Central Europe's Special Role in the History of Europe
Dr. Marta Fazekas, PhD, History, Andrassy University in Budapest
This region has always played a special role in the history of Europe. From the beginning of the first millennium, when the kings of this region decided to follow Christianity, governed by Rom, they marked the later destiny of their land forever. In the turbulent times of the Middle Ages, during the Enlightenment and Romanticism and later on until the end of the First World War, these people tried to find their balance, living on the borderline between East and West. Accordingly, historical facts and myths of the Central European nations will be covered in the lecture to highlight the dissimilarities and parallels in their story.
Dr. Marta Fazekas was born in Hungary and became a lawyer, a Central - Europe expert, and then she wrote her PhD in History. She has given lectures at several universities in Europe: in Hungary, Austria, Germany, Romania, Slovakia and Serbia. Currently she lives in Moscow and works as a guest lecturer at MGU.
The presentation will be conducted in English.
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