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PhD Michal Pullmann
Institute for Economic and Social History, Charles University in Prague
nám. J. Palacha 2
116 38 Prague 1
Telephone: +420 221619713
Link: PhD Michal Pullmann at the Institute for Economic and Social History, Charles University in Prague

Education / Work Experience

Since 2001 - Institute for Economic and Social History (IESH), Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague

  • Since 2010: Director of the Institute
  • 2003–2009 Assistant Professor, IESH
  • 2001–2003: Research Assistant, IESH

2007 - 2010 Participant in the research project Socialist Dictatorship as a World of Meaning. Representations of Social Order and Transformation of Authority in East Central Europe after 1945, a common undertaking of the Institute of Contemporary History, Prague, and the Center for Contemporary History, Potsdam (funded by the Volkswagen-Stiftung)

September 2008 - February 2009 Visiting lecturer at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany (invited and funded by Honours Masters Programme East European Studies), courses on contemporary history of the Central-Eastern Europe.

April 2006 Visiting lecturer, Institute of History, University of Tampere, Finland, (Erasmus Teachers Exchange), block course on comparative history

May - July 2005 Visiting Fellow  at the Institute of History, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany (funded by the DAAD-foundation)


Teaching Experience

Courses on modern social history of Europe, contemporary history of CEE, methodology of (social) history, history of historiography, social theory.


Research Interests

Representations of order in the economic expert milieus in Czechoslovakia and Soviet Union in the 1980s

Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia