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Freedom First - A Small Country’s big Triumph over Communism - 1956 Hungari...
Tue. 25 October 2016, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm AEDT
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The EU Centre at RMIT in conjunction with the Consular Office of Hungary is proud to present ‘Freedom First – A Small Country’s Big Triumph over Communism – 1956 Hungarian Revolution’ presented by Associate Professor Tamás Magyarics, PhD, habil.
Tamás Magyarics was employed by ELTE as a full-time Assistant Professor in August 1987 and since then he has been first an Assistant Professor, then an Associate Professor at the School of English and American Studies. Currently, he is the Vice Chair of the Department of American Studies; in the past few years, he was twice acting Chair of the Department for various periods of time. He earned a University Doctorate in 1987 at ELTE and a Candidate’s Degree (Ph.D.) in 1997 at the Academy of Sciences, Budapest. He delivered his habilitation lectures in 2006.
Besides teaching at ELTE, he has had various teaching positions and assignments. Currently, he teaches at IES, Vienna; at CIEE, Budapest; and also at the Department of Foreign Relations at Corvinus University. In the past few years he taught at UCSB (1991) and Kodolányi János College (1993-2001).
Apart from his teaching positions, He was the Secretary General of the Hungarian Atlantic Council (2001-2002); and since 2002 he has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Hungarian Institute of International Relations (formerly the Center for Foreign Policy Studies, Teleki László Institute) Budapest. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Külügyi Szemle and its English language version of the Foreign Policy Review.
His major fields of research include the history of the US-Central European relations in the 20th century, with special reference to the Cold War years; the history of the U.S., with an emphasis on foreign affairs; the transatlantic relations; and the theory of international relations.
Please RSVP for Catering purposes. A light lunch will be served