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Adela Petrovic's Transient Doctoral Research Journey at SURB

Delving into the complexities of gentrification dynamics and urban transformation processes, Adela Petrovic embarks on a six-month doctoral research stay at SURB in February 2024.

Adela Petrovic's Transient Doctoral Research Journey

Adela Petrovic is a PhD candidate and lecturer at Charles University's Department of Social Geography and Regional Development and Internationalization Coordinator at the Geographical Institute (CU). With a Bachelor's in Political Science and two Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's degrees in Comparative Local Development (CoDe) and Urban Studies (4CITIES), she brings a diverse academic background to her work. Her doctoral research, titled "Socio-spatial approach towards understanding identity construction: urban transformations in Prague Urban Region," investigates the complexities of identity formation amid urban change. Adela is the principal investigator of a project funded by the Grant Agency of Charles University (GAUK), which delves into gentrification dynamics and the evolving identities of former working-class neighbourhoods in Prague.

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