Research Fellows

Blasco Sciarrino

18 September 2023 - 30 April 2024

Research Interests

Far-right ideologies, movements, regimes; War veterans' politics and policies; Transfers of political ideologies and practices; Nationalist cultural politics; Politics of memory; Advocacy and pressure groups; European integration

Péter Apor

Research Interests

contemporary history, historical anthropology, historiography

Ágoston Berecz

2019 - Jan 2020 

Febr 2020 - Aug 2021: Research Coordinator 

Sept 2021 - Dec 2023

Research Interests

historical (macro-)sociolinguistics, the interface of language and nationalism, history of language policies, linguistic standardizations, socio-cultural history of Central/ Eastern/Southeastern Europe in the long nineteenth century

Zsófia Lóránd

2015 - 2023

Research Interests

intellectual history of feminism in post-WWII state-socialist Eastern Europe; the conceptual and cultural history of violence and women's rights

Markian Prokopovych

Between 2005-2020, Prof. Prokopovych was involved in a number of activities at CEU, including the editing of the journal East Central Europe.


Habsburg Lemberg: Architecture, Public Space and Politics in the Galician Capital, 1772-1914 (2008), In the Public Eye: The Budapest Opera House, the Audience and the Press, 1884-1918 (2014) and a co-author of Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts (2020) and The Museum Age in Austria-Hungary: Art and Empire in the Long Nineteenth Century (2021). 

Katalin Stráner

Research Interests

the academic and popular reception of Darwinism in Hungary and Central Europe, the study of knowledge production and transfer in the long nineteenth century, the role of translation and literature in the dissemination of scientific thought, the role of the city and urban culture, including the urban press, in the circulation and transformations of knowledge, the history of scientific societies, associations and institutions, the effect of migration and exile on knowledge transfer