Prof. Róbert Letz

Prof. Róbert Letz

Professor Róbert Letz is a historian and a professor in the Faculty of Education at Comenius University in Bratislava specializing in the 20th-century history of culture, politics and religion in Slovakia. He studied history and philosophy in Bratislava, and he worked at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in 1991–92. Since 1992, he has worked in the Faculty of Education at Comenius University. He obtained his professor’s title in 2003 at Trnava University in Trnava. He is currently the head of the History Department in the Faculty of Education at Comenius University. He is the chairman of the editorial board of the journals Pamäť národa [National Memory] and Verbum historiae. He has published history textbooks, chronological guides to Slovak history and monographs and studies about Slovak individuals, anti-communist resistance, the persecution of Christians and justice in communist regimes.

Letz is a member of the ENRS Academic Council.