Workshop of the authors’ team Prague and Beyond: Jews in the Bohemian Lands
3-4 August 2016, Prague, Villa Lanna
Participants: Verena Kasper-Marienberg (North Carolina State University) Rachel Greenblatt (University of Connecticut) Michael Miller (Central European University, Budapest) Hillel Kieval (Washington University, St.
Professor Yaacov Ro’i: Developments in Post-Soviet Studies on Soviet Jewry
21 September 2016, library of CEFRES
Professor Yaacov Ro’i from the Cummings Center for Russian and East European Studies at the Tel Aviv University is a leading expert on history of Jews in the Soviet Union. Among his recent publications are however also...
Fighting Together: Jewish Soldiers in the Czechoslovak Army in Exile, 1939–45
18 October 2016 - 5 PM
Zdenko Maršálek (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences) The Czechoslovak armies in exile during the Second World War was made up not only of soldiers of Czech and Slovak nationality, but also of...
Beginnings of Israeli Right
8 November 2016 - 5 PM
Jan Zouplna (Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences) The genealogy of the Israeli right wing is very complex indeed. From the 1920s to the 1940s the right wing was a loosely defined alliance ranging from intellectuals...
The Histories of Unknown Neighbours
13 December 2016 - 5 PM
Monika Vrzgulová (Institute of Ethnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Holocaust Documentation Centre, Bratislava) Monika Vrzgulová is a specialist on the collective memory of the Holocaust in Slovakia since the 1990s.