The department of Historical Sociology has been focusing on scientific and research activities since its establishment in 2009. There is several types of research activities.
In cooperation with Masaryk's Czech Social Society (section of historical sociology) members of the department has organized four disputations on actual topicts of the domain of historical sociology: Historical changes of social conflicts (2009), Social change (2010), Environment, crizes, colapses. Between environmental history and historical sociology (2011) and Canons of cultures in Central Europe: regional unity and national differences (2013). Beside that in cooperation with Gellner's seminaires since 2011 there has been a cycle of lectures Central Europe: roots, forms and explanations of modernity.
In spring semester 2010/2011 the seminaire of Historical Sociology Confrontations has started to take place. the aim of this seminaire is to provide a space for the debates about the contemporary questions of the field of historical sociology. Beside that this seminaire introduces the research of members of the department and other scholars to students.
Publish activities are characterized by the publishing of recenzed journal Historical Sociology with the periodicity of half a year and edition Historical Sociology in which several titles has already been published, for example Zdeněk Salzmann. Linguistic Anthropology: A short Introduction (2012) which was published in English.