Research Topics 2017

Theory of the global conflicts in local interactions

Study of the global and local conflicts, territorial integration and secessionism, diversity of cultures and societies and social interactions, from the perspectives of various philosophical and other theoretical perspectives of the humanities and social sciences.

Head of the research programme:
Marek Hrubec, PhD.

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Social and cultural aspects of global and local interactions

Study of development of social integration, social and economic contradictions and disparities, internal and transnational mobilities of various groups of populations, social tension and consensus, expert society, connections between global and local economic processes, especially in relations with the Czech Republic.

Head of the research programme:
Tomáš Kostelecký, CSc.

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Historical roots of conflicts and their consequences in transnational interactions

Examining of development and historical roots of chosen conflicts with emphasis on their impact in the areas of ethnic composition of populations and migration in given regions and macro-regions and changes in relations with European cultural territory.

Heads of the research programme:
Ondřej Beránek, PhD., and Kateřina Čapková, PhD.

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Actor interactions and legal changes in transnational contexts

Examining of changes in assertion of justice, legitimacy, participation, democracy, human rights; analysing authoritarianism, government and governance, international law, transnational migration and migration policies, integration and secessionism.

Heads of the research programme:
Zdeněk Uherek, CSc., and Petr Agha, PhD., LL.M.

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