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Filip Herza

Filip Herza

Filip HerzaMgr. Filip Herza Ph.D.

herza@eu.cas.cz

 

Qualifications

2018 Ph.D. in Anthropology, Charles University, Prague

2012 Mgr. in Anthropology, Charles University, Prague

2009 Bc. in Humanities, Charles University, Prague

 

Fellowships

2016 - 2018 Ph.D. fellow at CEFRES – French research centre in social sciences and humanities in Prague

2016 Visiting scholarship at Collegium Carolinum, Munich

2015 - 2016 Visegrad scholarship at CEU - History department, Budapest

2014 AKTION scholarship at the University of Vienna

2011 Erasmus, Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen

 

Academic awards

2017Jacques Derrida Prize – for the best journal publication (Herza 2016b), awarded by CEFRES Platform and the French Institute in Prague

 

Academic positions

2019 Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

2017-2019 Faculty of humanities, Charles University, Prague

 

Research projects

2019 Czechoslovakia Postcolonial

2017 - 2019 Post-/Socialist Modernity and social and cultural politics of disability and disablement (GAČR + DFG)

2012 - 2018 Imaginations of Otherness and the Freak Show Culture in 19th and 20th-century Prague (GAUK)

 

Other academic activities

Junior editor in journal Dějiny-Teorie-Kritika (History-Theory-Criticism)

 

Selected bibliography

Book chapters

2019. “Faces Of Masculinity: Shaving Practices And The Popular Exhibitions Of “Hairy Wonders” In Early 20Th Century Prague”. In Beauty And The Norm: Debating Standardization In Bodily Appearance, Sarah Böllinger and Ulf Vierke, 23-44. Palgrave Macmillan.

2016a. “Black Don Juan and the Ashanti From Asch: Representations Of “Africans” In Prague And Vienna, 1892–1899”. In Visualizing the Orient: Central Europe And The Near East in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Adéla Jůnová Macková, Lucie Storchová, and Libor Jůn, 95-106. Prague: Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (AMU), Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU).

2012. “Tiny Artists From The Big World: The Rhetoric Of Representing Extraordinary Bodies During The Singer Midgets’ 1928 Tour In Prague”. In Exploring The Cultural History Of Continental European Freak Shows And ‘Enfreakment’, 193-210. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

 

Journal articles

2019. Kolářová, K., Herza, F. Ne/způsobilost jako nová kategorie sociálních věd. Sociologický časopis 55 (5). Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR: 549-560.

2019. “Sombre Faces: Race and Disability in the Institutionalisation of Czechoslovak Anthropology 1890s-1920s”. History and Anthropology (forthcoming).

2016b. “Anthropologists and Their Monsters: Ethnicity, Body and Ab/normality In Early Czech Anthropology”. East Central Europe 43 (1-2). Leiden: Brill: 64-98.

2014. “Ne/normativní Feminita, Mateřství A Sexualita: Případ Sester B. (1878-1922)”. Lidé sta = Urban People 16 (3). Praha: Fakulta humanitních studií UK v Praze: 359-380.

2011. “Singer’s Midgets V Karlínském Divadle Theatre Varieté”. Dějiny Teorie Kritika, no. 2. Praha: Fakulta humanitních studií: 219-237.

 

Memberships

CASA - Czech Association for Social Anthropology

ASEEES - Association Slavic East-European Eurasian Studies