Research Associates

Guest researchers, hosted by the Center for the duration of their fieldwork

  • Barbora Buzássyová, (Ph.D. student, Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava)
    Research project: Shifting patterns of Czechoslovak educational strategy to postcolonial Africa in the era of socialist internationalism: a constant quest for compliance between humanitarianism and pragmatism?
    1 September 2019 - 31 January 2020
  • Jakub Drábik (Researcher, Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava)
    Research Project: Czech fascism as a cultural and social phenomenon
    Guest Researcher, 1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018
  • Zsuzsa Hetényi (Professor of Literature, University ELTE, Budapest, Faculty of Humanities)
    Research project: An English monograph on Nabokov on a new theoretical basis, and writing a summary of her 35-year lecturing, an initiatory manual to the 20th century Russian prose
    Guest Researcher, 31 August 2017 – 31 July 2018
  • Ito Takashi (Lecturer, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
    Guest Researcher , 14 September 2015 - 13 September 2016
  • Mihaela Mehedinti-Beiean 
    Guest Researcher in the framework of the project "Competitive Researchers in Europe in the Field of Humanities and Socio-Economic Sciences.  A Multi-regional Research Network"
    1-30 June, 2015
  • Adrian Muresan
    Guest Researcher in the framework of the project "Competitive Researchers in Europe in the Field of Humanities and Socio-Economic Sciences.  A Multi-regional Research Network"
    1-30 June, 2015
  • Maria Terteci
    Guest Researcher in the framework of the project "Competitive Researchers in Europe in the Field of Humanities and Socio-Economic Sciences.  A Multi-regional Research Network"
    15 June - 15 July, 2015
  • Catalin Botosineanu
    Guest Researcher in the framework of the project  "Competitive Researchers in Europe in the Field of Humanities and Socio-Economic Sciences.  A Multi-regional Research Network"
    17 June - 17 July, 2015
  • Kenta Suzuki (Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
    Research project: Popular Movements and Nationalism in the Last Years of the East European Socialist States: The Disintegration of Former Yugoslavia and Revolutions of 1989
    Guest Researcher, 24 March 2015 – 29 February 2016
  • Yukiko Tatsumi (Institute of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
    Research project: Publishing business in the Russian Empire and beyond
    Guest Researcher, 2 January 2015 - 10 October 2015
  • Felix Jeschke (PhD candidate, University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies)
    Research project: "Iron Landscapes: The Railways and Nation-Building in Czechoslovakia 1918-1938"
    Guest Researcher, 22 July 2014 – 24 July 2015
  • Anca Sincan (Ph.D., Researcher, "Gheorghe Sincai" Institute for Social Sciences and the Humanities of the Romanian Academy)
    Research project"The inheritance of Loss": the transformation of the status of national church in communist Romania
    Guest researcherOctober-December 2012
  •  Adrian Lăcătuş (Assistant Professor, Transylvanian University of Brasov)
    Research project: The Literary Experiment in the Romanian Contemporary Prose. A Cognitive and Comparative Perspective
    Guest researcherSeptember-December 2012.
  • Carlos Domper (Doctoral student, University of Zaragoza)
    Research project: Polls without Democracy
    Guest researcher, 10 September - 10 October 2012
  • Cătălina Mihalache (Ph.D., Postdoctoral researcher of ”Al.I.Cuza University”, Iaşi; research fellow of ”A.D.Xenopol” History Institute of the Romanian Academy, Iaşi, Romania)
    Research project: History for Schoolchildren: Science, Politics and Entertainment at the End of the Communist Regime
    Guest researcherJuly 2012.
  • Oana Fotache Dubalaru (PhD Assistant Professor, University of Bucharest, Romania, and SOP HRD Post-doctoral researcher, University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj, Romania)
    Research project: Realism as a Historiographical Project. Typological Invention and Discursive Motivation in Recent Histories of Romanian Literature, 1990-2010.
    Post-doctoral research fellow, July 2012
  • María Cristina Álvarez González (Ph.D. student, Universidad Complutense, Madrid)
    Research project: “The history of Poland and history writing within Polish opposition movements, 1976-1989”
    Visiting doctoral student, 2011/2012, Spring term
  • Bogdan Stefanescu (Ph.D., Associate Professor and SOP HRD Post-doctoral researcher, Department of English, University of Bucharest, Romania)
    Research project: Strategies for Decolonization in Postcommunism: A Postcolonial Perspective on National Identity Discourses by Romanian Public Intellectuals after 1989.
  • Victoria Harms (History Department at the University of Pittsburgh). 
    Research Project: In-between East and West: A Transnational Network of Central Europeans, 1977-2004.
    Guest Doctoral Researcher, 2011
  • Guy Beiner (Senior lecturer, Department of General History, Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
    Research project: Comparisons between ‘social forgetting’ in Central Europe and Ireland in late-modern history.
    Visiting Research Fellow, 2011
  • Paul Shore (CEU)
    Research project: Relations between Muslims and Jesuits between 1620 and 1773
    2010/2011, winter and spring term
  • José Reis Santos (Guest visiting Fellow, Contemporary History Institute, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the New University of Lisbon)Research project:Authoritarian Electoralisms in the Epoch of Fascisms Guest Research Fellow, 2010/2013
  • Richard McMahon (ESRC post‑doc, University of Bristol) 
    Research project: European Cultural Community: entangled geographies of integration and culture. 
    Visiting Fellow, June & July 2010
  • Irène Heidelberger-Leonard (Honorary Professorial Fellow, Queen Mary College, University of London)
    Research Project: Life and Work of IMRE KERTESZ to be published by Rowohl (rororo), Reinbek, Germany
    Visiting Fellow, April/May 2010
  •  Slávka Otčenášová (Research assistant, University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik, Košice/University of Prešov, Slovakia)
    Research project:
    Constructing the Identity for the New Country – History Textbooks and Making the Nation in Czechoslovakia 1918 – 1938
    Visiting Fellow 2009/2010, spring term
  • Paul Shore (Professor of Education, Saint Louis University) 
    Research project: Jesuit Missionary and Educantional Activities in the Danube Basin 1630-1773. Seminar and pubic lecture: "Mission 'Mostly' Accomplished: Tracking Jesuit Successes and Failures in Hungary and Transylvania, 1640-1750" (18 and 20 May, 2009) 
    Pasts Inc. and History Department, Visiting Fellow, March-June 2009
  • Ioana Toma 
    Research project: When Romanian Civil Society Rises into the Air. Radio Free Europe’s Rhetoric of a “National” Cold War
    Open Society Archives and History Department, Postdoctoral Fellow, CEU, 2008/2009
  • Ruth Balint (lecturer, School of History, University of New South Wales, Sidney)
    Research project: Exile and Return: Journeys of the Hungarian Jewish Diaspora in Australia
    Visiting Fellow, 2008/2009, fall term
  • Charlotte Ball (PhD student of the Centre for European and International Studies Research of the University of Portsmouth, CEISR, England)
    Research project: “The Day of German Unity 1990-2005”
    Visiting Fellow, 2007/2008
  • Iris Engemann (PhD student, European University of Viadrina, Frankfurt an der Oder)
    Research project: The Slovakization of Bratislava, 1918-1948
    Visiting Fellow, 2007/2008, winter term


  • Rose Smith, (Ph.D. student, Institute of International Studies, Charles University & The Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Groningen) Research project: How representations of the memory of Communism in Budapest, Prague, and Warsaw museums construct urban, national, and European identities 15 January 2022 - 15 March 2022

  • Elizabeth F. Walker (Undergraduate student, University College London)
    June-August 2009, CEU Summer Professional Internship participant
  • Joshua P. Sorell (Undergraduate student, Bard College)
    June-July 2008, CEU/BARD Summer Professional Internship participant
  • Katalin Stráner (PhD student, History department, CEU) 
    2007/2008, research assistant