Academic profile (English)

Born: 26 October 1989, Nitra (Czechoslovakia)

Education:

2007 - 2012: BA and MA in History / Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica 

2012 - 2015: PhD in Slovak History / Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica 

Research focus:

- socio-political and cultural history of the 20th Century Slovakia, Czechoslovakia and Central Europe with special focus on 1918 - 1945 period 

- European fascism in comparative perspective: fascist movements in Slovakia and Europe, their political activities, ideology and propaganda; political culture and semiotics of contemporary fascism

- myth and cult in historical and cultural identity of contemporary society 

- minority studies (intercultural relations and conflicts between national majority and minority) 

Publications:

Approximately 165 publication units published in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Belarus, which include 7 monographs, 2 textbooks and ca 60 chapters/papers published in conference proceedings and journals (2 indexed by Current Contents, 6 indexed by Scopus)

Full list of publications here

Selected publications in a fulltext version available here

Citations: ca 130

Active participation at conferences and scientific events: ca 40 (Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Sweden)

Academic mobilities, scholarships and fellowships: 

2014 National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic: Institute of Czech History, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague /CZ/ (research stay, academic advisor Prof. Jan Rychlík) 

2015 Slovak Historical Institute in Rome /IT/ (research stay)

2015/2016 Jan Hus Educational Foundation, Brno /CZ/ (research scholarship)

2016/2017 International Visegrad Fund: Institute of Czech History, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague /CZ/ (research stay, academic advisor Dr Miroslav Michela) 

2017 ERASMUS+: Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem /CZ/ (guest lectures) 

2018 National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic: Institute of Czech History, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague /CZ/ (postdoc research stay, academic advisor Prof. Jan Rychlík)

2018 European Holocaust Research Infrastructure: Centre for Holocaust Studies, Institute of Contemporary History, Munich /DE/ (research stay)

2018 CC-Gaststipendium: Collegium Carolinum, research institute for history of Czech lands and Slovakia /DE/ (research stay)  

2018/2019 Aktion Österreich - Slowakei: Institute for Eastern European History, University of Vienna /AT/ (postdoc research stay, academic advisor Univ. Prof. Philipp Ther)

2019 CEEPUS: Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem /CZ/ (guest lectures) 

2019 CEEPUS: Institute of History, Faculty of Philosophy, Novi Sad /RS/ (guest lectures) 

2019 ERASMUS+: Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava /CZ/ (guest lectures) 

2019 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Collegium Carolinum, research institute for history of Czech lands and Slovakia, Munich /DE/ (research stay, academic advisor Prof. Martin Schulze Wessel) 

2019 CEEPUS: Department of History, Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska in Koper /SI/ (guest lectures)

2019 Foundation for the Memory of Shoah, Paris /FR/ (postdoc research scholarship) 

Academic memberships: 

CERMOCEHIS - Centre for Modern Central European History / Banská Bystrica, SK - member (since 2016)

Acta humanitarica universitatis Saulensis / Šiauliai, LT - member of editorial board (since April 2017)

COMFAS - International Association for Comparative Fascist Studies / member (since December 2017)

Slovak Research and Development Agency / expert reviewer (since 2017)

Centre for Research of History and Culture of Slovaks in the Lower Land / member (since April 2019)