Topic ID #20841 - posted 6/20/2012 11:40 AM

Law in Archaeology, Archaeological Heritage Management


picJUDr. Mgr. Tomáš Michalík, PhD.

Donnerova 19, 841 04 Bratislava, Slovakia




C u r r i c u l u m    V i t a e



date and place of birth:                      June 13th 1983, Trenčín, Slovakia


education:                              VI / 2011: Comenius University, Bratislava, Faculty of Arts

subject: archaeology (PhD. studies), title: PhD.

XI / 2008: Trnava University, Trnava, Faculty of Law, doctoral exams

subject: law, title: JUDr. (doctor of law)

2002 – 2007: Comenius University, Bratislava, Faculty of Arts

subject: archaeology (Master studies), title: Mgr.

2001 – 2007: Comenius University, Bratislava, Faculty of Law

subject: law (Master studies), title: Mgr.


scholarships:                           III / 2009 – VI / 2009: University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Department of Archaeology (SAIA scholarship)

X / 2008 – XI / 2008: Ljubljana University, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Department of Archaeology (CEEPUS programme)

X / 2006 – I / 2007: Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Institute of Archaeology (Socrates – Erasmus programme)


employment:                           since VII / 2009: Ministry of Culture of Slovak Republic, lawyer

                                                           job description: legal agenda of cultural heritage and      
                                                                                  advisory bodies of the Ministry:

-          Archaeological Council

-          Monuments Council

-          Commission for Research Licences

  cooperation with national and international bodies


                                               (since IX / 2011: Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts,

Department of Archaeology – lectures (external employment))          „zamestnanci“


                                               IX / 2007 – II / 2009: Monuments Board of Slovak Republic, lawyer

                                                           job description: legal agenda of archaeology

  decisions at the second stage (appelations etc.)


field research:             Trencin (Bronze age burial site)

Dzerava skala Cave, Slovakia (Palaeolithic – MP / EUP)

                                   Predmosti near Prerov, Czech republic (Palaeolithic; MUP – Gravettian)

                                   Trencin region, Slovakia (Palaeolithic)

                                   Trencianske Bohuslavice, Slovakia (Palaeolithic; MUP – Gravettian)

                                   Trencin (middle ages church)


practice:                       2004 – 2005: National Council of Slovak Republic, Parliamentary library, practice

    VI / 2003 – IX / 2003: Work & Travel programme, South Carolina, USA

other activities:           participation on the training of the Police Board members on illegal archaeology

(2008 - 2011)

                                   participation on conferencies, papers on the archaeological heritage law &

management (2008 – 2011)

                                   Law in Archaeology (lectures:           Comenius University – since 2008,

Trnava University – 2010)

                                   Legal minimum for curators of archaeological collections (Curator studies, 2011)

Palaeolithic (lectures, Comenius University, Faculty of Arts, Department of

Archaeology), since IX/2011


foreign languages:      English: fluently                                            

Polish: fluently                                                                      

German: intermediate

Norwegian: basics

French: basics


IT:                               MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint – good knowledges

                                   Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw – intermediate knowledges


driving licence:           group B (~70.000 km)


interests:                     archaeology, cultural heritage law and management, history, natural sciences,

politics, chess


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