CMNH is really pleased to welcome Associate Professor, Andrea Průchová Hrůzová, as one of our VRFs this semester.

Andrea Pruchova Hruzova Ph.D. is a researcher at the Institute for Contemporary History at the Czech Academy of Sciences and an associate professor  at the department of sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Charles University in Prague. She is a founder of the visual research platform Fresh Eye and works in the fields of historical and digital visual culture and memory studies. Her research work has been published in the form of articles in Visual Studies and European Journal of Cultural Studies and as book chapters in Amsterdam University Press 2023 (in print), Palgrave Macmillan (2021, 2015) and Turku University Press (2017). She has translated Berger’s Ways of Seeing and co-translated Mitchell’s Picture Theory and Mirzoeff’s How to See the World to Czech. In 2019, she published the artistic book We Have Never Been Earth (Visual Studies Workshop Press). 
As part of her VRF, Andrea will be giving a paper at the Centre’s seminar series – Reparative vs Repetitive Histories, or When the Post-Colonial and the Post-Socialist Discourse meet in the Realm of Statue War – on Friday 24 February, 11.00 -1.00 in M2 Boardroom, Grand Parade. She will also be contributing another public talk and an online workshop. A very warm welcome from CMNH.