Ágoston Berecz

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Research Interests

Transylvania and the Banat, 1867—1914
languages and nationalisms in the long nineteenth century
linguistic standardisations
the nationalisation of Eastern European peasantry

Major Publications

‘Floreas into Virágs: State regulation of first names in fin-de-siècle Hungary’, Austrian History Yearbook 2016
The Politics of Early Language Teaching: Hungarian in the primary schools of the late Dual Monarchy. Budapest: Pasts, Inc., Central European University, 2013

Grants and Awards

Fellowship, NEC International Program, Bucharest, 2015—6
Hanák Prize for Modern History, 2012

Language Proficiencies

Hungarian (native)
English (fluent)
French (fluent)
German (reading)
Portuguese (reading)
Romanian (reading)
Spanish (reading)


MA in Central and Eastern European History, Central European University, Budapest
Degree in Hungarian Philology, ELTE, Budapest