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Activities for the Public and Students

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  • 08/11/2022: Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust in Human Memory, a moderated discussion for students and the public, Košice (poster)
  • 18/10/2022: Medieval university as an educational innovation, guest lecture by PhDr. Mgr. Gabriel P. Hunčaga, OP, PhD., Košice (poster)
  • 13/04/2022: How to teach about the Holocaust today, Košice, a methodical day for teachers and students of history (Programme)
  • 11/02/2022: Open Door Day of UPJŠ, this time online (more information)



Public activities restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 16/07/2021: University Without Borders, an annual event in the university campus for the 5th and 6th grade primary school students, our Department with the theme “City in the Change of Time and Space” (more information, Programme)
  • 27/04/2021: Opening of the online exhibition on the 100th anniversary of the birthday of the deceased prof. PhDr. Ladislav Tajták, Csc. (exhibition)
  • 04/2021: Opening of the educational-historical website First Touch with Freedom dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. E-textbook avalaible (website)



Public activities restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 31/07/2020: University without Borders, Košice (more information)
  • 07/02/2020: Open Door Day of Faculty of Arts, UPJŠ, Košice, from 9:00 (more information)



  • 19/11/2019: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary: The Power of Good Deeds, interactive exhibition for public, Veritas Cultural Center, Košice, 18:30 (poster)
  • 14/11-20/12/2019: The First Touch With Freedom, public exhibition on the anniversary of November´89, Public Library of Johannes Bocatius, Hlavná 48 (poster, Virtual Tour)
  • 13/11/2019: Debt to November, public discussion on the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, Košice, Thália Theater, 18:50 – 20:30 (more information)
  • 16/10/2019: How to write history of fanzines?, public lecture of Mgr. Miroslav Michela, PhD. from Institute of Czech History, Charles University (Prague), 17:00 Košice (poster)
  • 14/09/2019: City in the Wind of Change, our Department on International Festival of Art Trans / Missions, public discussion about profits and disappointments 30 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, 15:00, East Slovak Gallery, Košice (Poster, details)
  • 13/09/2019: Dr. Frankenstein Clinic, public exhibition and guided tour of Plato University Building as a former maternity hospital and gynecological clinic… was once Frankenstein in Košice? (Poster)
  • 03-06/06/2019: Historical excursion for students (details)
  • 21/03/2019: The Regional Round of the “Historic Olympic Games”, Košice UPJŠ, 09:00 – 13:00
  • 07/03/2019: Out of memory, public debate on issues of the anniversary of emergence of the Slovak state (14 March 1939), Košice – Halmi Place (Poster)
  • 21/02/2019: The Ball of Historians, Precise Kantine, an annual ball for our students and graduates, for more information see Facebook
  • 13/02/2019: Husák: Tops and Falls 1945 – 1951, public presentation of a new book (biography), Košice (poster)
  • 08/02/2019: Open Door Day of Faculty of Arts, UPJŠ, presentation of our Department at 9:00 and 10:00 (more information)
  • 07/02/2019: Testimonies from Sereď, screening of films about Holocaust, Rectorate UPJŠ (poster)



  • Media Outputs Evaluation of Faculty of Arts UPJŠ for the year 2018 and the share of our Department (link)
  • Tuka versus Republic. The Court Trial from 1929, public presentation of the new monograph of our colleague Mgr. Peter Fedorčák, PhD., 19 December 2018, Košice (poster)
  • Current Challenges of Teaching History, seminar for teachers, 4 – 5 December 2018, Košice (PosterProgramme)
  • Path to Mutual Understanding (80 Years of Vienna Arbitration), public discussion, 22 November 2018, Košice (poster)
  • Student Scientific Conference, 20 November 2018 (Programme)
  • Freedom Festival in Košice, movies, exposition and discussion, 12 November 2018, Tabačka Kulturfabrik (poster)
  • European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, public lecture, 7 November 2018, 16:15 – 17:45
  • Open Door Day: You Make the History!, interactive exhibition for public in the campus of Faculty of Arts, UPJŠ in Košice, 5 October 2018, 9:00 – 16:00 (Open Door DayInteractive Exhibition)
  • European Research Night 2018, public presentations in Atrium Optima, 28 September 2018, 09:00 – 19:00, Košice (website)
  • Occupation, “Normalization”, and Present Slovakia, public discussion, 20 August 2018, 19:00, Košice (Poster)
  • University Without Borders, activities for students from elementary schools, 13 July 2018, Košice (Information)
  • Discussion Evening of the Nation´s Memory Institute: Restoration of the Greek-Catholic Church in 1968, moderated by a member of our department, doc. ThDr. Peter Borza, PhD., 11 June 2018, Prešov (Poster)
  • Excursion Tour for students around selected historical sights of Slovakia, 5 – 8 June 2018 (Preliminary Programme)
  • The Story of Juraj Szánto. Interview About Rescuers and a Victim, presentation of the new monograph of the head of our department, doc. PaedDr. Martin Pekár, PhD., 23 May 2018, 16:00, Pribinova 1, Košice (poster)
  • Ethnicity in the Context of “Big Breaks”: Ethnic Politics, Relations and Their Transformations in Slovakia after 1918, 1938, 1948, a lecture cycle and workshop for students of history and political sciences, 4 May 2018, Košice (poster)
  • Private Motorism in Slovakia in the Years 1918 – 1938, public presentation of the new monograph written by our colleague Mgr. Mikuláš Jančura, PhD., 25 April 2018, 16:30, Košice (poster)
  • Democratization Processes and Crisis of Democracy: Slovakia 1918 – 2018, public discussion, 28 March 2018, 17:00 – 19:30, Tabačka Kulturfabrik (Poster)
  • The Regional Round of the “Historic Olympic Games”, Košice, 22 March 2018, 09:00 – 12:00 (Poster)
  • The Age of Enlightenment in Slovakia, discussion with historian PhDr. Michal Bada, PhD. and presentation of his new book “Slovak History II. (1526 – 1780)”, Košice, 7 March 2018, 10:45 – 12:15 (Poster)
  • February 1948, the first of a series of discussions organized by our Department on the memorable “eighth” years of the 20th century, this time in cooperation with the Institute od Nation´s Memory. Guests: Štefan Šutaj from our Department and Ondrej Podolec from INM, Košice, Tabačka – Kulturfabrik, 1 March 2018, 17:30 – 19:00 (Poster
  • Exposition “Slovakia and United Nations Organisation”, Košice, Building Plato in the campus of Faculty of Arts, UPJŠ, opening by author PhDr. Slavomír Michálek, DrSc (head of Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Sciences), 20 February 2018, 14:00 – 16:00 (Poster)
  • Erasmus+, informative meeting about posssibilities of the exchange study abroad, 19 February 2018, Košice (Poster)



  • The 4th Ball of Historians, 7 December 2017, Košice (Poster)
  • Obraz nepriateľa v propagande počas II. svetovej vojny na Slovensku [The Image of Enemy in Slovak Propaganda during the WWII], public exposition based on the book of prof. PhDr. Eduard Nižňanský, CSc., 8 November – 8 December 2017, Košice (Poster)
  • Deň otvorených dverí [University Open Day], 6 October 2017, Košice (Invitation)
  • Noc výskumníkov [Night of Science], public exposition, 29 September 2017, Košice, OC Optima, 9:00 – 21:00
  • Kto bude ďalší? [Who will be the next?], interactive public exposition, 31 May 2017, 10:00 – 18:00, Košice – Zvonárska Street (Invitation
  • A Scientific Den: Stories From an Old Garret, interactive lesson for children by our colleague PhDr. Alžbeta Bojková, PhD., 27 May 2017, 14:00 – 16:00, Košice (more information)
  • Etnické vzťahy a vizualita na Slovensku [Ethnic Relations and Visuality in Slovakia], workshop for students, 3 May 2017, Košice (Programme)



  • The 3rd Ball of Historians, 9 December 2016, Košice (PosterInvitation)
  • Knowledge is the Light, commemoration of events of 17 November 1989 (fall of communism), organized by students of our department, 16 November 2016, Košice (PosterPoster)
  • Opening of the new campus of our department and presentation of the volume “Ľudia a dejiny” (The People and History) issued in honour of prof. PhDr. Ladislav Tajták, CSc., 3 November 2016, 16:00, Moyzesova 9, Košice
  • Facts, Interpretation, Memory, workshop for students, co-organisators: Nation´s Memory Institute and KAS Bratislava, 18 October 2016, 9:00 – 15:00, Košice
  • Who will be the next?, interactive public exposition, 5 May 2016, Košice (InvitationPhotogallery)
  • Historical Workshop: Traces of Memory in Košice, discussion for teachers of history and university students of teaching, 16 April 2016, Košice (Invitation)
  • A Misused History – Small Notes to Big Problem, public lecture of doc. PaedDr. Martin Pekár, PhD., 22 March 2016, Košice (Invitation)
  • Actual Poblems of the Education System, Public Election, Perception of History, lecture of prof. PaedDr. Štefan Šutaj, DrSc, 15 March 2016, Košice (Invitation)



  • The 2nd Ball of Historians, December 2015, Košice
  • Univerzita bez hraníc (A University without Borders), presentation of the UPJŠ for students of elementary schools, 10 July 2015 (Programme)



  • The First Ball of Historians, social event for the staff of Department and its students, 5 December 2014 (Invitation)
  • Festival of Freedom, 27 November 2014, public exposition organized by Nation´s Memory Institute in cooperation with our Department for the case of Košice (webside)
  • Open Door Day of UPJŠ, 10 December 2014 (Invitation)
  • Night of Researchers, event of UPJŠ for public, 26 September 2014 (Invitation)
  • Witnesses of Oppression, presentation of the activities of NMI and its department of Oral History, 15 May 2014 (Invitation)
  • Open Door Day at Faculty of Arts, UPJŠ, 7 February 2014 (Invitation)



  • Screening of Movies on the Period of Communist Oppresion, 18 November 2013, Košice (Programme)


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