Faculty of EducationComenius University in Bratislava

Research

Research and publication activities: since its establishment the department has organized ten international conferences. Five of them were organized in international cooperation with the Council of Europe and university research centres in the Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, Slovenia, Hungary and Great Britain. The conferences majored in the didactics of history, regional history, the role of a personality in history, confessionalism, the questions of history awareness in the young population, the issues of integration and disintegration in history, the issues of Slovak students studying abroad and the questions of the Slovak geographical territory through history periods.


International contacts: the department actively cooperates with a number of foreign research centres. The department organizes international seminars for students. It also participates in ERASMUS+ exchange programmes.

1.    Department of History, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic),
2.    Department of History, Faculty of Education, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem (Czech Republic),
3.    Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic),
4.    The research centre of the current history of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (Czech Republic),
5.    Masaryk´s research centre and archive, the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (Czech Republic),
6.    Institut für Ost- und Südost Europa Forschung Wien (Austria),
7.    Universität Wien, Institut für Geschichte (Austria),
8.    Universität Regensburg, Philosophische Fakultät I. Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Germany),
9.    Magyar Tudomanyos Akademia, Történeti Intézet, Budapest (Hungary),
10.   Univerza v Ljubljane, Filozofska fakulteta, Oddelek za zgodovino (Slovenia).

 

Research project realized by the workers of the department of history. Faculty of Education, Comenius University in Bratislava. The list does not contain grants in which the department members operated as members of research group.

 

Name: The personalities in Slovak history.

Type: VEGA

Project Number: 1/7044/20

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: Bartl Július, prof., PhDr., CSc.

Co-researchers from the department of history: Prof. Letz, Dr. Kamenický, Dr. Tonková, Dr. Krasnovský, Dr. Kačírek

Grant was ended by international academic conference from 17th to 18th September, 2002 in Bratislava

 

Name: Czechoslovakia and Slovakia in multipolar and bipolar world of 20th century. 

Type: VEGA

Project number: 2/1019/21

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: Tonková Mária, PhDr., CSc.

 

Name: Confessionalism and its task in Slovak history.

Type: VEGA

Project number: 1/1205/04

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: Bartl Július, prof., PhDr., CSc.

Co-researchers from the department of history: Prof. Letz, Dr. Kamenický, Dr. Tonková, Dr. Kačírek

Grant was ended by international academic conference “Confessionalism and its task in Slovak history”, which took place on 24th November, 2006 on the ground of Comenius University, Faculty of Education.

 

Name: The education of mining and metallurgy experts in Slovakia until the end of 18th century. Academic documents edition.

Type: VEGA

Project number: 1/1208/04

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: Kamenický Miroslav, PhDr., CSc.

 

Name: Contemporary historical consciousness of adolescent youth- empirical research of the perception of the role of History and the functionality of historical education for high school students.

Type: KEGA

Project number: 3/106803

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: Tonková Mária, PhDr., CSc.

Co-researchers from the department of history: Dr. Bocková, Dr. Kačírek

Conference: “Youth and history: High school youth – its historical memory and orientation in European historical space”, Bratislava 21st - 22nd October, 2005

Grant was ended by an international academic conference “Slovakia in the European dimension of history education. History as a science, history in education process and historical consciousness of Slovak society.” (Trenčianske Teplice 1st- 3rd December, 2006)

 

 

Name: How to teach about history- Slovak high school education in European dimension of history education

Type: KEGA

Project number: 3/4270/06

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history  

Researcher: Tonková Mária, PhDr., CSc.

Co-researchers from the department of history: Dr. Bocková, Dr. Kačírek

20th – 23rd September, 2007, Štúrovo – international academic conference: Slovakia in European dimensions of history education II.: Modern history of central European region and its teaching in V4 countries

 

Name: Central Europe in the 20th Century (the case of Visegrad Group countries) -  course of lectures / Central European Regional History (History Learning and Teaching in V4 Countries) – seminar

Type: Visegrad University Studies Grant

Project number: 60810021

Researcher: supervisor R. Letz, coordinators and teachers: M. Tonková, A. Bocková

Research span: 2008- 2011

 

Name: Andrej Hlinka and Ferdinand Juriga- popular aim of Slovak politics. (2007 - 2009)

Type: VEGA

Project number: 2/7159/27

Co-researcher: Prof. Letz

 

Name: The centre for excellence of SAV for the research of key questions of modern Slovak history. (2007 – 2010)

Founder: the chair of SAV.

Project number: 588/2006.

 

Name: History and Memory. Slovakia and Slovenia in the Central European Processes of Integration and Disintegration

Type: APVV

Project number: SK-SI 0030-10

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history  

Researcher: Tonková Mária, PhDr., CSc.

Research span: 2010 – 2012

 

Name: Slovaks and the formation of modern nations of central, eastern (and south-eastern) Europe: identity, confessionalism, myth

Type: VEGA

Project number: 2/0208 10

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: Tonková Mária, PhDr., CSc.

Research span: 2010 – 2011

 

Name: How to teach about history.

Type: KEGA

Project number: 3/4270/06

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: PhDr. Mária Tonková, CSc.

Research span: 2006 – 2008

 

Name: Central Europe in the 20th Century (the case of Visegrad Group countries) -  course of lectures / Central European Regional History (History Learning and Teaching in V4 Countries) – seminar

Type: Visegrad University Studies Grant

Project number: 60810021

Researcher: supervisor R. Letz, coordinators and teachers: M. Tonková, A. Bocková

Research span: 2008 – 2011

 

Name: Central European Universities for the Modern European Dimension of History Teaching

Type: IVF, Strategic Programme

Project number: IVF/SP 3092007

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history, Ústav českých dějin, Praha, University AM faculty of philosophy- education, Poznaň – Kalisz, PL, Catholic University PP, Budapest, Ústí nad Labem, University in Ljubljana, faculty of philosophy, department of history, Ljubljanam SI

Researcher: Tonková Mária, PhDr., CSc.

Research span: 2009 – 2012

 

Name: Contemporary historical consciousness of adolescent youth in Slovakia. (2003 – 2005)

Type: KEGA

Project number: 3/1068/03

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Co-research departments: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history, Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Štátny pedagogický ústav

Researcher: M. Tonková

Co- researcher: A. Bocková

 

Name: Diversities of the Common History – Modern History of Central Europe and its teaching in the Visegrad 4 countries (2007 – 2008)

Type: International Visegrad Fund – Standard Grant

Project number: 12162

Researcher: M. Tonková

Co- researcher: A. Bocková

 

Name: Different or Common History? (2008 – 2009)

Type: International Visegrad Fund – Small Grant

Project number: 10820137

Researcher: M. Tonková

Co- researcher: A. Bocková

 

Name: Digitalisation of the content of state education programmes for primary and secondary schools, (2010)

Project number: ITMS – kód 26110130308

Co-researchers: PhDr. Anna Bocková, PhD., PhDr. M. Tonková, CSc., prof. PhDr. R. Letz, PhD.

 

Name: European importance of Slovak mining and metal market in the middle- ages and early modern era.

Type: VEGA

Project number: 2/0020/08

Research department: Comenius University, Faculty of Education in Bratislava, department of history

Researcher: doc. PhDr. M. Kamenický, CSc.