History of Modern Political Thought in East-Central Europe

Centre for Advances Study (CAS), Sofia
European Research Council (ERC)


Michal Kopeček (*1974)

Michal Kopecek, studied history and political science, holds PhD in Russian and East European Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague. Senior research fellow at the Institute of Contemporary History in Prague.

Main fields of academic interest: modern intellectual history and nationalism in East Central Europe, communism and transition studies, history and theory of historiography. Apart from numerous articles he is one of the editors of the series Bolshevism, Communism and Radical Socialism in Czechoslovakia (in Czech) and the Discourses of Collective Identity in Central and Southeast Europe (1770–1945).

He is currently finishing a book on Marxist Revisionism in East Central Europe between 1953-1960.

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