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Mgr. Juraj Majo, PhD.

Human Geography |
 Demography and Demogeography
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Mgr. Juraj Majo, PhD.
Demogeography division

e-mail: juraj.majo@uniba.sk
phone: +421/2/60 296
room: CH1-B1/7


Research:
ethnicity and ethnic identity, historical demography, geography of religion, thematic cartography

Teaching:
Population of Slovakia in history (2nd semester MSc.studies)
Geography of Religion (3rd semester MSc.studies)
Computer mapping (3rd semester BSc.studies)
Demographic structures (5th semester BSc.studies)
Selected chapters in cultural geography of Slovakia (6th semester BSc. studies)
Geography of Transitive Societies (1st semester MSc.studies)
Theories and methods of urban research (2nd semester MSc.studies)


Qualifications:
2010 - Ph.D. in Regional geography, Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Sciences. Dissertation thesis: Ethnicity, family, and space. Selected geographical coherences.
2006 – MSc. in Geography and Cartography – Human Geography and Demography, Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Sciences


Career:
since 2010 - assistant professor
2015 - "Adding the Geographic Context to Demographic Analysis" summer course, Centre for Economic Demography, Lund University, Sweden
2014 - Religion in the U.S.: Pluralism and Public Presence, University of California, Santa Barbara - summer school
2010 - University of Pécs, Hungary - summer school
2009 – semestral stay at the University of Szeged, Hungary (Erasmus programme)
2007 – Hungarian and Central European International Studies Center University of Szeged, Hungary – summer school


Further information:
selected publications:

books

Historický atlas Evanjelickej a.v. cirkvi na Slovensku (Historical Atlas of the Lutheran Church in Slovakia) / Dagmar Kusendová ...[et al.] Liptovský Mikuláš: Tranoscius. 2012

World and its peoples : Central Europe / Ivan Bičík ... [et al.]. Tarrytown : Marshal Cawendish Corporation, 2010

Populačný vývoj Slovenska na prelome tisícročí - kontinuita či nová éra? (Population Development of Slovakia at the Turn of Millenniums – Continuity or New Era?)/ Branislav Bleha ... [et al.] Bratislava : Geo-grafika, 2009

chapters in books

Symbiosis in Diversity: The Specific Character of Slovakia´s Religious Landscape. Brunn, S. (ed.). 2015. The Changing World Religion Map. Dordrecht: Springer Science, pp. 415-438.

papers

Niekoľko poznámok k fenoménu etnicity v súčasnej slovenskej humánnej geografii (Some Remarks about the Ethnicity Concept in Current Slovakian Human Geography).Acta Geographica Universitatis Comenianae, 2014, 58, 2, pp. 149-172.

Vybrané charakteristiky transformácie religiozity na Slovensku v rokoch 1950-2001 vo vzťahu k sekularizácii (Some characteristics of the secularizing process in Slovakia (1950 vs. 2001) Geografický časopis, 65, 3 (2013), pp. 217-234.

Shrinking Minority? Slovak Lutherans Fighting with Secularism / Juraj Majo. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies. 10, 30 (2011), pp.39-55.

Cobwebs in pews - religion, identity, and space in Western Gemer region in Central Slovakia. Acta Facultatis studiorum humanitatis et naturae Universitatis Prešoviensis. Prírodné vedy, roč. 50. Folia Geographica 15, Prešov : Prešovská univerzita, 2010. pp. 55-68

Ethnic Diversity of the population of Slovakia / Juraj Majo, Marcel Horňák Europa XXI. Regional Development in Central Europe - Cohesion or Competitiveness, No. 16 (2007), pp. 191-198

Space and ethnic identity transmission: case study from Galanta district in Slovakia."New" Europe and challenges of sustainable development, Bratislava : Geografika, 2009, pp. 84-93




  Selected publications from Juraj Majo are available in Slovak version of this page




 
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