VERITAS Research Institute and Archives

Kálmán Árpád Kovács

Research Fellow

The Era of the Dual Monarchy Research Team

Curriculum Vitae

Place and date of birth: Kaposvár, April 13th, 1978

VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives
H-1093 Budapest, Zsil utca 2–4.
E-mail: emoke.kovacs@veritas.gov.hu
Telephone: +36 1 89 60 237
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EDUCATION

2008 PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Historiography
2001–2004 Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Doctoral School of History, 19th-century Hungarian History
1996–2001 Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Hungarian History major
1992–1996 Nagyboldogasszony Roman Catholic High School, Kaposvár

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019–  VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives, Research Fellow
2016–2019 EMET (Human Capacities Aid Administrator), Specialist, GULÁG-GUPVI Memorial Year
2016–2017 Gábor Dénes College, Siófok, Instructor
2010–2015  Balaton Regional History Research Institute / Library and Kálmán Imre Memorial House, Siófok, Director
2006–2010  Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Assistant Lecturer
2005–2006 House of Terror Museum, Historian

SCHOLARSHIPS

2001–2004 Postgraduate scholarship, Eötvös Loránd University – Faculty of Humanities
2005–2006  Research grant, Foundation of Political History

HONORS AND AWARDS

2017 Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic Gold Merit Cross
2014 Fitz József Award

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • German, intermediate
  • English, intermediate

MAIN RESEARCH SUBJECT MATTER

  • 19th- and 20th-century Hungarian political, education and cultural history
  • Lake Balaton in the 19th and 20th centuries
  •  History of post-1849 Hungarian emigration
  • Political history in the Era of the Dual Monarchy
  • History of Communist-era Hungary
  • Hungarians in Soviet captivity: GULAG camps, Malenki Robot and the historical background of the deportations to the Soviet Union
  • History of internment camps in Hungary
  • History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

PUBLICATIONS

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