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Michael Shafir Collection at BJC Cluj-Napoca

Michael Shafir Collection at BJCluj


  • Cluj-Napoca Calea Dorobanților 104, Romania 400000
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  • French
  • Romanian

Name of collection

  • Michael Shafir Collection

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • grey literature (regular archival documents such as brochures, bulletins, leaflets, reports, intelligence files, records, working papers, meeting minutes): 1000-
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 100-499
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-
  • video recordings (including oral history recordings): 0-9

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • regional


Date of founding

  • 1965

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content


Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • visits by appointments

Author(s) of this page

  • Petrescu, Cristina
  • Pintilescu, Corneliu


Cristea-Enache, Daniel. 2013. “În dialog cu Michael Shafir: ‘Nu poţi opta pentru un individualism opac la nevoile societăţii’” (Talking with Michael Shafir: ‘One cannot chose for narrow-minded individualism when dealing with the needs of society’). Adevărul, March 13. Accessed September 14, 2016.

Shafir, Michael. 1983. “Political Culture, Intellectual Dissent and Intellectual Consent: The Case of Romania.” Orbis 27, 2: 393-420.

Shafir, Michael. 1984. “The Men of the Archangel Revisited: Antisemitic Formations Among Communist Romania's Intellectuals." Studies in Comparative Communism 16: 223-243.

Shafir, Michael. 1985. Romania: Politics, Economics and Society: Political Stagnation and Simulated Change, London: Frances Pinter.

Shafir, Michael, interview by Pintilescu, Corneliu, August 28, 2016. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-03-02 14:25:59