Doctoral Defenses

Defense date Thesis author Thesis Title Thesis supervisor
17 March 2017 Liliana Iuga Reshaping the Historic City under Socialism: State Preservation, Urban Planning, and the Politics of Scarcity in Romania (1945-1977) Constantin Iordachi
16 March 2017 Adrian Grama Laboring Along: Industrial Workers and the Making of Postwar Romania (1944-1955) Marsha Siefert
18 January 2017 Francesco La Rocca Writers of Tales: A Study on National Literary Epic Poetry with a Comparative Analysis of the Albanian and South Slavic Cases György Szőnyi
18 January 2017 Dora Ivanišević Epitaphic Culture and Social History in Late Antique Salona (ca. 250 – 600 C.E.) Volker Menze
12 June 2015 Anna Mazanik Sanitation, Urban Environment and the Politics of Public Health in Late Imperial Moscow Alexei Miller
31 March 2015 Zsofia Lorand “Learning a Feminist Language”: The Intellectual History of Feminism in Yugoslavia in the 1970s and 1980s
18 March 2015 Emily Gioielli ‘White Misrule’: Terror and Political Violence during Hungary’s Long World War I, 1919-1924 Susan Zimmermann
30 October 2014 Uku Lember Silenced Ethnicity: Russian-Estonian Intermarriages in Soviet Estonia (Oral History) Marsha Siefert
24 February 2014 Coping with the Powerful Other: A Comparative Approach to Greek-Slavonic Communities of Rite in Late Medieval Transylvania and the Banat
29 April 2013 Katalin Straner Science, Translation and the Public: The Hungarian Reception of Darwinism, 1858-1875 Karl Hall
5 February 2013 Livia Szelpal A Tale of Two Hungarian Cities: The Making and Reading of Modern Debrecen and Szeged, 1850-1914 Judit Bodnár
23 September 2011 Adam Mestyan “A garden with mellow fruits of refinement” - Music Theatres and Cultural Politics in Cairo and Istanbul, 1867-1892 Marsha Siefert
15 June 2011 Maria Falina Public Defense of the Doctoral Thesis by Maria Falina: “Pyrrhic Victory: East Orthodox Christianity, Politics and Serbian Nationalism in the Interwar Period ” Balázs Trencsényi
11 December 2009 Marioara-Camelia Craciun Between Marginal Rebels and Mainstream Critics: Jewish Romanian Intellectuals in the Interwar Period Andras Kovacs