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    Standards, Systems, Scholarship

    Book launch
    17 October 2019
    2.00 pm

    Institute of Philosophy
    Czech Academy of Sciences
    Meeting room, 1st floor



    The book will be introduced by one of the editors and co-authors Prof. Howard Hotson (University of Oxford).

    Photogallery is here.

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Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History

Jilská 1, 110 00 Praha 1

tel.: 221 183 337
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Research fellows



PhDr. Vladimír Urbánek, Ph.D.

Head of the Department

Work position:  Senior researcher

Research Fields of Interest:
- 17th-century intellectual history
- learned communication in early modern Europe
- intellectual world of the post-White-Mountain exiles
- eschatological and millenarian thought
- J. A. Comenius, his life and work

místnostroom: 101a
telefontelephone: 221 183 311
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PhDr. Vojtěch Balík

Work position: Research Fellow and Editor of Latin works of Jan Amos Comenius, interpretation of Comenius´ work namely from philological aspect, research of Comeniana and secondary sources.

Research Fields of Interest:
- early modern philosophy
- critical edition and interpretation of Comenius´s Latin texts
- book and reading culture in early modern period

místnostroom: 308a
telefontelephone: +420 221 183 314
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Mgr. Tomáš Havelka, Ph.D.

Work Position: Research Fellow and Editor of Czech works by Johann Amos Comenius, interpretation of Comenius' works from literary point of view.

Research Fields of Interest:
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entertaining literature of 17th – 18th century
- early modern Czech language drama
- short narrative stories

místnostroom: 312a
telefontelephone: 221 183 338
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PhDr. Markéta Klosová, Ph.D.

Work position: Research fellow and Editor of Comenius' Latin works in the critical edition of Johannis Amos Comenii Opera Omnia

Research fields of interest:
– editing and translating of Latin works by Comenius and other early modern Middle European authors
– research of Czech and Latin drama of the early modern era

místnostroom: 110a
telefontelephone: 221 183 319
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Mgr. Iva Lelková, Ph.D.

Work position: Research Fellow

Research fields of interest:
History of early modern period, intellectual history, history and philosophy of science, renaissance and early modern philosophy, visualizations of the historical data.

History of early modern period, history of ideas, history and philosophy of science, renaissance and early modern philosophy, visualizations of the historical data

místnostroom: 101a
telefontelephone: +420 221 183 311
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Mgr. Petr Pavlas, Ph.D.

Work position:  Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Fields of Interest:
- late Renaissance and early modern philosophy
- history of the idea of perfect language
- history of natural theology
- history of metaphors

- Encyclopaedism
- Metaphorologie
- Triadik
- Raymond of Sabunde, Nicholas of Cusa, John Amos Comenius, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

místnostroom: 101a
telefontelephone: +420 221 183 311
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Mgr. Lenka Řezníková, Ph.D.

Work position: Research fellow

Research Fields of Interest:

- theory and history of the historical writing (since the 17th century)
- social and cognitive aspects of textuality; anthropology of the literature
- social memory studies (especially in the connection with J. A. Comenius)

místnostroom: 110a
telefontelephone: 221 183 319
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PhDr. Věra Schifferová, CSc.

Work position: Senior researcher and Editor of works of Jan Amos Comenius

Fields of specialization:
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Philosophy of Comenius within the context of European spiritual history
- Comenius' philosophy of education, his philosophy of non-violence (irenicism)
- Comenius' metaphysics and ethics, interpretation of Comenian thought in Jan Patočka's works and in the studies produced by Edmund Husserl's followers (D. Mahnke and D. Tschižewskij) and by other German scholars in Comenius philosophy (K. Schaller).

místnostroom: 308a
telefontelephone: +420 221 183 340
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Mgr. Marcela Slavíková, Ph.D.

Work position: Postodoctoral Fellow and Editor of Latin works in critical edition J. A. Comenii Opera omnia.

Research Fields of Interest:
- early modern correspondence
- ancient Greek music, ancient treatises on music
- Humanist Greek poetry

místnostroom: 101a
telefontelephone: 221 183 311
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PhDr. Martin Steiner

Deputy Head

Work Position: Senior researcher and Deputy Head of the Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History. Editor of Latin Works in Critical Edition J. A. Comenii Opera omnia.

Research Fields of Interest:
-    editorial work, critical edition of Comenius' works, study of language and style of Comenius' latin works
-    participation in research on Comenius' life and work abroad (Poland, Russia, Germany), participation in conferences and workshops home and abroad
-     He published two new discoveries about Comenius' life and work.

místnostroom: 311a
telefontelephone: +420 221 183 338
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PhDr. Lucie Storchová, Ph.D.

Work position: Research Fellow and Editor of the Acta Comeniana

Research fields of interest:
- Renaissance humanism in Central Europe (scholarly communication, literary fields, patronage, historiography)
- Intellectual history of early modern Central Europe
- Social and cultural anthropology (social network analysis, cultural transfer analysis, discourse analysis, gender analysis)

místnostroom: 101a
telefontelephone: +420 221 183 311
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