Bálint Kovács

associate professor, head of department, PPCU, Department of Armenian Studies

E-mail: kovacs.balint@btk.ppke.hu


Research

Armenians in East-Central Europe (15th to 19th centuries) – GWZO


Publications

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Degrees

  • PhD, History, PPCU, 2010
  • university degree in History and in Religious Studies, PPCU, 2005


Positions

  • 2016- Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Armenian and Southeastern-European/Regional History Studies, head of department
  • 2014- Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, research fellow
  • 2008- Leipzig University – East-Central Europe Centrum (Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa an der Universität Leipzig), research fellow
  • 2005-2006, Archiepiscopal Library of Veszprém, librarian


Public scientific memberships

  • member of Society for Armenian Studies (SAS)
  • member of Association Internationale des Etudes Arméniennes (AIEA)
  • member of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
  • member of public body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Honours

  • 2017, Ministerial acknowledgement for studying, teaching and spreading the Armenian culture in Europe (from the Minister of Culture of the Armenian Republic)
  • 2013, Szongott Kristóf Award (from the Budapest Capital Armenian Self-Government)


Scientific conferences and exhibitions

  • 2015, National Széchényi Library – National Library of Armenia, curator of  “The Tragedy of the Armenian People – The Armenian Genocide happened one Hundred Years Ago” international exhibition
  • 2013, Budapest History Museum – National Széchényi Library – GWZO Leipzig, curator of “Far Away from Mount Ararat – Armenian Culture in the Carpathian Basin” international exhibition
  • 2013, National Széchényi Library – GWZO Leipzig, scientific secretary of “Dimensions of Cultural Transfer: Armenians in Central and Eastern Europe” international scientific exhibition
  • 2011, GWZO Leipzig, scientific secretary of „Armenier in Wirtschaft, Kultur und Politik des östlichen Europa (1000-1900) – Jahrestagung des GWZO”
  • 2007, PPCU, organizer of „Armenian Diaspora in Central-Europe” international scientific conference (with Dr. Sándor Őze)
  • 2006, PPCU, organizer of “Armenian Diaspora in the Carpathian Basin II.” scientific conference (with Dr. Sándor Őze)
  • 2005, PPCU, organizer of “Armenian Diaspora in the Carpathian Basin” scientific conference (with Dr. Sándor Őze)


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