2021 (ed) Inquiring into Academic Timescapes. Bingley: Emerald Publishing. 

2016 Accelerating Academia: The Changing Structure of Academic Time. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Reviewed in Current AnthropologyDiscourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Higher EducationLSE Review of BooksInternational Studies in the Philosophy of Science 

Selected Articles

2021 Project work strategies in fusion research. Time & Society. Published Online First 21 April 2021. (co-author T. Virtová) DOI:

2021 On the ethics of truthfulness: An interview with Thomas Osborne. Theory of Science/Teorie vědy. Published Online First 15 April 2021. [interview] DOI: (co-author T. Osborne)

2020 Navigating 4S/EASST 2020 “virPrague” Conference. EASST Review 32(2) November 2020.

2019 Acceleration approximating Science and Technology Studies: On Judy Wajcman’s recent oeuvre. Science, Technology, & Human Values 44(4): 686-706. [review article]. DOI:

2019 Against reductionism: On the complexity of scientific temporality. Time & Society 28(2): pp. 783–803. (co-authors: L. Benda, T. Virtová) DOI:

2019 Slowing down modernity: A critique. Time & Society 28(3): 1039-1060. DOI:

2017 Academic stratospheres-cum-underworlds: When high and low publication cultures meet. ASLIB Journal of Information Management, 69 (5): 516-528, (co-author: T. Stöckelová) DOI:

2015 Speed kills, speed thrills: Constraining and enabling accelerations in academic work-life. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 13 (3): 295-314. DOI:

2015 Academic life in the fast lane: The experience of time and speed in British academia. Time & Society, 24 (1): 71-95DOI:

2014  Towards a social theory of acceleration: Time, modernity, critique. [review article]. Revue europénnne des sciences sociales 52(2): 235-249:

2014 Thematizing speed: Between critical theory and cultural analysis. European Journal of Social Theory, 17 (1): 95-114. DOI:

Book Reviews

2021 Book Review: The Social Structures of Global Academia edited by F Cannizzo and N Osbaldiston. The Sociological Review website. 4 March.

2021 Manipulating time experience. Symbolic Interaction, first published Jan 28. DOI:

2019 Review of John Smyth’s Toxic University. Theory, Culture & Society website. 15 February.

Book Chapters

2021 Introduction: On Times, Scapes and Chronosolidarity in Academia. In Inquiring into Academic Timescapes edited by F Vostal. Bingley: Emerald Publishing, pp. 1-17.

2018 Vampires in Academic Publishing – On the Case of Wadim Strielkowski. In Predatory Publishing edited by punctum books. Coventry: Post Office Press, Rope Press and punctum books, pp. 12-17 (co-authors L. Brož and T. Stöckelová)

2016  Rychlostí světla: vysokofrekvenční obchodování jako symptom sociální akcelerace času. [At the Speed of Light: High-Frequency Trading as a Symptom of Social Acceleration of Time]. In Dvořak, T. (ed.) Temporalita (nových) médií [Temporality of (New) Media)]. Praha: AVU, pp. 205-45. [in Czech]

2015 Temporalities of academic work. In Peters, MA. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory.Singapore: Springer. Published online 17 October 2015. DOI:

Editorial work

2019now Times of Covid-19: (with Helge Jordheim)

2016–now The Accelerated Academy Series. Thematic Section at LSE Impact Blog – co-editor: (with Mark Carrigan).

2016 Interrogating the Accelerated Academy. Thematic issue of Teorievědy/Theory of Science 38/1 (2016) – guest editor:

Other publications – more in CV

2021 Four reasons slow scholarship will not change academiaLSE Social Impact Blog. 11 May.

2020 Chceme vlastně zpomalit? [Rozhovor pro Deník Právo]. 13.8.

2020 Současná situace nás nutí ptát se po hlubší podstatě lidské existence. Deník N 24. – 26. 4.