The project focuses on the changes in the social environment within the hinterlands of Czech cities.
First, the project address the scope of suburbanization in the Czech settlement system and changes of social, demographic and ethnic structure of the suburban population over the past fifteen years. The analysis based on statistical evidence of migration pays particular attention to test hypotheses concerning (i) the growing ethnic heterogeneity of suburbs; and (ii) the return of suburban residents back to the core cities (reurbanisation). The project uses own surveys of mayors collected by the research team since 2002 in the suburban municipalities around Prague, which extends with the new round of survey and case studies of four early suburbs of Prague. In addition to investigation of social and ethnic composition, the survey focuses on the attitudes of current mayors to the further development of suburban municipalities. The project aims to present the research result to international audience and to produce comparative analyses within the post-socialist urban studies.
The main objective of the project is to map the current changes in the social environment of Czech suburbia and to test hypotheses about growing ethnic heterogeneity and return of the part of suburban population back to the core cities.
KŘÍŽKOVÁ, I., OUŘEDNÍČEK, M. (2020): Immigrant internal migration in a new destination country: Do immigrants suburbanise in Czechia and why? Population, Place and Space. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/psp.2326
NEMEŠKAL, J., OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., POSPÍŠILOVÁ, L. (2020): Temporality of urban space: daily rhythms of a typical week day in the Prague Metropolitan Area. Journal of maps. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17445647.2019.1709577
KUKELI, G., NEMEŠKAL, J. (2019): Changes in the buildings´ density and its connection with population in the Central Bohemia Region 2010-2018. Specializovaná mapa. Přírodovědecká fakulta, Univerzita Karlova. Dostupné online: http://www.atlasobyvatelstva.cz/cs/gacr-suburbanizace
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., KLSÁK, A., ŠPAČKOVÁ, P. (2019): In between city and village: the development of spatial patterns of Czech suburbanization 1997-2016. Demografie, 64, 4, 296-306.
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., ŠPAČKOVÁ, P., POSPÍŠILOVÁ, L. (2018): Long-term Development and Current Socio-spatial Differentiation of Housing Estates in Prague, Czechia. In: Hess, D., Tammaru, T., van Ham, M. (eds.): Housing Estates in Europe: Poverty, Ethnic Segregation and Policy challenges. Springer, Cham, 339-360. Available online: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-319-92813-5.pdf#page365
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M.: Prediction of urbanization processes and future of suburbanization in Czechia [Predikce urbanizačních procesů a budoucnost suburbanizace v Česku]. 7th Conference of urban studies in Brno – Cities of future. Brno, Czechia, 21.-22. 11. 2019.
HORŇÁKOVÁ, M., DVOŘÁKOVÁ, N.: Moving away from the suburbs? Residential strategies of empty nesters and their adult children [Pryč ze suburbií? Rezidenční strategie empty-nesterů a jejich dospělých dětí]. 7th Conference of urban studies in Brno – Cities of future. Brno, Czechia, 21.-22. 11. 2019.
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., KLSÁK, A., NEMEŠKAL, J.: Czech suburbanization in post-transformation era – the development, evaluation and challenges. Suburban Revolution and Peripheral Urban Territories in the Post-Soviet Space. Ulan-Ude, Gremyachinsk, Rusko, 13.-16. 11. 2019.
KUKELI, G., OUŘEDNÍČEK, M.: The diversification of suburban growth models within the Prague Urban Region. CAT-ference: 8th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States conference. Belgrade, Serbia, 25.-29. 9. 2019.
KLSÁK, A., OUŘEDNÍČEK, M.: Do foreigners tend to suburbanize in the Prague metropolitan region? CAT-ference: 8th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States conference. Belgrade, Serbia, 25.-29. 9. 2019.
DVOŘÁKOVÁ, N., HORŇÁKOVÁ, M.: Moving away from the suburbs? Residential strategies of empty-nesters. CAT-ference: 8th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States conference. Belgrade, Serbia, 25.-29. 9. 2019.
KUKELI, G., OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., KOPECKÁ, Z., KLSÁK, A.: Typologies of the suburban morphologies in Prague’s hinterlands. 7th EUGEO Congress, Galway, Ireland, 15.-18. 5. 2019.
NEMEŠKAL, J., KLSÁK, A., DVOŘÁKOVÁ, N.: Contemporary trends in population change and migration in Central Bohemia. Typologies of the suburban morphologies in Prague’s hinterlands. 7th EUGEO Congress, Galway, Ireland, 15.-18. 5. 2019.
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., ŠPAČKOVÁ, P.: Towards ordinary quarters: State and municipal policies and marketization transforming housing estates in Prague. “Workshop on Contemporary Social Trends, Policy Initiatives and Planning Measures in Large Housing Estates, Tallin, Estonia, 24.-25. 1. 2019.
KLSÁK, A.: Using ArcGIS Collector in field research within Prague suburbs [Využití nástroje ArcGIS Collector při terénním šetření v pražských suburbiích]. GIS Esri conference Czechia, Prague, Czechia, 7.-8. 11. 2018.
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., KLSÁK, A.: Suburbanization of foreigners in Prague urban area. 17th congress of Slovak geographical society/24th meeting of Czech geographical society. Bratislava, Slovakia, 4.-8. 9. 2018.
OUŘEDNÍČEK, M., KLSÁK, A., ŠPAČKOVÁ, P.: Suburbanization of Foreigners in Prague Urban Region. East Meets West – Contemporary Urban Issues Revisited. Krakow, Poland, 5. 10. 2018.