Zdenka Sokolickova

Guest researcher
Image of Zdenka  Sokolickova
Mobile phone +4790405686
Postal address Vei 219 8D Longyearbyen 9170 Svalbard

Funding and collaboration

  • Funding scheme: OP RDE, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
  • Employer: University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • Host institution: Department of Social Anthropology, UiO
  • Time span: February 2019 – February 2021

Academic interests

  • Environmental consequences of globalization
  • Value dynamics
  • Identity changes


Zdenka Sokolíčková (born 1983) studied culturology (Charles University in Prague) and Euroculture (Palacky University in Olomouc and University of Groningen). In 2010, she obtained her PhD degree with a thesis about environmental ethics. Foreign experience is an important part of her professional profile – she completed study, research and teaching visits in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, Lithuania, Norway and Cyprus. She lives in Longyearbyen now with her three children and husband – a polar ecologist.

Research team

Mentor: prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Call: International Mobility of Researchers – MSCA–IF II

Call Objective: To develop human resources in research by supporting quality projects approved at the European level from Horizon 2020, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions that are included in the "no-money" list.

Tags: Overheating, Svalbard, Globalisation, Climate change

Selected publications

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka. „Here they come again“: Chinese tourists in the melting world. In Lee, Young-Sook (ed.). Asian Mobilities Consumption in a Changing Arctic. Routledge, in prep. (TBP in 2021)

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka. A periphery quite central: Anthropocenic dilemmas in Svalbard. Island Studies Journal, in prep. (TBP in 2021)

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka, SOUKUPOVÁ, Eliška. Czech and Slovak Polar Visitors: Multiple forms of inhabiting global Svalbard. In prep.

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka (ed.). (2019) Kyber a eko: Digitální technologie v environmentálních souvislostech. Brno: Host.

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka. (2015) "Kultur mnoho, planeta Země jedna jediná." Culturologia 4(2): 12–16.

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka. (2014) Challenges for Transcultural Communication. Lublin: ELPRESS.

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka. (2013) "A nezapomeňte na pokoru. Spor o postavení člověka v environmentální etice." Sociální studia 1: 35–62.

SOKOLÍČKOVÁ, Zdenka. (2012) Člověk v pokorném závazku vůči světu: studie z ekologické etiky. Červený Kostelec: Pavel Mervart.

Published Apr. 17, 2020 1:07 PM - Last modified Oct. 6, 2021 9:35 AM