National Memory Institute (Slovakia)

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National Memory Institute
Ústav pamäti národa
National memory overview
HeadquartersBratislava, Slovakia

The National Memory Institute (Slovak: Ústav pamäti národa) is a Slovak public institution that holds the police records of the fascist Slovak State and communist Czechoslovak Socialist Republic regimes that ruled Slovakia during the twentieth century.[1] The Institute also promotes research into these periods of Slovak history and educates the general public of this history.[2] The founder of the institute was Ján Langoš, who served as director until his death in a car crash in 2006.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Nation's Memory Institute evicted". The Slovak Spectator. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Mission". Retrieved 14 November 2018.

Further reading[edit]

  • Nedelsky, Nadya (2016). ""The Struggle for the Memory of the Nation": Post-Communist Slovakia and its World War II Past". Human Rights Quarterly. 38 (4): 969–992. doi:10.1353/hrq.2016.0053.