Adam ŠumichrastResearcher Research areas:
- Labor and social history, Trade unionism and labor movements, Collective bargaining and social dialogue, Industrial unrest
Adam Šumichrast is a doctoral candidate in comparative labor and social history at the Institute of History (Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Arts) and a researcher at the Central European Labour Studies Institute. His dissertation examines the interactions between trade unions and power centers of the state, their quotidian activities, their reception of state ideology, and institutional structure in a comparative perspective mostly during the second world war. He deals with the impact of these regimes on the labor movement and the processes leading to the emergence of new types of organizations that control the labor force. Additionally, he is interested in industrial relations, trade union research, industrial unrest and collective actions, especially in Slovakia and Czechia.