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Prof. Dr. Kateřina Králová

Prof. Dr. Kateřina Králová

Honorary Research Associate
Visiting Fellow 2018



In January/February and July 2018 as well as in July 2019, the Graduate School welcomed historian PhDr. Kateřina Králová, Ph.D. as a Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg. Králová is Assistant Professor of Russian and East European Studies at the Institute of International Studies as well as Head of the Department of Russian and East European Studies at the Charles University in Prague. Since her research stay in Regensburg in 2018, she is an Honorary Research Associate of the Graduate School.

From 2010 to 2015 she was Vice Dean for International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences. She teaches contemporary history. Her research interests include the handling of the Nazi past, memory and oral history in relation to the Holocaust, the Greek Civil War, post-conflict societies and post-war reconstruction in Greece.

Her book on the German occupation in Greece has recently been published in German with the title "Das Vermächtnis der Besatzung. Deutsch-griechische Beziehungen seit 1940". Most recently she co-edited the special issue "Diverse Perspectives on Jewish Life in Southeast Europe: The Holocaust and Beyond" at the Southeast European and Black Sea Studies Journal (2017). During her Fellowship in Regensburg, she will work on a book project on the return of Holocaust survivors to Greece.


  • Visiting Research Fellow at the Graduate School in Regensburg, January and February & July and August 2018

Publications (selected)


Das Vermächtnis der Besatzung: Deutsch-griechische Beziehungen seit 1940. Köln 2016.

With Hana Kubátová (eds.).: Návraty: Poválečná rekonstrukce židovských komunit v zemích středovýchodní, jihovýchodní a východní Evropy [Coming Back. The Post-war Reconstruction of Jewish Communities in the CE-, SE- and Eastern Europe]. Prague 2016.

With Jiří Kocian und Kamil Pikal (Hrsg.): Minderheiten im sozialistischen Jugoslawien. Brüderlichkeit und Eigenheit. Frankfurt am Main 2016.