Jiří Fialka

Jiří Fialka is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Economic and Social History at
the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, where he deals with the topic of collective
farms in state socialism. He received his master’s degree in the field of General
Anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University, focusing on
the theory of nationalism through the analysis of travel writings, and in parallel,
he studied Ethnology at the Faculty of Arts, concentrating on the theories of the
memory and history of everyday life investigated through the combination of content
and semiotic analysis. Currently, his main subject of study is the management of
collective farms in the period of neo-Stalinism, especially by way of the example of
the Slušovice collective farm.