Jozef Lenč

Jozef Lenč
University of St. Cyril and Methodius of Trnava - Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda · Department of Philosophy and Applied Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Currently, I am analysing the political system of the Slovak Republic. Besides, in the APVV project: Multidimensional Analysis of Trans- and Post-Humanism, I focus on researching future forms of political systems in the post-humanist era in comparison with the current view of the science fiction literature.
Additional affiliations
July 2012 - present
University of St. Cyril and Methodius of Trnava - Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
September 2002 - June 2012
University of St. Cyril and Methodius of Trnava - Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2004 - August 2009
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Field of study
  • theory of politics
September 1997 - June 2002
University of Trnava
Field of study
  • political science

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Publications (11)
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Resumé Scope of the research of this article is a problem of narrowly specific element of the political and party system. Field on which research is specialized is connected with religion, religiousness of society, more precisely with attribute of religious political parties and subsequently with determination of their position in modern political...
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The summary report on Muslims in Slovakia is part of a pan-European project to analysed the life of the Muslim community in the majority Christian environment of European countries. In the chapters, which are precisely structured, the authors discuss the current challenges faced by Muslims, as well as the history of Muslim communities, their annual...
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This article focuses on the change in perception of humanoid androids in science fiction from Philip K. Dick’s cult novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) and its later film adaptations, to the depictions of androids and people in the struggle for survival and immortality in the TV series Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009) and Caprica (201...
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The current crisis and the anecdotal evidence of the Muslim community in Slovakia, however, have unveiled a surprisingly different picture; a picture of the minorities’ life in Slovakia has not always been ‘a bed of roses’. Neither has it been like that for those who voluntarily or even against their own will, have found themselves in Slovakia. We...
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The article analyzes the state of Islamophobia in Slovakia in 2018. It describes the individual manifestations of this phenomenon, from politics, education to the portrayal of Islam in the media. It sets out the key debates in parliament and the start of the campaign ahead of the 2019 presidential election.
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The book analyses the relationship of monotheistic (Abrahamic) religions to politics. At the same time, based on evidence, it changes the paradigm of the relationship between Jewry, Christianity and Islam and notes the existence of an Islamic-Jewish tradition on religious issues and concerning politics. The second part deals with the definition of...
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In 2017, expressions of Islamophobia were transferred from social networks directly to the Slovak Parliament. At the turn of 2016/2017, a law was negotiated, which effectively prevents the registration of new churches and religious communities in Slovakia. Meanwhile, broadcasters of Islamophobic views receive more media space, mainly because of the...
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Some politicians in Europe ever more frequently claim that multiculturalism has failed. Others assert that it is primarily the current model of democracy which is in crisis. On the other hand Africa is generally perceived as a continent without experience with either democratic tradition or even liberal concept of multiculturalism. But is that real...
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The essential focus of this essay is laid on presentation and analysis of modern political parties. This study concentrates on determination of typology of religious political parties in context of present models classification of political parties. I try to emphasize especially the analysis of one of the last studies written by Richard Gunther and...

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