PhDr. Lucie Storchová, Ph.D.

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Research fields of interest

- Intellectual history of early modern Central Europe

- Renaissance humanism in Central Europe (scholarly communication, literary fields, historiography, travel literature)

- Social and cultural anthropology (cultural transfer analysis, discourse analysis, gender analysis)

Education and academic qualification

- 2021–2022: “Habilitation” in History (Faculty of Arts of the Charles University)

- 2009: completion of the title „Ph.D.“ at the Faculty of Humanities of the Charles University, Prague (FHS UK, major: Anthropology); the doctoral dissertation awarded by Bolzano prize 2009

- 2006–2007: Promotionsstipendium by Gerda Henkel Stiftung (Düsseldorf)

- 2001–2007: several research stays abroad: October 2001 – January 2002: research stay at the Universität Wien (Aktion); March–June 2002: Universität Wien (Erasmus); October 2003 – January 2004: Universität Wien (Aktion); April–September 2004: Humboldt Universität Berlin (VW Stiftung); April–July 2006: Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main, etc.; Tutors: Prof. K. Vocelka, Prof. J. Helmrath, Prof. U. Mulack

- 2002–2005: member of the first Czech-German „Graduiertenkolleg“ Lebenswelten und Kommunikationsstrukturen in der mitteleuropäischen Gesellschaft vom 16. bis 19. Jahrhundert held by Charles University (Prague) and Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken); founders: Prof. Miroslav Hroch and Prof. Richard van Dülmen, later heads: Prof. Miloš Havelka and Prof. Wolfgang Behringer

- 2003: completion of the title PhDr.

- 1997–2002: studies at the Faculty of Arts Prague (FFUK, major: History)

Work experience

- since 2023: associate professor at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

- 2019–2021: chair of the evaluating panel P405 of the Czech Science Foundation (Vice-chair in 2018)

- since 2019: senior researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences

- 2012–2014: guest lectures in the international programme Erasmus Mundus – TEMA Master Course

- since 2008: lecturer at the Faculty of Humanities of the Charles University (FHS UK, Institute of Anthropology)

- since 2005: employed at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences

- 2001: employed in the Department of Manuscripts and Old Books, Library of the National Museum in Prague

International research grants and projects (last 10 years)

2022–(2024): PI of the project Forms of Humanisms in the Czech Lands II financed by the Czech grant agency

2021–(2026): participation on the ERC Advanced grant TextDiveGlobal (Textuality and Diversity: A Literary History of Europe and its Global Connections, 1545-1659); a full project member in 2025–2026

2021–(2023): PI of the project Literary Representations of Early Modern Crisis in Central and North Eastern Europe between Czech and Estonian Academies of Sciences

2020 – 2022: participation in the project Historiam videre. Testimony, Experience and the Empirical Evidence in the Early Modern Historiography of the Bohemian Lands financed by the Czech grant agency

2019-2021: participation in the project Europa humanistica II: Editing and Translating Ancient Classics in the Czech lands at the Turn of the 16th Century

- 2019: guest editor of a thematic issue on Humanism of the journal Česká literatura (6/2019)

- 2016–2018: PI of the project Forms of Humanisms in the Czech Lands (1469–1622) financed by the Czech grant agency; a volume published with De Gruyters Companion to Central and Eastern European Humanism II/1: The Czech lands

- March 2018: participation in the Training School EMLO on the road (Tallin)

- April 2016: participation in a design sprint Keywords and Text organized by the Huygens Institute NG – KNAW (Haag)

- 2014–2018: participation in the project COST Action IS1310 “Reassembling the Republic of Letters, 1500-1800: A digital framework for multi-lateral collaboration on Europe’s intellectual history”

- April – June 2015: research stay at the Faculty of History, University of Oxford

- since 2015: PI of the Czech team within the international network “Europa humanistica” organized IRHT (Paris) and CESR (Tours)

- 2014–2018: participation in the project Mezi renesancí a barokem: Filosofie a vědění v českých zemích a jejich širší evropský kontext (Czech Grant agency, 14-37038 G, No. P401)

- March 2014: guest lecturer at the University of Foreign Studies Tokyo and Kyoto University within the project “Patria and citizenship in historical experience of European borderlands”


- June 2012: Otto Wichterle Prize for the best early stage scholars (awarded by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)

- January 2010: Bolzano Prize for the best PhD thesis in the field of humanities (awarded by the rector of Charles University in Prague)

Membership in professional organisations and editorial committees

since 2016: member of international learned society RSA (Renaissance Society of America)

- since 2014: member of international associations IANLS (International Association for Neo-Latin Studies)

- since 2010: member of editorial boards of Dějiny – teorie – kritika

- since 2010: member of international associations Egypt and Austria Verein

- since 2007: member of editorial boards of Acta Comeniana: International Review of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History

Selected Bibliography (last 10 years)


- Vaculínová, M. – Storchová, L. – Slavíková, M. – Neškudla, B. – Podavka, O. – Králová, M., Bohemian Editors and Translators at the Turn of the 16th Century. Turnhout: Brepols, 2021.

- Storchová, L. Řád přírody, řád společnosti: Adaptace melanchthonismu v českých zemích v polovině 16. století [The Order of Nature, the Order of Society: The Adaptation of Wittenberg knowledge in the Bohemian lands in the mid-16th-Century]. Praha: Scriptorium 2021.

- Companion to Central and Eastern European Humanism: The Czech Lands. Vol. 2/ Part 1, ed. by Lucie Storchová. Berlin etc.: De Gruyter, 2020. ISBN: 978-3-11-064642-9.

- J. A. Comenii Opera omnia / Dílo J. A. Komenského 26/I: Korespondence. Část I, 1628–1638 / Epistulae. Pars I, 1628–1638. Praha: Academia, 2018. (participation on Annotations).

- Storchová, L. Bohemian School Humanism and its Editorial Practices (ca. 1550–1610). Turnhout: Brepols, 2014. (Europa Humanistica; Vol. 16.). ISBN 9782503551807.

- Storchová, L. a kol. Koncepty a dějiny: Proměny pojmů v současné historické vědě [History in Critical Concepts: Transformations of Contemporary Historiography]. Praha: Scriptorium, 2014. ISBN 978-80-87271-87-2.


The Jewish War, God’s Wrath and ʻthe Most Unfortunate Peopleʼ: Representations of the Jews and Judaism in Late Sixteenth-Century Protestant Literature in the Bohemian Lands. Judaica Bohemiae, 57 (2022), 1 , pp. 5–31.

- Strategies for Adapting Knowledge: Melanchthon´s Natural Philosophy in the Czech Lands, 1540–1590. In Burton, S. J. G. - Baines, M. C. (eds.). Reformation and Education: Confessional Dynamics and Intellectual Transformations. Göttingen, 2022, pp. 177–207.

- Humanist Occasional Poetry and Strategies for Acquiring Patronage: The Case of a Court Physician Georg Handsch. In Dobalová, S. – Hausenblasová, J. (eds.). Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria: A second-Born Son in Renaissance Europe. Vienna: 2021, pp. 351–364.

- Rerum Boemicarum Ephemeris (1584) und die protestantische Geschichtsschreibung in den böhmischen Ländern: Zur Adaptation in einem multikonfessionellen Umfeld. Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte - Archive for Reformation History, 112/1 (2021), pp. 180–210.

- Terryfying unreason or a model of toleration? Imagining Islam in Fictional Travelogues of Václav Matěj Kramerius. In Tomorad, M. (ed.). Egypt and the Orient: The current research. Oxford – Zagreb, 2020, pp. 29–38.

- Conceptualising Asia, Africa and Europa in a Polemic on the Origin of Bohemians (1615–1617): Supranational Geographical Units and a Humanist Competition for ‘National Honour’. In Detering, N. – Marsico, C. – Walser-Bürgler, I. (eds.). Contesting Europe: Comparative Perspectives on Early Modern Discourses on Europe, 1400–1800. Brill, 2020, pp. 228–247.

- Building Bonds of Scholarly Love: Changing Rhetorical Strategies in Comenius's Correspondence during the 1630s. Acta Comeniana, 33 (2019), pp. 79–102.

- Adaptace pověsti o dívčí válce v české humanistické literatuře. Česká literatura, 6 (2019), pp. 849–875.

- Kreativní melanchthonismus: K limitům výzkumu kulturní výměny na příkladu univerzitního humanismu ve druhé polovině 16. století. [Creative Melanchthonism: The Limits of Cultural Exchange Research on the Example of University Humanism in the Second Half of the Sixteenth Century]. Dějiny - teorie - kritika, 16 (2019), pp. 34–48.

- Dascalu, M. – Storchová, L. – Trausan-Matu, S. – Urbánek, V. Natural Language Processing: Shifting Rhetorical Strategies in Comenius’s Correspondence with Three Separate Communities. In Hotson, H. – Wallnig, T. (eds.). Reassembling the Republic of Letters in the Digital Age: Standards, Systems, Scholarship. Göttingen, 2019, pp. 428–432.

- Melanchthonský koncept tzv. osudových period u Martina Rakovského a českých humanistů. [Melanchthon´s "fatal periods" reapplied: The case of Martin Rakovský and Bohemian humanists]. In Frimmová, E. – Kohútová, M. Reformácie a jej dôsledky na Slovensku. Bratislava – Krakow – Trnava: 2018, pp. 121–147.

- Early Modern Knowledge of the Islamic Orient: Experience and Intertextuality in Bohemian Travel Accounts (16th-17th centuries). In Czerny, E. (ed.). In Search of the Orient. Krakow, 2018, p. 299–312.

- Vzdálený Blízký východ v Harantově putování. In Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic. Putování aneb Cesta z Království českého do Benátek a odtud po moři do země Svaté, země judské a dále do Egypta a velikého města Kairu. Sv. II. Praha – Brno: Host, 2017, pp. 416–423. [Česká knižnice.]. ISBN 978-80-7491-942-8.

- Bezženství kněské?: Polemika o manželství kněží mezi Adamem Klementem Plzeňským a Vojtěchem Scipionem Berličkou (1615–1617). [Bezženství kněské?: A Polemic on the Marriage of Priests between Adam Klemens Plzeňský and Vojtěch Scipio Berlička (1615–1617).] In Řezníková, L. – Urbánek, V. (eds.). Ex definitione: Pansofické pojmy J. A. Komenského a jejich dobové kontexty: Studie Martinu Steinerovi. Praha: Filosofia, 2017, pp. 181–210. [Studie a prameny k dějinám myšlení v českých zemích; 16.]. ISBN 978-80-7007-504-3.

- "The tempting girl, I know so well”: Representations of Gout and the Self-Fashioning of Bohemian Humanist Scholars. Early Science and Medicine, 21 (2016), 6, pp. 511–530.

- Presenting the Other in Jiří and Růžena Baums´parallel travel journals from South Africa (1938–39). In Hudáková, L. – Hudec, J. (eds.). Egypt and Austria IX: Perception of the Orient in Central Europe (1800–1918). Krakow, 2016, pp. 311–324. ISBN 978-83-7490-932-7.

- Visualizing Near East in Bohemian Travel Accounts of the Early Modern Period. In Jůnová Macková, A. – Storchová, L. – Jůn, L. (eds.). Vizualizing the Orient: Central Europe and the Near East in the 19th and 20th centuries. Prague: FAMU, 2016, pp. 61–83.

- Čapská, V. – Storchová, L. Transkulturalita místo národní mytologie? : Historický výzkum procesů kulturní výměny. History - Theory - Criticism, 2015, 2, pp. 187–201.

- "Till now I have been thinking only of study and work": Gender, Orient and Authorial Self-Presentations in the Travel Memoirs of Vlasta Kálalová Di Lotti. In Lazar, I. (ed.). Egypt and Austria VIII: Meetingpoint Egypt. Koper: Univerza na Primorskem, 2015, pp. 183–199.

- The "Apostle" of Renaissance Humanism in Moravia? Re-Figuring Augustinus Olomucensis in Modern Czech Historiography. In Ekler, P. – Kiss, F. G. (eds.). Augustinus Moravus Olomucensis. Budapest, 2015, pp. 149–156.

- „Zemi i pracovitým lidem jsou za břemeno." Alterita a biopolitika ve fiktivních cestopisech Václava Matěje Krameria. In Hrabal, J. (ed.). Fenomén cestopisu v literatuře a umění střední Evropy. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2015, pp. 119–147.

- Od praxe k příběhu: Nacionální narativizace Komenského na přelomu 18. a 19. století. In Řezníková, L. a kol. Figurace paměti: J. A. Komenský v kulturách vzpomínání 19. a 20. století. Praha: 2014, pp. 25–54.

- „Předchůdce rozumné emancipace pohlaví ženského a dělnictva“? K absenci ambivalentních a polyvalentních forem vzpomínání na Komenského v textech českých emancipačních hnutí druhé poloviny 19. století. In Řezníková, L. a kol. Figurace paměti: J. A. Komenský v kulturách vzpomínání 19. a 20. století. Praha: 2014, pp. 161–175.

- The Role of (Trans)National (Meta)Narratives in Representations of Cultural Transfers: The Case of European and Bohemian Renaissance Humanism(s). In Čapská, V. et al. Processes of Cultural Exchange in Central Europe, 1200–1800. Opava: Silesian University in Opava, 2014, pp. 35–75.

- "Die Ägypter wussten Ihre Köpfe zu gebrauchen!" Orientalische Alterität in den fiktiven Reisebeschreibungen von Václav Matěj Kramerius (1802–1808). In Born, R. – Lemmen, S. (Hg.). Orientalismen in Ostmitteleuropa: Diskurse, Akteure und Disziplinen vom 19. Jahrhundert bis zum Zweiten Weltkrieg. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2014, pp. 147–186.

- Vědecké reprezentace renezančního humanismu a utváření kolektivních kulturních identit. [Scholary Representations of Renaissance Humanism and Making of Cultural Identities.]. Česká literatura, 62 (2014), 2, pp. 276–286. ISSN 0009-0468.

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