Kateřina Králová

Fulbright-Masaryk Visiting Research Fellow
October 2008 - June 2009

Kateřina Králová received her first degree in International Area Studies at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (2000). As a bilateral inter-university scholar, she completed her master studies at Philipps Universität in Marburg, Germany, where she received the national DAAD-Award for the Best Foreign Student of the Year (2002). Subsequently, she continued her doctoral studies at Charles University (Prague) where she finished her PhD thesis on Greek-German Relations after the Second World War in the Shadow of Nazi Past (2007). During her doctoral studies she obtained numerous scholarships for research abroad, for one year at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki (2003-2004) and in other European countries (Germany, Austria, UK). Currently she is a Ph.D. candidate and lecturer at the Institute of International Studies, Charles University (Prague) where she teaches contemporary Greek history and modern history of the Balkans. In her research she focuses on the post-war social position of victims of political/civil injustice in general and during the Nazi occupation, anti-Semitism, and the fate of its victims in southeastern Europe and in particular Greece. She presents the results of her research at international conferences, co-edits volumes in Czech and German, and publishes articles in peer-reviewed journals.