Did you Know?

Situated near the Vltava River, the Dancing House was designed by architects, Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunić (1992-1996) to resemble a couple dancing. This building is unique amidst the traditional architecture in Prague.

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Sigmund Freud, one of the most famous and influential psychologists of the 20th century was actually born in Moravia (May 6, 1856), which is now a part of the Czech Republic.

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m².

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The Strahov Library contains more than 200,000 old prints (16th to 18th centuries), 3,000 manuscripts and 1,500 first prints.

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Madeline Albright, a Czech native and born in Prague, was the first female U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) appointed by President Clinton.

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There are hundreds of Czech words in common with the English language. For example, taxi, metro, robot, film, and tram are all used in the Czech language.

Felix Jeschke

Curriculum Vitae

Current Professional Position (Academic Affiliation):
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Theoretical Study, Charles University and the Czech Academy of Sciences

Education:
2016: PhD in Modern History at University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (UCL SSEES)
2010: Master of Research (MRes) in East European Studies at UCL SSEES
2008: BA History at UCL SSEES
Professional Appointments:
2016: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Theoretical Study, Charles University and the Czech Academy of Sciences
Books, Articles, Lectures and Papers, Reviews:
Book Project

Iron Landscapes: National Space and the Railways in Interwar Czechoslovakia

Journal Articles

2016: ‘Mountain Men on Iron Horses: National Space in the Representations of New Railway Lines in Inter-War Czechoslovakia’, Bohemia, 56.2, pp. 437-55
2012: ‘Dracula on Rails: The Pressburgerbahn Between Imperial Space and National Body, 1867–1935’, Central Europe, 10.1, pp. 1–17

Recent Book Reviews

2016: Sabine Witt, ‘Nationalistische Intellektuelle in der Slowakei 1918–1945: Kulturelle Praxis zwischen Sakralisierung und Säkularisierung’, Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, 64.4, pp. 664–65
Steffi Marung and Katja Naumann, eds, ‘Vergessene Vielfalt: Territorialität und Internationalisierung in Ostmitteleuropa seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts’, East Central Europe, 43.1–2, 215-18
Research in Progress:
Magyar Tenger and Slovanský Jadran: Comparing Hungarian and Czech Tourism on the Eastern Adriatic Coast, 1900s–1930s
Academic Honors, Fellowships, etc.:
2014
Hungarian Scholarship Board (Balassi Institute): seven-month research grant, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Institute of Historical Studies (2014–2015)

2011
Arts and Humanities Research Council: full doctoral studentship, UCL SSEES (2011–2014)

2008
Centre for East European Language-Based Area Studies: full master’s scholarship, UCL SSEES (2008–2010)
Teaching Experience:
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies

‘Modern Historiography’ (two weekly classes as Postgraduate Teaching Assistant, spring terms 2014 and 2015)
‘UCL Global Citizenship Programme: Danube Summer School’ (July 2014)

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Institute of Historical Studies

‘How to Prepare and Present a Conference Paper in English’
Personal:
ECES FF

East and Central European Studies
Prague, Czech Republic
An affiliate program at Charles University, Faculty of Arts http://www.ff.cuni.cz
Email eces@ff.cuni.cz