Award, Eastern Europe, Exile Studies, Women's Studies

Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Jana Buresova has been awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk by the Czech Republic for her book The Dynamics of Forced Female Migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938–1950.

Dr Buresova was honoured at an event at the Czech Embassy on 5 November 2019. The Honorary Silver Medal is awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for outstanding contributions to the development of relations between the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom, and is one of the highest awards that can be received by foreign nationals.

Congratulations to Jana!

Read more about her research and activities at the IMLR’s Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies here.

Her book was published in the Exile Studies book series edited by Andrea Hammel earlier this year. Read about her award-winning book here.

 

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