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PhD Péter Apor
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Institute of History
Ùri utca 53
1014 Budapest
Link: PhD Péter Apor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Education / Work Experience

Since January 2013 Research Fellow at the Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

January 2012 - December 2013 Fellow at the Imre Kertész Kolleg, Jena

2003-2012 Research Fellow, Pasts Inc., Center for Historical Studies, Central European University

2008-2009 Associated Researcher, University of Exeter, “Around 1968”: AHRC funded research project

2007 Coordinator of the international research project Authority and Expectations: The Everyday Justifications of the Socialist Dictatorship, funded by the International Visegrad Fund

2006-2008 Academic Coordinator of the Comparative History Project at CEU

2005- member of the Managing Committee of EURHISTXX, the European Network of Contemporary History

2003-2006 Academic Coordinator of the Regional Seminar in Recent History, Central European University, an international collaboration

2002-2003 Teacher-Fellow in Hungarian Studies, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London

coordinator of the project Writing Recent History in Post-communist Eastern Europe

2002 (June) PhD in History and Civilizations, European University Institute, Florence

1998 Part-time Junior Lecturer in the University of Miskolc, Department of Hungarian History

1997-1998 Part-time Research Room Co-ordinator in the Open Society Archives, Budapest

1997 (June) MA in Literature, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

1996 (June) MA in Central-European History, Central European University, Budapest

1995 (June) MA in History, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Language skills: Hungarian (native), English (excellent), German (good), Italian (basic)


2008 May-June, visiting research fellow in Prague, Charles University in the framework of the research project “Socialism as a System of Meanings” funded by the Volkswagen Foundation