Professor Yaacov Ro’i: Developments in Post-Soviet Studies on Soviet Jewry

21 September 2016, library of CEFRES

About Location / Accom.

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 books on Islam in the postwar Soviet Union.

9:30 Lecture of Yaacov Ro’i – Developments in Post-Soviet Studies on Soviet Jewry
The lecture will be followed by a workshop during which Dr. Kamil Kijek, Dr. Kateřina Čapková and Dr. Stephan Stach will present their projects on postwar history of Jews in Poland and Czechoslovakia. Basis of the workshop will be a discussion of their texts under the leadershop of Prof. Ro’i. If you were interested in taking part in the workshop following the lecture of Prof. Ro’i, please write to

The event is co-organized by the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences and by CEFRES.

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