Publications

Books

(2019) Anna Durnová: Understanding emotions in post-factual politics: negotiating truth.  Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

(2018) Anna Durnová: The Politics of Intimacy. Rethinking the End-of-life Controversy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

(2015) Anna Durnová: In den Händen der Ärzte. Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis – Pionier der Handhygiene. Residenzverlag.

(2015). Fischer, F. , Torgerson D, Durnová  A. and M. Orsini (Eds.). Handbook of Critical Policy Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing. (paperback available)

 Journal articles

(2019)

Durnová, A. (2019). Der March for Science als Schauplatz der gesellschaftspolitischen Polarisierung zwischen Elite und Volk: ein interpretativer Beitrag zur Analyse von Postfaktizität., Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft (ZPol), online first.

Durnová, A.  Czech Post-communist Trouble with Participatory Governance. Toward an Analysis of the Cultural Agency of Policy Discourses. Policy Studies, online first.

(2018)

Online Contribution to the IHS Blog : Durnová, A. , D. Rychnovská (2018): The Climate Crisis is a Social Crisis, IHS Blog https://www.ihs.ac.at/publications-hub/blog/beitraege/the-climate-crisis-is-a-social-crisis, 13.12. 2018.

Durnová, A.  Understanding Emotions in Policy Studies through Foucault and Deleuze, Politics & Governance, 2018, Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 95–102.

Goisauf M. & Durnová A. From Engaging Publics to Engaging Knowledges: Enacting “Appropriateness” in the Austrian Biobank Infrastructure, Public Understanding of Sciencedoi.org/10.1177/0963662518806451

Durnová, A.  A Tale of ‘Fat Cats’ and ‘Stupid Activists’: Contested Values, Governance and Reflexivity in the Brno Railway Station Controversy. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, Vol 20 (6), 735 – 751.

Durnová, A. Understanding Emotions in Policy Studies through Foucault and Deleuze, Politics & Governance, 2018, Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 95–102 .

(2017)

Durnová, A. Framing policy designs through contradictory emotions: The case of Czech single mothers. Public Policy & Administration, Vol. 33 (4), pp. 409-427.

(2016)

Durnová, A. Reading the End-of-life Controversy through Political Lenses: Public Power and Intimacy. Sociální studia / Social Studies 1/2016, pp. 87–100.

(2015). Between the individual and the collective: understanding tensions of the interpretive inquiry. Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 9.2, pp. 241 – 246, . doi: 10.1080/19460171.2015.1040256.

(2013)

Durnová, A. Discursive Approaches to Public Policy, French Review of Political Science, 63(3-4), 85-93. – with Philippe Zittoun

Durnová, A.   Les approches discursives des politiques publiques, [Discursive approches to Public Policy] Revue Française de Science Politique. Vol.3/2013. 569 – 578.(together with Philippe Zittoun)

Durnová, A. Governing Through Intimacy: Explaining Care Policies Through “Sharing A Meaning”“, Critical Social Policy, 33(3), 494-513.

(2012)

Durnová, A. „Über die Rationalität hinaus: für eine interpretative und politische Wissenschaft.Reaktion auf Andreas Dür“ Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 2./2012, pp. 315 – 322.

(2011)

Durnová, A. „Feldforschung Intim:  Von Erlebnissen, Bedeutungen und Interpretationspraxis in der Politikfeldanalyse“, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft Vol.4/ 2011, pp. 417–432.

Durnová, A.  Faciamus experimentum in corpore vili“: Od kritické analýzy lékařského výzkumu ke konceptu argumentační koprodukce [„Faciamus experimentum in corpore vili“: From Critical Analysis of Medical research toward an argumentative coproduction]“ 
Teorie vědy/Theory of Science, Vol. 33/2, pp. 323 – 339.

(2010)

Durnová A. & H. Gottweis (2010). “The choice for Death and neurology“, Journal of Neurology, Volume 257, Number 7, pp. 1199-1201. DOI: 10.1007/s00415-010-5554-z PubMed ID: 20393857.

(2008)

Durnová, A. “Genetické občanství a moc intelektuála aneb o roli společenských věd v současném světě regulace genomiky“, [Genetic citizenship and the power of intellectuals, or On the role of social science in contemporary world regulation of genomics], Filosoficky casopis,`Vol. 43, N˚1, Praha, pp. 150- 156.

(2006)

Durnová, A. “Argumenter la mort : La transmission authentique du dialogue intime dans le discours politique“ [Argumentating Death : Authentic Transmission Of Intimate Dialog In The Political Discourse] Argumentum, (5) Université de Toulouse, AXIS, Romania. pp. 25- 42.

Editorials:

Durnová A., P. Just (2014). Societies in conflict: Public, Experts and Democracy, Critical Policy Studies, vol. 8.4.

Durnová A., T. König & J. Mourao Permoser (2010). „Gegen eine post-theoretische Wissenschaft“ [Against a Posttheoretical Science ] In: Durnová A., T. König & J. Mourao Permoser (Eds.) Praxis der Theorie [Theorizing Practice, Practicing Theory].  Austrian Journal of Political Science (ÖZP), Vol. 1., pp.  2- 10.

Durnová, A. & Zittoun, P. (2011). “Interpretive policy analysis in a French setting. The Fifth Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference, Grenoble, June 2010. Discourse and Policy Practices: Politics – Legitimacy – Power” In: Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 5 (2) 2011, pp. 103 – 105.

Book Chapters:

(2018)

Durnová, A. Intimität regieren (lassen)? Politischer Diskurs zum Lebensende in der postindustriellen Gesellschaft, In: Willibald J. Stronegger, Kristin Attems (Eds.): Mensch und Endlichkeit. Wien: Nomos Verlag, Reihe Bioethik in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft“, pp. 57 – 77.

(2017)

Durnová, A. Může se česká politika obrátit jiným směrem? Kulturněsociologická sebereflexe jedné generace. In V. M. Dostál, Grigorij (Ed.), Maximum možného? (pp. 137 – 143). Praha: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V.

(2016)

Durnová, A., Fischer, F. & P. Zittoun:  Discursive approaches to public policy:  Politics, Rethinking the role of discourse, argumentation and deliberation In : Peters G., Zittoun P. (ed), Contemporary approches on Public Policy, New York, Palgrave-McMillan. pp. 35 – 58.

(2015)

Durnová, A. Lost in Translation: Expressing Emotions in Policy Deliberation. In : Fischer,F. , Torgerson D, Orsini M. and A. Durnová, Handbook of Critical Policy Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing ,pp. 222 – 239.

Fischer, F., Torgerson, D., Durnová, A., & Orsini, M. (2015) Introduction to Critical Policy Studies. In: Fischer, F., Torgerson, D., Durnová, A., & Orsini, M. (Eds.). Handbook of Critical Policy Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 1- 24.

Durnová, A. Planing through Emotions. In: Gualini, E. (2015) (Ed.) Planning and Conflict, Routledge, pp  259 – 278.

(2011)

Durnová, A. „L’État face aux „catastrophes morales“ : de la politique de la mort en France au pouvoir de l’intime“, [State facing the Moral Catastrophe. Politics of death in France and the Power of intimacy]. in Arnaud François (éd.), Nouvelles figures de l’État. Violences, droit et société [New Figures of State: Violence, Right and Society]. Cluj: ARCHES/Idea, pp. 225-248.

Durnová, A.  “Diskurzivní přístupy v Policy Analysis“ [Discourse approaches in Public Policy] In: Nekola, Martin & Geißler Hanna & Magdalena Mouralová (Eds.): Současné metodologické otázky veřejné politiky [Current methodological issues in Public Policy], Praha: Karolinum University Press, pp. 64- 104.

(2009)

Durnová A. & H. Gottweis. “Politik zwischen Tod und Leben,“ [Politics between Death and Life] In: Weiß Martin (Ed.) Bios und Zoe.  Die menschliche Natur im Zeitalter ihrer technischen Reproduzierbarkeit. [Bios and Zoe. The Human nature in the Time of the technical reproducibility.] Frankfurt/M.: Suhrkamp, pp. 273- 303.

Durnová, A. “Jazyk na rozhraní. Překlad a poezie ve světle poststrukturalismu“ [Language at the border: translation and Poetry in the light of Post-structuralism],
In: Literatura na hranici jazyků a kultur. [Literature at the edge of language and culture] Praha: Karolinum University Press, pp. 35 – 45.

Edited volumes:

Durnová, A. & Zittoun, P. (2013) (Eds.): Les politiques publiques – postpositivistes [Postpositivist approches to Public Policy] Revue Française de Science Politique. Vol.3 (August)/2013.

Durnová A., T. König & J. Mourao Permoser (Eds.) (2010). Praxis der Theorie [Theorizing Practice, Practicing Theory]. Austrian Journal of Political Science (ÖZP), Vol. 1.


Online Proceedings:

(2015).“Negotiating Truth: Semmelweis and the Role of Emotions in Public Policy“, available online

(2014). “Negotiating Truth. Semmelweis, Discourse on Hand Hygiene and Politics of Emotions“, available online

(2010). “Governing Through Intimacy: Sharing Meanings in Health Care Policy Formulations (2010)”. APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper. Available online

(2010). “Acte pragmatique – acte poétique : la traduction comme recherche des frontières linguistique et littéraire„, [Pragmatic act – poetic act: translation beyond the borders]  Linguistique et littérature : Cluny, 40 ans après, Annales Littéraires De L’Université de Franche-Comté, 23/n, available online

Zittoun, P. & Durnová A. (2010). „l’Insoutenable de l’ordre du discours. ” [The unbearable of the order of discourse], In : Foucault dans les itinéraires des Recherches [Foucault in the Research trajectories], Working series Laboratoire PACTE, Grenoble.

Book reviews:

„Iva Šmídová, Eva Šlesingerová, Lenka Slepičková, Games of Life: Czech Reproductive Medicine, Sociological Perspectives, Masarykova univerzita, 2015“,  Sociální Studia/Social Studies, 3/2016.

Helga Nowotny: The Cunning o Uncertainty, Polity Press 2016“, Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review 4/2016, pp. 610- 613.

“Frank Fischer: Democracy and Expertise: Re-Orienting Policy Inquiry, Oxford university Press, 2009”. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft vol. 4 /2011, pp. 435 – 436.

“Hendrik Wagenaar: Meaning in Action: Interpretation and Dialogue in Policy Process, M.E. Sharpe Inc. 2011”. Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 6 (1).

Invited Talks:

(2019)

12th September 2019: Keynote Address at Disagreement, (in)tolerance and political discourse, Conference organized by the Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic.

20th June 2019: Invited Lecutre at the Department of Political Science, Concordia University, Canada –  Intimacy and the Politics of Expertise

12th March 2019: Keynote Address,  Semmelweis CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety –  Semmelweis’ lesson for Current innovation in Health Care

(2018)

15th March 2018 : Invited Talk at the Sociological Evenings, Faculty of Social Science, Prague – Understanding emotions in the postfactual world.

(2017)

6th October 2017:  Invited Talk at the Institute of International Relations, Prague – Feeling Liberal Democracy: Toward a policy oriented cultural sociology of emotions

5th October 2017: Plenary Panel, at the 9th International Symposium: Responsibility in a Leaderless World,  Czech Foreign ministry, Prague – Responsibility in a Leaderless World

15th September 2017: Interdisziplinäres Dialogforum Mensch und Endlichkeit
Die Institutionalisierung des Lebensendes zwischen Wissenschaft und Lebenswelt, Netzwerk LebensendeIntimität regieren? Politischer Diskurs zum Lebensende in der post- industriellen Gesellschaft

28th April2017:  Yale University CCS Spring ConferenceCulture of Truth: Emotions in a Post-factual World

24th April 2017: Invited Talk Yale University Policy LabSearching for Truth in Post-factual Times

9th February 2017:  TPol talk, University at Albany, SUNY – Citizen Empowerment in Post-communist context

(2016)

16th November 2016:Plenary Rountable, Institut für Wissenschaft der Menschen, Vienna. „New European Orientalism“

25th May 2016: Plenary Talk, Institute of International Relations, Prague – The Politics of Intimacy Re-thinking the End-of-Life Controversy

(2015)

24th September 2015: Keynote Address, Hygiene- Fortbildungstage, Meeting of the Austrian Association of Health Care (ÖGKV) Die gemeine Hand: Der Fall Semmelweis und die Entdeckung der Kontaktinfektion.

22nd January 2015:  Invited Talk, Masaryk University Brno – Intimacy and Politics: the case of Homebirth

(2014)

22nd Octobe 2014:  Plenary Talk “Austrian Medical society” (Gesellschaft der Ärzte) – Semmelweis fight for the Truth: Female bodies and the hands of doctors

17th October 2014:  Plenary Talk: Masaryk University Brno, International conference “identities in conflict” – Politics of Intimacy: Re-thinking the end-of-life controversies

14th August 2014: Keynote Address, International Summerschool of Journalism, Havlíčkův Brod. Upon the invitiation of the Austrian Embassy in the Czech Republic – Austria and the Czech Republic through the comparative eyes

19th July 2014 : Keynote Address, Université Libre de Bruxelles – Politics of Intimacy: Re-thinking the end-of-life controversies

6th June 2014:  “Semmelweis Lecture”, Keynote Address at the Annual Conference of the Surgical Infection Society Europe – Negotiating Truth: Semmelweis, Hand washing and the Politics of Emotions 

(2013)

24th May 2013: Invited Talk, Jour Fixe Art & Science, University of Applied Arts, Vienna – Lost in Translation: Back and Forth between Fieldwork and Interpretation

(2012)

8th February 2012:  Invited Talk, Department of Government, University of Essex – Governing Through Intimacy

(2011)

2th December 2011: Keynote Address, Annual Meeting of the Austrian Political Studies Association (ÖGPW), “Tag der Politikwissenschaft” ,hosted by the University of Salzburg – Über die Rationalität hinaus: Interpretative Politikfeldanalyse. Reaktion auf  Andreas Dür

18th November 2011:  Plenary Roundtable: “Poststrukturalistische Perspektiven auf Kämpfe”, Conference: Ansteckende Inventionen. Zur Repolitisierung des Poststrukturalismus, Department of Political Science, University of Vienna.

(2010)

3rd November 2010: Inivited Talk at the University Franche-Comté, Besancon, France – S’en laver les mains: A propos du mariage de raison entre Science et Politique

18th July 2010: Keynote Address, Faculty of Arts, University of Belgrade, Serbia International Summerschool of Philosophy and Social Sciences (OFRESS) – Science and Politics: a reasonable marriage

(2009)

13th July 2009:  Keynote Address, Université Toulouse Mirail, International Summerschool of Philosophy and Social Sciences (OFRESS) – l’Etat face aux catastrophes morales. Memento mori dans la politique française

18th November 2009:  Invited Talk, Department of Political Science and Sociology, University of Salzburg. – Feldforschung intim: Zwischen Erlebnissen, Kategorien und Analyse. Interpretative Politikfeldanalyse

(2007)

3rd November 2007: Keynote address at Testing genes, profiling DNA The global governance of genomics – hopes, duties, and security, Mendel Centre Brno – Global Governance of genomics. A phronetic response