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Holländer Pavel

Prof., JUDr., DrSc.
Born February 23, 1953 in Lučenec

  • Theory and philosophy of law, constitutional law
  • Member of Learned Society since 2003

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1971, graduate, secondary school, Lučenec;
  • 1971-1976, Faculty of Law, Comenius University, Bratislava;
  • 1979, JUDr., FL Comenius University;
  • 1981, CSc., FL Comenius University;
  • 1998, Associate Professor, FL Comenius University;
  • 1992, DrSc., Comenius University;
  • 1994-1995, Associate Professor and Full Professor, theory of law and philosophy of law, Faculty of Law, Charles University

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1977-1979, post-graduate student, FL CU;
  • 1979-1992, assistant lecturer, Associate Professor, FL CU;
  • 1989, Institute for the State and Law, Slovak Academy of Sciences;
  • 1993-1995, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Palacký University, Olomouc;
  • 1993-present, judge
  • 2003-present, Vice-President, Constitutional Court

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies (selection):

  • 1994-2000, Member, Scientific Council, Palacký University;
  • 1996-2000, Member, University Accreditation Commission;
  • 1994-present, Member, Scientific Council, Faculty of Law of Masaryk University, Brno;
  • 1997-present, Member, Scientific Council, FL CU;
  • 1999-present, Member, Scientific Council, MU;
  • 1998-present, Member, editorial board, Právník;
  • 2004-present, Member, Scientific Council, CU.

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • 2000-present, Member, International Academy of Comparative Law
  • 2001-present, Member, editorial board, Ostrecht
  • 2002-present, Member, editorial board, Slovenian Law Review

Notable awards:

  • 1992-1993, Scholarship, Humboldt Foundation
  • 1997, Memorial Medal, Palacký University
  • 1999, Memorial Certificate, Faculty of Law of Masaryk University
  • 2000, First Class Medal, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of CR
  • 2003, Memorial Medal, Faculty of Law, P. J. Šafárik University in Košice

Selected publications:

  • Abriß einer Rechtsphilosophie. Strukturelle Überlegungen. Duncker & Humblot Verlag, Berlin 2003
  • Constitutional Law Argumentation (looking back over ten years of the Constitutional Court), Linde, Prague 2003
  • Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit in der Tschechischen Republik (co-authors G. Brunner, M. Hofmann). Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 2001
  • Act on the Constitutional Court. Commentary (co-authors J. Filip, V. Šimíček). Beck, Prague 2001
  • Fundamentals of general political science. Vyšehrad, Prague 1995
  • Rechtsnorm, Logik und Wahrheitswerte (Versuch einer kritischen Lösung des Jörgensenschen Dilemmas). Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 1993
  • Application of logic in legal thinking (co-author V. Knapp). Comenius University, Bratislava 1992
  • Logical Models of the Relation between Duty and Necessity, Permissibility and Possibility. Archives for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, N.2, 1992
  • Kognitivismus versus Dezisionismus in der Gerichtsanwendung der Charta der Grundrechte und Grundfreiheiten. Rechtstheorie, Heft 3, 2003

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XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

The ceremonial part of the XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society, at which the Medals of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic Societas Scientarium Bohemica Ad Laudem et Honorem and the awards of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories were presented, took place on Monday 20 May 2019 in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.


Bolzano lecture by prof. Kip S. Thorne

American physicist Kip S. Thorne, recipient of the Nobel Prize for 2017 for detection of gravitational waves, visited Prague at the invitation of he Learned Society. He held a series of “Bolzano lectures” and a lecture titled “Creating Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” for the Learned Society on 15 May 2019 in the Blue Auditorium of the Carolinum. The lecture was held with the support of the Karel Janeček Foundation and was received very enthusiastically.


XXV. General Assembly

The Czech Learned Society is holding its XXV. General Assembly on 20 and 21 May 2019. The Learned Society’s awards in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories, Teaching Awards for pedagogic workers who promote interest in science and research at grammar schools and the Learned Society’s medals for meritorious contributions to the advance of science will be presented during a ceremony on 20 May at the Karolinum. Lectures by renowned scientists will also be presented. The second day will be reserved for the working part of the meeting, in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.