Installation Ceremony for the Chair in Slovak History and Culture

Join us to celebrate the inauguration of the new Chair in Slovak History & Culture!

How the new chairholder intends to continue in assuring a vibrant academic and research environment for Faculty members, researchers and students working on Slovak history and culture both in Europe and North America? What are his plans to promote research on Slovak history and culture to a wider audience and foster dialogue between the academia and the wider public in Slovakia, Europe and North America? Join us to find out!


5PM-5:20PM Welcome

  • Marc Charron (Interim Dean, Faculty of Arts, uOttawa)

5:20PM-6PM Round Table

  • Constantin Iordachi (CEU, Austria) and Roman Krakovsky (uOttawa, Canada)
  • Discussant: Meredith Terretta (uOttawa, Canada)

6PM-7PM Reception

Constantin Iordachi

Constantin Iordachi


Constantin Iordachi is Professor of history at the Central European University, Vienna, Austria. His research and academic teaching focuses mainly on comparative approaches to historical research, totalitarianism and mass politics, and citizenship and minorities in Central and Southeastern Europe. His latest publications include Charisma, Politics and Violence: The Legion of the “Archangel Michael” in Inter-war Romania (2004) and Comparative and Transnational History in Eastern Europe: Legacies and New Perspective, 3 vols. (2021).

Roman Krakovsky

Roman Krakovsky

Assistant Professor

Roman Krakovsky is Assistant Professor at the Department of History at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on modernization strategies in Slovakia and in Central and Eastern Europe. His latest publications include Le Populisme en Europe centrale et orientale (2019) and L'Europe centrale et orientale de 1918 à la chute du mur de Berlin (2017).

If you require accommodation, please contact the event host as soon as possible.
Date and time
Apr 4, 2024
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Format and location
In person
Tabaret Hall (TBT)
Huguette Labelle Hall
French, English
Faculty and staff, Students, General public
Organized by
Faculty of Arts
An initiative of the Department of History.