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CFA – 2022 CEFRES Platform PhD Fellowships

Call for applications for 2nd year and above PhD students at the Charles University or the Czech Academy of Sciences

Deadline for submission: 31 March 2022 (call closed)
Duration: 1 September 2022 – 31 August 2023

In the frame of its Platform, CEFRES offers a year-long fellowship to PhD students enrolled at the Charles University and/or working as fellows at the Academy of Sciences in the Czech Republic. Fellows’ research should contribute to one of CEFRES’s research areas. The amount of the fellowship is 15 000 CZK per month during 12 months. Good command of English is mandatory, command of French is appreciated. The selected PhD fellows will join CEFRES team and take part in the center’s scientific life. Continue reading CFA – 2022 CEFRES Platform PhD Fellowships

Alessandro Testa: Research & CV

Research Area 1 & 3: Displacements, “Dépaysements” and Discrepancies & Objects, Traces, Mapping


Dr. Alessandro Testa is Senior Researcher and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociological Studies, Charles University, Prague, where since 2020 he has also led the ERC CZ “ReEnchEu” research project. Prior to this, he was Lise Meitner Postdoctoral Fellow and Teacher at the University of Vienna (2015–2019).
Trained in history, ethnology, and religious studies at the Universities of Florence, Rome, Paris, and Messina, he received his PhD in Social Anthropology in 2013. He has conducted long-term, intensive ethnographic fieldworks in Italy (2010-2012), Czech Republic (2013–2014; 2020-ongoing), and Catalonia (Spain) (2016–2020). In the past decade he has been affiliated for long terms with the Universities of Tallinn, Pardubice, Vienna, and Prague, and has also been a visiting scholar in Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Iceland. Continue reading Alessandro Testa: Research & CV

Committee’s Composition 2020-2021

Statutory Members

  • Ondřej Beránek, Vice President in charge of Research Area III. Humanities and Social Sciences of AV ČR
  • Lenka Rovná, Vice-Rector for European Affairs of UK
  • Jérôme Heurtaux, director of CEFRES

UK Representatives

AV ČR Representatives

AAC – Séjour de recherche au CEFRES des chercheuses et chercheurs de l’EHESS

Séjour de recherche et d’enseignement au Centre français de recherche en sciences sociales (CEFRES) de Prague

Dans le cadre de la convention de coopération entre l’EHESS et le CEFRES, qui inclut également l’Université Charles de Prague ainsi que l’Académie des sciences de la République tchèque, et pour intensifier les échanges scientifiques franco-tchèques dans le domaine des sciences humaines et sociales, le CEFRES propose l’accueil d’un/e enseignant/e-chercheur/se de l’EHESS pour un mois durant l’année 2022. Continue reading AAC – Séjour de recherche au CEFRES des chercheuses et chercheurs de l’EHESS