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PhDr. Kateřina Horníčková, Ph.D.

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External Fellow of the Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern and Intellectual History

2011–2014: cooperation in project: J. A. Komenský jako místo paměti

2009–2010: Postdoctoral researcher in the international project: Cultures of Knowledge

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Education and academic qualification

- 2001–2009: School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, Central European University, Budapest: Medieval Studies (Ph.D.)

- 2003: Mgr., PhDr. in art history, classical archaeology, Charles University, Prague

- 2000–2001: Centre for Visual Studies, Oxford University: Art History (certificate of studies)

- 1997–1998: School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, Central European university, Budapest: Medieval Studies (M.A.)

- 1992–2003: Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University of Prague: Art history – Classical Archeology (Mgr.)

Work experience

- from 2014: Project Investigator/Team leader, project Faces of the Community: Images, symbols and performances in the late medieval and early modern towns (1400-1700), University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, 2/2014-, part-time)

- 2013–2014: Lecturer and Stipendist, University of Salzburg (10/2013-8/2014, part-time)

- 2011–2014: Research Fellow in the project Jan Amos Comenius as a Site of Memory, funded by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (1/2011-6/2014, part-time)

- 2010–2013: Junior Scientist, project The Visual Representations of Saints – identification and identity, Austrian part of the ESF EuroCORE-funded project Symbols that Bind and Break Communities: Saints' Cults as Stimuli and Expressions of Local, Regional, National, and Universalist Identities (http://cultsymbols.net/)

- 2009–2010: Postdoctoral Researcher, Cultures of Knowledge Project, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, funded project of the Oxford University (http://www.history.ox.ac.uk/cofk/)

- 2005–2009: Head of Cultural Department/Curator of Exhibitions, Prague Castle Administration

- 2003–2005: Lecturer at Council on International Educational Exchange, Prague, and Comenius Univerzity in Bratislava

Research fields of interest

- History, Art History, Classical Archeology, Medieval Studies, Cultural Studies
Medieval and Early Modern Visual and Material Culture, Late Medieval Religiosity, Representation and Communication in the Middle Ages

5 most important invitations to present at scientific conferences

1. Contextualising and Visualising Saints in the 14-15th century. Lecture. International Medieval Congress (Leeds, July 13, 2011)
2. The Saint's Absent People: Making Saints Local in Late Medieval Images, International Medieval Congress (Kalamazoo, May 12, 2012)
3. Intercessores pro natio. Visual Constructions of Central European Christian Pantheons, Cuius patrocinio tota gaudet regio. Saints' Cults and the Dynamics of Regional Cohesion (Dubrovnik, October 19, 2012)
4. Martyrs of "Our" Faith: Community Identities and the Cult of Bohemian Martyrs in the Post-Hussite Bohemia, CEU Budapest Medieval Studies Public Lecture (Budapest September 24, 2013)
5. Illustrating vita apostolica. The birth of visual hagiography narrative in medieval culture, IZMS Lecture series Erste Dinge, Texte, Bilder, Klänge: Das Mittelalter als „Ursprungszeitalter" (Salzburg, December 9, 2013)

5 most important academic prizes/awards received

2014: Three-month Marie-Andechßer-Stipend (University of Salzburg)
2012:  Second prize, Magnesia Litera Literary Prize for the best Czech scholarly publication of 2011 for the book Art of the Bohemian Reformation (1380-1620) (co-editor M. Šroněk)
2009: Third Prize CEU Disertation Award for the third best dissertation at the CEU
2004: CEU Doctoral Research Scholarship, Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum für Osteuropa, Leipzig, Germany
2000: FCO/OSI Scholarship for study at Oxford University

5 most important peer review activities, editorship and/or memberships in academic organisations

Member of the Board of Trustees, Foundation of František Topič (publication awards for young researchers), http://www.frantisektopic.cz/onas.htm
Member of the Editorial Board, Central European Medieval Studies series, Amsterdam University Press (http://en.aup.nl/series/central-european-medieval-studies)
Reviewer for the Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice/Filosofický časopis Supplement
Secretary General and Member of the Executive Committee, CARMEN - The Worldwide Medieval Network, http://www.carmen-medieval.net/
Member of the Association of Art Historians, the Czech Republic

Most important research projects funded in the past

1997: Central European University Study Grant
1999: Foreign Commonwealth Office/Open Society Scholarship Grant, Oxford University
2001: Central European University Doctoral Research Grant
2011: ESF EuroCORE Dissemination Grant (for the ESF workshop organisation)
2013: Standalone Grant, Grant Agency of the Czech republic (Faces of Community Grant)

Names and institutions of key international cooperation partners in the last 5 years

Dr. Károly Goda, Palacký Univesity, Olomouc – University  of Westphalia, Münster
Prof. Roman Hankeln, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
Prof. Howard Hotson, Modern History Faculty, Oxford University
Prof. Gábor Klaniczay, Central European University – Collegium Budapest, Budapest
Dr. Phil. Anu Mand, Department of Art History, Tallinn University
Prof. Niels Holger Petersen, Church History, Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen
Dr. Phil. Lenka Řezníková, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Dr. Phil. Michal Šroněk, Institute for Art History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Dr. Phil. Vladimír Urbánek, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Bibliografie

List of all scientific publications in the last 5 years (2009-2013)

Monographs

In Heaven and on Earth. Church Treasure in Late Medieval Bohemia. PhD. dissertation. Budapest: Central European University 2009. Internet publication http://www.etd.ceu.hu/2009/mphhok01.pdf

Editor of collaborative volumes

(with Michal Šroněk, ed.) Umění české reformace (1380-1620) [Art of the Bohemian Reformation (1380-1620)]. Prague: Academia 2010. ISBN: 978-80-200-1879-3. (Awarded 2d place in the Magnesia Litera Literary Prize  for the best Czech scholarly work of 2011, English edition with Brepols forthcoming in 2014 under the title From Hus to Luther: Visual Culture in the Bohemian Reformation (1380-1620))
(with Michal Šroněk, ed.) In puncto religionis...Konfesní dimenze předbělohorské kultury Čech a Moravy [Denominational cultures of pre-White-Mountain Bohemia and Moravia]. Prague: Artefactum 2013. ISBN: 978-80-86890-57-9.

Articles

Memory, Politics and Holy Relics: Catholic Tactics amidst the Hussite Reformation, in Materializing Memory Archaeological material culture and the semantics of the past, ed. Irene Barbiera, Alice M. Choyke a Judith A. Rasson, BAR Series. Oxford: Archaeopress 2009. 97-103. (reprinted as Horníčková, Kateřina. Memory, Politics, and Holy Relics. Catholic Tactics amidst the Bohemian Reformation, Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice. Filosofický časopis Supplementum 8 (2011): 134-143)
Public Display of Religious Identity by Utraquist Towns in Fifteenth Century, Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice. Filosofický časopis Supplementum 7 (2009): 185-193.
Pražský biskup Meinhard a umělecký patronát ve 12. století [Prague Bishop Meinhard an Art Patronage in the 12th Century.] In Čechy jsou plné kostelů. Boemia plena est ecclesiis. Kniha k poctě PhDr. Anežky Merhautové, DrSc., ed. Milada Studničková. Prague: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny 2010. 245-249.
(with Michal Šroněk), Der Cranach-Altar im Veitsdom - seine Entstehung und sein Untergang [Cranach´s Altar in St Vitus Cathedral – its origin and demise.], Umění  58.1 (2010): 2-16.
(with Michal Šroněk), Umění české reformace – terra incognita [Art of the Bohemian Reformation - terra incognita], in Umění české reformace (1380-1620), ed. Kateřina Horníčková, and Michal Šroněk. Prague: Academia 2010. 13-16.
Mezi tradicí a inovací. Náboženský obraz v českém utrakvismu [Between tradition and innovation. Religious image in the Bohemian Utraquism], in Umění české reformace (1380-1620), ed. Kateřina Horníčková, and Michal Šroněk, Prague: Academia  2010. 81-97.
Město jako komunikační prostor. Utrakvismus, obrazy a reprezentace [City as space of communication. Utraquism, images and representation], in: Umění české reformace (1380-1620), ed. Kateřina Horníčková, and Michal Šroněk, Prague: Academia  2010. 175-184.
Contextualising and Visualising Saints in the 14-15th century, Medium Aevum Quotidianum 62 (2011): 21-39.
(with Michal Šroněk), The Bydžov Altarpiece and its Denominational Transformations, Umění  60.5, (2012): 363-383.
My Saints: ‚Personal' Relic Collection in Bohemian before Charles IV, Medium Aevum Quotidianum 64 (2012): 50-61.
Beyond the Chalice. Monuments manifesting Utraquist religious Identity in the Bohemian urban Context in the fifteenth and early sixteenth Centuries, European Review of History. Revue européenne d'histoire 20.1 (2013): 137-152.
Between the East and West: Bohemian Reliquary Pectoral Crosses as Testimony to Cult and Cultural Exchange,  in Rome, Constantinople and Newly - Converted Europe: Archaeological and Historical Evidence, U ŹRÓDEŁ EUROPY ŚRODKOWO-WSCHODNIEJ / FRÜHZEIT OSTMITTELEUROPAS 1,2, vol. 2, ed. M. Salamon, M. Wołoszyn, A. Musin, P. Špehar, M. Hardt, M. P. Kruk, A. Sulikowska-Gąska, Kraków-Leipzig-Rzeszów-Warszawa 2012. 157-172.
Konfesionalita díla [Denominational meaning in the work of art], In In puncto religionis...Konfesní dimenze předbělohorské kultury Čech a Moravy, ed. Kateřina Horníčková, and Michal Šroněk. Prague: Artefaktum 2013. 9-22.
Městská architektura jako prostor vymezení identit. Studie ke konfesionalitě urbánního prostoru [Urban architecture as space framing identities. Study to the denominational meanings in the urban space], In In puncto religionis...Konfesní dimenze předbělohorské kultury Čech a Moravy, ed. Kateřina Horníčková, and Michal Šroněk,  Prague: Artefactum 2013. 189-204.
Ostensio thesaurum Velislavovy Bible [Ostensio thesaurum in the Velislav Bible], in Velislavova Bible / The Velislav Bible, ed. Lenka Panušková (submitted in July 2013)
Martyrs of "Our" Faith: Identity and the Cult of Saints in Post-Hussite Bohemia, Symbolic Identity and the Cultural Memory of Saints, ed. Nils Holger Petersen, Sebastián Salvadó, Tracy Sands. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishers 2014 (submitted January 2014)
Podobizna, metafora, ideogram. J.A. Komenský v obrazové mnemonice [Portrait, metaphor, ideogram. J.A. Comenius in visual mnemonics], in: Komenský v kulturách vzpomínání 19. a 20. století, Lenka Řezníková a kol.,  Prague: Scriptorium 2014 (submitted April 2014)

Dictionary articles

Pectoral Crosses, in The Oxford dictionary of the Middle Ages,  ed. Robert Bjork, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2010. 1275-1276.

Reviews

Zoë Opačič, ed. Prague and Bohemia. Medieval Art, Architecture and Cultural Exchange in Central Europe, The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions XXXII (Leeds: British Archaelogical Association, and Maney Publishing 2009), Umění 58.1 (2010): 73-75.
Jan Harasimowicz, Schwärmergeist und Freiheitsdenken. Beiträge zur Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte Schlesiens in der Frühen Neuzeit, (Böhlau Verlag, Köln Weimar Wien, 2010), Medieum Aevum Quotidianum 62 (2011): 57-60.

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