Markéta Seidlová, Ph.D.

Researcher

 

Contact

marketa@seidlova.eu

tel: (+420) 723 547 223

 

Specialization

  • immigration and integration policies at different levels (supranational, national, regional, local)
  • integration of immigrants
  • immigrants and labour market
  • the portability of lessons learned from integration of immigrants among different environments
  • spatial distribution of immigrants

 

 Membership in scientific organizations

  • Association Francophone pour le Savoir (ACFAS)
  • Association Internationale pour la Recherche Interculturelle (ARIC)
  • Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS)
  • Czech Demographic Society (CDS)
  • Czech Geographical Society (CGS)
  • European Sociological Association (ESA)

 

Education

  • 2012 – Ph.D., Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2006 – Master, Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2003 – Bachelor, Demography and Social Geography, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

 

Professional career

Since 2015

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science
  • Researcher at Geographic Migration Centre (GeoMigrace) and at Research Centre on Health, Quality of Life and Lifestyle in a Geodemographic and Socioeconomic Context (GeoQol)

2010 – 2014

  • Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Czech Republic, Department for EU and International Cooperation
  • Policy Advisor – responsible for bilateral cooperation between the Czech Republic and other countries of the world in the fields of labor policy, employment and social affairs

2009 – 2010

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Centre for Urban and Regional Research
  • Researcher (main topics: integration of immigrants, residential segregation)

2009

  • Association for Integration and Migration, c.a. (formerly Counselling Centre for Refugees)
  • Project manager; Coordinator of volunteers; Public relations

2008

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, department of Social Geography and Regional Development
  • Researcher

2007

  • Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Czech Republic, department of Migration and Integration of Foreigners
  • Policy advisor – responsible for development of the projects dealing mainly with the integration of foreigners on the labor market (especially compared to their original qualification). In charge of the national project „Selection of Qualified Foreign Workers“.

2006 – 2007

  • IREAS, Institute for Structural Policy
  • Researcher, Project manager

 

Longterm Internships Abroad

  • 2014 – 2015: Half-year internship in Canada (Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec) with the postdoctoral research project – work in field for the postdoctoral research project dealing with the local integration policies in favour of immigrants in Montreal and in Quebec
  • 2007 – 2008: Half-year research stay in France (Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, École Normale Supérieure, research in field for doctoral thesis)
  • 2005: Erasmus internship at the Faculty of Geography and Urbanism, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, France

 

Projects

Principal investigator

  • 2015, 2014, 2009: Scholarship holder – Nadace Český literární fond [Czech Literature Foundation]
  • 2007 – 2008: The Analysis of French Immigration Policy –  what can be learned concerning the Czech Republic – principal researcher and project manager of student grant project for Grant Agency of Charles University in Prague (id. number of the project: 2100/2007)

 

Co-researcher

  • 2015 – 2020: „Insertion socio-professionnelle des migrants en Wallonie [Social and occupational integration of migrants in Wallonia]“ (principal investigator for the Czech Republic)
  • 2016 – 2018: „Moldovans in Prague (Czechia) and Torino (Italy) – migratory and integration patterns, financial and social remittances under scrutiny“ (co-investigator; principal investigator: Prof. Dušan Drbohlav, Ph.D.)
  • 2015 – 2017: „Euro-Healthy: Shaping EUROpean policies to promote HEALTH equity“ (co-investigator in the team of Czech Republic; principal investigator for Czech Republic: Prof. Dagmar Dzúrová, Ph.D.)
  • 2015 – 2016: „Ukraine’s migration monitoring: forced and labour mobility“ (co-investigator; principal investigator: Ass. Prof. Dušan Drbohlav, Ph.D.)
  • 2009: „Preventing spatial segregation“ (co-investigator; principal investigator: Ass. Prof. Luděk Sýkora, Ph.D.)
  • 2009: „CLIP – Intercultural policies in European cities“ (Co-investigator of module no. 3, “Intercultural Policies and Intergroup Relations” for Prague, principal investigator: Wolfgang Bosswick )
  • 2008: Elaboration of a Model of Local Integration Policy towards African Immigrants Residing in the Czech Republic – co-researcher of grant project for young researchers for Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (principal investigator: Andrea Gerstnerová)
  • 2006 – 2008: New institutional tools for territory development and territory preparation in problematic areas with focus on revitalization of unused objects and areas – co-researcher of grant project for Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (principal investigator: Lucie Doleželová, Ph.D.)

 

Publications (selection)

In English

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

 

Book editor

  • Drbohlav, D., Jaroszewicz, M., Seidlová, M., Čermáková, D. (2016): Monitoring of Migration Data and Policy Changes Conducted in Ukraine, Poland, Czechia and Slovakia (September 2015 – June 2016). Praha: Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, 136 p. ISBN: 978-80-7444-047-2. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5qHs2ZnDU65aDV1a3BHUDZiS2M/view

 

Chapters in books

  • Seidlová, M., Chapman, P. (forthcoming): Combating unequal inclusion of immigrants to the host society: comparing policy responses and results of London and Paris. In: Fee, D., Kober-Smith, A. (eds.): Inequalities in the UK: New Discourses, Evolutions and Actions. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Seidlová, M. (2017): The Attitude of Local Governments Towards Immigrants: Paris and Montreal Compared. In: Neuwahl, N., Barrère, S. (eds.): Coherence and Incoherence in Migration Management and Integration/ Cohérence et incohérence dans la gestion des migrations et de l’intégration. Montreal: Éditions Thémis, pp. 291 – 319. ISBN: 978-2-89400-389-3. 
  • Drbohlav, D., Seidlová, M. (2016): Current Ukrainian migration to Czechia – refuge for economic migrants rather than for refugees. In: Drbohlav, D., Jaroszewicz, M.: Ukrainian Migration in Times of Crisis: Forced and Labour Mobility. Praha: Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, pp. 95 – 127. ISBN: 978-80-7444-048-9. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5qHs2ZnDU65SXNVSnA0X0FFWEk/view
  • Seidlová, M. (2016): The discrepancy between the national and local level in the approach to immigrants. The case of France. In: Tánczos, J., Laino, E. (eds.): From Europe to Local: Migrating Solidarity. Brussels: SOLIDAR, pp. 21 – 48. ISBN: 978-2-930769-16-5. Available at: http://www.solidar.org/en/publications/from-europe-to-local-migrating-solidarity
  • Seidlová, M. (2016): Ukrainian migration in Czechia: facts and figures. In: Drbohlav, D., Jaroszewicz, M., Seidlová, M., Čermáková, D.: Monitoring of Migration Data and Policy Changes Conducted in Ukraine, Poland, Czechia and Slovakia (September 2015 – June 2016). Praha: Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, pp. 71 – 96. ISBN: 978-80-7444-047-2. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5qHs2ZnDU65aDV1a3BHUDZiS2M/view
  • Seidlová, M. (2015): International Migration in the Czech Republic: State of art with the emphasis on Ukrainian migration. In: Benč, V. (ed.): Current migration trends in V4 countries: Focus on migration from Ukraine. Prešov: Research Centre of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association, pp. 33 – 44. ISBN: 978-80-89540-63-1. Available at: http://www.sfpa.sk/publication/current-migration-trends-in-v4-countries-focus-on-migration-from-ukraine/
  • Seidlová, M. (2015): Local integration policies towards foreigners: transatlantic comparison on the example of France and Quebec. In: Löster, T., Langhamrová, J. (eds.): Reproduction of Human Capital – mutual links and connections 2015. Conference Proceedings. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická, pp. 279 – 288. ISBN: 978-80-245-2112-1. Available at: http://kdem.vse.cz/resources/relik15/sbornik/en/toc.html
  • Seidlová, M. (2015): The integration of immigrants in rural communities: an example of city council’s approach towards Turks in France. In: Şeker, G., Tilbe, A., Ökmen, M., Yazgan Hepgül, P., Eroğlu, D., Sirkeci, I. (eds.):  Turkish Migration Conference 2015 Selected Proceedings. London: Transnational Press London, pp. 204 – 211. ISBN: 978-1-910781-17-3. Available at: http://tplondon.com/tmc2015book
  • Seidlova, M., Urban, M. (2008): The Migration and Integration Behaviour of Romanians in Paris, London and Rome. In: Stojanov, R., Novosak, J. (eds.): Migration, Development and Environment: Migration Processes from the Perspective of Environmental Change and Development Approach at the beginning of the 21st Century. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 255 – 276. ISBN: 978-1-4438-0038-9.

 

Publications in Czech

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Seidlová, M. (forthcoming): Město jako domov pro imigranty: inspirace z Francie. [The city as a home for immigrants: inspiration from France.] In: Český lid – Etnologický časopis. Praha: Etnologický ústav AV ČR. ISSN: 0009-0794. IF = 0.094.
  • Seidlová, M. (forthcoming): Promítnutí francouzské migrační politiky do lokálních integračních přístupů v Normandii. [The French Immigration and Integration Policy at Local Level: the Case of Normandy.] In: Geografie – Sborník ČGS. Praha: NČGS. ISSN: 1212-0014, IF = 0.400.
  • Seidlová, M. (2015): Politická participace imigrantů jako jedna z možných forem jejich zapojení do života většinové společnosti: příklad Francie. [Political participation of immigrants as one of the forms of their involvement in the life of the major society: the example of France.] In: Český lid – etnologický časopis, Vol. 102, No. 4, pp. 403 – 417. Praha: Etnologický ústav AV ČR. ISSN: 0009-0794. IF = 0.094. Available at: http://ceskylid.avcr.cz/media/articles/449/submission/original/449-1030-1-SM.pdf

 

Chapters in books

  • Seidlová, M. (2010): Přístup místní samosprávy k cizineckým komunitám: příklad Paříže a Normandie. [The Approach of Local Authorities to Immigrant Communities: the Example of Paris and of Normandy.] In: Bittnerová, D., Moravcová, M. (eds.): Etnické komunity v kulturní a sociální různosti. Fakulta humanitních studií Univerzity Karlovy v Praze, Praha, pp. 225 – 240. ISBN: 978-80-87398-08-1.
  • Seidlová, M. (2010): Integrace imigrantů a segregace. [The Integration of Immigrants and Segregation.] In: Sýkora, L. (ed.): Rezidenční segregace. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj, Praha, pp. 68 – 71. ISBN: 978-80-86561-34-9. Available at: https://www.mmr.cz/getmedia/cbd3b15b-9e64-4cdf-848e-2460360a46af/reseg_dvoustrany.pdf
  • Seidlová, M. (2010): Místní samospráva a integrace imigrantů: příklady přístupu ve vybraných francouzských městech. [Local Authorities and Immigrant Integration: Examples of Approaches in Selected French Cities.] In: Fňukal, M., Frajer, J., Hercik, J. (eds.): 50 let geografie na Přírodovědecké fakultě Univerzity Palackého v Olomouci. Sborník příspěvků z konference. Olomouc, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, pp. 533 – 542. ISBN 978-80-244-2493-4. Available at: http://geography.upol.cz/soubory/vyzkum/publikace/2010_Sbornik_50_let_KGG.pdf
  • Seidlová, M. (2010): Segregace ve Francii. [Segregation in France.] In: Sýkora, L. (ed.): Rezidenční segregace. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj, Praha, pp. 34 – 37. ISBN: 978-80-86561-34-9. Available at: https://www.mmr.cz/getmedia/cbd3b15b-9e64-4cdf-848e-2460360a46af/reseg_dvoustrany.pdf
  • Matoušek, R., Seidlová, M. (2010): Praha-Černý Most. [Prague – the district of Černý Most.] In: Sýkora, L. (ed.): Rezidenční segregace. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj, Praha, pp. 112 – 116. ISBN: 978-80-86561-34-9. Available at: https://www.mmr.cz/getmedia/cbd3b15b-9e64-4cdf-848e-2460360a46af/reseg_dvoustrany.pdf 

 

Theses

  • Seidlová, M. (2012): Imigrační a integrační politika Francie – v nadnárodní, národní a lokální rovině. Disertační práce. [Immigration and Integration Policy of France – at the Supranational, National and Local Level. Ph.D. thesis.] Praha, Univerzita Karlova, Přírodovědecká fakulta, 233 p.
  • Seidlová, M., Urban, M. (2006): Imigranti v evropských metropolích – příklad analýzy migračního a integračního chování Rumunů v Paříži a Londýně. Diplomová práce. [Immigrants in European Metropolises – Analysis of the Migration and Integration Behaviour of Romanians in Paris and London. Diploma thesis.] Praha, Univerzita Karlova, Přírodovědecká fakulta, 218 p.
  • Seidlová, M. (2003): Etnické složení Česka. Bakalářská práce. [The Ethnics groups in the Czech Republic. Diploma thesis.] Praha, Univerzita Karlova, Přírodovědecká fakulta, 58 p.