The Institute of History, Czech Academy of Sciences

HOLÝ Martin, doc. PhDr., Ph.D.



E-mail: holy@hiu.cas.cz  
Tel: +420 286 890 189, +420 286 882 121, ext. 251


Director of the Institute of History of the CAS;
Head of the Department of Early Modern History; 
Member of the senior chamber of the Czech steering committee of the British-Czech-Slovak Historians Forum;
Member of Arbeitskreis Vormoderne Erziehungsgeschichte, Sektion Historische Bildungsforschung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft;
Member of Tschechisch-deutsche Kommission für die Herausgabe der Acta Unitatis Fratrum


Professional focus
history of the Czech lands 16th and 17th centuries in the European context; primarily cultural,
intellectual and educational history; history of the nobility


Significant awards
- Otto Wichterle Award for Young Scientific Employees (2009)
- Award of the Czech Academy of Sciences for Young Scientific Employees (2012), for the book In the Services 
  of the Nobility: Tutors of the nobility from the Czech lands (1500-1620)