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POPULISM in CENTRAL and EASTERN EUROPE

Johana Kłusek

Promotions Assistant

Johana Kłusek is a PhD candidate in Modern History at the Department of European Studies at Charles University in Prague. Her dissertation follows her previous research in the field of history of mentalities, for which she was awarded the Edvard Beneš Prize for Best Thesis in Modern History in 2017. The doctoral thesis deals with the Image of Britain in Czechoslovak Media Discourses between 1939 and 1948. In 2019 she participated in the Humboldt University’s project ‘London Moment’ as a SYLFF fellow. In 2020 she was awarded a SYLFF Research Abroad Award for research in London. She studied Political Science at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, and conducted an internship at the University of Oxford. Currently she is a Visiting Scholar at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, where she teaches the history of Europe from below.

Publications

  • Johana Kłusek, “Porevoluční ideové diskurzy Václava Klause: Socialismus, kapitalismus a nové lepší zítřky à la paní Thatcherová” [Václav Klaus’ Ideological Discourses: Socialism, Capitalism and better tomorrows à la Ms Thatcher], in Kde přebývá devětaosmdesátý? Sametová revoluce v absolutní hodnotě [Where Does the 1989 Dwell? The Absolute Value of the Velvet Revolution], eds. Petr Agha, Jan Géryk (Praha: Karolinum, 2020) (forthcoming  in spring 2020)
  • Johana Kudrnová, “Hatred in Czech Self-Stereotyping: New Challenges”, review Češi o Češích: Dnešní spory o dějiny, Eva Hahnová, Studia Territorialia, Volume 19, Issue 1 (2019), pp. 98-101.