PhDr. Ondřej Žíla, Ph.D.

PhDr. Ondřej Žíla, Ph.D.


  • Department of Russian and East European Studies

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Telephone: +420 267 224 297


Rooms: No. C316, Jinonice, building C

ResearcherID: P-9897-2017

Scopus Author ID: 28667528600

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5162-330X

Ondřej Žíla, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor at the Department of Russian and East-European Studies. His chief research interests are ethno-demographic changes, forced migrations, and conflicts in the countries of the former Yugoslavia. He published a monograph ‘You Are My Only Homeland’: Ethno-Demographic Metamorphoses of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1945–2013 (in Czech) and more than twenty studies. He has conducted a lot of field research in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Croatia. His current research is focused on the topic of the reintegration of divided Sarajevo after the end of the Bosnian conflict at the beginning of 1996 and its specific consequences.

Rok vydání


  • Moravcová M., Bittnerová D., Kouba M., Libánská A., Ljuca A., Marholeva K., Mujačić A., Skenderija B., Skenderija I., Skenderija S., Slavková M., Šístek F., Žíla O., & Žarković J. (2014). Etnické komunity. Lidé Bosny a Herzegoviny. Fakulta humanitních studií Univerzity Karlovy v Praze.

Chapters in monographs


Contributions in the conference proceedings

WS 2023/2024

  • Migrations in the Balkans in the 20th century
  • Forced migrations, repatriation of refugees and internally displaced persons in the former Yugoslavia
  • Yugoslav wars
  • Contemporary History of the Former Yugoslavia
  • Political geography of the Balkans
  • Regional and human geography of Southeastern Europe
  • Post-war reconstruction, peacebuilding process, reconstruction in the Former Yugoslavia