VERITAS Research Institute

Dr. Judit Antónia Farkas

Research Fellow

The Post-1945 Era Research Team

Curriculum Vitae

Place and date of birth: Budapest, December 6th, 1969

VERITAS Research Institute for History
H-1093 Budapest, Zsil utca 2–4.
Email: judit.farkas@veritas.gov.hu
Telephone: +36-1-795-48-09
Mobile: +36-70-682-78-87

EDUCATION

2013 University of Miskolc, Literary studies doctorate
2002–2005 PhD studies, University of Miskolc, Doctoral School of Literary Studies: The program for historical and theoretical models of modern literature
1997 Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungarian and education degree
1995 Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, English and education degree
1989–1997 Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen and Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungarian and English language and literature
1984–1988 Kaffka Margit High School, Budapest

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015– VERITAS Research Institute for History, research fellow
2002–2014 Office of the House of the National Assembly
Personal assistant to Dr. János Horváth, ranking member of parliament, foreign affairs rapporteuer
2011–2014 Maternity leave
2000–2002 Office of the House of the National Assembly, press secretary
2002–2003 English instruction and translation

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • English language and literature education degree, which is the equivalent of an advanced-level English examination
  • Italian, intermediate-level, required for doctorate (University of Miskolc, foreign language instruction)

MAIN RESEARCH SUBJECT MATTER

  • History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (as portrayed abroad, specifically in the international media)
  • Life of Ferenc B. Farkas, Peasant Party politician
  • History of the media in the 19th and 20th centuries (books and journal publications, commercial trade of books, artistry of books, book collecting and censorship of books)

PUBLICATIONS

MTMT database