Mgr. Marta Vaculínová Ph.D.

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Department of Neo-Latin Studies

Research focus

Neo-Latin literature, especially poetry; humanist letters, history of education, alba amicorum and libraries of early modern intellectuals

Academic websites profile ( etc.)


1995–2000: Ph.D. – Classical Philology, Masaryk University in Brno, thesis: Milostná a přírodní lyrika Bohuslava Hasištejnského z Lobkovic (The love and nature lyric by Bohuslaus of Lobkowicz and Hassenstein)

1988–1995: Mgr. – Latin and Auxiliary Historical Sciences, Charles University in Prague

Employment history

2016 - present: Centre for Classical Studies at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences - researcher

1996 – 2016: Library of the National Museum, Prague - head of department of manuscripts and rare books



"Representations of Rulers in Early Modern Literature from the Bohemian Lands and France", Czech-French Mobility Project, Ministry of education (responsible researcher Mgr. Marcela Slavíková, Ph.D.), 2024-2025.

"Beyond the Horizon: Visualisation and Interpretation of Networks in Early Modern Europe", Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 24-13165S (responsible researcher Mgr. Eva Chodějovská, Ph.D.), 2024-2026.

„Early modern Bohemia litteraria. Genre differentiation of Neo-Latin literatury in the Czech Lands", Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 22-00477S (responsible researcher PhDr. Josef Förster, Ph.D.), 2022-2024.

 „Forms of Humanism in Literature of the Bohemian Lands, 1469–1622, Part II“, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 2022-2024 (responsible researcher PhDr. Lucie Storchová Ph.D.)

"The University of Basel and the Czech Lands (1460–1630)", Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 2021-2023, (responsible researcher prof. PhDr. Martin Holý, Ph.D.)

"Europa humanistica II.: Editing and translating ancient classics in the Czech lands at the turn of the 16th century", Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 2019-2021 (responsible researcher)

„Archduke Ferdinand II of Tyrol (1529–1595) and his cultural patronage between Prague and Innsbruck“, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 2017–2019 (responsible researcher )

„Forms of Humanism in Literature of the Bohemian Lands, 1469–1622“, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic  2016-2018 (responsible researcher PhDr. Lucie Storchová, Ph.D.)

„PROVENIO – The Method of the Book Provenance Research “, programm of the Czech Ministry of Culture NAKI  2012-2015 (responsible researcher PhDr. Jaroslava Kašparová, Ph.D.)

„Research of the Library of Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria “,  Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 2006-2008 (responsible researcher Mgr. Ivo Purš, Ph.D. )

“Complete poetical work by Paulus a Gisbice”, part of the research project of the Historical Museum „Personalities of the Czech Science and Culture“  2005-2009, 2006-2011 (responsible researcher).

“Complete poetical work by Bohuslaus of Lobkowicz and Hassenstein”, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, 2003-2006 (responsible researcher).

Fellowships and research stays

1995 – Universität Konstanz,1 semestr

Several short stays in the Herzog-August-Library in Wolfenbüttel


The image of the city in the early modern Latin literature (course); Philosophical faculty of the Charles University; winter semestr 2015/2016

Humanist Poetry (course); Philosophical faculty of the Charles University; winter semestr 2010/2011

Humanist Poetry (course); Philosophical faculty of the Charles University; winter semestr 2009/2010

Conference papers and lectures abroad


2023 Tallin, Representing Crisis in Early Modern Literature 21. - 22. 9. 2023, Estonian Academy of Sciences - Filosofický ústav AV ČR, paper: "The Tablet of Cebes, the Pythagorean Y and Hercules at the Crossroads as Allegories of the Way of Human Life".

Barcelona, Reading and Studying Neo-Latin Authors c. 1600 - 1950, 19. - 20. 10. 2023, Societat Catalana d´Estudis Classics - Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Neulateinische Studien, paper: "Bohuslaus of Lobkowicz and Hassenstein: A poet between nations and denominations."


2021    Tours (online), Parler avec les mots d’autrui, 1. – 2. 7. 2021, Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance Tours, paper: „Editions and Translations of Ancient Classics in the Czech Lands at the Turn of the 16th Century. Some Remarks on the New Volume of the Bohemia and Moravia Series."

17th International Congress of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies, 2018 Albacete, paper: „Christus, natura, Apollo. Personal Mottos of Humanists from the Czech Lands".

Conference "Stadt und die Reformation - Krakau, Nürnberg und Prag (1500-1618)", 2017 Nürnberg, paper: „Humanistennetzwerke in Prag zu Beginn des 17. Jahrhunderts".

Conference „Humanistisches Wissenstransfer zwischen der Schweiz und Ostmitteleuropa“, 2013 Zürich, Institut für schweizerische Reformationsgeschichte, paper: „Antonín Truhlář und seine Sammlung von Geleniana“.

Conference „Der Weg des Buches“, 2009 Bratislava, Historický ústav SAV and Institut für schweizerische Reformationsgeschichte, paper „Das Buch als Geschenk. Böhmischer Dichter Paulus a Gisbice und seine Bibliothek“.

Congress IANLS Uppsala 2009, paper „Gustav Adolf, the King of Sweden, in the Latin Poetry of Czech Humanists“.

Conference “War-Booty. A Common European Cultural Heritage”, 2008 Stockholm, Livrustkammaren/Royal Armoury, paper „Bohemica in Sweden and the National Museum Library in Prague“.

Congress IANLS Budapest 2006, paper „Humanistische Dichter Böhmens und ihre Presenz in den gedruckten nicht-bohemikale Anthologien des 16. – 17. Jahrhuderts“.

Editorial positions

Editorial board of the journal Studie o rukopisech (member since 2010)

Editorial board  Knihy a dějiny (member since 2010)

Editorial board Sborník NM- řada C - Literární historie (member 2008–2016)

Memberships in academic associations and other academic bodies

Member of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies (since 2003)