Institutional Preconditions of a Science Development in Slovakia after 1918

1/2011

Scholar activities within the Slovak national-scientific society before 1918 are often characterized as amateurish and rather enthusiastic. This evaluation is quite right while one of main reasons is to be seen in an absence of any institutional background, inevitable for professionalization as well as specialization of individual scientific activities of the Slovak intellectual elite. The year 1918, when Slovakia constituted as an administrative unit within a new state, is an essential political milestone which was quite naturally reflected also as far as the Slovak science history is concerned. This issue of Forum Historiae aims to offer an analysis of institutional preconditions of a development of the science in Slovakia after 1918, particularly from yet unresearched or less known aspects.

FORUM HISTORIAE 1/2011: Institutional Preconditions of a Science Development in Slovakia after 1918
EDITOR: Karol Hollý
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Blanka Szeghyová
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Juraj Benko
AUTHORS: Valerián Bystrický; Milan Ducháček; Anna Falisová; Ľudovít Hallon; Adam Hudek; Ivan Kamenec; Miroslav Sabol; Jozef Viceník
© INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, SLOVAK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 2011