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Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History

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Mgr. Iva Lelková, Ph.D.

foto 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

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Education and academic qualification

27.9.2015–23.10.2015: Short Term Scientific Mission for young scholars sponsored by COST grant, DensityDesign Reasearch Lab at Politecnico di Milano, collaboration on early modern correspondence data visualization

2009/2010: Fulbright visiting researcher at Stanford University, CA, USA – 10 months research stay, work on dissertation, collaboration on the Stanford University project Mapping the Republic of Letters – supervisor Prof. Paula Findlen

2007: Program Aktion research grantee at the Vienna University, Austria – 2 months research stay, collaboration with Prof. Marianne Klemun

2006–2011: Ph.D. student at the Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Philosophy and History of Science. Dissertation thesis: "Athnasius Kircher (1602-1680) and his Influence in the Czech Lands", Supervisor Doc. PhDr. Jan Horský, Ph.D.

2004/2005: Program Erasmus, Konstanz University, Germany - 10 months study of philosophy and history, work on Master's thesis

2000–2006: Palacký University in Olomouc, Faculty of Arts, Master in History and Philosophy, thesis: "John Wilkins (1614-1672), Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680) and their Picture of the Universe".

Work experience

From 2014 - Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History, Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences
10/2010 - 2014: Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History, Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Postdoc working on the international project Cultures of Knowledge
2009/2010: Collaboration at the History Department on the project Mapping the Republic of Letters dealing with advanced visualization techniques for humanities, Stanford University, CA, USA

1/2008–10/2009: Research staff at the Department of Philosophy and History of Science, Faculty of Science, Charles University Prague, Project: Theoretical study of complex phenomena in physics, biology and social sciences

Research fields of interest

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

Research Grants and Projects

one-year grant – Nové přístupy v bádání o J. A. Komenském (New approaches in research on J. A. Comenius), granted in the framework of regional collaboration between Czech Acemy of Sciences and  the Pardubice Region.
two–year grant GAUK 259164/2009, Měnící se obraz vědce jako sociálního typu v raném novověku (Changing Picture of a Scientist as a Social Type in Early Modern Period)

Conferences

26.11– 27.11.2015:  Visualization of Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680) correspondence – Problems and Questions, Jesuit science from a digital perspective. The Jesuit Science Network (Wuppertal, Germany)

24. 9. 2015 – Poster: Digitalizace a vizualizace korespondence J. A. Komenského (1592–1670) [Digitalization and Visualization of J. A. Comenius' Correspondence (1592–1670)]: Seminář o digitálních zdrojích a službách ve společenských a humanitních vědách (WDH 2015), Prague, Czech Republic.

7.–9. 5. 2015:  Eclipses, comets and stars: astronomical observations in correspondence of Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680), Observing - Depicting - Disseminating, The Scientific Perspective in the Modern Period (Graz, Austria).

18.–19. 2014: Squaring the Prague Circle of Mathematicians, The Practice of Scholarly Communication: Correspondence Networks between Central and Western Europe 1550–1700 (International conference, Philosophical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague).

29. 7. 2013: The Epistolary Networks of Jan Amos Comenius (1592–1670) and Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680), Digital Prosopographies Meeting (Workshop, St Anne's College, University of Oxford).

19.–20. 2. 2013: Sen jako cesta do vesmíru od antiky na práh novověku: Antické tradice v renesančních a raně novověkých cestách do vesmíru [Dream as a Journey to the Universe from antiquity to the Treshold of the Early Modern Period: Ancient Tradition in Renaissance and Early Modern Journeys to the Universe], Antické tradice v renesanční kultuře (Katedra klasické filologie FF UP, Olomouc, Czech Republic).

12. – 13. 11. 2012: Role andělských entit v díle Athanasia Kirchera a J. A. Komenského (Role of Angelic Entities in the Work of Athanasius Kircher and J. A. Comenius), Komenský – myslitel harmonie (Comenius – Thinker of Harmony) (Conference, Pardubice, Czech Republic).

26. – 29. 9. 2012: Intellectual Networks in Early Modern Czech Lands: Interactions between Correspondence Networks of Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680) and Philipp Jacob Sachs von Lewenheim (1627–1672) in the Czech Lands, European Networks in the Baroque Era (Conference, Vienna-Josephinum).

16. 8. 2012: An Insider's View of Oxford's EMLO Union Catalogue, Skype presentation of Early Modern Letters Online database and the Cultures of Knowledge project for a 2-week Humanities + Design research workshop "Early Modern Time & Networks" organized by the Stanford University http://athanasius.stanford.edu/.

16.–18. 3. 2011: Iva Lelková and Suzanne Sutherland, Princes, Courtiers, and Scholars: Athanasius Kircher's Correspondence Network, 1632-1680, Mapping the Republic of Letters (Conference, Giorgio Cini Foundation, San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy).

12.–14. 3. 2010: Athanasius Kircher and his Jesuit Network, Columbia History of Science Group Annual Meeting at Friday Harbor Laboratories, WA, USAs.

Teaching

Winter term 2012/2013: Intelektuální dějiny – metody a východiska (Intellectual History – Methods and Recourses), seminar at Philosophical Faculty University of West Bohemia in Plzeň

Bibliography

Study: Suzanne Sutherland, S. – Lelková, I. – Findlen, P. Catholic Europe after the Thirty Years' War: Athanasius Kircher at  the Center of His World. [forthcoming].

Study: Findlen, P. – Sutherland, S. – Lelková, I. A Jesuit's Letters Athanasius Kircher at the Edges of his World.  American Historical Review. [forthcoming].

Book: Sny o mnohosti světů: Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680), John Wilkins (1614–1672) a jejich obraz vesmíru.[Dreams About Plurality of Worlds. Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680), John Wilkins (1614–1672) and their Image of the Universe]. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7429-605-5.

Chapter in the book: Beneš, J. – Klosová, M. – Lelková, I. Signatura 1 B b. [Signature 1 B b.]. In Rukopisné zlomky Knihovny Národního muzea: Signatury 1 B a 1 C. Praha: Národní muzeum, 2015, p. 31–92.

Study: Digitalizace a vizualizace korespondence J. A. Komenského (1592–1670). [Digitalization and Visualization of J. A. Comenius' Correspondence (1592–1670).] In Hlaváčová, J. Semináře o digitálních zdrojích a službách ve společenských a humanitních vědách (WDH 2015). Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 2015, p. 10–16. ISBN 978-80-904571-9-5.

Review: Storchová, L. – Růžička, J. Věda/vědění. [Science/Knowledge]. In Storchová, L. a kol. Koncepty a dějiny: Proměny pojmů v současné historické vědě. [Concepts and History: Changing Concepts in Contemporary Historical Science.]. Praha: Scriptorium, 2014. ISBN 978-80-87271-87-2. DVT, 48 (2015), 2, p. 108–113.

Study: The Ebb and Flow of Blood. A Case Study on the Early Modern Analogy of Movement of Seawaters and the Circulation of Blood in the Human Body. Acta Comeniana, 28 (2014), p. 127–144.

Review: Oliva Sabuco de Nantes Barrera. The True Medicine. Ed. and transl. Gianna Pomata. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2010. [The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Toronto Series; 4.]. Acta Comeniana, 27 (2013). ISBN 978-80-7007-433-6. ISSN 0231-5955.

Chapter in the book: Jan Amos Komenský a role andělských entit v jeho díle. [John Amos Comenius and the role of angelic entities in his work.]. In Schifferová, V. – Prázný, A. – Šolcová, K. (eds.). Idea harmonie v díle Jana Amose Komenského [The Idea of Harmony in the Work of John Amos Comenius.]. Červený Kostelec: Pavel Mervart, 2014, p. 137–150.

Study: Literární žánr snu jako myšlenkový experiment raně novověké vědy [Genre of literary dream as an intellectual experiment of Early Modern Science]. DVT (History of Sciences and Technology Journal), 47 (2014), 3, p. 141–151.

Review: Roos, A. M. Web of Nature: Martin Lister (1639–1712), the first arachnologist. Leiden – Boston: Brill, 2011. Acta Comeniana, 26 (2012), p. 232–236. ISBN 978-80-7007-404-6. ISSN 0231-5955.

Study: Philipp Jacob Sachs von Lewenheimb (1627–1672) and his Role within Intellectual Networks of the Czech Lands. Acta Comeniana, 26 (2012), p. 121–140.

Book: Horský, Z. Koperník a české země: Soubor studií o renesanční kosmologii a nové vědě. [Copernicus and the Czech Lands.]. Hladký, V. – Hermann, T. – Lelková, I. (eds.). Červený Kostelec: Pavel Mervart, 2011. ISBN 978-80-87378-87-8.

Study: Symbols and Alphabet: Athanasius Kircher, William Warburton and the Decipherment of Hieroglyphs. Kuděj, 2 (2011), p. 111–125.

Study: The last Polymath? An Overview of the Literature on the Life and Work of Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680). Studia Comeniana et historica, 40 (2010), 83–84, p. 46–68.

Report: Mapping the Republic of Letters Project. DVT (History of Sciences and Technology Journal), 43 (2010), 3, p. 220–222.

Study: Philosophical Thoughts of Cyrano de Bergerac. Studia Comeniana et historica, 38 (2008), 80, p. 109–132.

Databases

- The Correspondence of Philipp Jakob Sachs of Löwenheimb (1627–1672)]. The Cultures of Knowledge Project, Oxford 2014, http://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/, 26.11.2014.

- The Correspondence of Amandus Polanus of Polansdorf (1561–1610)]. The Cultures of Knowledge Project, Oxford 2014, http://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/, 26.11.2014.

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