Adela Petrovic M.Sc. et M.A.


Albertov 6, Praha 2 - Nové Město, 128 43


Univerzita Karlova
Přírodovědecká fakulta
katedra sociální geografie a regionálního rozvoje
Legerova 5, místnost 325
  • or Adél Petrovic

    MA 4CITIES Erasmus Mundus Master in Urban Studies at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE), Université Libre de Bruxelles (BE), University of Vienna (AT), University of Copenhagen (DK), Complutense University of Madrid (ES) and Autonomous University of Madrid (ES), (2018). Master thesis:  Displacement without placement – Street prostitution’s deracination from gentrifying neighborhoods .

    M.Sc. CoDe Erasmus Mundus Master in Comparative Local Development at University of Trento (IT), University of Ljubljana (SLO), Corvinus University of Budapest (HU) and University of Regensburg (DE), (2016). Master thesis:  Clusters in Serbia –  The role of Cluster Managers in building Social Capital.

    BSc. Political Science at Faculty of European Legal and Political Studies in Novi Sad, Singidunum Univerisity (RS), (2013).

    • Topics:

      • Gentrification
      • Urban transformation processes
      • Urban Governance
  • 30.8-2.9.2022, in Barcelona (ESP), ENHR ‘The struggle for the right to housing. The pressures of globalization and affordability in cities today.’, Research project: Gentrification as rejuvenation of consumption, but also its population?.

    25-29.7.2022, in Tartu (EE), AESOP 2022 Congress ‘Space for Species: Redefining Spatial Justice’. Research project: Urban transformation: manifold and multifaceted processes in formerly working-class neighborhoods of Prague.

    27.6-1.7.2022, in Budapest (HU), CATference. Research project: Changes in the socio-demographic composition and potential gentrification in formerly working-class neighborhoods of Prague (together with doc. Martin Ouředníček).

    4-6.11.2021, in Prague (CZ), Urban Movements and Local Politics in CEE Countries: Recent Developments and Conceptual Ambivalences. Research project: From a former industrial neighbourhood to a creative-class oasis: A case study of Karlín, the inner-city neighbourhood of Prague. Presentation (together with Greta Kukeli).

    9-11.09.2021, in Novi Sad (RS), 5th Serbian Congress of Geographers, Research project: From a former industrial neighbourhood to a creative class oasis: A case study of Karlín, the inner-city neighbourhood of Prague. Presentation (together with Greta Kukeli).

    14-16.07.2021, in Antwerp (BE), RC21 Conference on Sensing the City, Research project: From a former industrial neighbourhood to a creative class oasis: A case study of Karlín, the inner-city neighbourhood of Prague. Presentation (together with Greta Kukeli).

    28.06-01.07.2021, in Prague (CZ), 8th EUGEO Congress on the Geography of Europe, Research project: Suburban bubbles: gated communities in Prague Urban Region. Presentation.

    8-10.09.2020, in Plzen (CZ), Annual Conference of the Czech Geographical Society 2020, Research project: Gated Communities in Prague Urban Region: Location and Positionality on different Scale. Presentation.

    23-24.09.2019, in Bamberg (DE), Conference on Serbian‐Bavarian Higher Education, organised by University of Bamberg, Research project: The role of Social Capital in the Technology Transfer- Case study on Serbian Clusters and Cluster Management practices in Serbia. Presentation.

    7-12.09.2015, in Budapest (HU), Erasmus+ Conference on Tradition, Innovation and Reform in Local Development, organised by Corvinus University of Budapest, Project work: Clusters in Serbia- The role of Cluster Managers in building Social Capital. Presentation.

  • Guest lecture:

    Since 2021, University of Ottawa, GEG 3301 Selected Topics in Human Geography: Gentrification and Urban Redevelopment, the topic of the lecture: Gender and Gentrification, the title of the lecture: Displacement without placement – Street prostitution’s deracination from gentrifying neighbourhoods


    Shortlisted extracurricular activities:

    6-13.07.2019, Summer School in Social Design – Arts as Urban Innovation, University of Applied Arts in Vienna (AT).

    28-30.11.2014, Startup and Social Innovation Seminar in Bolzano (IT).

    14.10-20.11.2014, Seminar in Environmental Sociology , University of Trento (IT).

    24.11.2012-16.03.2013, Seminar on Intercultural Understanding, Human Rights and Reconciliation , part of the project ‘Build Bridges, not Walls: The Role of University in Peace-Building’, in Novi Sad and Novi Pazar (RS) and Tuzla (BIH).

    Work experiences:

    13.06.2016. until 15.07.2016. Trainee, Committee on Regional Development (EP), Brussels (BE).

    01.02 – 30.04.2016, Intern, Strategische Partnerschaft Sensorik, Regensburg (DE).

    01.07.2013 – 31.08.2014, Project Manager Assistant, Regional Agency for Development of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Alma Mons, Novi Sad (RS).

    01.10.2013 – 31.08.2014, Project Coordinator, European Youth Centre of Vojvodina, Novi Sad (RS).

  • RC21 – Research Committee on Urban and Regional Development


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Charles University in Prague
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