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Alice Koubová, PhD.

Academic Education in Philosophy:

December 2005: PhD in philosophy at Charles University and University Paris X Nanterre (en coututelle) . Au-delà du principe d’identité - compréhension et être au monde. Summa cum laude

2004: DEA (Diplôme des études approfondies) Philosophie de la personne, Phénoménologie, Epistémologie, Ethique, Université de Genève, Switzerland

Academic Employment:

Since 2008: Senior researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. During the maternity leave period part-time employment. Research domains: Performance philosophy, postmodern ethics, corporeity, phenopraxis.

2005-2008: Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy and History of Natural Sciences, Faculty of Science, Charles University Prague

2000-2005: PhD candidate Researcher at the Centre for Phenomenological Studies, Charles University Prague and The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Since 2003: external pedagogue at the Academy of Performing Arts, Prague.

Maternity leave

2007- 2012 maternity leave.

Research Projects, Fellowships (selected)

2014-2016: Methodological precedence of intertwining, Czech Science Foundation

2012-2014: Philosophy in Experiment: Project of interdisciplinary cooperation, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

2012-2014: Relevance of Subjectivity. Czech-Slovak-Polish Academy of Sciences

2010-2014: Philosophical Investigations of Body Experiences: Transdisciplinary Perspectives, Czech Science Foundation

2008-2010: Post-phenomenological Conception of Experience, Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences

International Cooperation

2012-2014: Philosophy in Experiment. Interdisciplinary cooperation with Center Mbody - Künstlerische Forschung zu Körpergedächtnissen in Medien, Somatik, Tanz und Philosophie, Freiburg, Germany.

2012-2014: Relevance of Subjectivity. Czech-Slovak-Polish Academy of Sciences

2011-2013: On borders of Phenomenology. Czech-Slovak Academy of Sciences

2008-2010: Philosophy between subjectivity and Intersubjectivity. Czech-Slovak Academy of Sciences

2004-2005: Phänomenologie im Umbruch. Czech Academy of Sciences – Bergische Universität Wuppertal

International Research Fellowships

2014: Mbody - Künstlerische Forschung zu Körpergedächtnissen in Medien, Somatik, Tanz und Philosophie, Freiburg, Germany (1 month)

2013: Mbody - Künstlerische Forschung zu Körpergedächtnissen in Medien, Somatik, Tanz und Philosophie, Freiburg, Germany (1 month)

2012: University of Vienna, project Topological transformation of experience (1 month)

2010: University of Paris X, project Towards joyful thinking (1 month)

2009: University of Paris X, project and Beyond the principle of identity (1 month)

2006: Collegium Helveticum Zurich, Switzerland, project Experience beyond itself (3 months)

2006: Maison des sciences de l’homme in Paris, project Expérience en tant que preuve en phénoménologie. (3 months)

Study stays

2005: University of Lausanne, Switzerland, project Question de l’identité personnelle (6 months)

2004: University of Lausanne, Switzerland, project Herméneutique et l’individu (6 months)

2004: University of Wuppertal, Germany (1 month)

2002-2004: study stays at University of Paris X Nanterre. (3 years)

Academic Awards

2014: Otto Wichterle Award: honour given to “exceptionally outstanding, promising young scientists at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for their remarkable contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge in a given area of science”, Academy of Sciences of the CR

2008: Libellus Primus Award: best academic book of young scientists (for the book Mimo princip identity/Beyond the principle of identity) Jan Hus Foundation.

2000: Josef Hlávka Award for scientific work during the studies

Organization of Workshops and Conferences

2015: Topology of the culture - workshop with J.-M. Salanskis, Prague

2015: Performance meets Philosophy – conference with Freddie Rokem, Prague

2014: Gnothi seauton – no paper conference, Prague

2014: Ethics of Play, Prague

2013: Embodied Intersubjectivity: Between Phenomenological and Experimental Research, Prague

2013: Philosophical and Experimental Investigations of Empathy, international workshop. Prague

2012: Aspekte des Textes – workshop in collaboration with the group M-body focused on Heidegger’s late philosophy, Prague

2012: Voice in the Mind – workshop, Prague

2012: Improvisation, Thinking, Body – workshop for professional artists and philosophers, Prague

2011: Body, Sound, Noise– 3 days’ workshop for professional philosophers, Prague

2010: Perceptive and Perceived Body – 3 days’ workshop for professional philosophers, Prague

Presentations (selected, 2012- april 2015):

2015: Dialogical acting: Ludic attitude between theory and practice: What Can Performance Philosophy Do?, Chicago, USA.

2014: Phenomenon of excessive nearness - Phenomenology live, Prague.

2014: Embodiment, Oikos and Sharing Life in the Pregnant Body - Leben und Leiblichkeit in oikologischen Perspektiven, Liblice, Czech Republic

2014: Ludic theater as a political strategy - Theatre, Performance, Philosophy: Crossings and Transfers in Contemporary Anglo-American Thought, Paris, France

2014: Ludic ethics in Benjamin and Brecht - Ethics of Play, Prague

2014: To be ludic or sacrificed in performance? On ludic mode of thinking - Tragedy and Comedy in Thought, Berlin, Germany

2014: Self-cognition and self-saturation in philosophy - Gnothi seauton – no paper conference, Prague

2013: Dialogische Handlung – Spuren 2.0 Medien-Körper, Freiburg, Germany

2013: Enaction and Artistic research – Social Understanding, Enaction, and Interaction, Prague

2013: Topological transformation of experience at the conference – What is Performance Philosophy, Guildford, UK

2012: Wo und wie? Schöpferische Zweideutichkeit – Soundcheck Philosophie, Halle, Germany

Publications of Monographs:

2013: Self-identity and Powerlessness, Leiden: Brill.

2007: Mimo princip identity, Praha: Filosofia.

Membership and Activities in Professional Associations

since 2014: Member of the Popularization Board – Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of

Sciences

since 2013: Member of the Editorial Board and Circle – Filosofický časopis, Czech Republic, ISSN, 0015-1831

since 2012: Member of the Editorial Board – FILOZOFIA, Slovakia, ISSN 0046 – 385 X