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



"The University of Basel and the Czech Lands (1460–1630)", Grant Agency of the Czech Republic 21-00227S, (responsible researcher prof. PhDr. Martin Holý, Ph.D.), 2021-2023.

"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


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)