Mgr. Vít Bořil

Vít Bořil

Study programme: Regional and Political Geography

Thesis title: Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Europe: Factors and Methodologies

Supervisor: prof. Petr Dostál, M.A., Ph.D.

Main section: Ph.D. students
E-mail: XhEs2f4WHgnD_b29bgvhTj
Department: Regional and Political Geography

Study programme: Regional and Political Geography

Thesis title: Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Europe: Factors and Methodologies

Funding: Self 

Begun: October 2018

Personal website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vit_Boril2

Thematic research group: GEOMIGRACE, REGPOL

Current and recent research projects: Sustainability of sanitation change in low- and middle-income countries; 2019–2021; GA19-10396S (pracuji na dohody)

 

Qualifications:

2018–present: PhD in Regional and Political Geography, Faculty of Science, Charles University

2015–2018: Master‘s Degree in Global Migration and Development Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University

July 2016: Aspects of Migration: Historical and Current, 9th International Summer School, Maribor

2012–2015: Bachelor’s Degree in Geography – Cartography, Faculty of Science, Charles University

 

Awards and grants:

2018 Dean's Award for Best Master’s Thesis in Geography

 

Research: 

His dissertation deals with the majority population’s attitudes towards immigrants in light of the migration wave of 2015–16 and the various individual- and contextual-level factors affecting individuals holding these attitudes. Moreover, the dissertation focuses on finding connections between a) philosophies dealing with the concepts of affect and attitude, b) theories of attitudes and c) appropriate methodologies that can serve to study the attitudes. He also participates in a project focused on the geographical aspects of Communityled total sanitation in rural areas of low and middleincome countries.

 

Publications: 

BENDL, T., BOŘIL, V., SUCHÁNEK, J. (2020): Populismus, migrace a virtuální svět. Geografické rozhledy, 29, 5, 8–11.

NOVOTNÝ, J., HASMAN, J., LEPIČ, M., BOŘIL, V. (2018): PROTOCOL: Communityled total sanitation in rural areas of low and middleincome countries: a systematic review of evidence on effects and influencing factors. Campbell Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/CL2.188

 

Conference contributions:

NOVOTNÝ, J., HASMAN, J., BOŘIL, V., LEPIČ, M.: „Geografický přístup k systematickému přehledu empirických poznatků o komunitou vedeném přístupu k celkové sanitaci (CLTS)
ve venkovských oblastech rozvojových zemí“, Výroční konference ČGS 2020, Plzeň.

BOŘIL, V.: „Are my opinions shaped by the behavior of others? Attitudes towards immigrants after the 2015–2016 migration wave“, 17th IMISCOE Annual Conference – ONLINE, 2020.

SUCHÁNEK, J., BOŘIL, V.: „Immigration, attitudes towards immigrants and populist radical right vote through the lens of cleavages, intergroup contact and group threat theories“, The 12th Polish-Czech-Slovak Geographic Seminar 2019, Łochów.

BOŘIL, V., SUCHÁNEK, J.: „Dopady takzvané „migrační krize“ na negativní postoje vůči imigrantům a na volební podporu strany SPD“, Konference ČSS 2018, Hradec Králové.

 

Teaching - Participation on subjects:

Statistical data analysis I

Statistics for teachers

 

External activities

Drummer for Vilémova kapela

Member of the Czech Geographical Society