Did you Know?

Situated near the Vltava River, the Dancing House was designed by architects, Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunić (1992-1996) to resemble a couple dancing. This building is unique amidst the traditional architecture in Prague.

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Sigmund Freud, one of the most famous and influential psychologists of the 20th century was actually born in Moravia (May 6, 1856), which is now a part of the Czech Republic.

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m².

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The Strahov Library contains more than 200,000 old prints (16th to 18th centuries), 3,000 manuscripts and 1,500 first prints.

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Madeline Albright, a Czech native and born in Prague, was the first female U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) appointed by President Clinton.

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There are hundreds of Czech words in common with the English language. For example, taxi, metro, robot, film, and tram are all used in the Czech language.

Petr Roubal

Curriculum Vitae

Current Professional Position (Academic Affiliation):
Researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History at the Czech Academy of Sciences
2000 – 2007 Central European University, History Department, Ph.D. in Comparative History

2001 – 2002 University of Cambridge, Dept. of Social Anthropology, M.Phil in Social Anthropology

1999 – 2000 Central European University, History Department, MA in History

1994 – 2000 Charles University, Faculty of Philosophy
History and Political Science

Professional Appointments:
2008 – pres.
Institute of Contemporary History, Academy of Sciences, Prague
A researcher

2007 – pres.
lecturer at Faculty of Arts of the Charles University (ECES)

2006 Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Collaboration on the exhibition “Designing a New World: Modernism, 1914-1939”

Books, Articles, Lectures and Papers, Reviews:
Československé spartakiády. Praha: Academia 2016.

The conservative counter-revolution: post-dissident neoconservatives in post-communist transformation. In: Michal Kopeček and Piotr Wciślik (eds.) Thinking Through Transition: Liberal Democracy, Authoritarian Pasts, and Intellectual History in East Central Europe After 1989. Budapest: CEU Press, 2015, s. 171-200.

Revolution by the law: Transformation of the Czechoslovak Federal Assembly 1989–1990. In: Prispevki za novejšo zgodovino / Contributions to Contemporary History, Vol 55, No 3 (2015), s. 60-83.

“Mass Gymnastic Performances under Communism: The Case of Czechoslovak Spartakiads.” In Balázs Apor, Péter Apor, E.A. Rees, eds., The Sovietization of Eastern Europe: New Perspectives on the Postwar Period, Washington, New Academia Publishing, 2008, 171-180.

\\\"A didactic project transformed into the celebration of a ritual: Czechoslovak Spartakiads 1955-1990’, Journal of Modern European History, 4 (2006), n.
Research in Progress:
Prague urban planning 1960-2000

Academic Honors, Fellowships, etc.:
2010 – pres.
Journal Dějiny, teorie, kritika
A member of the editorial board

Teaching Experience:

East and Central European Studies
Prague, Czech Republic
An affiliate program at Charles University, Faculty of Arts http://www.ff.cuni.cz
Email eces@ff.cuni.cz