Members of the Center

The Czech Center for Human Rights and Democratization is directed and managed by a team of professionals who take part also in research activities of the International Institute of Political Science of Masaryk University. Each member of the management board supervises one of the thematic panels which the professional activities of the Center are divided into.


Hubert Smekal

assistant professor at the Department of International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Social Science, Masaryk University

assistant of the director of E.MA in Human Rights and Democratization for the Czech Republic




Lukáš Hoder

associate in a law firm in Prague

formerly attorney at the Czech Republic Governmental Council for Human Rights




Linda Janků

assistant and PhD student at the Department of International and European Law, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University

member of the Association for Legal Immigration Issues (Asociace pro právní otázky migrace, o. s.)



Ladislav Vyhnánek

asistant at the Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University

assistant of a judge of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic




Josef Kovařík
Kateřina Studecká
Martina Grochová
Adam Blisa
Katarína Hukelová
Helena Kopecká
Kamila Abbasi
Helena Bončková
Lenka Vavrušová
Irena Kaletová