Colloquia in Modern Jewish History

A joint project of the Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences and CEFRES in partnership with the Jewish Museum in Prague.

When & where: the colloquia are held in the library of CEFRES, Na Florenci 3, Prague 1, always at 5 p.m. Check on CEFRES calendar the next sessions.

Language: Czech and Slovak in Fall – English in Spring

Hosts: Kateřina Čapková & Michal Frankl

The colloquia are intendedo naprovide a platform for academic discussion about the latest research on Jewish history especially of the last three centuries. Though primarily focusedoon the Jews of central and east central Europe, the colloquia also includeo npics related nathe Jews of other regions. The colloquia will be further enriched by including npics not directly concerned with Jews, but enabling one nasee Jewish history from other perspectives (for instance, the perspective of other ʻminoritiesʼ).

Despite our preference for the methods of historical research, the organizers welcome multidisciplinary approaches nathe npics, including hose of sociology, political science, religious studies, and art history.

Among he people leading he colloquia are scholars from institutions in the Czech Republic and abroad,asenior scholars as well as PhD students.

Contacts: Kateřina Čapková ( & Michal Frankl (

French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences – Prague