Jaroslav Goll Literary Award 2022

Competition Cooperation Students

The Faculty of Arts and the Klub autorů literatury faktu (Club of Nonfiction Authors) awarded the Jaroslav Goll Literary Award for 2022.

On November 16, 2022, the Education and Research Library of Pilsen Region hosted the presentation of the Jaroslav Goll Literary Prizes for 2022. The Faculty of Arts of the University of West Bohemia and the Club of Nonfiction Authors collaborated on awarding the prizes. Already in the eighth year of the Jaroslav Goll Literary Awards, 19 submitted works from secondary schools and universities from all over the Czech Republic participated.

The jury was composed of Jan Halada (The Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University), Vojtěch Kessler (Institute of History of the Czech Academy of Sciences), Roman Kodet (Chairman of the Jury, Department of Historical Sciences, Faculty of Arts, WBU), Dana Picková (Institute of World History, Faculty of Arts, Charles University), Václav Šipla (Memory of nations).

For the year 2022, the judges recognized the exceptional works of high school and university students.

Prize for high school work: Radim Kuc (Gymnasium and Secondary Vocational School of Pedagogy, Liberec, Jeronýmova) - Secession of the Sudetenland to the territory of Liberec in October 1938

Award for seminar work: Josef Novák (Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts) - A short probe into the activity of MLS Brno - The case of Franz Prudke

Award for bachelor's thesis: Jakub Frynta (Faculty of Arts, Charles University) - Nestor Ivanovyč Makhno and Bolshevism

Prize for diploma thesis: Aleš Kotva (Faculty of Arts, University of West Bohemia) - The Creation of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance

Dissertation award: Jaroslav Kříž (Faculty of Arts, Charles University) - „Czech Chicago“ – Ethnohistorical View of the Development of the Czech Minority in the American City in the years 1852–1945

The ninth year of the Jaroslav Goll Literary Awards will be announced in the first half of 2023.

Faculty of Arts

Martin Bocek

30. 01. 2023