VERITAS Research Institute and Archives

Dr. Róbert Hermann

Subject Team Leader

Curriculum Vitae

Place and Date of Birth: Székesfehérvár, August 24th, 1963

VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives
H-1093 Budapest, Zsil utca 2–4.
Email: robert.hermann@veritas.gov.hu
Telephone: +36-1-896-09-61
Mobile: +36-70-281-98-14

EDUCATION

2009 Doctor of MTA (Historical Sciences) (MTA)
1997 Doctor of Humanities (History) (ELTE), summa cum laude
1995 University Doctorate (History) (ELTE), summa cum laude
1982–1987 ELTE BTK, History
1970–1974 Teleky Blanka High School, Székesfehérvár

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016– VERITAS Research Institute for History, Era of the Dual Monarchy Subject Team Leader
2016– Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church – Faculty of Humanities, Institute of History, Head of the Doctoral School
2013–2016 Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church – Faculty of Humanities, Institute of History, University Professor
2012–2013 Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church – Faculty of Humanities, Institute of History, Associate Professor
2011– Institute and Museum of Military History, Deputy Head Academic
2008–2011 Institute and Museum of Military History, Institute of Military History, Military History Communiques, Editorial Director
2003–2008 Institute and Museum of Military History, Permanent Military Archives Branch Office – Vienna, Branch Director
2001–2003 Institute and Museum of Military History, Institute of Military History, Director
1987–2000

Institute and Museum of Military History, Institute of Military History, Medieval and New Age History Department, Research Assistant

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2016– Hungarian Historical Society, President
2009–  National High School Academic Competition, History Committee, President
2007–  Ministry of National Cultural Heritage Secretariat for Historical Anniversaries Grants Review Committee for the Batthyány Memorial Year, member
2003  Ministry of National Cultural Heritage Secretariat for Historical Anniversaries Grants Review Committee for the Deák Memorial Year, member
2002–2005   Elected Member of the Governing Board, Hungarian Historical Society
2001–2006   MTA History Commission, member
2001–2002   Ministry of National Cultural Heritage Secretariat for the Kossuth Memorial Year, Head of Secretariat
2000–2002  Ministry of National Cultural Heritage Secretariat for the Millennium, History Advisor
1999  Ministry of National Cultural Heritage Grants Review Committee for 1848-49, President
1998  Ministry of Education and Culture Grants Review Committee for 1848-49, member
1997–2002  National High School Academic Competition, History Committee, member

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2016– National Heritage Institute, member 
2015– National Cultural Fund of Hungary, Publishing Collegium, Collegium Head
2015– National Textbook Council, member
2011–2015  National Cultural Fund of Hungary, Publishing Collegium, member
2011–  Media Service Support and Trust Fund, Judit Ember Documentary Tender Board of Trustees, member
2003–2004  Public Foundation for Habsburg-Era Research Board of Trustees, member
1999–2005  Sándor Márai Cultural Public Foundation, member

EDITORIAL BOARD, EDITORIAL MEMBERSHIPS

2010– Editorial Board Member, Századok
2001– Chairman of the Editorial Board, Hadtörténelmi Közlemények
1998– Editorial Board Member, Rubicon

AWARDS AND HONORS

2012 Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary Silver Merit Cross
2011 For Budapest Award
2009 Bezerédj Award
2007 The First Class National Defense Cross
2002 Zrínyi Award
2001 The Second Class National Defense Cross
2000 Young Historian of the Year Award
1997 March 15th Award
1987 National Academic Student Conference, History, New Age Section, 3rd place
1985 National Academic Student Conference, History, New Age Section, 1st place 
1981 National High School Scholastic Competition, History, National 1st place 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • German, Intermediate
  • English, Intermediate

MAIN RESEARCH SUBJECT MATTER

  • Life and times of Artúr Görgei

  •  History of the 1848-1849 Hungarian Revolution

  •  History of the Transformation of the Hungarian bourgeoisie

PUBLICATIONS

MTMT database