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Department of History

Address:
Kapucínské náměstí 8,
659 37, Brno
phone: +420 533 435 241 
e-mail: historicke@mzm.cz 


Head of the department:

PhDr. Jan Břečka
Czechoslovak home and foreign resistance in 1939-1945
phone: +420 533 435 240, e-mail: jbrecka(at)mzm.cz



 

Staff members:  

  • PhDr. Zdeněk Fišer - history of the Czech lands in 1848-1945
    phone: +420 533 435 241, e-mail: zfiser(at)mzm.cz
  • Mgr. Hana Krutílková - historian, regional town and community history, associations´ activities, education, nationality issues and research of women´s movement in Moravia and Silesia at the turn of the 19th and 20th century, history of hiking and scouting in Brno region
    phone: +420 533 435 241, e-mail: hkrutilkova(at)mzm.cz 
  • Bc. Sekeráková Martina - documentalist, librarian
    phone: +420 533 435 241, e-mail: msekerakova(at)mzm.cz 
  • Vlastimil Schildberger - conservator (light shooting weapons)
    phone: +420 533 435 240, e-mail: vschildberger(at)mzm.cz 

Characteristics

  • Study and documentation of Moravian history from the 16th century to the present
  • The core of the collections consists of iconographic materials and photographs, postcards and graphic art; very valuable is the collection of mostly Czech orders and decorations. A special attention is paid to the collection of militaria, equipment of uniformed troops, police, etc. as well as to the collection of souvenirs and documents connected with WWI and WWII
  • Study and documentation of the history of Czech literature from its beginnings to the present with a special view to the territory of historical Moravia
  • History of letter-print

Fields of research:

  • Research and documentation of the Czechoslovak resistance in the country and abroad in 1914-1920 and 1939-1945, Jan Břečka
  • Moravian historiography, National revival in Moravia, development of villages and small towns in the 19th century, Zdeněk Fišer

Permanent activities:

  • Library 
  • Study of the collections on the spot
  • Others - certificates for the export of weapons and military equipment
  • Pictorial documentation - for publications, TV programmes, etc., on appointment

Specialist societies organised by the department:

  • Brno Club of Military History - World Wars I and II

Publications

  • Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae Sociales



 
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