Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin
Jana Kantoříková received her PhD in Slavic Philology, History of Czech Literature and Literary Theory at the Charles University and the University of Regensburg (2018). Currently, she is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin, project: Blackness Imagery in the Construction of European Identity/ies: The Case of the Czech Lands in a Transnational Perspective. She is also an Associate Member of the Research Centre Eur’Orbem: Cultures and Societies of Central, Eastern and Balkan Europe (Sorbonne University/CNRS). Her research focuses on European Modernism, relations between visual arts, literature and philosophy, and cultural transfers between France, Germany and the Czech lands. She is particularly interested in topics such as the reception of Friedrich Nietzsche in Central Europe, the history of the representation of female crucifixion in European art, and the “blackness” imagery in the Czech lands.