Title: Jmenování prvních profesorek v Československu

(First Women-Professors Appointment in Czechoslovakia)

Abstract: In the Czechoslovakia the first women were gradually appointed extraordinary professors more than three decades since the first women had graduated from universities. Present research has paid attention mostly to biographies of first women-graduates, while first women-professors and especially the circumstances of their appointment were investigated to a lesser extent. Appointment of first women-professors was a momentous event not only for the university as such, but also within a broader political and social context, which has been reflected by researchers only marginally or not taken into consideration at all. By the year 1939, three women were appointed extraordinary professors, each of them at a different Czechoslovak university. In the following years the appointment procedure was only allowed at German universities in the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia and the number of new women- extraordinary professors also amounted to three. After WWII five out of six women-professors further developed their university career in Czechoslovakia, Germany and Austria.

Author: MUSILOVÁ, Dana

DOI: 10.17846/SHN.2021.25.2.466-476

Publication order reference:

Univerzita Hradec Králové, Historický ústav, Rokitanského 62, 500 03 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, mail: dana.musilova@uhk.cz

Source: Studia Historica Nitriensia, year: 2021, vol.: 25, number: 2, pages: 466-476

Keywords: Czechoslovakia; Science; Society; Universities; Women-Professors;

Language: Czech