Dr. phil. Anna Michalík Kvíčalová, MA


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Dr Anna Kvíčalová, born 16 September, 1986
Department
  • Masaryk University Faculty of Arts Department for the Study of Religions Arna Nováka 1 602 00 Brno Czech Republic
Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2017 Dr. Phil in the Study of Religions (Freie Universität Berlin), dissertation: "Disciplining the Sense of Hearing: Auditory Practices in Mid 16th Century Geneva"
  • 2012 MA in Religious Studies (University of Amsterdam), thesis "Listening to the Sermon in Post-Reformation Geneva: Evidence from the Registers of the Consistory"
Employment
  • 2019-now: Assistant Professor, Department for the Study of Religions, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
  • 2018-now: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Centre for Theoretical Study, Charles University & the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • 2017: Research Fellow (Humboldt University in Berlin, Institute for Cultural Studies)
  • 2013-2017: Predoctoral Research Fellow (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin
Teaching Activities
  • 2017: (lecturer and coordinator) Graduate course Náboženství a zvuk (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University)
  • 2016: (lecturer and coordinator) Undergraduate course Religion and Sound Media: Cultural History of Sense Perception (Department of History and Cultural Studies, Free University Berlin
  • 2015: (lecturer) Seminar Religion and Sensory Instruction (Media Studies Department, University of Amsterdam)
  • 2013: (lecturer) Seminar Religion and Sensory Instruction (Media Studies Department, University of Amsterdam)
Scientific and Research Activities
  • 2018-2020: postdoctoral research stipend awarded by the Charles University in Prague and the Centre for Theoretical Study (research project: "Epistemology of Listening in Early Modern Europe: Construction of Deafness on the Crossroads of Science and Religion")
  • 2018-now: "Transdisciplinary research of the anthropocene" (the Progress programme of the Charles University, Centre for Theoretical Study)
  • 2016-2018: Collaborative research centre “Knowledge in Motion: Transfer of Knowledge from the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period (Berlin, FU & HU), research group “Epistemic Dissonances. Objects and Tools of Early Modern Acoustics“
  • 2013-2015: research group “The Making of Acoustics in 16th to 19th Century Europe”(Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
  • 2015-2017: research group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics” (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
Internship
  • 2018 (June-August): Gotha research centre, University of Erfurt
  • 2017 (January-April) Visiting scholar (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Research Group: “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”)
  • 2014 (August) Summer school Sound Signatures: Epistemologies and the Order of Sound Organized by the New York University Centre and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin
  • 2014 (January) Winter school Sound Signatures: Spaces, Objects and Embodids Practices Organized by the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands School of Cultural Analysis in Amsterdam
  • 2011 Erasmus Exchange Programme (Department of Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam)
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • Invited international conference talks:
  • 2018: "Hearing and Acoustics as Instruments of Knowledge in 16th c. Geneva" (“Senses and Knowledge in Early Modern History,” Friendrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2017: "Epistemologies of Hearing in the Calvinist Reformation" (conference “Metodological Innovation in Late Medieval Studies,” University of Oxford)
  • 2016: "Practices of Auditory Remembering in Sixteenth-Century Calvinist Geneva" (Colloquium Epistemes of Modern Acoustics (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
  • 2016: "Creating Hearing Difference: Deafness, Disability and Hardness of Hearing in Reformation Geneva, Deutscher Historikertag: „Glaubensfragen“ (Panel “On the epistemologies of Hearing in the Early Modern Era“, University of Hamburg)
  • 2016: "Learning by (Mis)Hearing: Listening Problems Before the Genevan Consistory" (conference “False Alarm: Aurality, Errancy and Voice,“ King’s College London)
  • Organiser of International Conference:
  • 2015: Listening and Knowledge in Reformation Europe (1500-1650), Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
  • Other
  • 2017: doctoral dissertation awarded with "summa cum laude" (Freie Universität Berlin)

2019/03/25