prof. PhDr. Jiří Pešek, CSc.

Jiří PEŠEK, professor

Department of European Cultural and Intellectual History

Research Area

  • Interdisciplinary Problems of Cultural and Social History

  • History of Science

  • Urban History

Courses

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Contact Information and Office Hours

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Education

  • 2000: University Professor of Modern History (full professor)

  • 1995: "Habilitation" for Modern History (postdoctoral qualification: university lecturer)

  • 1987: CSc. Thesis: "Burghers culture in Bohemia 1547-1620" (Institute of Czech and World History, Czech Academy of Science) (doctoral qualification)

  • 1978: PhDr., Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague

  • 1973 – 1978: Degree in History, Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague

Work Experience

  • 1997 – 2003: Director of the Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague

  • 1995 – 2012: Head of the Department of German and Austrian Studies, Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague

  • 1994 – present: Department of German and Austrian Studies, Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague

  • 1990 – 1995: Assistant lecturer at Charles University

  • 1978 – 1993: Archives of the city of Prague

Stays Abroad (selection)

  • 2002 - 2003: Visiting professor at the Chair of Eastern European History, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Göttingen (Germany)

  • 1992 - 1993: Visiting Professor at the Department of History, Faculty of Philosophy, Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf (Germany)

  • 1991: Research scholarship from the Institut for European Studies, Mainz (Germany)

Memberships

  • 2003 – present: Member of the editorial board of Bohemia

  • 2000 – present: Corresponding member of the Historical Committee for the Czech lands, Heidelberg

  • 1999 – present: Member of the board of the Czech Historical Association

  • 1997 – present: Member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Sciences, Charles University, Prague

  • 1997 – present: Member of the Collegium Carolinum, Munich

  • 1993 – present: Member of the Joint Czech-German Historians‘ Committee

  • 1992 - 2004: Member of the editorial board of Dějiny a současnost

  • 1990 – present: Member of the editorial board of Pražský sborník historicky

  • 1990 – 1992: Member of the Scientific Archival Council at the Czech Ministry of the interior

Publications (selection)

  • Jiří Pešek - Ludmila Hlaváčková - Alena Míšková - Petr Svobodný - Jan Janko, The German Univerisity 1882-1939, in: František Kavka - Josef Petráň (edd.), A History of Charles University, Prague  2001,  Vol. II. s. 163-174,  245-256   (ISBN 80-246-0022-6)

  • Die Prager Universitäten im ersten Drittel des 20. Jahrhunderts: Versuch eines Vergleichs, in:  Hans Lemberg (ed.), Universitäten in  nationaler Konkurrenz. Zur Geschichte der Prager Universitäten im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, (Veröffentlichungen des Collegium Carolinum Bd. 86), München  2003, s. 145-166. (ISBN 3-486-56392-0)

  • Kriegsende auf dem Gebiet der Tschechoslowakei, in: Bernd A. Rusinek (ed.),  Kriegsende 1945. Verbrechen, Katastrophen, Befreiungen  in  nationaler und internationaler  Perspektive, Wallstein V. Göttingen 2004, s. 173-184. (ISBN 3-89244-793-4)

  • Die Chemie an der Deutschen Universität Prag in den Jahren 1938-1945, in: Antonín Kostlán (ed.), Wissenschaft  in den böhmischen  Ländern 1939-1945, Praha 2004, s. 136-142 (+David Šaman) ISBN 80-86791-20-3


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