Marek Hrubec holds a PhD in philosophy from Charles University. He has studied in Germany and the USA, as well as taking part in a year-long scholarship program at Oxford University, UK. In his research he especially focuses on social and political philosophy. He deals with issues of social and political justice, various kinds of recognition, legitimacy, participation, and democracy. In his theories he is working on formulating a conception of extraterritorial and intercultural recognition. He teaches political philosophy at the Department of Political Science at Charles University in Prague.