Ahmet Bilaloglu Receives Gerda Henkel Grant

May 15, 2020

We are happy to report that our PhD student, Ahmet Bilaloglu will be a recipient of the Gerda Henkel Grant for completing his research in several archives and libraries in Europe. Ahmet's widespread research interests include early modern Ottoman cultural and intellectual history, Ottoman literature and historical writing and the production and dissemination of knowledge in the early modern Ottoman world. Our congratulations to him!

Professors Szende and Iordachi have been appointed as "University Professors"

March 23, 2020

Katalin Szende, professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, and Constantin Iordachi, professor at the Department of History were awarded the prestigious title of “egyetemi tanar” by the President of Hungary, Janos Ader. The title, which literally means “university professor,” indicates a high ranking within Hungarian higher education. The appointment is effective March 1, 2020.