Lanna "Number in Texts prior to the Year 1600". The programme to the symposium can be found here, several photographs from the symposium can be found here.

On the 13th and 14th of November 2001 the Centre along with the Section for the Study of the History of Philosophy of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance at the Department of Philosophy FF UP in Olomouc and the Centrum Prokopios Sázava collaborated in the organisation of an international conference Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464) His Work in the Past and his Heritage for the Future, which took place under the patronage of the Chairman of the Senate of the Czech Republic, Petr Pithart. Several associates of the centre presented papers at the conference: prof. PhDr. Pavel Floss (paper Die philosophische Problematik des II. und III. Buches der Schrift De Docta Ignorantia) a PhDr. Jozef Matula, Ph.D. (paper The Meaning of Pace de Fidei for Interreligious Dialogue).

In collaboration with the Research Centre for the History of Science, the Centre organised on 9.11.01 in Prague (The Academy of Sciences ČR, Národní 3) a colloquium Euclid and Greek Mathematics, where papers were presented by prof. B. Vitrac (Centre Louis Gernet, CNRS, Paris), RNDr. M. Bečvářová (the Research Centre for the History of Science) and members of the Centre Mgr. Z. Šír (a contribution on Greek Mathematical Texts - anthology project) and Mgr. F. Karfík, PhD. (a contribution on Euclid and stoicheia).

From the 7.- 9. 2. 2001 a symposium of The Centre for Patristic, Medieval and Renaissance Texts took place on the grounds of Palacky University and at the Aletti Centre in Olomouc. This symposium organised with the support of the Rector of Palacky University prof. Jana Mačáková individual centre researchers presented their projects to the wider academic public. Photographs from the symposium are here.