Jan Čulík is a Senior Lecturer in Czech Studies at the University of Glasgow. In 1996, he founded a Czech-language cultural and political internet daily Britské listy (blisty.cz). He is well-known as a public commentator in the Czech Republic. He is the author of two monographs on post-communist Czech cinema, one published in Czech and one in English. He has recently also produced an international monograph dealing with the construction of mythologies in the Central and East European TV series. He specialises in contemporary Czech politics.