The fate of the Greek minority in Czechoslovakia
Source document: Studia historica Brunensia. 2013, vol. 59, iss. 1-2, pp. -155
ISSN1803-7429 (print)2336-4513 (online)
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The following paper introduces the topic of the Greek minority in Czechoslovakia using the method of oral history. It deals with the interviews of the seven narrators who fled from Greece during the civil war and nowadays live in Brno. The first part discusses the methodology and the contemporary problems the method has to deal with. It analyses and interprets the interviews with an emphasis on the topic of staying at the orphanages as well as on the process of assimilation. This project tries to capture a collective memory shared in the stories of the individuals.