'FIRST WOMAN AT THE CHARLES UNIVERSITY' - MILADA PAULOVA'S MEMOIRS
The aim of this paper is to present the memoirs of Milada Paulova. The study consists of two parts. The first part deals with the life and scientific work of Milada Paulova (1891-1970), the Czechoslovak historian and byzantologist and the first professor-woman at the Charles University. The second part presents the Paulova´s memoirs, which she started to write in the year 1962. She remembers her childhood in Darenice, her adulthood in Prague, where she studied at the Charles University, and her first steps on the field of science. Of great importance in Paulova´s life was her meeting professor Jaroslav Bidlo. After the First World War she started to study the Czechoslovak-Yugoslav relations. After her study trip in Yugoslavia in the years 1920-1921, she started write and complete her two famous books - 'Jugoslavenski odbor' (1925) and 'Dejiny Maffie' (1937-1939). After the Second World War, M. Paulova shifted her scientific interest from the contemporary history to the Byzantine studies. She established numerous professional contacts with colleagues from various countries, at the first place with her lady friend - professor Joan Hussey, the British byzantologist.
Lubomira Havlikova, Institute of Slavonic Studies of the ASCR, v. v. i., Valentinska 1, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic; http://dlib.lib.cas.cz/4824/
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