VERITAS Research Institute and Archives

Eszter Zsófia Tóth

Senior Research Fellow

The Post-1945 Era Research Team

Curriculum Vitae

Place and date of birth: Budapest, April 2nd, 1975

VERITAS Research Institute for History
H-1093 Budapest, Zsil utca 2–4.
Email: zsofia.eszter.toth@veritas.gov.hu
Telephone: +36-1-89-60-964
Mobile: +36-70-43-63-692

EDUCATION

2004 Eötvös Loránd University, PhD - History(summa cum laude)
2003 Pierre Mendès-France University II, Grenoble, France, PhD instruction
1996–2002 Eötvös Loránd University, Law degree
1993–2000 Eötvös Loránd University, Education degree - Hungarian
1993–1999 Eötvös Loránd University, Education degree - History
1989–1993 ELTE Apáczai Csere János High School

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016– Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Historical Collegium, member
2014– VERITAS Research Institute for History, senior research fellow
2010–2014 Eszterházy Károly College Doctoral School of History, instructor
2010– Zsigmond Király College, Communications instructor
2004– Eötvös Loránd University – Faculty of Humanities, Doctoral School of Economics and Social History, instructor
2009–2014 Hungarian National Archives, senior archivist
1999–2009 Institute of Political History, research fellow

EDITORIAL BOARD, EDITORIAL MEMBERSHIPS

2010– Múlt-kor (Past-Era) historical journal
2005– Urbs urban history journal

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2009 Collegium Hungaricum Scholarship (in Vienna)
2009 State Eötvös Scholarship (in Vienna)
2007 Collegium Hungaricum Scholarship (in Vienna)
2007 Bólyai Research Scholarship
1998 Scholarship of the Republic

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • English, advanced
  • German, advanced
  • Russian, intermediate

MAIN RESEARCH SUBJECT MATTER

  • Life of Prime Minister József Antall
  • History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
  • Emigration of Christian  Democrat politicians (their lives abroad)
  • Women in the GULAG
  • Women in the socialist era
  • Informants in the socialist era
  • Prague Spring 1968
  • 1989 System Changeover

PUBLICATIONS

MTMT Database