The aim of the project is to digitize the extensive scientific and cultural correspondence of the Czech-Norwegian Comeniologist, translator and literary historian Milada Blekastad-Topičová (1917–2003).
T. G. Masaryk’s International Correspondence Networks and the Establishment of Czechoslovakia in 1918
The objective of this project is to provide access to Masaryk’s correspondence, using the tools of the current digital era, to Czech and foreign researchers as well as to the general public, with an emphasis on foreign correspondents from the intellectual and political sphere.
The project is oriented towards the development of open source software HIKO intended to capture historical correspondence.The software developed will be applied to the unique historical source material and the correspondence network of the outstanding figure in Oriental Studies in interwar Czechoslovakia, the arabist, orientalist and biblical scholar Alois Musil.
The nucleus of the Jan Patočka Archive is Patočka’s handwritten legacy (approximately 10,000 manuscript pages). These papers, which are accessible to researchers, are gradually being edited and published as part of the Collected Works of Jan Patočka.