Prof. Mgr. Ing. Petr Kratochvíl, Ph.D.

Director, Senior Researcher, Institute of International Relations Prague


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Employment

2013 - present: Director, IIR, Prague
2012 - 2013: Researcher, Palacký University, Olomouc
2004 - 2013: Deputy Director, IIR, Prague
2003 - present: lecturer, University of Economics in Prague
2002 - present: researcher, IIR Prague
2002 - present: lecturer, Metropolitní univerzita Praha, o.p.s. (Metropolitan University Prague)
2000 - present: lecturer, EU Information Centre, Prague
2000: Information Officer, EU Information Centre, Prague

 Education

2016: Professor in International Political Relations with effect from December 2, 2016
2011: Named Lecturer in International Political Relations at the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) with effect from May 1, 2011
2006 - 2010: Bachelor's studies in Theology of Christian Traditions at the Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Evangelical Theological Faculty of Charles University
2000 - 2004: Ph.D. programme in Political Science, Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague (doctoral thesis: Russian Foreign Policy and Multipolarity: From Distribution of Power to Discourse Analysis)
2001 - 2003: graduate programme in International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (Thesis: Qualified Majority Voting in the Council of the EU) – summa cum laude
1997 - 1998: CEMS programme, Universität zu Köln, Germany
1998 - 1999: graduate programme, major: International Politics and Diplomacy, minor: Business English and Business German, Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague (thesis: Multipolarity in Russian Foreign Policy towards China and the USA) – summa cum laude
1994-1997: undergraduate programme, International Trade, Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague

 Foreign Research Fellowships, Internships

January - February 2013: Research stay, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonésie
2012: Research stay in Cairo (Egypt), American University in Cairo
2009: Research stay in Chisinau (Moldova) and Tbilisi (Georgia) (project GAČR 407/08/1741)
2008: Research stay in Kiev (Ukraine) a ve Varšavě (Polsko) (project GAČR 407/08/1741)
November - December 2004: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Brussels
Summer 2004: Rossiyskiy univerzitet drushby narodov, Moscow
July 2003: 7th International Summer School on European Foreign and Security Policy, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Aussenpolitik, Berlin
1997 - 1998: CEMS Programme, Universität zu Köln, Germany

 Languages

Czech – native
English – fluent
German – fluent
Russian – very good
Ukrainian - reading knowledge
Spanish – reading knowledge
French - reading knowledge

 Areas of Interest

Czech foreign policy
European integration
Institutional reform and the EU enlargement
Russian foreign policy
Political relations in the post-Soviet area
The role of religion in international relations
The Catholic Church and international relations

 Memberships

  • Member of the Academic Senate of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the Scientific Council of Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University Prague
  • Chairman of the Academic Council of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the IIR board and the vice-president of the IIR Board (2007-2012, 2014-)
  • Representative of the IIR in Trans European Policy Studies Association and sice 2016 its board member (TEPSA)
  • Special representative of the Institute of International Relations in the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • Member of International Political Studies Association (IPSA)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of Metropolitan University Prague
  • Member of the Departmental Council for Politology and International Relations, the Philosophical Faculty of West Bohemian University, Pilsen
  • Member of the Departmental Council for International Relations and European Studies, Metropolitan University Prague
  • Member of ISA (International Studies Association, USA)
  • Member of CEEISA (Central and Eastern European International Studies Association)

Past Memberships

  • Member of the evaluative panel for the area of political and legal sciences of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the expert commision (Omega) of the Technological agency of the Czech Republic
  • Member of executive board of "Evropsky dum" (NGO), Prague
  • Member of CZUNA (Czech United Nations Association)
  • Member of Team Europe, Delegation of the European Commission in Prague
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Lithuanian Annual Strategic Review

 Other Professional Activities

  • Memeber of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Lithuanian Annual Strategic Review
  • 3 - 15 July 2006: Course Director, 7th European International Relations Summer School, "Convergence and Diversity in an Enlarged Europe", Prague.
  • 2005 - 2013: Editor-in-Chief of Perspectives, a scholarly biannual published in English.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Mezinarodni politika, a scholarly monthly journal.
  • 2002 - 2005: Book Review Editor, Perspectives.

 Publications

Peer-Reviewed Monographs:

Edited Volumes:

Book Chapters:

  • "Česká politika a EU: vize, nebo simulakra?". In: Petr Hlaváček (ed.) České vize Evropy? Manuál k naší evropské debatě, s. 268 -271. Praha: Academia, 2014.
  • "Islamic Democracy: A Contradiction in Terms?". In: Petr Drulák, Šárka Moravcová  (eds.) Non-Western Reflection on Politics, pp. 55-70. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang AG Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2013.
  • "Evropský diskurs o energetických vztazích EU-Rusko" (spoluautor Lukáš Tichý). [The European Discourse on EU-Russian Energetic Relations]. In: Lukáš Tichý (ed.) Energetické vztahy mezi Evropskou unií a Ruskem: partnerství nebo rivalita?, pp. 86-117. Praha: Metropolitan University Press, 2012.
  • "Czech-German Relations In the Post-cold War Era: The Best Ever?" (co-author Zdeněk Sychra). In: Andris Spruds (ed.) Friendship in the Making: Transforming Relations between Germany and the Baltic-Visegrad Countries, p. 29. Riga, 2012.
  • "Taking Stock of the Eastern Partnership in the Visegrad Four. Czech Republic". In: Alexander Duleba, Vladimír Bilčík (eds.) Taking Stock of the Eastern Partnership in Ukraine, Moldava, Visegrad Four, and the EU, pp. 104-121. Bratislava: Slovak Foreign Policy Association, 2011. ISBN 978–80–89356–34-8.
  • "Russia in the Czech Foreign Policy" (co-author Petra Kuchyňková). In: Michal Kořan et. al. Czech Foreign Policy in 2007–2009: Analysis. Praha: Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86506-90-6.
  • "Eastern Promises? Czech Ambiguity in the European Neighbourhood" (co-author Ondřej Horký). In: Petr Drulák, Mats Braun (eds.) The Quest for the National Interest. A Methodological Reflection on Czech Foreign Policy, pp. 21-34. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang AG Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2010, pp. 71–86.
  • "National Interest and its Legitimacy: An Attempt at a New Approach". In: Petr Drulák, Mats Braun (eds.) The Quest for the National Interest. A Methodological Reflection on Czech Foreign Policy, pp. 21-34. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang AG Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2010. ISBN 978-3-631-59663-0.
  • "Národní zájem a jeho legitimita" [National Interest and its Legitimacy]. In: Petr Drulák, Vít Střítecký et al. Hledání českých zájmů I. Mezinárodní bezpečnost [Searching for Czech Interests I. International Security], pp. 17-30. Praha: Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86506-86-9; In: Petr Drulák, Ondřej Horký et al. Hledání českých zájmů II. Obchod, lidská práva a mezinárodní rozvoj [Searching for Czech Interests II. Trade, Human Rights and International Development], pp. 17-30. Praha: Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86506-87-6; In: Petr Drulák, Vladimír Handl et al. Hledání českých zájmů III. Vnitřní rozmanitost a vnější akceschopnost [Searching for Czech Interests III. Internal Plurality and External Effectiveness], pp. 17-30. Praha: Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86506-88-3.
  • "Katolická církev v české zahraniční politice" [The Catholic Church in Czech Foreign Policy]. In: Petr Drulák, Vladimír Handl et al. Hledání českých zájmů III. Vnitřní rozmanitost a vnější akceschopnost [Searching for Czech Interests III. Internal Plurality and External Effectiveness], pp. 51-67. Praha: Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86506-88-3.
  • "Between the Return to Europe and the Eastern Enticement: Czech Relations to Russia". (co-author Petra Kuchyňková). In: Gábor Fóti and Zsuzsa Ludvig (eds.) EU–Russian Relations and the Eastern Partnership. Central-East European Member-State Interests and Positions, East European Studies, pp. 61-85. Budapest: Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2009.
  • "Teorie regionálních integračních procesů" [Theories of Regional Integration Processes] (co-author Šárka Waisová). In: Šárka Waisová (ed.) Regionální integrační procesy [Regional Integration Processes]. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2009. (ISBN 978-80-7380-232-5)
  • "Constructing the EU´s External Roles: Friend in the South, Teacher in the East?" In: Laure Delcour and Elsa Tulmets(eds.) Pioneer Europe? Testing EU Foreign Policy in the Neighbourhood, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2008, pp. 217-227. (ISBN: 978-3-8329-3745-4)
  • "Improving the Cost/Benefit Balance of the ENP for the EU’s Eastern Partners" (co-author Barbara Lippert). In: Graham Avery and Yvonne Nasshoven (eds). The European Neighbourhood Policy: Challenges and Prospects?, pp. 43-57. Trans European Policy Studies Association, 2008. ISBN 978-2-9600828-0-7.
  • "Rusko v české zahraniční politice" [Russia in the Czech Foreign Policy]. In: Michal Kořan et al. Česká zahraniční politika v roce 2007 [Czech Foreign Policy in 2007. IIR Analysis], pp. 220-231. Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86506-67-8.
  • "Země východní dimenze Evropské politiky sousedství v české zahraniční politice" [Countries of the Eastern Dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy in Czech Foreign Policy]. In: Michal Kořan et al. Česká zahraniční politika v roce 2007 [Czech Foreign Policy in 2007. IIR Analysis], pp. 232-244. Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86506-67-8.
  • "Priority předsednictví - unijní cíle a české zájmy" [Priorities of the Presidency - The Union's Goals and Czech Interests] (co-author Jan Karlas). In: Jan Karlas et al. Jak předsedat Evropské unii? [How to Chair the European Union?] pp. 7-16. Institute of International Relations, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86506-66-1.
  • "Pohled Ruské federace na projekt protiraketové obrany" [The Russian Federation´s View of the Missile Defence Project] (co-author Vladimír Votápek). In: Radek Khol and František Šulc et al. Protiraketová obrana [Missile Defense], pp. 95-102. Institute of International Relations, 2004. ISBN 80-86506-42-8.
  • "Rusko a strategie preemptivních úderů" [Russia and the Strategy of Preemption]. In: Radek Khol et al. Koncept preemptivní sebeobrany v kontextu boje proti mezinárodnímu terorismu po 11. září 2001 [The Preemptive Defence Concept in the Context of Fighting International Terrorism after 9/11/2001], pp. 31-35. Contribution to the Czech Foreign Ministry's research project RM 1/03/05.
  • "The Qualified Majority Voting and the Interests of the Czech Republic". In: Algimantas Jankauskas et al. (eds.) Central Europe Beyond Double Enlargement, pp. 143-164. Vilnius: Vilnius University Press. ISBN 9986-19-623-X.
  • "Jak si stojí česká paradiplomacie? Podíl obecních a krajských samospráv na zahraniční politice ČR" [How is Czech Paradiplomacy Doing? The Participation of Local and Regional Authorities in Czech Foreign Policy] (co-authors Petr Drulák and Lucie Königová). In: Hloušek, Vít (ed.) Evropeizace: nové téma politologického výzkumu [Europeanisation: A New Topic for Political Research]. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2005. ISBN 80-210-3865-9.
  • Vztah Ruska k severoatlantické alianci po studené válce [The Russian Relation with the NATO after the Cold War]. In: Ekonomická a politická integrace Evropy [The Economic and Political Integration of Europe] (co-authors Vlasta Adámková, Emilie Kalínská and Michal Klíma). Prague: University of Economics, 2003. ISBN 80-245-0520-7.
  • "Afrika a OSN" [Africa and the UN]. In: Úloha OSN v měnícím se světě: Má OSN budoucnost? [The Role of the UN in a Changing World: Does the UN Have a Future?]. Volume of works by excellent students. Prague: University of Economics, 2000. ISBN 80-245-0520-7.

Scholarly Articles (in peer-reviewed journals and journals with impact factor):

Other Scholarly Articles:

Reviews and Review Essays:


 Columns and Selected Media Appearances:

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 Research Projects

  • 2013 - 2016: "Scénáře mezinárodního bezpečnostního prostředí" [Scenarios of the Development of International Security Enviroment]. Grant project of TA CR.
  • 2012 - 2014: "Síť spolupráce při výzkumu mimoevropských oblastí – RESAREAS" [The Cooperation Network for Research of the Non-European Areas]. Grant project OP VK. Main author: University of Hradec Králové, Partners: Palacký University Olomouc, Metropolitan University Prague, Vyšší odborná škola cestovního ruchu v Hradci Králové, IIR, Novasoft and FoRS association.
  • 2012 - 2013: "Analýza plnění evropských závazků Ukrajiny v oblasti energetiky"[Analysis of the European commitments of Ukraine in the energy field]. Grant project TA CR-BETA, co-author.
  • 2012 - 2014: "Konfliktní integrace: reakce národních parlamentů a politických stran na konkurenční vize Evropské unie" [Conflictual Integration: Reactions of National Parliaments and Political Parties to the Competing Visions of the European Union]. Research project of the University of Economics, Prague, co-author.
  • 2011 - 2012: "Russia and the Wider East Central Europe: A Fundamentally Transformed Relationship - Zagorskij". Funded by the FES and conducted by MGIMO, Moscow, co-author.
  • 2011 - 2012: "Taking Stock of the Eastern Partnership in the Visegrad Four". Project funded by Visegrad Fund, co-author.
  • 2011 - 2012: "Evropská unie a římskokatolická církev: "Politická 'teologie' evropské integrace" [The European Union and the Roman Catholic Church: the 'Political Theology' of European Integration]. Grant project of GA ČR, main author.
  • 2010 - 2011: "Analýza diskurzu energetických vztahů EU-Rusko" [Discourse Analysis of Energy Relations EU-Russia]. The grant project MUP Prague, main author.
  • 2010 - 2011: "Evropská unie jako aktér v mezinárodních vztazích: Analýza čtyř typů aktérství" [The EU as an Actor in International Relations: an Analysis of Four Types of Actorness]. Grant project of the University of Economics, Prague, main author.
  • 2010: "Zmapování výzkumných programů hlavních světových think tanků v oblasti východní Evropy a Ruska a analýza činnosti ruských think tanků a 'public relations' za hranicemi". [Mapping Out the Research Programmes of the World´s Main Think-tanks in the Area of Eastern Europe and Russia and an Analysis of Russian Think-tanks´ Activities and External Public Relations], research project carried out for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (research team member, coordinator Yuri Fyodorov).
  • 2010: "Energetická bezpečnost ČR a budoucnost energetické politiky EU" [Energy Security of the Czech Republic and the Future of the EU Energy Policy], research project carried out for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (research team leader).
  • 2008 - 2009: "Současná situace v Gruzii a v jejích separatistických regionech" [The Current Situation in Georgia and Its Separatist Regions], a project of OSVE, Ministry of Foreign Affairs CR (co-authors Vít Střítecký and Michal Parízek).
  • 2008 - 2009: "Analýza úspěšnosti dosavadní politiky EU vůči RF a identifikace společných zájmů zemí EU vůči RF", OSVE MZV ČR [An Analysis of the Success of the Present Politics of the EU in Relation to the RF and the Indentification of the Common Interests of the EU Countries in Relation to the RF], Government of CR. (co-authors Petra Kuchyňková (FSSMU) and Jiří Schneider (PSSI)).
  • 2007 - 2009: "Sociální konstruktivismus a vnější vztahy Evropské unie: Evropská politika sousedství" [Social Constructivism and Foreign Relations of the EU: the European Policy of Neighbourhood], Grant Agency of CR, reg. nb. 407/08/1741, main author.
  • 2007 - 2008: "Konstrukce 'zájmu' ve vnějších politických vztazích EU. Analogie mezi národním a veřejným zájmem a jeho aplikace na východní politiku EU" [Construction of "Interest" in the Foreign Relations of the EU. The Analogy Between National and Common Interest and Its Aplication to the EU Eastern Policy], internal grant project of VŠE, registr. nb. IG212037, main author.
  • 2007 - 2008: "Zukunftsperspektiven der europäischen Nachbarschaftspolitik, Nationale Interessen und gemeinsame Strategien in einer erweiterten Union", an international project supported by FES, co-author.
  • 2006 - present: "European Integration and the Interests of the Czech Republic". Grant project of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, holder: IIR, guarantor: Petr Drulák.
  • 2005 - present: "Czech Republic in International Politics". Research plan of the Institute of International Relations.
  • 2005 – present: "EU-25 Watch", in the framework of EU-Consent. http://www.eu-consent.net/.
  • 2004 – 2005: "Russia and Central Europe: New Assessment of Their Relations". University of Economics research project.
  • 2004: "Relations Between the EU and the Russian Federation: The European Neighbourhood Policy and Beyond". Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.
  • 2003 – 2004: "IR Theory: From Naive Realism to Constructivist Realism". Internal research project, IIR.
  • 2003 – 2004: "CEEC Debate Project, Trans-European Political Studies Association", funded by the European Commission under the Fifth Framework Programme (HPSE-CT-2002-60061).
  • 2003 - 2004: "New Perspectives on International Relations Theory". Internal research project, IIR.
  • 2004: "Convention Method". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic.
  • 2003: "Local and Regional Governments: Their Role in Czech Foreign Policy". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic.
  • 2003: "QMV and the Interests of the Czech Republic". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic.
  • 2002 - 2003: "Russian Foreign Policy Towards the USA and China". Internal research project, IIR.




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