Mgr. Petra Ezzeddine, Ph.D.


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Ezzeddine Petra Ph.D., is a social anthropologist and an assistant professor at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague. Her research focuses on gender in migration, transnational care practices, globalization of senior care, ageing in migration and appplied anthropology.

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Educational Backround and Professional Biography

  • 2011: Ph.D. in Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague

  • 2003-2004: Research Coordinator, International Organization for Migration, Prague (IOM Prague)

  • from 2002: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Department of Gender  Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague (tenure position)

  • from 2014 to 2018 CIEE Study Abroad Prague: lecturer in programme for visiting US students (course Migration and Mobility in CEE-in English)

  • from 2012: Expert on Equal Opportunisties, Association for Integration and Migration Prague

  • 1999-2002: Assistant Professor, Institute of Jewish Studies, Comenius University, Bratislava

  • 1999: MA in Ethnology and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University, Bratislava


  • 2010: Erste Fellowship for Social Scientists-Generations in Dialogue: project Ageing, Care and Migration, Erste Foundation, Vienna

  • 2007: Sasakawa Scholarship for Young Leaders (research on Ukrainian transnational mothers in the Czech Republic)

  • 2000–2001: Visiting Research Student, Rothberg International School, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel, tutor prof. Harvey Goldberg, Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Recent Research Projects

  • 2020–present: co-leader of one year starting grant ACES (University of Amsterdam-together with Dr.Kristine Krause):Transnational care landscapes in Central Europe: Privatization, marketization and overlapping mobilities in elderly care

  • 2014–present: Norway Grants: Women on the Sidelines (research on ageing in migration: female refugess from ex-Yougloslavia 50+) ,FHS UK /SIMI Prague/University of Bergen (Norway)

  • 2012: European Social Founds: Equal Opportunities in Front of Czech Households (research on female migrant domestic workers), SIMI Prague,

Conference Convenior

  • Borders, Mobility of Care and Translocal Social Reproduction, international symposium, SOUAV ČR/FHS UK Prague December 1st, 2021 (research programme AV 21)

  • Geopolitics and Transnational Migration, SOU AVČR/FHS, Prague, October 25, 2019 (research programme AV 21)

  • International Migration-New Challenges for Central and Eastern Europe, SOU AV ČR/FHS UK, Prague, December 12, 2016 ( research programme AV 21)

  • „Anthropology in Action“ : Conference on Applied Anthropology in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. CASA/FHS UK, September 18-19,2015

  • 2nd FHS/ CASA International Conference in Prague, September 13-14, 2014

  • The Economization of Life and Social Inequalities , 1st Graduate CASA – SASA Conference,Telč September 9, 2011

  • FHS UK and Fridrich Ebert Stiftung Conference on Transnational Care Practices and Globalization of Life Cycle , Prague, October 15, 2010

Lecturer at International Summer Schools

  • IOM Summer School on Migration and Development, IOM Prague /IMISCOE (Praha, from 2010 to 2022)

  • Summer School on European Politics: „Interests versus Culture“ in Prague (FSV Prague), July 2012, July 2013,July 2014,July 2015, July 2016

  • Summer School on Woman and Leadership, Prague 2011 (University of Indiana and FSV UK), August 2011

  • Summer School on Migration Studies, Bratislava (FSEV UK Bratislava), July 2011

Other Professional Activities

  • member of the Art Committee of Academy of Arts (AVU)

  • member of the Grant Agency of Charles University (GAUK), from 2019 (panel Sociology-Political Science)

  • member and co-leader of the international research network EUROCare, from 2020

  • member of the evaluation team at the Charles University Research Foundation (GAUK), from 2019

  • member of the research network State and Care (University of Vienna),from 2019

  • member of the editorial board Gender/rovné příležitosti/výzkum, from 2016

  • member of Domestic Work Research Network(DW-RN), from 2012

  • member of the board of Czech Association for Social Anthropology CASA, from 2014 to 2017

  • member of editorial board: Journal for Social Science Human Affairs (published by Springer)-2012-2015

  • member of editorial board: Journal for Social and Cultural anthropology Cargo published by Czech Association for Social Anthropology)-2012-2014

Publications (selected)

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Váš názor

Univerzita Karlova

Fakulta humanitních studií

Pátkova 2137/5

182 00 Praha 8 - Libeň

Identifikátor datové schránky: piyj9b4

IČ: 00216208

DIČ: CZ00216208


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