About CAS

The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) was established in January 2013 as a research unit affiliated to the Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague, with a main mission of studying East and Southeast Asia from the interdisciplinary perspectives, and realizing an ambitious research projects at national and international level of excellence. The activities of CAS are focused particularly on the comparative research of the social-economic phenomena, processes and institutions in East Asian countries (Japan, Greater China, North/South Korea) in their broader political, economic, social, cultural and historical context. The key topics of the research are the risks in East Asia, the comparative analysis of the economic systems in Japan, China and Korea, the economic and social history of the East Asian countries as well as the comparative history of economic thoughts in East Asia.

Priorities of CAS (from May 2016):

  • Extension of publication activity – publication of expert analysis and studies on current affairs regarding Asia, relations between the Czech Republic and Asian countries, and essays with broader impact
  • Organizing of special events (public debates with experts on Asian affairs, presentations, seminars, workshops, conferences) to provide deeper insights both on current affairs in Asia and long-term issues
  • Organizing of supporting cultural and social events (such as travel talks, photo exhibitions, movie nights, debates with various specialists, discussions with Asian writers etc.)
  • Summer schools for Asian students at University of Economics in Prague
  • Stronger cooperation with other institutes (lectures, workshops and expert papers for companies and institutions apart from University of Economics)
  • Closer participation of students of University of Economics in CAS acitivities


Our team:

Zuzana Stuchlíková (Director) stuchliz@vse.cz +420 224 095 368 NB 228
Tereza De Castro tereza.castro@vse.cz +420 224 095 279 NB 232A
Jeremy Alan Garlick jeremy.garlick@vse.cz +420 224 095 638 NB 265
Radka Havlová radka.havlova@vse.cz +420 224 095 260 NB 266
Jakub Otčenášek jakub.otcenasek@vse.cz NB 378
Jitka Volfová jitka.volfova@vse.cz +420 224 095 258 NB 252


Our young colleagues (students):

Name E-mail
Eliška Bursová bure05@vse.cz
Gabriel Hasík xhasg03@vse.cz
Aneta Hlavsová xhlaa15@vse.cz
Jan Krejčí xkrej70@vse.cz
Andrea Mudrová muda00@vse.cz
My Hanh Nguyen ngup00@vse.cz
Dominik Proch xprod25@vse.cz
Pamir Sahill pamir.halimzai@vse.cz
Kristýna Tamchynová kristyna.tamchynova@vse.cz


Former colleagues:

Jan Bejkovský

Matyáš Havel

Vladimíra Knotková

Jan Sýkora

Petr Zapletal