Historians visited partner institutions in Ukraine

Historians visited partner institutions in Ukraine

Published: June 16, 2022

Historians Anna Chlebina, Adam Hradilek, and Jaroslav Formánek from The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (ÚSTR) visited partner institutions in Ukraine. The main aim of the visit was to sign a cooperation agreement with the Central State Archives of Public Organizations of Ukraine (TsDAGO of Ukraine).

Research assessment 2008–2018 completed

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

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.

English edition of the book Varšavská smlouva 1969–1985. Vrchol a cesta k zániku

English edition of the book Varšavská smlouva 1969–1985. Vrchol a cesta k zániku

Published: April 9, 2020

In The Warsaw Pact, 1969-1985: The Pinnacle and Path to Dissolution, Matěj Bílý analyzes the internal tensions of the Soviet-led Cold War alliance as its careened toward its end. Rooted in detailed research in Czech, Polish, and German archives, this book presents much previously unknown information about the alliance’s mechanisms as it served as one of the Kremlin’s increasingly ineffective tools for managing the Eastern Bloc.

International conference The Democratic Revolution of 1989: Thirty Years On

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: 68 November 2019. Venue: Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. 

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