VERITAS Research Institute and Archives

Dr. László Lajtai

Research Fellow

The Era of the Dual Monarchy Research Team

Curriculum Vitae

Place and date of birth: Zalaegerszeg, November 1st, 1977

VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives
H-1093 Budapest, Zsil utca 2–4.
E-mail: laszlo.lajtai@veritas.gov.hu

Telephone:36 1 89 60 961

EDUCATION

2011 PhD in History, European Historiography and Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest); History and Civilizations (EHESS – School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France)
2003–2004 MA: History and Civilizations, EHESS – School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France
1996–2002 History, Eötvös Loránd University – Faculty of Humanities, Budapest
1992–1996 Zrínyi Miklós High School, Zalaegerszeg

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017–  VERITAS Research Institute for History, research fellow
2016  Hungarian Academy of Sciences Research Center for the Humanities Institute of History, Research Fellow
2012–2014 Eötvös Loránd University – Faculty of Humanities, Research Fellow
2011 Ráció Publishing, Manager
2007–2010 Office for Research Groups Attached to Universities and Other Institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – Eötvös Loránd University – Faculty of Humanities, “Atelier” European Historiography and Social Sciences, Junior Researcher

HONORS AND AWARDS

2009  9-month Ferenc Deák Scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Culture
2005–2008  15-month co-tutelle scholarship from the French state (EHESS  School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France)
2003–2004  10-month diplôme d’études approfondies (D.E.A. / MA) scholarship (EHESS  School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France)

 LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • French, advanced
  • English, intermediate

MAIN RESEARCH SUBJECT MATTER

  • Theories of nation and nationalism
  • History of Hungarian and Western European historiography in the 19th and 20th centuries  
  • Cultural and intellectual history of Hungary in the 19th century

PUBLICATIONS

MTMT database