Mgr. Radim Chvaja


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Radim Chvaja
Department
  • Department for the Study of Religions, MU
Position
  • PhD student.
    Doctoral researcher in LEVYNA Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion.
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2018: Mgr in Philosophy; Masaryk university; thesis: "Historical Hypothesis of the Failure of Memetics"
  • 2016: BC in History; Masaryk university; thesis: "The Ideology of the Agrarian Party of Moravia Between 1904-1914"
  • 2016: BC in Philosophy; Masaryk university; thesis: "Evolutionary Ontology"
Scientific and Research Activities
  • 2020: SACRIFICE, student collaborator (PI: Martin Lang)
  • 2020: FRMU, Preparation of the course "Náboženství a morálka" (Religion and morality)
  • 2019: EHBEA Student Research Grant: "Testing the costly signaling theory of pilgrimage"
  • 2017: Rector's programme grant: "Interpersonal synchronization as the basis of religious and secular rituals"
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • 2019/09/23 – 2019/10/14: National University of Distance Education, Madrid, Other programs, ESP
    • Pracovně/praktická stáž u výzkumné skupiny Identity fusion v Madridu.
  • 2019/06/30 – 2019/07/29: Experimental Anthropology Lab, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, Other programs, USA
  • 2019/03/01 – 2019/05/29: Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, CEEPUS, SVK
    • Studijní pobyt na Kadeře porovnávací religionistiky
  • 2018/09/03 – 2018/09/15: Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Lviv, MU Faculty Partner Institutions Exchange Programme, UKR
  • 2017/09/03 – 2017/09/16: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, MU Faculty Partner Institutions Exchange Programme, UKR
University Activities
  • 2019: Individual lectures in the course "Current theories in the study of religions II" and "Religion in cognitive/psychological perspective"
  • 2017: Organization of conference for philosophy students Filex 2017
  • 2017-2018: tutor in the course "Philosophy Proseminar"
  • 2016-: tutor in the course "History of Philosophy II - Antiquity, Middle Ages"
  • 2016-: research assistant in HUME lab, MU
Publications
  • Chvaja, R. (2020). Why did memetics fail? Comparative case study. Perspectives on Science, 28(4).
  • Chvaja, R., & Řezníček, D. (2019). An integrative framework of commitment displays in religious systems. Human Ethology, 34, 41–52.
  • Chvaja, R. (2017). Uro, Risto [2016]. Ritual and Christian Beginnings: A Socio-Cognitive Analysis. Sacra, Masarykova univerzita, 2017, 1, 90–93.
Publications in process
  • Chvaja, R., Kundt, R., & Lang, M. (revisions). The effects of synchrony on group moral hypocrisy. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Lang, M., & Chvaja, R. (forthcoming). Examining the adaptive value of ritualized behavior in anxiogenic contexts. In J. E. Lane (Ed.), Handbook of evolutionary approaches to the study of religion. Routledge.
Conferences
  • CHVAJA, Radim. Poutě jako nákladné signály oddanosti. In Katedrový seminář Ústavu sociálnej antropológie UK, Bratislava, 13. 5. 2019. 2019. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim. An evolutionary approach to the study of pilgrimages. In PILNET 2019 Workshop, Zadar, 4-6 September 2019. 2019. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim, Martin LANG a Radek KUNDT. Synchrony and moral hypocrisy. In IAPR Conference, Gdansk, 31.8. - 3.9.2019. 2019. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim. Pilgrimages as costly signals of commitment to cooperate. In Presentation for Identity Fusion group; Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, 26 September 2019. 2019. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim. Memetika jako pseudověda. In Hereditas. 2018. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim. Proč se memetika nepovedla? "Historická hypotéza". In BRAK (Brněnský analytický kroužek). 2018. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim a Radek KUNDT. Synchrony and Moral Hypocrisy (poster). In Future Directions on the Evolution of Rituals, Beliefs and Religious Minds, Sicily, 9.-14.5. 2018. 2018. info
  • POLEDNÍKOVÁ, Markéta a Radim CHVAJA. Přednášky o efektivním altruismu. 2018. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim a Radek KUNDT. Synchronizace a morální pokrytectví (poster). In Kognice a umělý život 30.5.-1.6. 2018, Brno. 2018. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim. Evoluční ontologie : vysvětlení reality, nebo zdůvodnění norem? In Hereditas 2017, 10.-11.března 2017, Trnava. 2017. info
  • CHVAJA, Radim a Markéta POLEDNÍKOVÁ. FILEX 2017. 2017. URL info
  • CHVAJA, Radim. Je evoluční ontologie ontologií? In Filex 2016, Brno, 25.-26. listopadu 2016. 2016. info

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