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About us

Since the summer 2019, the group of scholars and students from the Charles University and the University of Trondheim have been researching  the topic of Czech forced labour in Norway.

Dr. Vendula V. Hingarová from the Charles University in Prague  is a spiritus agens of the group. She researches  on Czech-Scandinavian relations and mobility of Czechoslovaks to Scandinavia during WWII. She collects ego-documents and is responsible to make the history of the Czech forced workers known to the general public and especially to the relatives and descendants of the workers. She is a creator of this project´s web page. Contact

Prof. Hans Otto Frøland from the Institute of Contemporary History at the University of Trondheim is an expert on Norwegian war history. He researches the German building projects in Norway where forced labours and war prisoners from occupied Europe worked.

Lars Busterud  from the University of Trondheim and research on microhistory and how to teach WWII history in the classroom.


Previous collaborators:

dr. Gunnar Hatlehold (NTNU, Narvik War museum)

dr. Zdenko Maršálek (Charles University)

Gabriela Králová (M.A. student, Charles University)

Andreas Grini (M.A. student, Charles University)




Project website at the Charles University webpage.


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