We express our support for Ukraine. Putin is manipulating history.
Published: February 25, 2022
Our thoughts are with our Ukrainian friends and colleagues, whose cooperation and help allowed the better in-depth exploration of our shared history of communist dictatorship.
Call for Papers and Student Award – Securitas Imperii: Journal for the Study of Modern Dictatorships
Published: April 21, 2021
The academic journal Securitas Imperii: Journal for the Study of Modern Dictatorships is launching a call for papers for a monothematic issue marking the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2021.
Research assessment 2008–2018 completed
Published: August 25, 2020
In the past 18 months, ÚSTR underwent an independent international research assessment, which focused on the first decade of the Institute’s existence. The assessment summary is now available in Czech and English on our website.
Czechoslovaks in Gulag website now in more language versions
Published: August 21, 2020
We are launching English, Russian and Ukrainian versions of the Czechoslovaks in the Gulag website. It gives people in other countries access to research into documentation on political repression of expatriates (not only Czechs, but also Ukrainians, Germans, Ruthenians, Jews, Hungarians and Slovaks) in the USSR.
International conference The Democratic Revolution of 1989: Thirty Years On
Published: October 22, 2019
The conference focuses on both national and international context of the fall and transformation of the communist regime. Self-perception of the then student generation, transformative journey of Czech media, changes in Czech society etc. will be topics of the conference’s lectures and discussions. Date: 6–8 November 2019. Venue: Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic.