Jakub Stejskal

Welcome to my homepage! I am an aesthetician with deep interest in the history, archaeology, and anthropology of visual art. I am also an associate editor of the academic journal Estetika.

I am an assistant professor at the Department of Art History and Theory, Faculty of Fine Arts, Brno University of Technology, where I teach courses on aesthetics, art theory, and academic writing.

Previously, I was a research group leader at the Department of Art History, Masaryk University, Brno, where I headed the research group “Remote Access: Understanding Art from the Distant Past”. Before that, I was a NOMIS fellow at eikones – Center for the Theory and History of the Image, University of Basel, a DFG research fellow at the Institut für Philosophie, Freie Universität Berlin, and a postdoctoral fellow at the same university’s Dahlem Humanities Center. I completed my PhD at the Department of Aesthetics, Charles University, Prague, in 2014.

My surname is pronounced “Stay-skull”.