Mgr. et Mgr. Karolína Pauknerová, Ph.D.
· landscape in social sciences
· material culture
· representation of past
Education, abroad study stays
2006 – 2010 Ph.D. in Anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague; study stay at the University College London in 2008 (as a part of Ph.D.).
2004 – 2009 MA in Prehistoric and Early Medieval Archaeology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague.
2003 – 2006 MA in General Anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague; suma cum laude; Erasmus Scholarship in 2005 at the department of anthropology, Durham University.
1999 – 2003 BA in Humanities at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague.
since 2017 membership in SIEF (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore / Société Internationale d´Ethnologie et de Folklore) working group "Place-lore Space-lore".
Teaching and employment (excluding research projects)
2013 – present researcher, Center for Theoretical Study, Charles University.
2007 – 2019 lecturing on (urban) landscape, supervising and opposing degree works, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
2011 – 2013 post-doctoral fellow, Center for Theoretical Study, Charles University.
2010 – 2017 lecturing on qualitative methods at the Department of social geography and regional development at Faculty of Science, Charles University
Research and projects
2018-2023 "Nature and Culture: Historical, cultural and biological concepts of the human natural behavior" (Příroda a kultura: Historické, kulturní a biologické koncepce lidské přirozenosti), UNCE University research centre 204056, Charles University, member of the team
2018 - 2022 “Living map: Topography of the History of Natural Sciences in the Czech Lands” (Živá mapa: Topografie dějin přírodních věd v Českých zemích), programme NAKI II, DG18P02W065, Faculty of Nature, Charles University, member of the team.
2018 - 2020 “Do-It-Yourself culture and its importance for Czech national and cultural identity: Current situation in social, cultural, historical and political perspective, typology and potential for regional development” ("Kutilství a jeho význam pro českou národní a kulturní identitu: současný stav, socio-kulturní a historicko-politické souvislosti, typologie a využití potenciálu pro místní rozvoj), programme NAKI II, DG18P02OVV022, Institute of Sociology CAS, member of the team.
2017 – present “Kokořínsko Landscape Project”, cooperation with Matthew Walls (Calgary University) and Katarína Kapustka (The institute of archaeology, Czech Academy of Sciences) in archaeological research of Kokořínsko sandstone area.
2016 – 2017 Strategy AV 21 – “Natural Hazards: Care about landscape in prevention of dangerous natural events: historical, legal and social dimensions” (Péče o krajinu v prevenci nebezpečných přírodních jevů: historické, právní a společenské dimenze), Institute of State and Law CAS, member of the team.
2015 – 2017 “Nature and Culture – Interaction of Cultural and Biological Evolution in Interdisciplinary Perspective”, UNCE University research centre 204004/2012, member of the team
2014 - 2017 "Human, Agricultural, and Climatic Impact on Ecological Rules: macroecological analysis of paleo-biological datasets", Czech-Norwegian Research Programme (CZ09), member of the team,
2011 – 2014 "Reflections of Cultural Heritage and National Memory in Residential and Landscape Spaces", University of WestBohemia, supported from the NAKI program, member of the team, (project website:http://www.antropologie.org/cs/vyzkum/zakladni-vyzkum/sidelni-a-krajinny-prostor-jako-odraz-kulturniho-dedictvi-a-pameti-naroda).
2008 – 2011 "East Devon Pebblebeds Project”, principal investigator ChrisTilley, KP member of the team
2008 "Human Dimension of Archaeological Sites. Phenomenological Interpretation of Dwelling Areas", Grant Agency of the Charles University - agreement no 8716/2008, principal investigator .
Organisation of conferences and conference panels
2019 Co-orgainzer of the panel: "Landscape - the instructions manual: negotiating the meanings of landscape [SIEF Working Group Space-lore and Place-lore]"; Organizers: Jiří Woitsch, László Mód,Karolina Pauknerova; 14-17 April 2019; SIEF2019: 14th Congress. Track Changes: Reflecting on a Transforming World. Santiago de Compostela, Spain (https://nomadit.co.uk/conference/sief2019/p/7112)
2018 member of the preparatory commitee for international conference "Spaces and Places in Transition: Urban and Rural Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe", November 2018, conference is prepared by the working group "Place-lore Space-lore“, SIEF.
2017 Co-orgainzer of the panel: "Sensoriality and emotionality of home and home-making"; Organizers: Petr Gibas, Blanka Nyklová, Karolína Pauknerová and Barbora Vacková; 26-30 March 2017; SIEF2017: 13th SIEF Congress. Ways of Dwelling, Crisis – Craft – Creativity. Göttingen, Germany (http://www.nomadit.co.uk/sief/sief2017/panels.php5?PanelID=5049)
2016 Co-organizer of the panel: "Exploring Sensescapes of Home: Smell, Touch and Taste"; Organizers: Petr Gibas, Blanka Nyklová, Karolína Pauknerová; 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, July 10-14, 2016, Vienna, Austria (https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/forum2016/webprogrampreliminary/Session6715.html)
2015 Co-organizer of an international conference 2nd Central European Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) meeting "Material perspectives on culture: making archaeology relevant" in Prague
2013 Co-organizer of the panel: “Built environments and human use of space: theories, methods and case studies”; Organizers: Monika Baumanova, Karolína Pauknerová and Hanna Stöger; 19th European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) Annual Meeting in Pilsen, Czech Republic, 4-8th September, 2013
2012 Co-organizer of the panel: “Human-Landscape Interaction in Prehistoric Central Europe: Analysis of Natural and Built Environments”; Organizers: Monika Baumanová, Karolína Pauknerová, Roderick Salisbury and Gábor Bacsmegi; Theory and Method in the Prehistoric Archaeology of Central Europe, Mikulov, Czech Republic, 24-26th October, 2012
2012 Co-organizer of an international conference “Non-human in Social Science III: Past Trajectories – Future Prospects” (http://www.fhs.cuni.cz/nonhuman/index.php?id=intro).
2011 Co-organizer of an international conference “Non-human in Anthropology: Limits and Boundaries of Social Science” (http://www.fhs.cuni.cz/nonhuman/index.php?id=archive).
2010 Co-organizer of an international conference “Non-human in Anthropology: An Interdisciplinary conference” (http://www.fhs.cuni.cz/nonhuman/index.php?id=archive).
(21st September, 2020)