PhDr. Marek Halbich, Ph.D.

Marek HALBICH, assistant professor

Department of General Anthropology

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  • Spanish - fluent

  • English - fluent

  • French - fluent

  • Russian - practical knowledge

  • Portuguese - passive knowledge

  • Italian - passive knowledge


  • 1999–2007: Post-graduate studies in the Institute of Ethnology at Faculty of Arts, thesis Rarámuri in  northwestern Mexico: from caves to the ejido – based on the long-term field-work in Mexico, PhD

  • 1990–1998: Faculty of Arts at Charles University – field of study: ethnology, MA

  • 1985–1990: School of Pedagogics in Ústí nad Labem – field of study: Czech language and literature and civics, MA

Work Experience

  • 2002–present: Assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University (20022007 head of the department) – classes (focus on): the anthropology of Latin America, ecological anthropology, applied anthropology, linguistic anthropology and anthropology of tourism.

  • 2001–2002: Research worker in the Research Centre of Personality and Ethnicity at Faculty of Humanities in Prague

Stays Abroad

  • 2012–2014: Three-year anthropological project in Madagascar called Ecological and Social Change in Madagascar: Betsimisaraka in the Glocalised World

  • 2005: Two months among the Kaqchikel (Guatemala) – grant scholarship by the Sasakawa foundation

  • 2001: Mid-term field-work among the Raramuri, the Tepehuan, the Pima, the Papago and the Yaqui (Mexico) – grant scholarship by the Sasakawa foundation;

  • 1996: Several months among the Raramuri (Mexico), the Bribri (Costa Rica), the Emberá and the Wounaan (Panama-Darién), the Subtiava (Nicaragua) and the Kaqchikel (Guatemala);

  • 1992: Two months among the Raramuri in northwestern Mexico;

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