Visiting Professors


Fall 2017
János Kovács, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest
Courses: Reforming Communism – Crafting Capitalism: History of Collectivist Economic Thought and Practice in Eastern Europe and China (HIST 4233) and From Liberalism to Illiberalism? Economic Ideas & Institutions in Central & Eastern Europe during the Past Two Centuries (HIST3233)

Spring 2017
Pierre Vimont,
 Visiting Professor, former Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and former Ambassador of France to the US.
Courses: Diplomacy in Practice: EU & The World (REGN U6310)

Fall 2016
Abram de Swaan, Visiting Queen Wilhelmina Professor in History
Home Institution: University of Amsterdam
Courses: The Other Idea of Europe: The Twentieth Century’s History of Mass Annihilation  (HIST 4364)

Csaba Békés, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Fall 2015
Csaba Békés
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Abram de Swaan, Visiting Queen Wilhelmina Professor in History
Home Institution: University of Amsterdam
Courses: The Other Idea of Europe: The Twentieth Century’s History of Mass Annihilation (HIST 4364)

Spring 2015
András Bozóki, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Central European University
Courses: Political Change: Evolution and Revolution (POLS W4430) and Political Dynamics in Central Europe (POLS G4435)

Fall 2014
Miklós Haraszti, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Central European University
Courses: Global Trends in Contemporary Censorship (Censorship 3.0) (POLS W3525) and A Fast-Spreading New Thought Crime: “Defamation of History” (Bans on Debating History)

Spring 2014
Mitja Velikonja, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: University of Ljubljana
Courses: Introduction to Balkan Studies (CPLS G4150) and Nostalgia for Socialism in Post-Socialist Societies (CPLS G4160)

Fall 2013
Attila Pók, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: History of East Central Europe 1919-1990 (HIST 3267) and Contemporary East Central Europe after 1989 (HIST 9200)

Spring 2013
Holly Case, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Cornell University
Course: Empire and States: Southeast Europe 1876-1996 (HIST G8206)

Fall 2012
Attila Pók, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: Troublespot or Hotbed of Creativity (REGN U6200)

Spring 2012
Ferenc Miszlivetz, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Hungarian Academy of Sciences & University of Western Hungary
Courses: European Construction 1945-2020 (SOCI 4530) and Civil Society, Democracy and Trust: East Central Europe (SOCI 4540)

Fall 2011
Gordon Bajnai, Adjunct Professor, SIPA
Former Prime Minister of Hungary
Course: The European Union (U6179)

Csaba Békés, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Spring 2011
Attila Pók, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: History of East Central Europe 1919-1990 (HIST 3267) and East and West in Modern European Historical and Political Thought (HIST 4976)

Fall 2010
Tibor Frank
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest)
Courses: Cultural/Social Issues in the Austro-Hungarian State (HIST 4205) and Migrations into and out of Central Europe (HIST 8202)

Spring 2010
Csaba Békés
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Fall 2009
Andras Bozoki
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Central European University (Budapest)
Courses: Political Change: Evolution and Revolution (POLS 3590) and Political Dynamics in Central Europe (POLS 6435)

Spring 2009
Mitja Velikonja
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: University of Ljubljana
Courses: National Mythologies of the South Slavs (REGN 6560) and Titostalgia: Nostalgia for Socialism in Post-Socialist Societies (REGN 6740)

Fall 2008
Attila Pók
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: History of East Central Europe 1919-1990 (HIST 3267) and East and West in Modern European Historical and Political Thought (HIST 4976)

Fall 2007
Csaba Békés
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: East/West Relations in Europe (HIST 4205) and East Central Europe and the Cold War 1945-1991 (HIST 9201)

Fall 2017
János Kovács, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest
Courses: Reforming Communism – Crafting Capitalism: History of Collectivist Economic Thought and Practice in Eastern Europe and China (HIST 4233) and From Liberalism to Illiberalism? Economic Ideas & Institutions in Central & Eastern Europe during the Past Two Centuries (HIST3233)

Spring 2017
Pierre Vimont,
 Visiting Professor, former Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and former Ambassador of France to the US.
Courses: Diplomacy in Practice: EU & The World (REGN U6310)

Fall 2016
Abram de Swaan, Visiting Queen Wilhelmina Professor in History
Home Institution: University of Amsterdam
Courses: The Other Idea of Europe: The Twentieth Century’s History of Mass Annihilation  (HIST 4364)

Csaba Békés, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Fall 2015
Csaba Békés
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Abram de Swaan, Visiting Queen Wilhelmina Professor in History
Home Institution: University of Amsterdam
Courses: The Other Idea of Europe: The Twentieth Century’s History of Mass Annihilation (HIST 4364)

Spring 2015
András Bozóki, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Central European University
Courses: Political Change: Evolution and Revolution (POLS W4430) and Political Dynamics in Central Europe (POLS G4435)

Fall 2014
Miklós Haraszti, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Central European University
Courses: Global Trends in Contemporary Censorship (Censorship 3.0) (POLS W3525) and A Fast-Spreading New Thought Crime: “Defamation of History” (Bans on Debating History)

Spring 2014
Mitja Velikonja, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: University of Ljubljana
Courses: Introduction to Balkan Studies (CPLS G4150) and Nostalgia for Socialism in Post-Socialist Societies (CPLS G4160)

Fall 2013
Attila Pók, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: History of East Central Europe 1919-1990 (HIST 3267) and Contemporary East Central Europe after 1989 (HIST 9200)

Spring 2013
Holly Case, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Cornell University
Course: Empire and States: Southeast Europe 1876-1996 (HIST G8206)

Fall 2012
Attila Pók, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: Troublespot or Hotbed of Creativity (REGN U6200)

Spring 2012
Ferenc Miszlivetz, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Hungarian Academy of Sciences & University of Western Hungary
Courses: European Construction 1945-2020 (SOCI 4530) and Civil Society, Democracy and Trust: East Central Europe (SOCI 4540)

Fall 2011
Gordon Bajnai, Adjunct Professor, SIPA
Former Prime Minister of Hungary
Course: The European Union (U6179)

Csaba Békés, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Spring 2011
Attila Pók, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: History of East Central Europe 1919-1990 (HIST 3267) and East and West in Modern European Historical and Political Thought (HIST 4976)

Fall 2010
Tibor Frank
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest)
Courses: Cultural/Social Issues in the Austro-Hungarian State (HIST 4205) and Migrations into and out of Central Europe (HIST 8202)

Spring 2010
Csaba Békés
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: Russian Interventions (HIST 3246) and East/West Relations in Europe 1945-1991 (HIST 8205)

Fall 2009
Andras Bozoki
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Central European University (Budapest)
Courses: Political Change: Evolution and Revolution (POLS 3590) and Political Dynamics in Central Europe (POLS 6435)

Spring 2009
Mitja Velikonja
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: University of Ljubljana
Courses: National Mythologies of the South Slavs (REGN 6560) and Titostalgia: Nostalgia for Socialism in Post-Socialist Societies (REGN 6740)

Fall 2008
Attila Pók
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Europa Institut Budapest & Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Courses: History of East Central Europe 1919-1990 (HIST 3267) and East and West in Modern European Historical and Political Thought (HIST 4976)

Fall 2007
Csaba Békés
, István Deák Visiting Professor in East Central European Studies
Home Institution: Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Budapest) & Cold War History Research Center (Corvinus University of Budapest)
Courses: East/West Relations in Europe (HIST 4205) and East Central Europe and the Cold War 1945-1991 (HIST 9201)

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