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Vilém Prečan (CZE)

Historian and expert on modern Czech history

In his academic life, Vilém focuses mainly on modern Czech history and culturally political relations between Czechs and Slovaks. In the 1970s he ran the center for samizdat literature in the German exile. He founded and managed the Institute of Contemporary History of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences after the Revolution. He was appointed professor at the Palacky University in Olomouc in 2005.

In the 1970s he was expelled from the Communist Party and then immigrated to Germany where he managed the Czechoslovak Documentation Center of Independent Literature, which collected the More…