Party affiliation: Communist Party of Czechoslovakia
Member, CPCZ, since 1959. Member. Federal Council of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia and Party of the Democratic Left, Prague, 1990-1992. Member of the House of Nations of the Federal Assembly.
Research fellow, 1960, Director, Department of Slavic Archaeology, 1975-1990, Institut, of Archaeology, Brno. Deputy director. Excavation Project, Mikulcice, 1963-1973. Sr. research fellow, Institut, of Archaeology Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, 1974-1975.
Associate Professor, of Slavonic Archaeology, Masarykova University, Brno.