Miroslav Šedivý

Miroslav Šedivý

Office: building EA, office 12 034

Phone: +420 466 036 039

E-mail: miroslav.sedivy@upce.cz

 

Education

2005–2008 Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University, Prague, Ph.D. in General History, Program: Historical Sciences

1999–2005 Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University, Prague, MA (Mgr.) in History, Program: Historical Sciences


Education Abroad

October 2007 – August 2008 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München, Institut
für Neueste Geschichte und Zeitgeschichte

January – May 2007 Universität Wien, Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte

September 2004 – March 2005 University of Newcastle upon Tyne, School of Historical Studies

October 2003 – January 2004 Universität Wien, Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte

 

Teaching Experience Abroad

October 2019 – September 2020 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Hildesheim, the lectures on Europa im Vormärz zwischen dem Mythos und der Realität and Schwierige Koexistenz: Europa und das Osmanische Reich im langen 19. Jahrhundert, the seminars on Die Reflexion der Geschichte des langen 19. Jahrhunderts in der Kunst and Geschichte der Habsburgermonarchie 1526–1918.

April 2018 Katedra historii sztuki Uniwersytetu Lodzkiego (University of Lodz), the lectures on History of the Habsburg Empire 1526–1918 and The reflection of the "long 19th century" European history in culture (literature, music, art).

October 2017 – March 2018 Institut für Geschichte, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, the lectures on The Difficult Coexistence: Europe and the Ottoman Empire in the Long 19th Century and the seminar on Europa im Vormärz zwischen dem Mythos und der Realität.

March – June 2017 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien, the lectures on Fürst Metternich, Österreich und Europa im Vormärz: Zwischen dem Mythos und der Realität


Research Experience Abroad

August 2020 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien

September 2019 – February 2020 Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

May 2017 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien

July 2014 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien

August 2010 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien

June – July 2010 Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow

February 2010 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien

August 2009 Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien


Teaching Experience in the Czech Republic

October 2018 – January 2019 Institute of World History, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague, the lectures on Metternich and His Time.

February – May 2014 Institute of Near Eastern and African Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague, the lectures on The Great Powers, the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Question 1774–1923

Since January 2012 Department of Historical Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Research Assistant/Teacher

February 2008 – December 2011 Department of Anthropology and Historical Science, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Research Assistant/Teacher


Other Work Experience in the Czech Republic

January 2006 - December 2014 Work for a Historical Review Historický obzor (the writing of periodic rubrics New Historical Books and Days of Remembrances)

April – November 2008 (2009) Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague, Outside Research Assistant (writing a book on Mohammed Ali)

October – December 2005 &
February – December 2006 &
February 2008 – December 2009 Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague, Assistant to an Advisory Board of Journals Archiv orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies, and Nový Orient


Research Projects

2018–2020 The Role of Geopolitics in the Italian National Movement before 1848. Financed by the Czech Science Foundation. (grant No. GAČR 18-05758S; principal investigator)

2018–2019 The Selected Chapters from the History of Risorgimento. Financed by the University of West Bohemia. (grant No. SGS-2018-18; principal investigator)

2015–2017 Metternich, Italy and the European States System 1830–1848. Financed by the Czech Science Foundation. (grant No. GAČR 15-04973S; principal investigator)

2013 The Genesis of German Nationalism. Financed by the University of West Bohemia. (grant No. SGS-2013-005; principal investigator)

2013–2014 The Rhine Crisis of 1840. Financed by the Czech Science Foundation.
(grant No. GAČR 13-03932S; principal investigator)

2012 The Construction of National Identities in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa. Financed by the University of West Bohemia. (Grant No. SGS-2012-017; fellow-researcher)

2010–2012 Metternich and the Eastern Question 1821–1841. Financed by the Czech Science Foundation. (grant No. GAČR P410/10/P027, principal investigator)

2010 Metternich’s Foreign Policy after 1830. Financed by the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. (POSTDOC-10, principal investigator)

2009 Metternich and the Eastern Question. Financed by the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. (POSTDOC-09, principal investigator)

2007 Metternich and the Eastern Question 1829–1841. Financed by the Charles University in Prague (grant No. GAUK 257604, principal investigator)


Awards

Egon Erwin Kisch Prize for the authors of historical literature for the year 2018. The awarded book: O švestky a brambory: Prusko-rakouská válka o bavorské dědictví 1778–1779 [For Plums and Potatoes: The Austro-Prussian War of the Bavarian Succession 1778–1779]. For bibliographical information see below.

Miroslav Ivanov Prize for the authors of historical literature for the year 2011. The awarded book: Krvavá odyssea. Řecký boj za nezávislost 1821–1832 [The Bloody Odyssey. The Greek Struggle for Independence 1821–1832]. For bibliographical information see below.


Publications

I. Monographs in English

The Decline of the Congress System: Metternich, Italy and European Diplomacy, London, New York: I. B. Tauris, 2018, 351 pages. ISBN 978-1-78453-852-1.
[reviews on the book have been published in Journal of Modern Italian Studies 25/2020/2, p. 217-219; Austrian History Yearbook 51/2020, pp. 342-343; Diplomacy & Statecraft 31/2020/2, pp. 385-386]

Crisis among the Great Powers: The Concert of Europe and the Eastern Question, London, New York: I. B. Tauris, 2017, 405 pages. ISBN 978-1-78453-509-4.
[reviews on the book have been published in European History Quarterly 48/2017/1, pp. 184-185; Slavic Review 77/2018/3, p. 214]

Metternich, the Great Powers and the Eastern Question, Pilsen: ZČU, 2013, 1033 pages. ISBN 978-80-261-0223-6 (hardcover), 978-80-261-0224-3 (on-line version) (free download: http://metternich.zcu.cz)
[reviews on the book have been published in Sehepunkte 14/2014/6, online; Central European History 49/2016/01, pp. 124-125; European History Quarterly 44/2014/2, pp. 368-369; Middle Eastern Studies 51/2015/2, pp. 329-330; Austrian History Yearbook 46/2015, pp. 406-407; European Review of History 21/2014/5, pp. 767-768; Slavic Review 73/2014/3, pp. 645-646; Slavonic and East European Review 93/2015/4, pp. 763-765; Wiener Geschichtsblätter 68/2014/2, p. 170; Mitteilungen des Instituts für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung 2015/123, pp. 243-245; The Czech Historical Review 114, 2016, 1, pp. 179-183; Central European History 2016, 49, 1, pp. 124-125; Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2014/2, pp. 159-160]


II. Monographs in Czech

O švestky a brambory: Prusko-rakouská válka o bavorské dědictví 1778–1779 [For Plums and Potatoes: The Austro-Prussian War of the Bavarian Succession 1778–1779], Prague: Epocha, 2018, 206 pages. ISBN 978-80-7557-101-4.

Zrod německého nacionalismu [The Genesis of German Nationalism], Pilsen: ZČU, 2013, 210 pages. ISBN 978-80-261-0320-2

Krvavá odyssea. Řecký boj za nezávislost 1821–1832 [The Bloody Odyssey. The Greek Struggle for Independence 1821–1832], Prague: Epocha, 2011, 232 pages. ISBN 978-80-7425-087-3

Roman Míšek and František Ondráš [co-authors], Egypt v době Muhammada Alího [Egypt at Mohammed Ali’s Time], Prague: Setout, 2010, 197 pages. (pp. 68-106) ISBN 978-80-86277-69-1


III. Chapters in Collective Monographs

An Insupportable Burden: The Eastern Question and the Failure of the 1815 Order. In: Reinhard Stauber (ed.), Der Wiener Kongress 1814/15, Vienna (Austrian Academy of Science) 2019. [in print]

Kynžvart kancléře Metternicha. [Chancellor Metternich’s Königswart] In: Šlechta českých zemí v evropské diplomacii [The Bohemian Nobility in European Diplomacy], ed. by Martin Gaži, Milena Hajná, Petr Pavelec, 2019. [in print]

Österreichs Beziehungen mit dem Osmanischen Reich im Vormärz: Eine alternative Politik in der Orientalischen Frage. In: Orient und Okzident. Begegnungen und Wahrnehmungen aus fünf Jahrhunderten, ed. by Barbara Haider-Wilson and Maximilian Graf, Wien 2016. pp. 353-374. ISBN 978-3-9503061-9-4

Metternichs Konzeption der Internationalen Beziehungen: Das System des Wiener Kongresses. In: Karel Schelle, Jaromír Tauchen, Renata Veselá [co-authors], Staat und Recht in der Zeit Metternichs (ausgewählte Kapitel), München 2010, 83 pages. (pp. 71-82) ISBN 978-3-86853-376-7

Metternichovo pojetí mezinárodních vztahů: systém vídeňského kongresu. [Metternich’s Conception of International Relations: The System of the Viennese Congress] In: Karel Schelle, Jaromír Tauchen, Renata Veselá [co-authors], Stát a právo v době Metternichově [State and Law in Metternich’s Period], Ostrava 2009, 72 pages. (pp. 61-71) ISBN 978-80-7418-042-2

 

IV. Papers in Refereed Journals with IF (WOS)

The Path to the Austro-Sardinian War: The post-Napoleonic states system and the end of peace in Europe in 1848. In: European History Quarterly 49, 2019, 3, pp. 367-385. (Impact Factor of 0.400 in 2018)

The Austrian ‘Occupation’ of Ferrara in 1847: Its Legal Aspect between Myth and Reality. In. Journal of Modern Italian Studies 23, 2018, 2, pp. 139-155. (Impact Factor of 0.394 in 2016)

The Austrian Empire, German Nationalism and the Rhine Crisis of 1840. In: Austrian History Yearbook 47, 2016, pp. 15-36. (Impact Factor of 0.238 in 2014)

Metternich and Mustafa Reshid Pasha’s Fall in 1841. In: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 39, 2012, 2, pp. 259-282. (Impact Factor of 0.275 in 2012)

Austria’s Role in the Constantinople Armenian Catholics Affair in 1828–31. In: Middle Eastern Studies 48, 2012, 1, pp. 51-71. (Impact Factor of 0.158 in 2012)

 

V. Papers in British and American Refereed Journals

Italy during the Rhine Crisis of 1840. In: European Review of History/Revue européenne d’histoire 22, 2015, 3, pp. 486-504.

Metternich’s Plan for a Viennese Conference in 1839. In: Central European History 44, 2011, 3, pp. 397-419.

From Hostility to Cooperation? Austria, Russia and the Danubian Principalities 1829–1840. In: Slavonic & East European Review 89, 2011, 4, pp. 630-661.

Metternich and the Ottoman Reform Movement. In: European Review of History/Revue européenne d’histoire 18, 2011, 4, pp. 427-441.

From Adrianople to Münchengrätz: Metternich, Russia and the Eastern Question 1829-33. In: The International History Review 33, 2011, 2, pp. 205-233.

Metternich and the Anglo-Neapolitan Sulphur Crisis of 1840. In: Journal of Modern Italian Studies 16, 2011, 1, pp. 1-18.

Metternich and the Syrian Question 1840–1841. In: Austrian History Yearbook 41, 2010, pp. 88-116.


VI. Papers in English in other Refereed Journals

The Role of Geopolitics in the Italian Risorgimento during the 1840s: An Introductory Survey. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations. [in print]

The Principle of Non-Intervention Reconsidered: The French July Monarchy, the Public Law of Europe and the Limited Sovereignty of Secondary Countries. In: Nuova Rivista Storica 103, 2019, 1, pp. 75–108.

Honour as a political-legal argument: The French July Monarchy, national dignity and Europe 1830–1840. In: Český časopis historický/The Czech Historical Review 116, 2018, 1, pp. 86-111.

Metternich and the Italian League Myth in 1833. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2015, 2, pp. 7-15.

Italy in the European States System of the Pre-March Period: Some Reflections. In: West Bohemian Historical Review 5, 2015, 2, pp. 75-90.

Anton Prokesch von Osten: The Co-author of Austria’s Policy towards Egypt in Vormärz . In: Acta Fakulty filozofické Západočeské univerzity v Plzni 2013, 2, pp. 37-48.

The Diplomatic Background of Austria’s and Prussia’s Military Assistance to the Ottoman Empire in the 1830s. In: West Bohemian Historical Review 2, 2012, 1, pp. 149-177.

The Ottoman Empire and North Africa at the Congress of Vienna. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2012, 2, pp. 47-56.

Austria’s Commerce with Egypt in the Age of Metternich. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2011, 1, pp. 130-138.

Sultan Mahmud II’s Reforms in the Light of Central European Documents. In: West Bohemian Historical Review 1, 2011, 1, pp. 79-97.

Austrian Relations with the Ottoman Empire during the First Mohammed Ali Crisis (1831–33). In: Archiv orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies 77, 2009, 3, pp. 201-218.

The Question of Austrian Influence in Constantinople in the 1830s: The Stametz-Meyer Affair. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2009, pp. 181-194.

Metternich’s Judgement on Islam: Modern Thinking? In: Acta Fakulty filozofické Západočeské univerzity v Plzni 2009, 4, pp. 155-162.

Metternich and the French Expedition to Algeria (1830). In: Archiv orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies 76, 2008, 1, pp. 15-37.

The Attitude of Chancellor Metternich towards the Treaty of Adrianople. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2008, pp. 115-129.

Metternich and Mohammed Ali’s Independence 1833–1838. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2007, pp. 83-101.

Metternich and the Rhine Crisis. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2006, pp. 65-92.

Austria and the Near East: Metternich’s Foreign Policy During the Second Mehmed Ali Crisis 1839–41. In: Archiv orientální. Quarterly Journal of Asian and African Studies 74, 2006, 1, pp. 1-36.

Metternich and the Beginning of the Second Turko-Egyptian Conflict. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations 2005, pp. 5-26.


VII. Papers in English in Proceedings

An Insupportable Burden: The Eastern Question and the Failure of the 1815 Order. In: The memorial volume of the Viennese conference on the Congress of Vienna, Klagenfurt 2019. [in print]

The Impact on Metternich’s Foreign Policy of Austria’s Economic Interests in the Ottoman Empire in the 1830s, with Particular Reference to Egypt. In: Egypt and Austria VII. Representations, ed. by Konrad Antonicek and Regina Hölzl, Prague 2012, pp. 181-199.

The Mission of Anton Prokesch von Osten to Alexandria in 1833. In: Crossroads of Egyptology. The Worlds of Jaroslav Černý, ed. by Adéla Jůnová-Macková and Pavel Onderka, Prague 2010, pp. 221-235.

The Contest for Diplomatic Glory: Anton Prokesch von Osten and Baron de Boislecomte in Alexandria at the Beginning of May 1833. In: Egypt’s Heritage in Europe. Egypt and Austria V, ed. by Irena Lazar and Johanna Holaubek, Koper 2009, pp. 191-197.

Metternich, Anti-Semitism and the Damascus Affair. In: Anatomy of Hatred. Essay on Anti-Semitism, ed. by Věra Tydlitátová and Alena Hanzová, Pilsen 2009, pp. 19-28.

The Damascus Affair and the Idea of a Jewish Homeland in Palestine. In: Reflections on Anti-Semitism: Anti-Semitism in historical and anthropological perspectives, ed. by Věra Tydlitátová and Alena Hanzová, Pilsen 2009, pp. 99-105.

Metternich and the French in Constantinople 1830-1840. In: Egypt and Austria IV. Crossroads, ed. by Johanna Holaubek, Hana Navrátilová, Wolf B. Oerter, 2007, pp. 147-157.

Metternich and Mehmed Ali. In: Egypt and Austria III. The Danube Monarchy and the Orient. Proceedings of the Prague Symposium 2006, ed. by Johanna Holaubek, Hana Navrátilová, Wolf B. Oerter, Prague 2007, pp. 249-259.


VIII. Papers in Czech in Refereed Journals and Proceedings

Od Vídeňského kongresu k první světové válce: kontinuita versus diskontinuita dějin mezinárodních vztahů dlouhého 19. století [From the Congress of Vienna to the First World War: Continuity versus Discontinuity in the History of International Relations during the Long 19th Century]. In: Dvacáté století 2018, 2, pp. 24-43.

Vliv rakouské anexe Krakova v roce 1846 na vývoj italského národního hnutí. [The Influence of Austria’s Annexation of Cracow over the Development of the Italian National Movement] In: Bohemiae Occidentalis Historica 2018, 2, pp. 51-65.

Francouzská okupace Ancony (1832) a její ohlas v Evropě. [The French Occupation of Ancona (1832) and its European Reception] In: Moderní dějiny 24, 2016, 2, pp. 73-95.

Britsko-neapolská válka o síru z roku 1840 a její evropská dimenze. [British-Neapolitan Sulphur War in 1840 and Its European Dimension] In: Historica Olomucensia 2016, 50, pp. 87-103.

Ohlas Rýnské krize v Rakouském císařství: Příspěvek ke studiu veřejného mínění v českých zemích doby předbřeznové. In: Český časopis historický/The Czech Historical Review 112, 2014, 4, pp. 681-712.

Rýnská krize v kontextu mezinárodních vztahů doby předbřeznové. [The Rhine Crisis within the International Relations of the Vormärz Period] In: Acta Fakulty filozofické Západočeské univerzity v Plzni 2014, pp. 41-59.

Osvobozenecké války 1813-1815: Mýtus a realita. [The War of Liberation 1813-1815: Myth and Reality] In: Historica Olomucensia 2014, 33, pp. 39-56.

Legenda o Mnichovu Hradišti: Příspěvek k Metternichově balkánské a africké politice. [The Münchengrätz Legend: A Contribution to Metternich’s Balkan and African Policy] In: Slovanský přehled. Review for the History of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe 99, 2013, 1-2, pp. 1-14.

Metternich, severní Afrika a evropský státní systém v letech 1814–1848. [Metternich, North Africa and the European State System in 1814–1848] In: Historica Olomucensia 2012, 31, pp. 65-78.

Význam Dunaje pro Metternichovo Rakousko. [The Significance of the Danube for Metternich’s Austria] In: Slovanský přehled. Review for the History of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe 97, 2011, 1-2, pp. 1-15.

Metternich, islám a osmanské reformní hnutí. [Metternich, Islam and the Ottoman Reform Movement] In: Budil, Ivo, Šedivý, Miroslav (ed.), Metternich a jeho doba. Sborník příspěvků z konference uskutečněné v Plzni ve dnech 23. a 24. dubna 2009, Plzeň 2009, pp. 25-31.

Metternich a Východní otázka 1829–1841. [Metternich and the Eastern Question 1829–1841] In: Akta Fakulty filozofické Západočeské univerzity v Plzni V, 2008, 5, pp. 45-67.


IX. Articles in Czech

Sůl, víno a válka: příspěvek k dějinám Risorgimenta v letech 1846–1848. [Salt, Wine and War: A Contribution to the History of Risorgimento 1846–1848] In: Historický obzor 28, 2017, 11/12, pp. 242-247.

Vídeňský kongres: Mezi mýty a realitou. [The Congress of Vienna: Between Myths and Reality] In: Dějiny a současnost 2015, 12, pp. 10-13.

Metternichovo Rakousko a Itálie: Mezi mýtem a realitou. [Metternich’s Austria and Italy: Between Myth and Reality] In: Historický obzor 26, 2015, 11/12, pp. 255-260.

Proč musel zemřít August von Kotzebue? [Why Did August von Kotzebue Have to Die?] In: Historický obzor 25, 2014, 5/6, pp. 108-116.

Rakouské císařství a kolonialismus v době předbřeznové. [The Austrian Empire and the Colonialism in the „Vormärz“ Time] In: Historický obzor 25, 2014, 1/2, pp. 16-21.

Churchillova aféra: Příspěvek k dějinám imperialismu. [The Churchill Affair: A Contribution to the History of Imperialism] In: Nový Orient 2013, 68, 2, pp. 11-15.

Armáda Muhammada Alího a egyptský nacionalismus první poloviny 19. století. [Mohammed Ali’s Army and Egyptian Nationalism in the First Half of the 19th Century] In: Nový Orient 67, 2012, pp. 23-27.

Bitva u Nezibu, 1839 [The Battle of Nizip, 1839] In: Historický obzor 23, 2012, 11/12, pp. 282-284.

Filheléni v řecké válce za nezávislost. [The Philhellenes in the Greek War for Independence] In: Historický obzor 22, 2011, 5-6, pp. 106-116.

Lord Byron a řecké povstání. [Lord Byron and the Greek Insurrection] In: Nový Orient 66, 2011, 1, pp. 24-28.

Křesťan křesťanu vlkem: Utrpení katolických Arménů v Konstantinopoli v roce 1828. [The Affair of Armenian Catholics in Constantinople in 1828] In: Nový Orient 65, 2010, 3, pp. 29-33.

Náboženské poměry na území Sýrie v 19. století. [The Religious Situation in Syria in the 19th Century] In: Nový Orient 65, 2010, 1, pp. 35-38.

Bitva u Navarina – 20. říjen 1827. [The Battle oft Navarino – October 20, 1827] In: Historický obzor 21, 2010, 3-4, pp. 50-57.
Kníže Metternich a Orient. [Metternich and the Levant] In: Nový Orient 64, 2009, 4, pp. 27-30.
Reformní úsilí sultána Mahmuda II. [The Reformatory Effort of Sultan Mahmud II] In: Nový Orient 64, 2009, 2, pp. 26-30.

Damašská aféra roku 1840. [The Damascus Affair in 1840] In: Nový Orient 64, 2009, 1, pp. 14-19.

Vraždění na ostrově Chios. [The Massacres in Chios] In: Nový Orient 63, 2008, 4, pp. 27-30.

Francouzská expedice do Alžírska (1830). [The French Expedition to Algeria in 1830] In: Nový Orient 62, 2007, č. 4, pp. 21-25.

Britský imperialismus a okupace Adenu v roce 1839. [British Imperialism and the Occupation of Aden in 1839] In: Nový Orient 62, 2007, 1, pp. 16-20.

Červencová monarchie v kritickém roce 1840. [The July Monarchy during the Critical Year 1840] In: Historický obzor 18, 2007, 3-4, pp. 50-56.

Metternich a idea konference ve Vídni v roce 1839. [Metternich and the Idea of the Conference in Vienna in 1839] In: Historický obzor 17, 2006, 3-4, pp. 80-87.

Arcivévoda Bedřich: Zapomenutý princ. [Archduke Frederick – the Forgotten Prince] In: Historický obzor 17, 2006, 7-8, pp. 182-185.

Mezi Alexandrií a Konstantinopolí: K nepřátelství Mahmuda II. a Muhammada Alího. [Between Alexandria and Constantinople: More on the Antagonism between Mahmud II and Mohammed Ali] In: Nový Orient 61, 2006, 3, pp. 18-21.

Mikuláš I. a Východní otázka 1829–1833. [Nicholas I and the Ottoman Empire (1829–1833)] In: Historický obzor 17, 2006, 11-12, pp. 252-258.

Súdán za vlády Muhammada Alího. [Sudan under Mohammed Ali] In: Nový Orient 61, 2006, 4, pp. 17-21.

Britové v Egyptě v roce 1807. [The British in Egypt in 1807] In: Nový Orient 61, 2006, 1, pp. 25-28.

Ibráhím Paša. Egyptský vojevůdce a reformátor. [Ibrahim Pasha. The Egyptian Commander and Reformer] In: Nový Orient 61, 2006, 1, pp. 13-16.

Rakousko a válka v Sýrii na podzim 1840. [Austria and the War in Syria in the Autumn of 1840] In: Nový Orient 60, 2005, 1, pp. 23-26.

Metternich a Turecko. [Metternich and Turkey] In: Historický obzor 15, 2004, 9-10, pp. 194-206.

X. Reviews

Uhlíř, Dušan, Čas kongresů a tajných společností. Epocha: Prague 2017. In: Český časopis historický/The Czech Historical Review 116, 2018, 1, pp. 233-237.

Trencsényi, Balázs, Janowski, Maciej, Baár, Mónika, Falina, Maria, Kopeček, Michal, A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Long Nineteenth Century’, Oxford University Press: Oxford 2016. In: European History Quarterly 47, 2017, 3, pp. 597-598.

Siemann, Wolfram, Metternich: Stratege und Visionär. Eine Biographie, C.H.Beck: München, 2016. In: HSozKult, on-line, 28 October 2016.

Jarrett, Mark, The Congress of Vienna and its Legacy: War and Great Power Diplomacy after Napoleon, I. B. Tauris: London, New York 2013. In: Austrian History Yearbook 46, 2015, pp. 401-402.

Gruner, Wolf D., Der Wiener Kongress 1814/1815, Reclam: Stuttgart 2014. In: West Bohemian Historical Review 2014, 2, pp. 279-281.

Ardeleanu, Constantin, International Trade and Diplomacy at the Lower Danube: The Sulina Question and the Economic Premises of the Crimean War (1829–1853), Muzeul Brăilei: Brăila 2014. In: Slovanský přehled 100, 2014, 2, pp. 409-412.

Hlavačka, Milan et al., Velké dějiny zemí Koruny české, svazek XI. a, b: 1792–1860, Paseka: Praha 2013. In: Český časopis historický/The Czech Historical Review 112, 2014, 3, pp. 543-546.

Záhořík, Jan, Etiopie v letech 1923–1935. Cesta k italské invazi, Karolinum: Praha 2010. In: Nový Orient 66, 2011, pp. 62-63.

Alan Sked, Metternich and Austria. An Evaluation, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke 2008. In: European History Quarterly 41, 2011, 2, pp. 362-364. [another review on the same book has been published in Prague Papers on the History of International Relations, 2009. pp. 651-654]

Siemann, Wolfram, Metternich. Staatsmann zwischen Restauration und Moderne, C. H. Beck Verlag: München 2010. In: Acta Fakulty filozofické Západočeské univerzity v Plzni 2010/2, pp. 201-203.
[an English review on the same book has been published in the West Bohemian Historical Review 1, 2011, 1, pp. 206-208]

Kasaba, Reşat, The Cambridge History of Turkey, Volume 4: Turkey in the Modern World, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, New York 2008. In: Archiv Orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies 76, 2008, 4, pp. 548-550.

Mendel, Miloš, Ostřanský, Bronislav, Rataj, Tomáš, Islám v srdci Evropy. Vlivy islámské civilizace na dějiny a současnost českých zemí, Academia: Praha 2007. In: Nový Orient 63, 2008, 2, pp. 62-63.

Bertsch, Daniel, Anton Prokesch von Osten (1795–1876). Ein Diplomat Österreichs in Athen und an der Hohen Pforte. Beiträge zur Wahrnehmung des Orients im Europa des 19. Jahrhunderts, R. Oldenbourg Verlag: München 2005. In: Archiv Orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies 75, 2007, 2, pp. 255-256.

Bitis, Alexander, Russia and the Eastern Question. Army, Government, and Society 1815-1833, Oxford University Press: Oxford, New York 2006. In: Archiv Orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies 75, 2007, 1, pp. 113-114.

Tarek-Fischer, Robert, Österreich im Nahen Osten. Die Grossmachtpolitik der Habsburgermonarchie im Arabischen Orient 1633–1918, Böhlau: Wien, Köln, Weimar 2006. In: Archiv orientální. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies 74, 2006, 3, pp. 78-80.

Die Jahrhunderte der Entdeckungen, Diplomatie und Kriege. Die Festschrift für Professor Aleš Skřivan zum 60. Geburtstag, hrsg. von Stellner, František, Kovář, Martin, Karolinum: Prag 2005. In: Prague Papers on the History of International Relations, 2005, pp. 205-207.

 

XI. Encyclopaedic Entries

Klemens von Metternich. In: Gordon Martel (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018. ISBN 978-1-118-88791-2.

The Treaty of Unkiar Skelessi. In: Gordon Martel (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018. ISBN 978-1-118-88791-2.

 

XII. Editorial Work

[co-author] Ivo Budil, Metternich a jeho doba. Sborník příspěvků z konference uskutečněné v Plzni ve dnech 23. a 24. dubna 2009 [Metternich and His Time. Memorial Volume of the Conference held in Pilsen on April 23 and 24, 2009], Pilsen 2009, 147 pages.
 

XIII. Reports

Evropa 19. století ve spárech nebo v péči knížete Metternicha? 20.–21. 5. 2018, Lázně Kynžvart. In: Bohemiae Occidentalis Historica 4, 2018, 1, pp. 83-84.


Participation in International Conferences, Workshops and Symposiums

150 Jahre Suez-Kanal, Vienna, November 17, 2019. A paper on Metternich und der Suezkanal.

The 43rd Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland (Oregon), October 3–6, 2019. A paper on The interaction between international politics and the politicisation of society in Germany’s quest for security in a changing world of the mid 19th century.

Cultures of Security in the Nineteenth Century. Transimperial Perspectives, Utrecht, May 9–10, 2019. A paper on Metternich’s project for a league to preserve peace in Europe: The last attempt to save the post-1815 normative approach to collective security?

Moderní Evropan první poloviny 19. století: Evropa jednotná nebo rozdělená? Opava, November 28, 2018. A paper on The Project of League to Preserve Peace in Europe (1840): The Holy Alliance or the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation?

11. sjezd českých historiků, Olomouc, September 13, 2017. A paper on Prince Metternich and the National Question in the Habsburg Monarchy.

Der Wiener Kongress 1814/15. Politische Kultur und internationale Politik, Vienna, June 17–20, 2015. A paper on The Congress of Vienna, the Ottoman Empire and the European State System.

Pre-Colonialism, Colonialism and Post-Colonialism. The Empires and the others in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Prague, October 10, 2014. A paper on Austria (-Hungary) and Colonialism 1815–1914.

1814, 1914, 2014: Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future, Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg August 25–29, 2014, speaker in the panel discussion The Architects: Lessons from 1814.

Gesellschaft für Überseegeschichte, Pilsen, June 21, 2014. A paper on The Importance of the Regions beyond the Mediterranean and Black Sea for Austria’s Industry during Vormärz.

The 36th Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Milwaukee (Wisconsin), October 4–7, 2012. A paper on Metternich und das Osmanische Reich im Vormärz.

Semi-forgotten personalities in history, Pilsen, May 18, 2012. A paper on Anton Prokesch von Osten: The Co-author of Austria’s Policy towards Egypt in Vormärz.

Europe and Overseas in the 19th Century, Prague, May 27, 2011. A paper on Austria’s Commerce with Egypt in the Age of Metternich.

Islam and Europe, Pilsen, April 13–14, 2011. A paper on Metternich, Islam and Humanity.

Egypt and Austria VII, Vienna, September 21–24, 2010. A paper on the Impact of Austrian Economic interests on Metternich’s Near Eastern Policy in the 1820s and 1830s, with Particular Regard to Egypt.

The 4th International Conference on Anti-Semitism, Pilsen, October 22, 2009. A paper on Metternich, Anti-Semitism and the Damascus Affair.

Egypt and Austria VI, Prague, September 21–24, 2009. A paper on The Mission of Anton Prokesch von Osten to Alexandria in 1833.

Metternich and His Time, Pilsen, April 23–24, 2009. A paper on Metternich, Islam and the Ottoman Reform Movement.

Middle East in the Contemporary World 2009. The 4th International Conference on Middle East Studies, Pilsen, April 2, 2009. A paper on Metternich’s Judgement on Islam: Modern Thinking?

The International Conference on Anti-Semitism, Pilsen, November 6–7, 2008. A paper on The Damascus Affair and the Idea of a Jewish Homeland in Palestine.

Egypt and Austria V, Piran, September 7–10, 2008. A paper on The Contest for Diplomatic Glory: Anton Prokesch von Osten and Baron de Boislecomte in Alexandria at the beginning of May 1833.

Egypt and Austria IV, Brno, September 25–27, 2007. A paper on Metternich and the French in Constantinople 1830–1840.

The Danube Monarchy & The Orient. Egypt and Austria III, Prague, September 11–14, 2006. A paper on Metternich and Mehmed Ali.

 

Lectures Abroad

Die Suche nach Sicherheit in Europa 1815–1914: Neue Perspektiven auf die internationalen Beziehungen zwischen dem Wiener Kongress und dem Ersten Weltkrieg. Institut für Geschichte, Universität Hildesheim, July 3, 2019.

Die Suche nach Sicherheit in Europa 1815–1914: Neue Perspektiven auf die internationalen Beziehungen zwischen dem Wiener Kongress und dem Ersten Weltkrieg. Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften und Europäische Ethnologie, Universität Innsbruck, December 3, 2018.

Auf der Suche nach Sicherheit in Europa 1815–1914: Neue Perspektiven auf die internationalen Beziehungen zwischen dem Wiener Kongress und dem Ersten Weltkrieg. Institut für Neuzeit- und Zeitgeschichtsforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, November 16, 2018.

Der Dämon Österreichs und Europas? Metternich in der Geschichtsschreibung. The Czech Centre, Vienna, October 17, 2018.

Ein furchtbarer Bär? Die Orientalische Frage und die Angst vor Russland in Europa 1829–1848. Institut für Geschichte der Universität Regensburg, June 19, 2018.

Die Suche nach Sicherheit in Europa 1815–1914: Neue Perspektive auf die internationalen Beziehungen zwischen dem Wiener Kongress und dem Ersten Weltkrieg. Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 22, 2018.

Imperialismus, Kolonialismus und Realpolitik im 19. Jahrhundert: Neue Perspektiven auf die internationalen Beziehungen zwischen dem Wiener Kongress und dem Ersten Weltkrieg. Institut für Geschichte der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, January 30, 2018.

The Influence of Geopolitics and Geopolitical Debates on the Evolution of European Society in the mid-19th Century. The Department of History at the University of Ljubljana, November 8, 2017.

Die Rheinkrise von 1840. Institut für Geschichte der Universität Rostock, April 19, 2017.

Muhammad Alis imperiale Expansion und die Habsburgermonarchie. Institut für Geschichte der Universität Rostock, April 18, 2017.

The Ottoman Empire and the “European Concert”: From the Vienna Congress 1814/15 to the Berlin Congress 1878. Universität Salzburg, May 31, 2016.

The Rhine Crisis of 1840. The Department of Historical Sciences at the University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, May 5, 2016.

The Eastern Question 1815–1856, and Metternich between Myth and Reality. The Department of Historical Sciences at the University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, May 4, 2016.

Die Rheinkrise 1840/41 und das System des Wiener Kongresses. Institut für Geschichte der Universität Hildesheim (Vortragsreihe Europagespräche), October 26, 2015.

Metternich und die Orientalische Frage. Institut für Neuzeit- und Geschichtsforschung (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Vienna, April 13, 2015.

Metternich und Ägypten. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, October 10, 2013.

Metternich und das Osmanische Reich. Institut für Geschichte der Universität Rostock, June 18, 2013.

Metternich in der Forschung. Institut für Geschichte der Universität Rostock, June 18, 2013.

Metternich and His Time. The Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, June 10, 2010.

Metternich: Der Lügner der Welt und der Dämon Österreichs? The Czech Centre, Munich, February 5, 2009.

Metternichs Orientpolitik. Institut für Neueste Geschichte und Zeitgeschichte der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, July 16, 2008.