Mgr. Petr Vašát, Ph.D.

Position: 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: 
210 310 227
Line: 
227

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Education: 

Petr Vašát is a social anthropologist interested in urban studies. He works as researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences. He was a Fulbright-Masaryk Fellow at the Department of Sociology, Columbia University in the City of New York, a recent recipient of the Otto Wichterle Award and a short-term visiting researcher at a number of European universities, such as Durham University or University of Kent. Using various methods and tools, such as ethnography, social networks analysis, photovoice, GPS tracking or survey, his research is focused on the comparative study of architecture and urban informality; homelessness and post-socialist city; and the temporal, spatial and social dimensions of street culture. He has conducted his research in Czech and Colombian cities.

 

  • 2008 - 2013: Ph.D., Ethnology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of West Bohemia
  • 2006 - 2008: M.A., Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of West Bohemia
  • 2003 - 2006: B.A., Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of West Bohemia
Teaching activities: 
  • 2013 - 2016, 2018: Qualitative Methodology, Department of Sociology, University of Hradec Kralove (in Czech)
  • 2016 - 2017: Sociology of Post-socialism, Department of Sociology, University of Hradec Kralove (in English)
  • 2015 - 2016: Social and Cultural Anthropology, Department of Sociology, University of Hradec Kralove (in Czech)
  • 2015: Urban Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Hradec Kralove (in Czech)
  • 2015: Reading Sociological Papers, Department of Sociology, University of Hradec Kralove (in Czech)
  • 2013: Methodology of Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences, University of Pardubice (in Czech)
  • 2011: Anthropology of Gender and Social Networks, Department of Anthropology, University of West Bohemia (in Czech)
Foreign scholarships, fellowships or other academic study abroad: 
  • 2017 - 2018 (nine months): Columbia University, Department of Sociology, United States
  • 2016 (two weeks): University of Roehampton, Department of Social Sciences, United Kingdom
  • 2016 (week): University of Coimbra, Faculty of Economics, Portugal
  • 2013 (week): University of Kent, School of Anthropology and Conservation, United Kingdom
  • 2011 (month): Durham University, Department of Anthropology, United Kingdom
  • 2008 (two weeks): The University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science, Social Anthropology, United Kingdom
Biographic information: 
  • 2019: member of Regional Studies Association
  • 2018: member of International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
  • 2014 - up to now: editorial board of AntropoWebzin journal
  • 2013 - up to now: editorial board of Sociální pedagogika / Social Education journal
  • 2013, 2015: member of International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)  
  • 2013: member of Masaryk Czech Sociological Association
  • 2008 – 2009: editor-in-chief of journal AntropoWebzin

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