Karla Koutková, Ph.D.
- 2010–2016 PhD, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
- 2006–2007 MA, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
- 2002–2006 BA, Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies, Brno, Czech Republic
Informality and state-building in Southeast Europe, ethnic conflict, political anthropology of humanitarianism and forced migration
- Unlikely refuge? Refugees and citizens in East-Central Europe in the 20th century, ERC Consolidator grant, Research fellow, 09/2019-2024
- 2017–2018: Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
- 2016–2017: Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz, Austria
- 2012–2013: Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 2011–2012: Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Fellowships abroad since 2010
- 02/2017–06/2017: Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz, Austria
- 10/2014–01/2015: Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna, Austria
- 06/2014–07/2014: Open Society Archives, Budapest, Hungary
- 09/2013–12/2013: Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto, Canada
- 09/2012–06/2014: IVF Scholarship, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Publications since 2010
Articles in impacted journals
- Koutková, Karla. "Informality as an interpretive filter: Translating ubleha in local community development in Bosnia". Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe, Vol. 24, Issue 3 (2016): 1-15.
- Koutková, Karla. "International Handbook on Informal Governance" (book review) in Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2014): 120-123.
- Koutková, Karla. "'The King is Naked': Internationality, informality and ko fol state-building in Bosnia". In Negotiating Social Relations in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Semiperipheral Entanglements, edited by Stef Jansen et al., 109-122. London: Routledge, 2016.
- Koutková, Karla. "The Importance of Having štela: Reproduction of Informality in the Democratization Sector in Bosnia". In Informal Economies in Post-Socialist Spaces, edited by Jeremy Morris and Abel Polese, 139-153. London: Palgrave, 2015.
- Brkovic, Carna & Koutková, Karla. “Bosnian štela”. In Global Encyclopaedia of Informality, Volume 1, p. 54. London: UCL Press, 2018.