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17.4.2019 19:00

Czexperts Six Minute Challenge Berlin

Czech and Slovak artists, professionals, students, and scholars are challenged to introduce the subject of their project, research or studies in a short presentation limited to six minutes. In English. Six Minute Challenge series was conceived in 2015 by Zuzana Halsey for Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences /Společnost pro vědy a umění (SVU) in New York. Now, the Six Minute Challenge is coming to Berlin organized by Czexperts and Tschechisches Zentrum Berlin.


Hana Formánková

Hana Formánková, born in Ostrava, is research associate at Chair Political System of Germany and Politics in Europe at the University of Leipzig and member of the Research Academy Leipzig. Before starting working at the Leipzig Institute of Political Science, she served from 2011 till 2017 in the Czech Foreign Service. From 2005 till 2011 she studied a Master´s Degree program in International Relations at the Masaryk University in Brno with studies abroad in Magdeburg and Ekaterinburg. Since 2013 she has been working on her dissertation project on policy making in transnational spaces. In 2018, the Springer-Verlag published a volume „The Political System of Czechia“ co-edited by Hana Formánková. It shows how Czechia, once the poster child of rapid change from socialism to democracy, has become more and more criticized for the state of democracy and offers explanations for this narrative change.
Interests and hobbies: running, nature, travels and reading books


Jan Málek

Jan Málek is a current Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin and KU Leuven. His research interests relate primarily to the empirical industrial organisation,  competition policy and innovation economics. He completed his Bachelor in Economics at the Charles University in Prague and obtained his Masters in Economics specializing in Markets and Regulation at the University of Amsterdam. Apart from pursuing the PhD, Jan has worked as a competition economist in a German consultancy company and in a Czech law firm.  Prior to joining DIW, he worked as an analyst in several financial institutions, including a major Czech bank.
Interests and hobbies: In his free time, you can find Jan either at a gym or reading and enjoying a nice cup of coffee in one of the Berlin cafes.



Martin Konvička

Martin Konvička, born in Čeladná, northern Moravia, Czechia, is a linguist and is currently working on his PhD at the Institute for English Language and Literature at Freie Universität Berlin. He has studied Dutch and German language and literature (BA & MA) at Palacký University Olomouc, Czechia, and linguistics (MA) at Freie Universität Berlin. His research interests include historical linguistics (with focus on Germanic languages), theories of grammar, and history of linguistic thinking.
Interests and hobbies: In his free time, he enjoys cycling through Berlin, swimming breaststroke, learning about obscure historical details, reading Agatha Christie and H. P. Lovecraft, going to the opera, and drinking Club Mate.


Tereza Novotná

Tereza Novotná is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at Free University Berlin and Senior Associate Research Fellow at the EUROPEUM, a Prague-based think tank. Tereza received her PhD in Politics and European Studies from Boston University in 2012 and other degrees from Charles University Prague. She has held various visiting fellowships at SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington DC, Harvard’s Center for European Studies, University of Birmingham, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik Brussels, DGAP Berlin (supported by a DAAD grant), IWM in Vienna and the Max-Planck in Cologne. Her new "EUSKOR" research project focuses on the EU's role on the Korean peninsula/NE Asia and her broader research interests include EU foreign policy/EEAS, EU enlargement, democratization and integration processes (in Europe & Korea), transatlantic trade, and the politics of Central Europe and Germany.




Místo konání:

Wilhelmstraße 44 / vstup Mohrenstraße
10117 Berlin


17.4.2019 19:00


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