Igor Cașu received his Ph.D. from University of Jassy in 2000 and is director of the Center for the Study of Totalitarianism and Associate Professor at the Faculty of History and Philosophy, State University of Chișinău. He is Fulbright Alumnus (2000), was expert in the Presidential Commission for the Analysis of Communist Dictatorship in Romania (2007) and deputy chairman of the Presidential Commission for the Study and Evaluation of Communist Totalitarian Regime in the Republic of Moldova (2010). Among his research interests are Soviet Nationalities Policy in Bessarabia/Eastern Moldavia, political repressions, violence and resistance in MASSR and MSSR, everyday life, corruption and cultural opposition under Communism. He is participating frequently at international conferences and is representing Moldova in the Platform for European Memory and Conscience, a pan-European organization gathering more than 40 institutions in Europe dealing with Fascism, Nazism and Communism.
Area of Interest:
Soviet Nationalities Policy in Bessarabia/Eastern Moldavia
Political repressions, violence and resistance in MASSR and MSSR
Everyday life, corruption and cultural opposition under Communism