Kateřina Králová


Kateřina Králová is the Head of Department of Russian and East European Studies and an assistant professor at the Institute of International Studies supervising students on history and politics of the Balkans. In her research, she focuses on the (post)Holocaust, the Greek Civil War, post-war reconstruction, and reconciliation, currently working on the second book project on Holocaust survivors in post-war Greece. After M.A. studies in Germany, she completed Ph.D. in Prague (2010) with a thesis published in Czech, Greek, and German (Das Vermächtnis der Besatzung, 2016). She received several fellowships in Germany, Greece and the USA including a USHMM Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship at Yale University. She is, among others, the Prague academic director of Nationalism, Religion and Violence Summer Seminar and principal investigator of a BOHEMs project within the PRIMUS Research Programme (2017-2019), for which she put together an international team of 10 researchers based in Prague. In 2010-2015 she served as a Vice-Dean for International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences, CUNI and in 2017 obtained the Learned Society Award for scientists under 40.

Selective List of Publications:

  • Králová, K., M. Vulesica & G. Antoniou eds., “Diverse Perspectives on Jewish life in Southeast Europe”, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 17: 2 (2017), 144 p.
  • “Introduction – diverse perspectives on Jewish life in Southeast Europe.” Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 17: 2 (2017), pp. 155-63.
  • “‘Being traitors’ Post-war Greece in the Experience of Jewish Partisans.” Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 17: 2 (2017), pp. 263-80.
  • “The ‘Holocausts’ in Greece: victim competition in the context of postwar compensation for Nazi persecution.” Holocaust Studies, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group (2016): 1-27.
  • Králová, Kateřina and 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: Karolinum, 2016, 385 p.
  • Das Vermächtnis der Besatzung: Deutsch-griechische Beziehungen seit 1940. Köln: Böhlau, 2016, 283 p. 4.
  • “In the Shadow of the Nazi Past: Post-War Reconstruction and the Claims of the Jewish Community in Salonika.” European History Quarterly. 46.2 (2016): 262-290.
  • Králová, Kateřina, Jiří Kocian and Kamil Pikal. Minderheiten im sozialistischen Jugoslawien. Brüderlichkeit und Eigenheit. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Vlg. 2016, 418 p.
  • Králová, Kateřina and Tsivos, Konstantinos. Stegnosan ta dakrya mas. Ellines prosfyges stin Tsechoslovakia. [Our tears dried up: Greek refugees in Czechoslovakia] Athina: Alexandria, 2015, 384 p.
  • Kateřina Králová and Nikola Karasová. “Reparationsforderungen: Umfang, Rechtsfragen, politische Rahmenbedingungen”, in: Ulf-Dieter Klemm, Wolfgang Schultheiß (Hg.), Die Krise in Griechenland. Ursprünge, Verlauf, Folgen (Bonn: BPB,2015) – Schriftenreihe (Bd. 1608), pp. 299-325.
  • Sti skia tis Katochis: Oi ellinogermanikes scheseis tin periodo 1941-2010 [In the Shadow of Occupation: GreekGerman Relations, 1941-2010] Athina: Alexandria, 2013, 402 p.
  • Králová, Kateřina, Tsivos, Kostas et al. Vyschly nám slzy… Řečtí uprchlíci v Československu. [We Have No Tears Left to Cry… Greek Refugees in Czechoslovakia]. Praha: Dokořán, 2012, 334 p.
  • Nesplacená minulost. Řecko německé vztahy ve stínu nacismu. [Unsettled Past. Greek-German Relations in the Shadow of Nazi Occupation.] Praha: Karolinum, 2012, 284 p.