Radka Šustrová

Radka Šustrová is a research fellow at the Masaryk Institute and Archives of Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague.

Her research interests include Nazi social policy, nationalism, children and youth under the Nazi rule, society and German minority in the Bohemian lands and family policy in the Czechoslovakia 1930-1960.

Since 2014 she has participated in “The Internationalization of Nazi Labour and Social Policy and the Role of the Reichsarbeitsministerium, 1933-1945″ project held by Humboldt-University of Berlin. She is finishing her PhD thesis which explores social policy and nationalism in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

She has written and co-edited three books on themes of children and youth during World War II, family policy and memory and historical consciousness. Her most recent book (co-authored with Jakub Rákosník) is Rodina v zájmu státu: Populační růst a instituce manželství v českých zemích 1918–1989 [Family in the State Interest: Population Growth and Institution of Marriage in the Bohemian Lands, 1918–1989, May 2016.

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