Josef Horňáček

Assistant Professor at Masaryk University

Brno (Czech Republic)

From October 22 to October 31, 2019

Biography —

Josef Hornacek started his career in marketing in early 90s. He worked as marketing specialist, marketing manager, researcher and lecturer in several international companies in the field of FMCG. He started his PhD candidate in 2009 and joined research team of the project New Social Risks of Czech Labor Market and the Needs of its Political Regulation Reform after the EU Admission. In last decade he investigated labor market and employment relations. In 2017 defended his dissertation Collective Contracts and its importance in the Engineering Industry in Czech Republic. He is currently working as assistant professor at Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno and continuing his research activities in employment relations.

Project at Faber —

During my stay at Faber I will prepare theoretical part of research of two different activities of social integration. The research question is: “What are the main differences between two models of theater activities as the instrument of social integration?” The research will be led as a case study comparing two theatre groups in the same locality of university city. One group is organized as bottom-up activity, while the other one as top-down activity. Both of them are partly funding by public money. I am planning the research methods such observation, interviews and analysis of documents.