Curriculum vitae

  • 2011 - PhD. in sociology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague
  • 2005 - Master in sociology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague
Field of specialisation: 

    Zuzana Uhde specializes in social and feminist theory and research of global interactions. Uhde’s expertise includes Critical Theory and transnational migration, feminist theories of care and transnational social reproduction, unconditional basic income. Her current research revolves around interdisciplinary analyses of transnational migration, bordering processes and structural injustice, migrant care workers and commodification of care, with a regional expertise focused on Central Europe and Eastern Africa. She is a research fellow in the research programme Global Conflicts and Local Interactions (Strategy AV21).

    Teaching activities: 

    Course: Feminist theories of care; Department of Gender Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

    Foreign scholarships, fellowships or other academic study abroad: 
    • July 2018 - April 2019: Makerere Institute of Social Research, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

    • September - November 2016: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas em Democracia, Porto Alegre, Brazil

    • August 2013: Foundation „Nadání Josefa, Marie a Zdenky Hlávkových“ fellowhip supporting stay at PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil

    • June 2013: Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

    • June 2010: Sociologický ústav SAV, Bratislava, Slovakia

    • September 2008 - June 2009: Fulbright Visiting Research Student at University of California, Berkeley, USA, sponsored by prof. Barrie Thorne

    • April 2007: Gender Studies Centre, Vilnius University, Lithuania

    • June 2006: École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris, sponsored by Françoise Gaspard

    • October 2003 - Aril 2004: Université d´Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, France

    Biographic information: 

    Video records from invited lectures:

    Uhde, Z. 2018. “Beyond Borders of Human Rights: Transnational Migration and Global Justice.” 8th International Symposium on Justice Globalization, Multiculturalism, and Human Rights, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil, September 10 – 14, 2018.

    Uhde, Z. 2020. “The Political Economy of Social Reproduction: Making Use of Borders.” Symposium Gender, Labor and Migration, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University, February 6–7, 2020.


    • Member of the editorial board of the journal Gender a výzkum / Gender and Research, Czech Republic
    • Member of the editorial board of Sociological Publishing House (SLON), Czech Republic
    • Member of the Scientific board of the French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences in Prague (CEFRES)

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