Maria Falina

PhD degree awarded
Position (magyar): 
PhD fokozattal végzett
2005-2011 Central European University Budapest, Hungary, PhD (Summa cum Laudae) in Comparative History, Supervisor: Balázs Trencsényi, dissertation: Pyrrhic Victory: East Orthodox Christianity, Politics, and Serbian Nationalism in the Interwar Period
July 2010 IWM International Summer School in Philosophy and Politics, Cortona, Italy, “Religion in Public Life”
June – July 2007 Viadrina Summer University, Frankfurt-Oder, Germany, “Religion and Modernity: Societal Determination and its Cultural Potential”
2004-2005 Central European University Budapest, Hungary, MA (with distinction) in Central European History
2004 Moscow Lomonosov State University, Russia, MA in History
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Current position History Department, CEU

Post-doctoral fellow

April 2008 to present (till April 2013)

Research project “Negotiating Modernity: History of Modern Political Thought in East-Central Europe” supported by the European Research Council

• Member of the core research group

• Co-editor of a special issue of East Central Europe “Political Discourses and the National Problem in East Central Europe, 1910-1939” (forthcoming in June 2012)

Sept 2008-December 2009

 Department of World Politics, Moscow State University, Russia, Lecturer

Oct 2007-June 2008 Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz, Germany, Research fellow 



April 2005 Academic Excellence Award, CEU
June 2005 Peter Hanak Prize for the best MA Thesis in History, CEU
January 2009 Academic Excellence Award for Advanced doctoral students, CEU
October 2010 Dissertation Write-up Grant, CEU
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Academic/research topics: 
religious studies
history of political thought
intellectual history
Modern and Contemporary European History
East and South-East European Studies
Language proficiencies (spoken): 
Russian (native)
English (fluent)
French (advanced)
German (intermediate)
Year of enrollment: