Jaroslav Pinkas, Ph.D. (*1979)

 

Contact information (landline, work email address)

+420 221 008 532, jaroslav.pinkas@ustrcr.cz

Professional Specializations (research themes)

  • The pedagogy of contemporary history
  • Images of Czech historical culture
  • Film and television representations of the past

Research Projects

  • Dějepis pro 21. století (development and operation)
  • Film and the History of Totalitarian Regimes

Education

  • 2010–2016: PhD. in History, Philosophical Faculty, Charles University (dissertation: “Vzpomínání na tzv. normalizaci v popkultuře a způsoby jeho didaktického využití”)
  • 2006–2008: Civic Education/The Fundamentals of Social Sciences, Pedagogical Faculty, Charles University
  • 2006–2007: Supplementary Pedagogical Studies, Institute of Professional Development for Education Workers, Pedagogical Faculty, Charles University
  • 1993–1999: Masters in History, Philosophical Faculty, Charles University

Professional Experience

  • 2008–present: Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes
  • 2010–2014: History teacher, Jan Kepler Grammar School
  • 2001–2010: History teacher, Modřany Classical Grammar School, Prague

Teaching experience

  • Lectures for teachers of history and social sciences (2008 - present, more than 40 seminars for more than 1000 participants; Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • Invited Lectures: Faculty of Social Studies and Philosophical Faculty, Masaryk University; Pedagogical Faculty, Charles University; Faculty of Science, Humanities, and Education, Technical University of Liberec; Philosophical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové; Philosophical Faculty, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University (more than 50 lectures total)

Grant projects (Grantee or co-grantee)

  • 2012–2014: Dějepis v 21. století (ESF OPVK, co-researchers)
  • 2013–2015: Příběhy z dějin československého státu: výzkum a experimentální vývoj softwarových simulací pro výuku historie českých zemí ve 20. století (Program of Applied Research and Development of a National and Cultural Identity - NAKI DF11P01OVV030, co-researcher)

Bibliography (selected)

Professional Monographs

  • ČINÁTL, Kamil, PINKAS, Jaroslav a kol. Dějiny ve filmu. Film ve výuce dějepisu. Praha: Ústav pro studium totalitních režimů 2014. 1. vydání. 249 str. ISBN 978-80-87912-11-9. Available online.

Studies and chapters (selected)

  • PINKAS, Jaroslav. Large and Small Tales of Modern History. A Critical and Reflective Interview Project on the Reception of Family Remembrance. In: POSSEKEL, Ralf a KNELLESSEN, Dagi (eds.). From Testimony to Story. Video Interviews about Nazi Crimes. Perspectives and Experiences in Four Countries. Berlin: Stiftung „Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft” (EVZ), 2015. s. 142-148. Available online.
  • PINKAS, Jaroslav. Nenápadný půvab normalizace – její sociální realita optikou tehdejší a dnešní filmové kamery. In: KOPAL, Petr (ed.): Film a dějiny 4: normalizace, ÚSTR-Casablanca, Praha 2014. s. 476–490.
  • PINKAS, Jaroslav. Reprezentace každodennosti tzv. normalizace v didaktické praxi, In: KOPAL, Petr (ed.): Film a dějiny 4: normalizace. Praha: Václav Žák – Casablanca 2014, s. 585–604. Available online.
  • ŠISLER, Vít, SELMBACHEROVÁ, Tereza, BROM, Cyril, PINKAS, Jaroslav. Teaching contemporary history to high school students: The Augmented learning environment of Czechoslovakia 38-89. Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology. 1/2014. p. 99–122. Available online.

Educational Materials (selected)

  • Multimedia educational DVD: Listopad a cesta k němu
  • DVD Obrazy (z) kolektivizace, instructional DVD on the issue of the transformation of the countryside in the 1950s and 1960s (head of the authorial team)
  • DVD Česká společnost 1969-1989: Instructional DVD dedicated to the Normalization period (head of the authorial team)
  • DVD Obrazy války: Instructional DVD on the ways of remembering war experiences (head of the authorial team)
  • DVD Dějiny ve škole: Instructional DVD reflecting on the societal function of schools (head of the authorial team)

Work published in the media

  • Articles about films and the influence of films on historical culture, articles about historical education (A2, Cinepur, Lidové noviny, Dějiny a současnost): 15 articles