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Where are Noráci Mentioned?


The French and Czech broadcasts of czech radio "Český rozhlas", short articles and more comprehensive studies present the results of the Czech-Norwegian Memorabilia project, from autumn 2019 to summer 2021. EEA and Norway grants, which co-finance the project, have a strict agenda for disseminating results project in the media and on social networks. Our team is not proficient enough in this agenda, but we are learning to work with these requirements.

The pandemic of covid-19 has significantly slowed down our plans and outputs, but we will have one more year to work on it. The project will be extended until the summer of 2022.

List of media outlets (10 / 2019- 6/2021):

1. On 22 May 2021, Czech Radio Plus broadcast a 55-minute program on Forced Labor in Norway.

2. The French editorial office of Radio Prague International has prepared a program in French about Norwegians and our research.

3. The circular Mosaic, published by the House of Foreign Services at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, presents a project in the section Good Practice (May 2021).

4. The DZS podcast about the project behind the scenes and about our students.

5. The Scandinavian House, a cultural independent organization, informs about our project on its website and in two Facebook contributions.

6. Narvik newspape FREMOVER published unique pictures from post-war Narvik recorded by one of those deployed in June 1945. The editorial staff sent them to our Norwegian colleagues, to whom we sent her pictures for identification (the article was published on 4/11/2020).

Download here: 2020-11-04_Fremover _-_ 04-11-2020_print

The 7th Arctic Festival in Prague presented a project about Norwegians in December 2019. The traveling exhibition included a panel entitled "Involuntarily in the Arctic", which also presented the first materials from Norway.


Other small outputs in which we participate:

Wikipedia passwords:

Dietl battery

Trondenes Fortress

The portal is a database of prisoners imprisoned in Norwegian concentration camps and prisons in Norway during World War II. We help Norwegian colleagues create and refine passwords for imprisoned Czechoslovaks, in the Falstad prison and in the Grini concentration camp.


Expert contributions:

1. Newspaper "Dějiny a současnost", March 2020, thematic issue Forced labor for the Empire

2. Memory and history, article File of totally deployed in Norway, May 2020

3. Presentation at the professional conference Meeting of Bohemians in Munich (Bohemisten-Treffen), March 6, 2020.


In preparation:

A professional study in Norwegian awaits the publication in a special issue of the historical magazine "Trondhjemske Samlinger", which is focused on events of World War II in Trondheim. Our article, in which a Czech-Norwegian team of historians took part, presents forced labor in Trondheim from the point of view of czech forced laboures. The article will be published in autumn 2021.

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