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Friday, 27. April 2018 - 17:47

The prestigious Magnesia Litera prize for non-fiction book of the year 2018 was awarded to the team of the Paneláks project for the book Paneláci (in Czech). Petra Špačková and Lucie Pospíšilová were involved in the project in 2014-2017 and are co-authors of both the award-winning book and the English book The Paneláks.

Tuesday, 24. April 2018 - 9:40

New paper on reurbanisation in post-socialist Europe authored by an international team including Petra Špačková was published recently in the Comparative Population Studies journal. The paper compares population development in Eastern Germany, Poland and Czechia. Full text can be found here.

Friday, 16. February 2018 - 16:13

Urban and Regional Laboratory calls for applications for a 4-year fully funded PhD student position in the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development. The succesfull candidates work will deal with contemporary changes of social milieu within the post-socialist suburbs. Applications from talented Czech and international students are welcome by 16 March 2018. For detailed information on the position click here.

 

Monday, 12. February 2018 - 9:11

A new paper co-authored by Martin Ouředníček, Jiří Nemeškal, Petra Špačková, Martin Hampl and Jakub Novák was published in Journal of Maps. The paper applies a synthetic approach to the delimitation of metropolitan areas by combining traditional commuting data from the population census with alternative approaches, focussing on the Czech capital city of Prague.

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