Jakob Marcks

 Odborné zaměření

  • Architektura, urbanismus a studená válka
  • Československo a státy globálního jihu
  • NDR a státy globálního jihu




  • 2017– 2021: Project Manager at REM Consult Lang+Partner Stadtplaner und Historiker


  • 2019– dosud: doktorské studium moderních dějin, Institut mezinárodních studií FSV UK
  • 2014–2017: M.A.z Balkánských, euroasijských a středoevropských studií, Institut mezinárodních studií FSV UK
  • 2010–2014: B.Sc. z Urbanistického plánování, HafenCity University Hamburg


  • 2021– dosud: GAUK: „Východoněmečtí architekti na globálním Jihu: NDR, architektonické projekty OSN a globální socialismus ve střední studované válce“


  • Exhibition opening discussion at: Camps for Liberation/Education as Resistance: the construction of an anti-apartheid exile community in Tanzania, Bauhaus Dessau, 04.08.2022
  • Self-help Architecture in the Global Cold War: The Case of Dakawa (Tanzania), 1982-1992, in: Between Trade and Aid: Theories, Practices, and Results of Attempts of Exporting State-Socialist Development Models for the Third World, Conference, Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe, 29.06.-01.07.2022
  • “The local people do not favour residing in apartments”: East Germany’s HABITAT seminars on housing and the Global South, in: On Borders and Boundaries, Conference, Chair for East and Southeast European History at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, 28.-29.04.2022.
  • How East Germany’s Bauakademie availed itself of UN HABITAT as a leverage for its economic and anti-imperial ambitions in the Global South , in: Cold War (A)Symmetries: Conflict, Cooperation and Trade, International Online Conference, University Valahia of Târgoviște, 28.-29.10.2021.
  • GDR architects and the UN in Tanzania, in: Viva Africa 2021: Africa and (the Other) Europe: Imageries – Discourses – Exchanges, International Conference on African Studies, Prague, 15.-17.9.2021.

Studijní pobyty a stáže

  • 2022: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2022: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


  • Marcks, J. (2020). Book Review: ŁUKASZ STANEK, Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War. Střed | Centre, 2020(2), 170-175.
  • Marcks, J., Knieling, J., & Vladova, G. (2017). The North East Adriatic Region: Territorial Cooperation and the Role of Planning Systems and Cultures. European Spatial Research and Policy23(2), 5-25. https://doi.org/10.1515/esrp-2016-0008