Filip Ryant [2008-2014], Michal Kowalski [2015 - 2018], Michal Jakl [2018 - ]

The list of lectures in the frame of the 25th American Term 2018:

Section A: Cultural, Historical and Political Context of Czechia

A1 – The Velvet Revolution and Beyond: A Story of De-Communization (Alexandr Vondra)
A2 – (Dis)continuities of the historical development (Pavel Chromý)
A3 – The Post-Communist Party Development in Czechia (Tomáš Kostelecký)
A4 – Culture adaptation strategies (Dagmar Sieglová)

Section B: The Postsocialist City

B1 – Urban Transformations: Postsocialist City in the Context of Planetary Urbanization (Luděk Sýkora)
B2 – Challenges of Contemporary Urban Development: the Second Round of Transitions (Luděk Sýkora)

Section C: Demography and Health Geography

C1 – Comparison of population dynamics between the European Union and the United States (Jiřina Kocourková)
C2 – Health Geography of Czechia (Dagmar Dzúrová)

Section D: Migration and Social Minorities

D1 – International Migration in Czechia in a Broader European Context (Dušan Drbohlav)
D2 – Queer geography, sexualities, Czechia, progress? (Michal Pitoňák)
D3 – SEMINAR: Levels of Integration of Immigrants in Czechia (Eva Janská & Dušan Drbohlav)
D4 – Geopolitical Changes and Challenges in the Central and Eastern Europe (Libor Jelen)

Section E: Regional-Economic Development

E1 – Regional development in Czechia in European context (Jiří Blažek)

Section F: Economic and industrial geography

F1 – Energetics (Ludvík Kopačka)
F2 – Automotive Industry in Central and East-central Europe (Petr Pavlínek)

Section G: Urban Geography

G1 – Temporality of urban space: everyday lives and daily rhythms on the example of Prague (Lucie Pospíšilová & Petra Špačková)
G2 – Socio-spatial differentiation of contemporary Czechia (Martin Ouředníček)

Section H: Rural geography, agriculture, environmental issues & tourism

H1 – Tourism and Second Homes (Jiří Vágner)
H2 – Floods and environmental management (Jakub Langhammer & Jan Daňhelka)
H3 – Environmental management in Czechia (Václav Treml)
H4 – Rural space and agriculture in the transition process in Czechia (Ivan Bičík)

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