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Marek Hrubec, PhD.

Marek Hrubec is a Senior Research Fellow of the former Centre of global studies which he founded in 2006. In 2016 he founded an interdisciplinary Research program "Global conflicts and local interactions" which included eight institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences. He was a coordinator of this program till 2021. In 2015, the European Parliament awarded him by the European Citizen's Prize. Since December 2016, he is a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

In his research, he focuses especially on global studies, social and political philosophy and theory, and political sociology. He deals with issues of justice, recognition, legitimacy, participation, democracy, and the European interactions.

Disciplines and sub-disciplines

Global studies, social and political philosophy and theory, political sociology, academic diplomacy

Contact address
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Marek Hrubec is an author, co-author and editor of 23 books and many articles in the English, Chinese, Czech, Slovak, and Russian languages.

Selected books

Hrubec, Marek; Kasanda, ALbert; Svoboda, Jan. 2022. Africká filosofie společnosti: Vývojová perspektiva, Filosofia, Praha

Hrubec, Marek; Kasanda, Albert, eds. 2021. Africa in a Multilateral World. Afropolitan Dilemmas. London, Routledge. ISBN: 9781032033891

de Oliveira, Nythamar; Hrubec, Marek; Sobottka, Emil, eds. 2018. From Social to Cyber Justice. Critical Views on Justice, Law, and Ethics. Porto Alegre, PUCRS. ISBN:978-80-7007-515-9.

Hrubec, Marek; Arnason, Johann P. eds. 2016. Social Transformations and Revolutions. Edinburgh University Press. 212 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1474432573.

Hrubec, Marek. 2011. From Misrecognition to Justice (Od zneuznání ke spravedlnosti). Prague: Filosofia. 562 pages. ISBN 978-80-7007-362-9.

Hrubec, Marek et al. 2010. Martin Luther King Against Injustice. (Martin Luther King proti nespravedlnosti). Prague: Filosofia. ISBN 978-80-7007-334-6.

Hrubec, Marek, ed. 2009. Between Islam and the West. Prague, Filosofia. ISBN 978-80-7007-299-8.

Hrubec, Marek, ed. 2008. An Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights (Interkulturní dialog o lidských právech). Prague, Filosofia. 492 pages. ISBN 978-80-7007-282-0.

Hrubec, Marek, ed. 2005. A Dispute on Europe (Spor o Evropu). Prague, Filosofia. ISBN 80-7007-214-8.

Hrubec, Marek, ed. 2004. Democracy, Public Sphere, and Civil Society (Demokracie, veřejnost a občanská společnost). Prague, Filosofia. ISBN 80-7007-211-3.

Selected edited thematic issues of journals  

Hrubec, Marek; Harris, Jerry, eds. Symposium: Future of Globalization? International Critical Thought, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2020, Routledge, pp. 248 - 310.

Hrubec, Marek, ed. China's Interactions in Eurasia. Human Affairs, 30, No. 2, 2020), pp. 131 - 252.

Hrubec, Marek a kol., Pandemie: makroregiony v infikovaném světě. Philosophica critica Vol. 6, No. 1 (2020), pp. 86-188. ISSN 1339-8970

Selected articles in English

Hrubec, Marek: Recognition of the Poor on the International and Global Levels. In: Schweiger, Gottfried, eds. Poverty, Inequality and the Critical Theory of Recognition. Springer 2020. ISBN 978-3-030-45794-5

Hrubec, Marek: From China’s Reform to the World’s Reform. International Critical Thought. Vol. 10, No. 2 (2020), pp. 282-295, Routledge. ISSN 2159-8282

Hrubec, Marek. The Historical Resources of China's Model: Relevance to the Present. Human Affairs. Vol. 30, No. 2, 2020, pp. 134-145. ISSN 1210-3055

Hrubec, Marek. Social and environmental conflicts or sustainable development? Civitas - Revista de Ciências Sociais. Vol. 19, No. 2 (2019), pp. 281-295. ISSN 1519-6089.

Hrubec, Marek, Towards Justice in the World War. In: De Oliveira, N., Hrubec, M., Sobottka, E., eds. From Social to Cyber Justice. Porto Alegre, PUCRS, and Prague, Filosofia 2018, pp. 313 – 331.

Hrubec, Marek, Threat of Limited Nuclear War. Critical Sociology, Winter 2018 (Sage).

Hrubec, Marek, A Comparison of Models of Economic Democracy. Perspectives on Global Development and Technology. 15, 1/2, 2016, pp. 145-156.

Hrubec, Marek: An Articulation of Extra-Territorial Recognition. In: Burns, Tony, ed.: Global Justice and the Politics of Recognition. Palgrave 2013, pp. 271 – 295. ISBN 978-02-3020-597-0.

Hrubec, Marek, A Critical Concept of Injustice. Ethics Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 50 – 73, June 2014. Florianopolis, Brazílie. ISSN 1677-2954.

Hrubec, Marek: Authoritarian versus Critical Theory. In: International Critical Thought, Vol. 2, No. 4, December 2012, pp. 431–444 (Routledge). ISSN 2159-8282.

Hrubec, Marek: An Inter-cultural Dialoque on Trans-cultural Issues. In: Axford, Barrie and Huggins, Richard, eds.: Cultures and/of Globalization. Cambridge Scholars 2011, pp. 14-35. ISBN 978-1-4438-3217-5.

Hrubec, Marek: The Law of Peoples and Global Justice. In: Human Affairs. Vol. 20, No. 2, 2010, pp. 135-150. ISSN 1210-3055.

Hrubec, Marek: Preconditions of an Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights, In: Veritas. Vol. 55, No. 1, 2010, pp. 183-205. Porto Alegre, Brasilia. ISSN 0042-3955.

Hrubec, Marek: The Global Struggle for Human Rights. In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 1-2, 2010, pp. 39-60. Brill. ISSN 1569-1500.

Hrubec, Marek: On Conditions of Participation. The Deficits of Public Reason. In: Human Affairs 1, 2008, pp. 81-91. ISSN 1210-3055.

Hrubec, Marek: Unrecognized Rights-Agents, Misrecognized Rights-Holders. In: Harris, J., ed.: Contested Terrains of Globalization. Global Studies Association/North America, Chicago 2008. pp, 10 - 28. ISBN 144487109.

Selected articles in other languages

Hrubec, Marek: 世界应对新冠肺炎疫情的不同体制方案. In: 姜辉 ed. 中国战“疫”的国际贡献和世界意义一国外人士看中国抗疫. Beijing, Contemporary China Publishing House 2020, pp. 110 - 132.

Hrubec, Marek. Pandemie: zdroj konfliktů a kooperace ve světě. In: Hrubec, Marek a kol. Pandemie v makroregionech světa. Philosophica Critica, Vol. 6, 2020, No. 1, pp. 88 – 102.

Kreuzzieger, Milan; Hrubec, Marek. Od pandemie k revitalizaci: čínská zkušenost s koronavirem a globální iniciativy. In: Hrubec, Marek et kol. Pandemie v makroregionech světa. Philosophica Critica, Vol. 6, 2020, No. 1, pp. 103 – 117.

Hrubec, Marek. Direito, Justiça Social e Reconhecimento. In: Bittar, Eduardo, ed. Filosofia do Direito: diálogos globais, temas polémicos e desafios da justiça. Sao Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2019, pp. 299-317. ISBN 978-8576749899

Hrubec Marek. Lidská práva mezi inkluzí a exkluzí. In: Agha, Peter, ed., Lidská práva v mezikulturních perspektivách. Prague, Academia 2018, pp. 77 - 95.

Hrubec, Marek, Feizhengyi de Pipan Gainian (A Critical Concept of Injustice) (In Chinese). Shijie Zhexue (World Philosophy), No. 1, 2015, pp. 148-159 (Beijing, China). ISSN 1671-4318.

Hrubec, Marek: The Formulation of Extra-Territorial Recognition (in Chinese). In: Foreign Theoretical Trends No, 1, 2010 (Beijing, China), pp. 65-83. ISBN 1674-1277.

Hrubec, Marek: The Limits of Political Liberalism and Public Reason (in Chinese). In: World Philosophy, No. 4, 2010 (Beijing, China), pp. 52 – 61.. ISSN 1671-4318 (CN11-4748/B).

Грубец, Марек: Предпосылки межкультурного диалога о правах человека (in Russian). In: Философия в диалоге культур. Москва: Прогресс-Традиция 2010, pp. 424-454 (Moscow, Russia). ISBN 978-5-89826-347-8.

Hrubec, Marek: Courtoisie, Agustin, Un diálogo intercultural. Entrevista con Marek Hrubec (in Spanish). Parte I. In: Letras Internacionales No. 80, 2009. In Spanish (Montevideo, Uruquay). ISSN: 1688 – 4302.

Hrubec, M., Interkulturní vědění a učení: dialog mezi kulturami v globální době (in Czech). In: Martin Kopecký a kol., Vědění a učení v globalizovaném světě: aktéři a změny. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 2013, pp. 52 - 74. ISBN 978-80-7308-474-5.

Hrubec, Marek: Sdílená suverenita (in Czech). In: Habermas, J.: K ustavení Evropy. Prague: Filosofia 2013, pp. 147 – 161. ISBN 978-80-7007-391-9.

Hrubec, Marek: Předpoklady interkulturního dialogu o lidských právech (in Czech). In: Svoboda, J., Štěch, O., eds.: Interkulturní vojna a mír. Prague: Filosofia 2012, pp. 13 – 49. ISBN 978-80-7007-384-1.

Hrubec, Marek: Interkulturní boj o uznání (in Czech). In: Svoboda, J., Štěch, O., eds.: Interkulturní vojna a mír. Prague: Filosofia 2012, pp. 57 – 65. ISBN 978-80-7007-384-1.

Hrubec, Marek: Ekonomická demokracie (in Slovak). In: Dinuš, P., Hohoš, L., eds.: Svet v bode obratu. Bratislava: Veda, Ústav politických vied SAV 2011, pp. 13-20. ISBN 9788022412278.

Hrubec, Marek: Kritická koncepce mezinárodního uspořádaní (in Czech). In: Filozofia, roč. 66, č. 5, 2011. Bratislava, pp. 405-422. ISSN 0046-385.

Hrubec, Marek: Boj o uznání v globálním kontextu (in Czech). In: Ivan Buraj a Kristína Korená (eds.): Éra globalizácie vo filozofickej reflexii. Univerzita Komenského: Bratislava 2009, pp. 19-35. ISBN: 978-80-223-2616-2.

Hrubec, Marek: Interkulturní boj o uznání (in Czech). In: Filosofický časopis. Vol. 57, 2/2009, pp. 263-269. ISSN: 0015-1831.

Hrubec, Marek: Sociální spravedlnost v globálním kontextu. Extrateritoriální uznání globálních chudých (in Czech). In: Hrubec, Marek, a kol.: Sociální kritika v éře globalizace. Prague, Filosofia 2008, pp. 143 – 178. ISBN 978-80-7007-286-8.

Hrubec, Marek: Etika spravodlivosti (in Slovak). In: Remišová, Anna, ed.: Dejiny etického myslenia v Európe a v USA. Kalligram: Bratislava 2008, pp. 714-727. ISBN: 978-80-8101-103-0.

Hrubec, Marek.: Polemika o ústavě (this paper and the following papers in Czech). In: Michelman, Frank I./Ferrara, Alessandro: Polemika o ústavě. Prague: Filosofia 2006, pp. 7-17. ISBN 80-7007-225-3.

Hrubec, Marek: O globální spravedlnosti. In: Andreanský, Eugen, ed.: Filozofia v kontexte globalizujúceho sa světa. Bratislava: Slovenské filozofické združenie pri SAV, 2006, pp. 145-155. ISBN 80-89238-08-4.

Hrubec, Marek, Brabec, Martin: O egalitárním libertarianismu. In: Filosofický časopis. Vol. 53, No. 3, 2005, pp. 428-442. ISSN 0015-1831.

Hrubec, Marek, Brabec, Martin: Nedorozumění v diskusi o univerzálním základním příjmu. In: Filosofický časopis. Vol. 53, No. 4 (2005), pp. 637-639. ISSN 0015-1831.

Hrubec, Marek: Mezinárodní versus globální spravedlnost. Polemika mezi nacionalisty a kosmopolity. In: Hrubec, M., ed.: Globální spravedlnost a demokracie. Prague: Filosofia 2004, pp. 77-105. ISBN 80-7007-210-5.

Hrubec, Marek: Multikulturalismus z českého pohledu. In: Gutmann, Amy (ed.), Multikulturalismus. Zkoumání politiky uznání. Prague: Epocha a Filozofický ústav AV ČR, 2004, pp.10 - 15. ISBN 80-86328-64-3.

Hrubec, Marek: Východiska Taylorova výkladu ambivalentního charakteru moderny. In: Charles Taylor: Etika autenticity. Prague: Filosofia, 2001. pp. 113-132. ISBN 80-7007-150-8.