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Pavel Kolář

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Professor of Comparative and Transnational History of 19th-20th Century Europe

 

Tel. [+39] 055 4686 598 / 541
Email Pavel.Kolar@EUI.eu

Administrative Assistant: Francesca Parenti

Postal address: Department of History and Civilization | Via Bolognese 156 | 50139 Florence - Italy

Villa Salviati, Manica - Office SAMN 225 - For appointments please contact: Francesca Parenti

 

Fields of Research


  • Modern History (Germany, Central, South Eastern, Eastern Europe)
  • State Socialism, Comparative History of Dictatorships 
  • History of Physical Violence 
  • Historiography, Remembrance, Narration 
  • Nation-Building, Nationalism
  • Science and Universities in Modern Central Europe

Languages


Czech/Slovak, Polish, German, English, Italian, French, Russian, Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian 

Current Seminars at EUI


Current Research Projects


  • Communist Identity after Stalinism 
  • Capital Punishment and the Late Socialist State 
  • "Die Stadt des Bösen": Prague in the Long 20th Century

Selected Recent Publications


Books:

  • Der Poststalinismus. Ideologie und Utopie einer Epoche, Böhlau-Verlag: Köln 2016.
  • Co byla normalizace? Studie o pozdním socialismu [What was ‘Normalisation’? Essays on Late Socialism], co-authored with Michal Pullmann, Nakladatelství Lidové noviny: Praha 2016.
  • Historische Nationsforschung im geteilten Europa, 1945-1989, co-edited with Miloš Řezník, SH-Verlag: Köln 2012.

Articles:

  • “Disent, sociální práva a neoliberální revoluce” [Dissent, social rights and the neoliberal revolution], In Lidská práva – (ne)smysl české politiky? Edited by Václav Bělohradský and Jiří Přibáň, Praha: SLON, 2015, 215–226.
  • “Communism in Eastern Europe.” In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism. Edited by Steve A. Smith, 203–19. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • The Party as a New Utopia: Reshaping Communist Identity after Stalinism, in Social History 37, n. 4 (2012), 402-424.
  • “Historisierung.” In Zeitgeschichte: Konzepte und Methoden. Edited by Frank Bösch and Jürgen Danyel, 131–43. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012.

 

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