who was born in 1947, graduated from the Social Geography program at the State University of Groningen, and he received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Economics and Econometrics of the University of Amsterdam, where he also taught Social and Economic Geography courses as an assistant professor and an associate professor in the Department of Social Geography from 1972 to 1998. Since 1990, he has taught at the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development of Charles University’s Faculty of Science, where he obtained his doctorate in Regional Development and Spatial Planning in 1992 and became a Professor of Social Geography in 1998. He has studied and extensively published on cultural, political and economic aspects of the transformation of the former Soviet Union, the European Union, and the countries of post-communist Europe.
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Vol 52 No 3 (2017): Conflicting Borders in the Post-Soviet Space - Research Articles
Phantom Borders – Historical Conditions of Political and Socio-Economic Cleavages of Contemporary Ukraine
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