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RNDr. Martin Plešivčák, PhD.

Human Geography |
 Demography and Demogeography
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RNDr. Martin Plešivčák, PhD.
Human geography division

e-mail: martin.plesivcak@uniba.sk
phone: +421/2/60 296 9625
room: CH1-B1/11


Research:

» Political Geography - special emphasis on the study of electoral geography - spatial patterns of voting behaviour in the national and regional context, electoral outcomes under the socio-economic stratification of the territory, conflict lines (cleavage structure) in a regional perspective, urban-rural differences of the electoral behaviour

» EU Cohesion Policy – knowledge (good practice) sharing between coordinating (managing) authorities across the EU member states, expert consulting and methodological activities, elaboration of specialized materials, manuals and presentations, socio-economic impact assessment of ESIF projects

» 2015-2017, since 2019 - IQ-Net Country Expert for Monitoring of EU Cohesion Policy in Slovakia (European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom / Technical University, Delft, Netherlands)

» Since 2018 - Providing expert consulting and methodological activities, elaboration of specialized materials, manuals and presentations (Deputy Prime Minister’s Office for Investments and Informatization of the Slovak Republic, Central Coordination Authority)

» Since 2015 - Socio-Economic Monitoring of LIFE Projects in Slovakia (Bratislava Regional Association of Environmentalists)

» 2015 - Education of University Employees in the Field of Future Administrative Capacities Building (Operational Programme Technical Assistance)


Teaching:

» Policies of the European Union (master level - autumn semester)
» Project Management and Management of the Projects Financed by European Structural and Investment Funds (master level - spring semester)
» Economics for Geographers (bachelor level - autumn semester)
» Political Geography (master level - autumn semester)
» Urban Economics, Local Finance and Development (bachelor level - spring semester)
» Geography and Public Policy (master level - spring semester)
» Diploma Seminar (bachelor and master level - autumn and spring semester)


Qualifications:

» 2000-2004: High school in Dubnica nad Váhom

» 2004-2007: Bachelor (Bc.) study programme: Geography in Administration (Department of Human Geography and Demogeography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)
Bachelor thesis (2007): Global Trends and Base of International Migration
Supervisior: Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Dagmar Popjaková, PhD.

» 2007-2009: Master of Science (MSc.) Study Programme: Human Geography in Administration (Department of Human Geography and Demogeography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)
Diploma thesis (2009): Analysis of Influence of Selected Socio-Economic Factors on Voter Preferences in Regions of Slovakia
Supervisior: Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Ján Buček, PhD.

» 2009-2013: Philosophiae Doctor (PhD.) study programme: Human Geography (Department of Human Geography and Demogeography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)

Essay to the Dissertation Examination (2011): Electoral Systems, Turnout and Voting Behaviour – Territorial Diferentiation and its Change
Supervisior: Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Ján Buček, PhD.

Doctor of Natural Sciences (RNDr.) thesis (2012): Regional Dimension of Socio-Political Conflict between Rural and Urban Space in the Slovak Republic
Supervisior: Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Ján Buček, PhD.

Doctoral Dissertation (2013): Regional Socio-Economic Structure as a Determinant of Spatial Patterns in Voting Behaviour in Slovakia
Supervisior: Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Ján Buček, PhD.



Career:

January 2011 – May 2011 – Erasmus Study Scholarship – School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

June 2013 – MEP Study Traineeship – European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

April 2015 – Erasmus Teaching Mobility – Institute of Geography, University of Bremen, Germany

Since September 2013 - Research Fellow - Department of Human Geography and Demography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava

Further information:

Since 2018 - Member of Academic Senate of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava

Since 2017 - Member of Working Group on Partnership for EU Cohesion Policy 2020+ (Deputy Prime Minister’s Office for Investments and Informatization of the Slovak Republic, Central Coordination Authority)

Since 2015 - Executive Editor of Acta Geographica Universitatis Comenianae (AGUC) Scientific Journal




  Selected publications from Martin Plešivčák are available in Slovak version of this page




 
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