Schweitzer András

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Andras Schweitzer is a journalist, university lecturer, and researcher in political history. He holds a PhD in International Relations (2006, Corvinus University of Budapest). Besides his alma mater, he took courses on the history of the Israel/Palestine conflict at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, studied contemporary Hungarian history at the Eszterházy Károly Főiskola (Eger) and East-Central European history at the Central European University (CEU). He had worked for 17 years for HVG, Hungary’s leading political-financial-cultural weekly magazine („The Economist of Hungary”) as writer and section editor producing and editing feature and news stories, interviews, reportage among them some award-wining ones. He covered a wide array of topics in- and outside of Hungary from Boston through Copenhagen and Nové Zámky to Seoul. He participated in a multi-year research project (Underline streams) of the 1956 Institute of Budapest on the re-emergence of the right-wing political heritage. He was guest lecturer at University of Pannonia (Veszprem, 2000), taught courses at Corvinus University of Budapest (1998-1999), and Széchenyi István College for Advanced Studies (Budapest, 2016). He participated in several international conferences (e.g. in Paris, Gent, Prague). His most recent articles appeared in The Guardian, in Hungarian Spectrum, in Intersections – East European Journal of Society and Politics, in The Hungarian Quarterly. He is a vice-chairman of the Hungarian Europe Society.

Recent job(s): 
Eötvös Loránd University