Email: radim.hladik@fulbrightmail.org




2007-2011                      Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences

                                       - Sociology, research doctorate; PhD. degree awarded in 2011

- dissertation title: “The Screen of Laughter and Remembering: Czech Cinema And Post-Socialist Memory” (advisor: Mgr. Tomáš Dvořák, PhD.)

09/2009–06/2010           Columbia University, New York, USA

                                       - visiting student-researcher at the Dpt. of Sociology

02/2009 – 03/2009         University of Cape Town, South Africa

                                       - one month research visit at the Centre for Popular Memory

10/2007                          Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences

                                       - First-degree doctorate (PhDr.) awarded in Media and Mass Communication

2004-2006                      Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences

                                       - Media Studies - Master's program

- Mgr. degree (M.A. equivalent) awarded in 2006, Summa Cum Laude

06/2005–07/2005           Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

                                       - Institute on Political Journalism: certified summer program

06/2004                          Institut de Touraine, Tours, France

                                       - intensive French language course

2003-2004                      Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

                                       - Program in International Education: one year, non-degree exchange                 program               

2000-2003                       Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences

- Journalism major, undergraduate program

- Bc. degree (B.A. equivalent) awarded in 2003, Summa Cum Laude

1999-2000                       Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Law

                                       - Law - Master's program, studies uncompleted




2008-present                  part time researcher; executive editor – Theory of Science journal (part-time since April 2008)

                                       - The Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Jílská 1, 110 00 Prague 1

·         - The Centre for Science, Technology, and Society Studies

                                            - independent research, academic translation, manuscripts reviewing

2013-present                  part time researcher (Centre for Collective Memory and Department of Media Studies)

                                       - Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague

Smetanovo nábřeží 6, 110 00 Prague 1

2006-2007                      Officer-Specialist at the European Affairs Unit (Oct. 2006 – Oct. 2007)

                                       - Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Karmelitská 7, 118 12 Prague 1

·         - Preparations of the Czech EU Presidency - training, logistics, and content

- National Lifelong Learning Strategy coordinator

- Representative at the Education and Training workgroup of the European            Commission’s & Education Committee of the Council of the EU

         - Organizing conferences and seminars, updating website, office duties

2005                               Editor (2 months, full-time)

internship                       - Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, DC, USA

·      Construction Labor Report: researching and writing articles for publication

2004                                    Research Assistant (4 months, part-time)

- Bard College, Department of Sociology, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

·     Manuscript editing  (Donnelly, M. a Straus, M. A. (eds.): Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective. New Haven. Yale University Press, 2005.), research, handling administrative work

2002-2003                      Student-Editor (6 months, part-time)

internship                       -   The New Presence - political and cultural quarterly, Národní 11, 110 00                 Prague 1

continuously                  Assisting in teaching, administration, consulting and reviewing of theses at Charles University in Prague (Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Humanities); assisting in office duties; researching and writing articles for publication in popular media; translating (reversibly: English-Czech); articles in the printed media (e.g. A2, Přítomnost, Rock&Pop); project management („Na stopě“ -  website project of the Czech Business Representation)




Fall 2012                            Social Sciences (Czech Technical University in Prague)

                                           (His)Story in Cinema (FAMU International M.A. program)

 Sociology (University of Finance and Administration)

                                           Sociological Theories of Modern Societies (University of Finance and Administration)

Fall 2011/Spring 2012  Film and Memory I.-II.(FAMU International M.A. program)

                                          Social Sciences (Czech Technical University in Prague)

                                       Science, Technology, and Human Values (Czech Technical University in Prague)

Fall 2010/Spring 2011 Film and Memory I.-II. (FAMU International M.A. program)

Spring 2009                                 Média a modernita. [Media and Modernity seminar]. (M.A. in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague)

Fall 2008                           Film and Memory. (FAMU International M.A. program)

Fall 2008                                     Přehled dějin a teorie médií. [Introduction to Media History and Theory]. (B.A. program, FAMU)




-   “The Recent Journey of Post-colonial Theory to Post-socialist Space” at Spaces and Flows: Second International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies. November 17-18, 2011 (Prato, Italy)

-   “The Absence of History in History Films and the Gateways for Nostalgia” at Media – Technology – Nostalgia. February 17-18, 2011 (Karlsruhe, Germany).

-    Karlsruhe (DE): Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 17.02.2011-18.02.2011

-    “Re-membering the National Body:  Negotiating the Meaning of the Czech State-Socialist Past” at the ASN Convention, April 14-16, 2011 (New York, USA).”

-   “Film as History or Film as Memory?” at the Histories Created Through Film conference  at the San Francisco State University, October 20-22, 2010 (San Francisco, USA)

-   “Memories of the States, Histories of the Historians: Epistemologies of the Pasts in the Czech Republic and South Africa” at the Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium 2009, Conversations V: Theories of Knowledge, November 19-20, 2009 (Cave Hill, Barbados).

-   “Therapy or Trial: Framing the Czech Post-Socialist Memory” at The Enkidu Summer Conference 2009: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions, July 1-5, 2009 (Mexico City, Mexiko).

-   “Serious Comedies: Commemorative Practices in Czech Post-Socialist Cinema” at Postcommunist Visual Culture and Cinema, March 20-21, 2009 (St. Andrews, Great Britain).

-   “The Rear-View Screen of Post-Socialism” at Visible Memories, October 2-4,  2008 (Syracuse University, NY, USA).

-   “Normalization of the Ideology of the Normalization: The Politics of Memory in Czech Post-Socialist Bitter Comedies” at Genre, Ideology and Culture in the Cinema, September 18-20, 2008, (Jaca, Spain)




·      “Representations of ‘Communism’ in Czech Post-Communist Cinema.” GAUK [The Charles University Grant Agency]. Student grant project no. 104409. 2009-2011.




v The Fulbright Scholarship for Graduate Studies in the U.S., 2009-2010

v Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship, Charles University, 2008

v Dean's Special Praise for Outstanding Master's Diploma Thesis, FSV UK, 2006

v The Fund for American Studies Scholarship, Georgetown University, 2005

v Program in International Education - Hanzelka Scholarship, Bard College, 2003-4

v Dean's Special Praise for Outstanding Bachelor's Diploma Thesis, FSV UK, 2003

v Award for Contribution to Significant Activities of the Faculty, FSV UK, 2001