Mgr. Alena Marková, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Field of Specialization: nation and nationalism, nation-building, national identity formation, national movement, historical consciousness, historical memory, contemporary history of Central and Eastern Europe.


Contacts and office hours:

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Courses:

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Education:


2007-2011 Ph.D., Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Humanities, Ph.D.

Study Program Humanities, field of study Integral Study of Man –General Anthropology

Ph.D.

Thesis Supervisor: prof. PhDr. Miroslav Hroch, DrSc.

2005-2007 Mgr., summa cum laude, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Humanities, Master Degree Study Program Humanities, field of study General Anthropology – Integral Study of Man


Expertise and Field of Specialization:


Long-term research of national processes in Central and Eastern Europe: nation and nationalism, nation-building, national identity formation, national movement, historical consciousness, historical memory, contemporary history of Central and Eastern Europe.

Other fields of research: Soviet nationality policy, history of USSR, contemporary history of countries of the former soviet and socialistic bloc, socialism and history of everyday life under socialism, communism, totalitarian regimes and propaganda.


Awards:

Alena Marková Received the Best Historical Monograph of the Year 2016 Award in Belarusian Studies


Monographs:


Marková, A., Sahanovič, H., Šybieka, Z., Dějiny Běloruska [History of Belarus], Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny – Chapters of the contemporary history of 20th and 21th century (to be published in 2017).


Marková, A., Šliach da savieckaj nacyji. Palityka biełarusizacyji, 1924-1929 [The Road toward Soviet Nation. Nationality Policy of Belarussization, 1924-1929], series Biblijateka časopisa „Biełaruski histaryčny ahliad“ [series Library of the Belarussian Historical Review], Minsk: Halijafy, 2016, -s. 324, ISBN 978-985-7140-36-7


Marková, A., Sovětská bělorusizace jako cesta k národu: iluze nebo realita? [Soviet Belarussization as a way to a nation: illusion or reality?] Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2012, -s. 261, ISBN 978-80-7422-230-6


Editions:


Ivanova, A. – Tuček, J. (eds.), Cesty k národnímu obrození: běloruský a český model [The Ways to National Revival: Belarussian and Czech Patterns], Praha: UK FHS, 2006, -s. 415, ISBN 80-239-8444-6


Chapters in Monograph:


Marková, А., “Biełaruskaja sialianska-rabočaja hramada vačyma polskich specsłužbaŭ” [Belarusian Political Organization “Hramada” in the Documents of the Polish Secret Service], in: S. Kawalou – R. Radzik – M. Sajewicz (eds.), Polsko-białoruskie związki kulturowe, literackie i językowe, Lublin: Wydawnictwo Universytetu Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, 2010, s. 67-79.


Selected Publications:


Marková, A., „Biełaruskaja mova, lingua non grata. Ahitacyja za biełaruskuju movu na viescy padčas biełarusizacyji“ [Belarusian Language as Lingua Non Grata. Fighting for Belarussian Language in the Belarusian Countryside during the National Policy of Belarussization], in: Rossijskie i slavianskije issledovania, Vol. 11, 2016, s. 350-358.


Marková, A., “Pakarać śmierccju nielha zlitavacca: biełaruski nacyjanalizm u dasliedvanni Pera Andersa Rudlinga” [Critical Notes on Belarusian Nationalism in the Study of Per Anders Rudling], in: Biełaruski histaryčny ahliad, Vol. 23, part 1-2 (44-45), 2016, s. 167-190.


Marková, A., „Histaryčnaja śviadomaść jak pradmiet samarefleksii ŭ češskaj histaryjahrafii“ [Historical Consciousness in the Mirror of Czech Historiography: Reflections], in: Biełaruski histaryčny ahliad, Vol. 19, part 1-2 (36-37), 2012, s. 180-211.


Marková, A., „The Belarusians as a Nation? ‚The Belarussization Episode‘ of the 1920s and the Issue of National Identity“, in: Kazakievič, A. (eds.), The First International Congress of Belarusian Studies. Working Papers. Vol. 1(2012), Kaunas: Vytautas Magnus University Press, 2011, s. 171-175.


Marková, A., „Školnaja asnova vychavannia nacyjanalnaj samaśviadomaści ŭ BSSR. Pytannie nacyjanalnaj identyčnaści ŭ padručnikach 20-ch h. XX st.” [The Public Schools’ Groundwork of a National Identity in BSSR. The Model of a National Identity on Textbooks Pages in the 1920s.], in: Biełaruski histaryčny ahliad, Vol. 17, part 1-2 (32-33), 2010, s. 155-193.


Marková, A., „Stav zemědělství a postavení rolnictva na území západního Běloruska během 20. let 20. století“ [Agriculture and Social Situation of Peasantry on the Territory of the West Belarus in the 1920s], in: Lidé města, č. 3, 2009, s. 398-417.


Research Activities and Projects:


2012  Contemporary research topics of the Eurasian space from the viewpoint of historical sociology of politics, Specific Academic Research, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague, co-researcher


2010  Patterns of Culture and Minority Social Practice in Modern Central European History, Specific Academic Research, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague, co-researcher


2006  The Ways to National Revival: Belarusian and Czech Models, Transformation Cooperation Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, grantee and main researcher.


Scholarships:


2000-2007 Government stipendiary of the programme “Scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in support of foreign nationals studying at public higher educational institutions in the Czech Republic based on international agreements binding for the Czech Republic or within the Czech Republic Foreign Aid Programme“ 


Teaching and Educational Activities:


Series of Public lectures Theoretical and Methodological Framework of the National Policy of Belarussization, Faculty of History of Belarussian State University, Minsk, September 2016


Series of Lectures Social and Cultural History of Communist Europe Told Through Communist Humor, CET Academic Programs, Praha, 2015/2016


Seminars in the bachelor study programme Liberal Arts and the Humanities as a part of the “Important Books” programme at the Faculty of Humanities of the Charles University


Supervisor of bachelor, master and doctoral theses


Tutor of foreign students at the Faculty of Humanities of the Charles University, 2004-2006


Language Skills:


Belorussian/Russian – mother tongue


English, Czech – fluently


Polish, Ukrainian, Slovak  – very good


Interviews in Media:


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: interview about political manipulations with a history  https://www.svaboda.org/a/28476556.html ( May, 9 2017)


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: interview about paradoxes of Belorussian national development and Soviet nationality policy: http://www.svaboda.org/a/28294767.html (February, 7 2017)


Belarussian news server tut.by: Lady in science https://lady.tut.by/news/work/523134.html (December, 12 2016)




Alena Marková obdržela cenu za nejlepší historickou práci v oblasti běloruských studií



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