Mgr. Alena Kluknavská, PhD.

Researcher, Department of Public Economics

Office: 316
Lipová 507/41a
602 00 Brno

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Curriculum vitae

Name and academic degrees
  • Mgr. Alena Kluknavská, PhD.
  • Department of Public Economics
    Faculty of Economics and Administration
    Masaryk University
    Lipová 41a
    602 00 Brno
Current position
  • Post-doctoral researcher
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2011-2015: Ph.D. Study, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • 2009-2011: Master of Arts (Mgr.), Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • 2006-2009: Bachelor of Arts (Bc.), Department of Journalism, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava
Professional experience
  • Sept 2016 - onward: Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Public Economics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Brno
  • Sept 2015-June 2016: Research fellow, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava (part-time)
Teaching activities
  • Media and Politics
  • Populist radical right
  • Civil Society
Research activities
  • Political communication
    Populist and post-truth communication
    Populist radical right in Central and Eastern Europe
    Media representations, minorities and migration
Research stays abroad
  • 2018: Research fellow at Northwestern University (6 months) 2017: Research fellow at the Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna (1 month)
  • 2016-2016: Postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna(6 months)
  • 2014-2015: Research visit at Institute for Advanced Studies. Vienna, Austria (6 months)
  • 2013-2014: Research visit at Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam(6 months)
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • 2013-2016: Academic peer-reviews for: Journalism, Party Politics, Europe-Asia Studies, Environmental Communication, VOLUNTAS, Ethnicities, Sociológia, Czech Journal of Political Science, Central European Political Review, International Journal of Comparative Sociology
Conferences and workshops
  • September 2016: ECPR General Conference, Prague
  • June 2016: The 8th Pan-European Conference on the European Union, ECPR Standing group, Trento (panel chair, presenter)
  • March 2016: Workshop “Social media and European politics”, ARENA, University of Oslo
  • November 2015: Workshop “Mobilization and the Picture of the Enemy in Central and Eastern Europe”, Budapest, ELTE, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • April 2015: Workshop “Contesting and Communicating Europe: European Democracy, the Media and Euro-sceptic movements”, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
  • November 2014: 5th European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) conference in Lisbon
  • July 2014: 5th ECPR Graduate Student Conference in Innsbruck (panel chair, presenter)
Major publications
  • VODA, Petr, Alena KLUKNAVSKÁ a Peter SPÁČ. From Trivialized Neo-Nazis to Parliament : Explaining the Electoral Success of the Extreme Right Party ĽSNS in Slovakia. Problems of Post-Communism. Abingdon: Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis, 2021, neuveden, neuveden, s. 1-16. ISSN 1075-8216. doi:10.1080/10758216.2020.1869909. článek na webu vydavatele info
  • NAVRÁTIL, Jiří a Alena KLUKNAVSKÁ. Civil Society Trajectories in CEE : Post-Communist ‘Weakness’ or Differences in Difficult Times? Politologický časopis. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2020, roč. 28, č. 2, s. 101-118. ISSN 1211-3247. URL info
  • KLUKNAVSKÁ, Alena a Matej HRUŠKA. We Talk about the “Others” and You Listen Closely. The Extreme Right Communication on Social Media. Problems of Post-Communism. 2019, roč. 66, č. 1, s. 59-70. ISSN 1075-8216. doi:10.1080/10758216.2018.1500861. URL info
  • KLUKNAVSKÁ, Alena, Jana BERNHARD a Hajo G BOOMGAARDEN. Claiming the Crisis: Mediated Public Debates about the Refugee Crisis in Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Journal of Refugee Studies. 2019, online, online, s. 1-23. ISSN 0951-6328. doi:10.1093/jrs/fez022. URL info
  • CAIANI, Manuela a Alena KLUKNAVSKÁ. Extreme Right, the Internet and European Politics in CEE Countries: The Cases of Slovakia and the Czech Republic. In Mauro Barisione, Asimina Michailidou. Social Media and European Politics: Rethinking Power and Legitimacy in the Digital Era. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2017. s. 167-192. Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology, svazek 21. ISBN 978-1-137-59889-9. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-59890-5_8. URL info
  • GERŐ, Márton, Piotr P. PŁUCIENNICZAK, Alena KLUKNAVSKÁ, Jiří NAVRÁTIL a Kostas KANELLOPOULOS. Understanding Enemy Images in Central and Eastern European Politics. Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach. Intersections - East European Journal of Society and Politics. Budapest, 2017, roč. 3, č. 3, s. 14-40. ISSN 2416-089X. doi:10.17356/ieejsp.v3i3.365. URL info
  • KLUKNAVSKÁ, Alena a Josef SMOLÍK. We hate them all? Issue adaptation of extreme right parties in Slovakia 1993–2016. Communist and Post-Communist Studies. Los Angeles: Elsevier, 2016, roč. 49, č. 4, s. 335-344. ISSN 0967-067X. doi:10.1016/j.postcomstud.2016.09.002. URL info


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