doc. Marek Skovajsa, M.A., Ph.D.

Marek SKOVAJSA, associate professor

Department of Civil Society Studies 

Research Areas

  • Social and Political Theory

  • Civil Society

  • History and Methodology of Social Sciences

Courses

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Contact Information and Office Hours

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Work Experience

  • 2012–present: vice-dean for science and research, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

  • 2015–present: associate professor (docent), Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

  • 2017–present: Charles University Research Development Programs (Progres) 20 „Culture and Society”: Coordinator

  • 2012–2016: Charles University Research Development Programs (PRVOUK) 19 „Interdisciplinary Social Sciences”: member of the Managing Board and executive deputy to the Coordinator

  • 2011–2012: vice-dean for international affairs, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

  • 2010–2013, 2001–2008: editor-in-chief, English edition, Czech edition, Sociologický časopis/Czech Sociological Review, Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Education

  • 2004: Ph.D., Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague

  • 2001: M.A. (distinction), M.A. program Political Philosophy - The Idea of Toleration, University of York, UK

  • 1999: Mgr. (distinction), M.A. program in Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague

Scholarships

  • 2009, 2010: SIAS Summer Institute “Action Theory in Philosophy and Social Sciences”: National Humanities Center, Chapel Hill, NC 2009 + Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien, Erfurt 2010 (2 x 2 weeks)

  • 2007–2008: Fulbright-Masaryk visiting researcher, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., USA (10 months)

Memberships in Academic Associations and Editorial Boards

  • International Sociological Association

  • American Sociological Association

  • Czech Sociological Association

  • Czech Association for Political Science

  • Editorial board, Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review (Prague)

  • Editorial board, Historická sociologie / Historical Sociology (Prague)

  • Editorial board, Sociológia / Sociology (Bratislava)

Publications (selection)

  • Skovajsa, Marek and Jan Balon. 2017. Sociology in the Czech Republic: Between East and West. Series Sociology Transformed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-45026-5.

  • Skovajsa, Marek. 2015. „Introducing the Symposium on Interpretation and Social Knowledge by Isaac Ariail Reed.“ Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review 51 (3): 473-474. ISSN 0038-0288.

  • Skovajsa, Marek. 2014. „Zu einigen Konflikten in der Kultur der postkommunistischen Bürgergesellschaft: Am Beispiel der Tschechischen Republik.“. In Robert Luft, Miloš Havelka, Stefan Zwicker (eds.). Zivilgesellschaft und Menschenrechte im östlichen Mitteleuropa. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, pp. 141-165. ISBN 978-3-525-37306-4.

  • Skovajsa, Marek. 2014. “Gellner, Ernest (1925–95).” In Michael T. Gibbons, Diana Coole, Elisabeth Ellis, Kennan Ferguson (eds.). The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 1437-1438. ISBN 978-1-4051-9129-6.

  • Skovajsa, Marek. 2013. Struktury významu. Kultura a jednání v současné sociální teorii. [Structures of Meaning. Culture and Action in Contemporary Social Theory]. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství SLON. 222 pp. ISBN 978-80-7419-163-3.

  • Arnason, Johan P., Ladislav Benyovszky and Marek Skovajsa (eds.). 2010. Dějinnost, nadcivilizace a modernita. Studie k Patočkově konceptu nadcivilizace. [Historicity, supercivilization, and modernity. Studies on Patočka’s concept of ‘supercivilization’.] Praha: Togga, 336 pp. ISBN 978-80-87258-44-6.

  • Skovajsa, Marek, Marie Dohnalová, Petr Couf, Lenka Deverová, Thomas Holland, Dana Moree, Selma Muhić Dizdarević, Petr Jan Pajas, Tereza Pospíšilová. 2010. Občanský sektor. Organizovaná občanská společnost v České republice. [The Civic Sector. Organized Civil Society in the Czech Republic]. Praha: Portál, 372 pp. ISBN 978-80-7367-681-0.


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