The Institute of History, Czech Academy of Sciences

NĚMEČEK Jan, doc. PhDr., DrSc.



Email: nemecek@hiu.cas.cz
Tel: +420 286 882 121, ext. 250; +420 286 892 530


Research employee; Head of the Department of the 20th Century History;
Statutory Deputy Director of the Institute of History of the CAS


Professional focus
political history of the 20th century (international situation and WWII, anti-Nazi and anti-fascist resistance); editorial activity (Documents of Czechoslovak foreign policy 1918-1945, Minutes of the meetings of the Czechoslovak government in London 1940–1945), edition of the memoirs


Significant awards
2003 - Nagróda Główna w Konkursie im. W. Felczaka i H. Wereszyckiego for the book From Alliance to Quarrel: Relations of the Czechoslovak and Polish governments-in-exile 1939–1945, Uniwersytet Jagielloński and Polske Towarzystwo Historyczne – Oddział Kraków
2004 – Award of the CAS for exceptional scientific result for the book From Alliance to Quarrel: Relations of the Czechoslovak and Polish governments-in-exile 1939–1945, Czech Academy of Sciences
2012 – Charles University Rector’s Award for the best scientific work for 2012, along with J. Kuklík for the book Liberated Czechoslovakia through the Eyes of British Diplomacy