Mgr. et Mgr. Marcela Petrová Kafková, Ph.D.


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-4325-1697
Department
  • Office for Population Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University
Employment - Position
  • researcher
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2007-2012: PhD., Sociology, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ Thesis: Šedivějící hodnoty? Aktivita jako dominantní způsob stárnutí (Greying Values? Being Active as the Predominant Way of Ageing) Supervisor: Prof. Ladislav Rabušic
  • 2004-2007: Master of Arts, History – specialization - International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ Thesis: Odsun Němců ze Židlochovic (Expulsion of Germans from Town Židlochovice)
  • Supervisor: Tomáš Dvořák, PhD. 2004-2006: Master of Arts, Sociology, Faculty of social Studies Masaryk University, Brno, CZ Thesis: Postoje populace ke stárnutí v evropských zemích (Attitudes of Population to Ageing in European Countries) Supervisor: Prof. Ladislav Rabušic
  • 2000-2004: Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and History, Faculty of Social Studies Masaryk University, Brno, CZ
Employment
  • 6/2012 – present: specialist (researcher), Office for Population Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ
  • 1/2014 -12/2019: post-doc researcher, Institute of State and Law of Czech Academy of Science
  • 10/2010 – 1/2013: assistant professor, Theatre Management Department, Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, CZ
Teaching Activities
  • Since 2013 teaching in courses at sociology FSS MU (Social Gerontology: Concepts and Controversies, Introduction to Social Gerontology, Population Studies)
  • 10/2010 – 1/2013: assistant professor, Theatre Management Department, Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, CZ Teaching research methods and general sociology
  • 9/2009 – 1/2016: one semester course “Sociology” at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology, Brno, CZ
  • 2007 - 2010: teaching in seminars and assistance in lectures for bachelor’s students of Sociology at FSS MU above all methodological
Scientific and Research Activities
  • 1/2020 – 12/2022: research project Ageing and Older People in the Time of Climate Change, team member, Czech Scientific Foundation (GA20-12567S)
  • 3/2019 – 12/2021: research project A life course perspective on the GENdered PATHways of Social exclusion in later life, and its consequences for health and wellbeing, team member, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic / ERA-NET (TJ03000002)
  • 1/2019 – 12/2021: research project Survey and education of citizens of the Czech Republic in the field of biometrics, investigator for MU, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic / ÉTA (TL02000134)
  • 1/2019 – 12/2021: research project The use of the humanoid robot in promoting active ageing in older men and women, team member, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic / ÉTA (TL02000362)
  • 1/2016- 12/2018: research project Rural ageing: unanswered questions of environmental gerontology, team member, Czech Scientific Foundation GA16-20873S
  • 1/2015 - 12/2017: research project Fourth Age: the identity of disability during the period f active aging, investigator, Czech Scientific Foundation GA15-03156S
  • 2/2013 – 12/2015: research project Role Overload: Grandparents in the Era of Active Ageing – team member, Czech Scientific Foundation GA13-34958S
  • 1/2011 –12/2012: research project Ageing in the Environment: Regeneration, Gentrification and Social Exclusion as New Issues in Environmental Gerontology – team member, Czech Scientific Foundation P404/10/1955
  • 2008 – 12/2010: research project Value Changes in the Czech Republic (1991 – 2008) in European Context – team member, Czech Scientific Foundation GA403/08/0999
Activities Outside University
  • 2016 – present: MC substitute for COST ROSEnet (CA15122) - Reducing Old-Age Social Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy
  • 2015 – present: member, European Sociological Association (ESA)
  • 2015 – present: member, Eastern-European Research Network of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing (EAST)
  • 2012 – present: member, International Sociological Association (ISA)
  • 2012 – present: member, Masaryk Czech Sociological Association
  • 2014: member, European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)
Major Publications
  • PETROVÁ KAFKOVÁ, Marcela. The Active Ageing Index (AAI) and Its Relation to the Quality of Life of Older Adults. In Zaidi, Asghar. Building Evidence for Active Ageing Policies : Active Ageing Index and its Potential. Singapore: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018. s. 55-74, 20 s. ISBN 978-981-10-6016-8. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-6017-5_4. info
  • GALČANOVÁ, Lucie a Marcela PETROVÁ KAFKOVÁ. Self-perception during the Transition to the Fourth Age in the Czech Republic. Ethnologie française, Presses Universitaires de France, 2018, roč. 48, č. 3, s. 413-426. ISSN 0046-2616. doi:10.3917/ethn.183.0413. URL info
  • PETROVÁ KAFKOVÁ, Marcela a Tatiana SEDLÁKOVÁ. Čtvrtý věk jako specifické pole pro vyjádření aktérství. Sociologický časopis, Praha: Akademie věd ČR, Sociologický ústav, 2017, roč. 53, č. 5, s. 719-735. ISSN 0038-0288. doi:10.13060/00380288.2017.53.5.362. URL info
  • PETROVÁ KAFKOVÁ, Marcela. Neviditelní senioři a jejich každodennost : Čtvrtý věk jako stárnutí s disabilitou. 1. vyd. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2017. 143 s. Sociologická řada, sv. č. 18. ISBN 978-80-7325-487-2. info

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