Contact

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Contact

Address
H-1085 Budapest,
Szentkirályi street 51.

E-Mail:
info@habsburgottoalapitvany.hu

Phone:
+36 1 522 2050

LILI
BARANYAI

SZILVESZTER
DÉKÁNY

ZSÓFIA
ERDÉLYI

GERGELY
FEJÉRDY

DR. JÓZSEF
FEKETE

ÁKOS
HUNYADI

PIROSKA
KOCSIS

ÁGNES
MARTONOSI

ZOLTÁN
ÓLMOSI

ÁGNES
PÁSZTOR

GERGELY
PRŐHLE

TAMÁS
SÁVOLY

FERENC
VASBÁNYAI

COLLEAGUES

LILI BARANYAI

Office manager

Lili Baranyai Office Manager of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. She received an Agricultural Engineering Degree specialised in horticulture from the Gyöngyös Faculty of Szent István University (1996). Following a year of gaining experience and language learning in Germany, she started to work for Stollwerck Édesipari Kft (Stollwerck Confectionary Ltd) (1997-1999) in Hungary as export operator and promoted the company at international professional exhibitions. Afterwards, she continued her career at Concorde Értékpapír Zrt. (Concorde Securities Private Limited Company). Her duties included settlement of shares and investment funds, negotiation of distribution contracts, preparation of monthly and quarterly reports, and supporting the development of IT systems. 15 years later she worked for Accorde Alapkezelő Zrt (Accorde Asset Management Private Limited Company) (2016-2019) approaching capital markets from a different angle. From here she arrived at the Otto von Habsburg Foundation.

baranyai.lili@hoal.hu

SZILVESZTER DÉKÁNY

Senior Collection Fellow

Szilveszter Dékány completed his primary and secondary studies in Eger, and pursued university studies at Eszterházy Károly College and Eötvös Loránd University with a history major. Between 2002 and 2016 he worked for the Hungarian National Archives, later called National Archives of Hungary, first at the Research Service, and later on at the Public Education Department as assistant archivist, archivist, and finally as head archivist. Between 2016 and 2019 he was the Communication and PR Team Lead of FŐKERT Nonprofit Zrt (Metropolitan Horticultural Closely-held Nonprofit Company Limited by Shares), and in 2018 earned an EMBA in digital marketing at Budapest Metropolitan University. His research area is visual propaganda and media history in the 20th century. At Otto von Habsburg Foundation he is responsible for the photo collection and the online platforms. He is married, with three children.

dekany.szilveszter@hoal.hu

Zsófia Erdélyi

Communication and Events Manager

Zsófia Erdélyi earned a master’s degree in Cultural Diplomacy, European Union and Regional Studies at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2017. She received an Erasmus grant and studied in Germany. She gained practical experience in the European Parliament on the Free Europe scholarship, in the Berlin institute of Collegium Hungaricum on a university scholarship, and at the Embassy of Hungary in Washington as a scholar of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary. After gaining useful professional experience at a venture capital firm, she is now responsible for Hungarian, English and German language communication and events at Otto von Habsburg Foundation. Besides her work for the Foundation she is a ski instructor.

erdelyi.zsofia@hoal.hu

Dr. József Fekete

Collection Fellow

Dr. József Fekete graduated in Budapest in 1987. From 1988 he studied at the Theological College of Esztergom. From 1990 to 1992 he studied at the St. Philip's Priory of Oxford and at the Mill Hill Missionary Institute London on a scholarship. He earned his degree in History for secondary education and sociology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. From 1997, he taught at Semmelweis Ignác Medical Vocational Secondary School, later at Arany János Primary and Secondary School in the 12th district of Budapest. After completing the Postgraduate Program in Culture Development of ELTE Doctoral School of History, he was awarded a PhD with honors in 2010. From September 2010 he was an assistant university professor at the Adult Education Department at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. From 2014 he worked for the Bishop’s Office in Vác, in the library and the archive of the diocese. Among other things, he worked to prepare the historical schematism of the diocese, he carried out editorial tasks, and provided assistance in the English language correspondence of the bishopric. During this period he obtained an OKJ higher education vocational qualification as assistant librarian. From December 2018 he has worked for Otto von Habsburg Foundation as archivist. He is responsible for organizing the archive, library and museological material of Otto von Habsburg’s legacy, providing access to these, and for the conservation and processing of the stock. His research area is political and church history of the 20th century. Foreign language skills: English, Latin. His publications are available in the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT) database.

fekete.jozsef@hoal.hu

 

Ágnes Martonosi

Financial Officer

Ágnes Martonosi is the economic operator of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. She completed her secondary education in Budapest, and she earned a CPA qualification and a degree in economics at the Faculty of Finance and Accountancy of the College of Finance and Accountancy. During her career she worked as chief financial officer for Fantázia Rt (Fantasy public limited company), and Meteor Rt (Meteor public limited company), and for GRIFF Kft (GRIFF Ltd) as executive director. Between 2003 and 2018 she worked in the public administration; she was the head of department and the economic leader of the Office for Hungarians beyond the Borders, and later she became the deputy head of the Financial and Salary Management Department at the Ministry of Youth, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of Hungary, and its successor the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, and the Economic Department of the Ministry of Human Capacities. She is a mother of two children.

martonosi.agnes@hoal.hu

 

 

Zoltán Ólmosi

Collection Fellow

Zoltán Ólmosi graduated in Budapest, and received a degree in history, German studies and political science at Eötvös Loránd University. Subsequently, he worked as a high school teacher, next he was a research assistant in the Institute of Political History until 1995. He defended his thesis on the history of Petőfi Circle for a PhD in Humanities in 1991. After managing a family business, he taught in elementary school, and from 2003 he worked for the Hungarian National Archives (National Archives of Hungary) as archivist, head archivist and principal administrator. He worked at the Archives Safekeeping Department, in the organisational field as head of department, and as public education leader. He carried out editorial tasks for several historical and archival journals, he was the Editor in Chief of ArchívNet electronic resource journal until 2016. From 2012 to 2016 Vice President of the Association of Hungarian Archivists, currently member of the Board of Governors. He published several studies and source volumes, mainly in the field of post-1945 history. He organised archive exhibitions, he is author and editor of catalogues. On the occasion of the 100th birthday of Otto von Habsburg, related to the scientific conference of autumn 2012, the exhibition organised jointly with Piroska Kocsis was opened in the National Archives of Hungary. Zoltán Ólmosi and Piroska Kocsis prepared together the exhibition catalogue as well. At the Foundation he is responsible for building databases and organising the archives. He is a father of two children.

olmosi.zoltan@hoal.hu

 

 

Ágnes Pásztor

Chief Financial Officer

Ágnes Pásztor is the finance manager of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. She completed her secondary education in Hatvan, and she earned a degree in administration management at the Faculty of Public Administration of Corvinus University of Budapest. In the course of her career she worked for the National Association of Hungarian Journalists, for the Hungarian General Directorate of Water Management, and for the Ministry of Environment and Water; subsequently, she worked for the Ministry of Youth, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of Hungary, and its successor the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, and she became deputy head of the Economic Department of the Ministry of Human Capacities. She is a mother of two children.

pasztor.agnes@hoal.hu

 

 

Gergely Prőhle

Director

Gergely Prőhle former ambassador, Director of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. He completed his secondary education in Budapest, and pursued university studies in Budapest, Jena, and Hamburg in German studies, Hungaristics and international relations; he received a degree in 1989 at the Faculty of Humanities of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). During his career he worked for the ELTE Lectorate of Foreign Languages, led Friedrich Naumann Stiftung’s representation in Hungary, and became permanent undersecretary in charge of culture in 1998. From 2000 to 2005 he was Hungary’s ambassador to Berlin and later to Bern. Subsequently, he worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in various positions, which he interrupted for four years: he worked for an international consultancy firm in the business sector. He was responsible for EU Bilateral Relations as Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, later Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities, but his portfolio also included the V4 cooperation and the Central European Initiative. Prior to his current mandate he was the director-general of Petőfi Literary Museum in Budapest. From 2006 he has been Lay President of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, recipient of distinguished German, Italian and Polish state honours. He regularly publishes in journals and periodicals. He is a father of four children.

prohle.gergely@hoal.hu

 

Tamás Sávoly

Senior Collection Fellow

Tamás Sávoly graduated from II. Rakóczi Ferenc Secondary School Budapest in 1992. In 1999 he attained a degree in History for secondary education at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, and an archivist degree at Eötvös Loránd University in 2003. In 2013, he graduated from the Doctoral School of History at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. Between 1998 and 2000 he was acting President of the Archivist Students Association, from 2000 to 2007 archivist of Hungarian Radio Corporation (MR), between 2007 and 2011 acting head of department of Hungarian Radio Corporation Archive, subsequently, archivist of Media Services and Support Trust Fund (MTVA) until 2016, and between 2016 and 2018 head archivist and leader of the Individual Restitution Group at VERITAS Research Institute for History. Since 2018 he has been Deputy Director of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. His research area is electronic media history in the 19th and 20th century. He is responsible for organizing the archive, library and museological material of Otto von Habsburg’s legacy, providing access to these, coordinating the professional staff providing the exhibition, and for the conservation and processing of the stock. Foreign language skills: German, Russian, Latin. His publications are available in the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT) database.

savoly.tamas@hoal.hu

 

Ferenc Vasbányai

Librarian

Ferenc Vasbányai completed his secondary education in Budapest. He earned a degree in library science, history, and Hungarian grammar and literature at Eötvös Loránd University. He led the European Documentation Centre at the Department of International Private Law of ELTE Faculty of Law for three years (1999-2002). Between 2002 and 2006 he taught Modern World History and 20th-century Hungarian History at ELTE Teacher Training College. As employee of National Széchényi Library, he carried out the analytical exploration of partial documents published in the field of humanities (2007-2019). He is responsible for the maintenance of Otto von Habsburg Foundation’s library stock. He is married, with two children.

vasbanyai.ferenc@hoal.hu

 

Ákos Hunyadi

Office Assistant

Ákos Hunyadi completed his secondary education in Budapest, and spent his college years in Eger, at the Eszterházy Károly College, where he studied recreation and health promotion. From 2018 he worked for the Public Procurement and Supply Directorate, and next he acquired professional experience in the Ministry of Human Capacities. From March 2019 he has been responsible for the management of the office’s technical installations, and ensures the day-to-day functioning of Otto von Habsburg Foundation.

hunyadi.akos@hoal.hu

Piroska Kocsis

Collection Fellow

Piroska Kocsis graduated in Kaposvár. She earned a primary school teacher’s qualification at Zsámbék Catholic Teacher Training College, a secondary school education degree at Eötvös Loránd University Teacher Training College, and a degree in History for secondary education at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Debrecen. From 1978 she worked for the Hungarian National Archives (National Archives of Hungary) as head archivist and principal administrator. In the Archive she worked at the Department of pre-1945 Political Government Agencies, later at the Department of post-1945 Political Government Agencies, and at the Document Management Supervisory Department. He worked as assistant archivist and case assistant, in addition she organised and provided archivist and record manager training courses. She has published several studies and sources on 20th century Hungarian history and archival issues. Besides her public education activity, she participated in the organisation of exhibitions, publishing and editing catalogues; one of these was the exhibition on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Otto von Habsburg located in the National Archives of Hungary, related to the scientific conference of autumn 2012 that she organised with Zoltán Ólmosi. She is a member of the Association of Hungarian Archivists. In 1986 she received minister's praise, and in 2014 she won the Pro Archivo Regni award. At the Foundation she is responsible for building databases and organising the archives. She is a mother of two children.

kocsis.piroska@hoal.hu

Gergely Fejérdy

Deputy Director

Gergely Fejérdy (PhD), diplomatic historian, university teacher, foreign affairs analyst, former diplomat, research assistant at Otto von Habsburg Foundation. He completed his secondary education in Budapest, and pursued university studies in Budapest, Piliscsaba, Paris, Lyon, Leuven, and Fribourg in Switzerland, on the subjects of history, French language, international relations, European studies and theology. He received a degree in 2001 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. In 2002, he gained a degree in European communication in Lyon, and he was awarded a PhD summa cum laude, in the history of modern international relations at Paris-Sorbonne University in 2009. He started his career at PPKE Institute of History and at the International Relations Department of Corvinus University of Budapest as assistant professor and lecturer. From 2010 he worked as senior associate of the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs (later called Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade), as a France and European Union expert. Between 2013 and 2016, he was lecturer of the Council of PPKE BTK School of History. Between 2015 and 2019 he worked as diplomat at the Embassy of Hungary in Paris. He is a member of several Hungarian and European professional research groups, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’ (MTA’s) public body, and recipient of several French and Hungarian science awards. His publications are available in the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT) database. He is married, with three children.

fejerdy.gergely@hoal.hu

 

 

COLLEAGUES

LILI
BARANYAI

Office manager

Lili Baranyai Office Manager of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. She received an Agricultural Engineering Degree specialised in horticulture from the Gyöngyös Faculty of Szent István University (1996). Following a year of gaining experience and language learning in Germany, she started to work for Stollwerck Édesipari Kft (Stollwerck Confectionary Ltd) (1997-1999) in Hungary as export operator and promoted the company at international professional exhibitions. Afterwards, she continued her career at Concorde Értékpapír Zrt. (Concorde Securities Private Limited Company). Her duties included settlement of shares and investment funds, negotiation of distribution contracts, preparation of monthly and quarterly reports, and supporting the development of IT systems. 15 years later she worked for Accorde Alapkezelő Zrt (Accorde Asset Management Private Limited Company) (2016-2019) approaching capital markets from a different angle. From here she arrived at the Otto von Habsburg Foundation.

baranyai.lili@hoal.hu

SZILVESZTER
DÉKÁNY

Senior Collection Fellow

Szilveszter Dékány completed his primary and secondary studies in Eger, and pursued university studies at Eszterházy Károly College and Eötvös Loránd University with a history major. Between 2002 and 2016 he worked for the Hungarian National Archives, later called National Archives of Hungary, first at the Research Service, and later on at the Public Education Department as assistant archivist, archivist, and finally as head archivist. Between 2016 and 2019 he was the Communication and PR Team Lead of FŐKERT Nonprofit Zrt (Metropolitan Horticultural Closely-held Nonprofit Company Limited by Shares), and in 2018 earned an EMBA in digital marketing at Budapest Metropolitan University. His research area is visual propaganda and media history in the 20th century. At Otto von Habsburg Foundation he is responsible for the photo collection and the online platforms. He is married, with three children.

dekany.szilveszter@hoal.hu

ZSÓFIA
ERDÉLYI

Communication and Events Manager

Zsófia Erdélyi earned a master’s degree in Cultural Diplomacy, European Union and Regional Studies at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2017. She received an Erasmus grant and studied in Germany. She gained practical experience in the European Parliament on the Free Europe scholarship, in the Berlin institute of Collegium Hungaricum on a university scholarship, and at the Embassy of Hungary in Washington as a scholar of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary. After gaining useful professional experience at a venture capital firm, she is now responsible for Hungarian, English and German language communication and events at Otto von Habsburg Foundation. Besides her work for the Foundation she is a ski instructor.

erdelyi.zsofia@hoal.hu

GERGELY
FEJÉRDY

Deputy Director

Gergely Fejérdy (PhD), diplomatic historian, university teacher, foreign affairs analyst, former diplomat, research assistant at Otto von Habsburg Foundation. He completed his secondary education in Budapest, and pursued university studies in Budapest, Piliscsaba, Paris, Lyon, Leuven, and Fribourg in Switzerland, on the subjects of history, French language, international relations, European studies and theology. He received a degree in 2001 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. In 2002, he gained a degree in European communication in Lyon, and he was awarded a PhD summa cum laude, in the history of modern international relations at Paris-Sorbonne University in 2009. He started his career at PPKE Institute of History and at the International Relations Department of Corvinus University of Budapest as assistant professor and lecturer. From 2010 he worked as senior associate of the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs (later called Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade), as a France and European Union expert. Between 2013 and 2016, he was lecturer of the Council of PPKE BTK School of History. Between 2015 and 2019 he worked as diplomat at the Embassy of Hungary in Paris. He is a member of several Hungarian and European professional research groups, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’ (MTA’s) public body, and recipient of several French and Hungarian science awards. His publications are available in the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT) database. He is married, with three children.

fejerdy.gergely@hoal.hu

 

 

DR. JÓZSEF
FEKETE

Collection Fellow

Dr. József Fekete graduated in Budapest in 1987. From 1988 he studied at the Theological College of Esztergom. From 1990 to 1992 he studied at the St. Philip's Priory of Oxford and at the Mill Hill Missionary Institute London on a scholarship. He earned his degree in History for secondary education and sociology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. From 1997, he taught at Semmelweis Ignác Medical Vocational Secondary School, later at Arany János Primary and Secondary School in the 12th district of Budapest. After completing the Postgraduate Program in Culture Development of ELTE Doctoral School of History, he was awarded a PhD with honors in 2010. From September 2010 he was an assistant university professor at the Adult Education Department at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. From 2014 he worked for the Bishop’s Office in Vác, in the library and the archive of the diocese. Among other things, he worked to prepare the historical schematism of the diocese, he carried out editorial tasks, and provided assistance in the English language correspondence of the bishopric. During this period he obtained an OKJ higher education vocational qualification as assistant librarian. From December 2018 he has worked for Otto von Habsburg Foundation as archivist. He is responsible for organizing the archive, library and museological material of Otto von Habsburg’s legacy, providing access to these, and for the conservation and processing of the stock. His research area is political and church history of the 20th century. Foreign language skills: English, Latin. His publications are available in the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT) database.

fekete.jozsef@hoal.hu

 

ÁKOS
HUNYADI

Office Assistant

Ákos Hunyadi completed his secondary education in Budapest, and spent his college years in Eger, at the Eszterházy Károly College, where he studied recreation and health promotion. From 2018 he worked for the Public Procurement and Supply Directorate, and next he acquired professional experience in the Ministry of Human Capacities. From March 2019 he has been responsible for the management of the office’s technical installations, and ensures the day-to-day functioning of Otto von Habsburg Foundation.

hunyadi.akos@hoal.hu

PIROSKA
KOCSIS

Collection Fellow

Piroska Kocsis graduated in Kaposvár. She earned a primary school teacher’s qualification at Zsámbék Catholic Teacher Training College, a secondary school education degree at Eötvös Loránd University Teacher Training College, and a degree in History for secondary education at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Debrecen. From 1978 she worked for the Hungarian National Archives (National Archives of Hungary) as head archivist and principal administrator. In the Archive she worked at the Department of pre-1945 Political Government Agencies, later at the Department of post-1945 Political Government Agencies, and at the Document Management Supervisory Department. He worked as assistant archivist and case assistant, in addition she organised and provided archivist and record manager training courses. She has published several studies and sources on 20th century Hungarian history and archival issues. Besides her public education activity, she participated in the organisation of exhibitions, publishing and editing catalogues; one of these was the exhibition on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Otto von Habsburg located in the National Archives of Hungary, related to the scientific conference of autumn 2012 that she organised with Zoltán Ólmosi. She is a member of the Association of Hungarian Archivists. In 1986 she received minister's praise, and in 2014 she won the Pro Archivo Regni award. At the Foundation she is responsible for building databases and organising the archives. She is a mother of two children.

kocsis.piroska@hoal.hu

ÁGNES
MARTONOSI

Financial Officer

Ágnes Martonosi is the economic operator of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. She completed her secondary education in Budapest, and she earned a CPA qualification and a degree in economics at the Faculty of Finance and Accountancy of the College of Finance and Accountancy. During her career she worked as chief financial officer for Fantázia Rt (Fantasy public limited company), and Meteor Rt (Meteor public limited company), and for GRIFF Kft (GRIFF Ltd) as executive director. Between 2003 and 2018 she worked in the public administration; she was the head of department and the economic leader of the Office for Hungarians beyond the Borders, and later she became the deputy head of the Financial and Salary Management Department at the Ministry of Youth, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of Hungary, and its successor the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, and the Economic Department of the Ministry of Human Capacities. She is a mother of two children.

martonosi.agnes@hoal.hu

 

 

ZOLTÁN
ÓLMOSI

Collection Fellow

Zoltán Ólmosi graduated in Budapest, and received a degree in history, German studies and political science at Eötvös Loránd University. Subsequently, he worked as a high school teacher, next he was a research assistant in the Institute of Political History until 1995. He defended his thesis on the history of Petőfi Circle for a PhD in Humanities in 1991. After managing a family business, he taught in elementary school, and from 2003 he worked for the Hungarian National Archives (National Archives of Hungary) as archivist, head archivist and principal administrator. He worked at the Archives Safekeeping Department, in the organisational field as head of department, and as public education leader. He carried out editorial tasks for several historical and archival journals, he was the Editor in Chief of ArchívNet electronic resource journal until 2016. From 2012 to 2016 Vice President of the Association of Hungarian Archivists, currently member of the Board of Governors. He published several studies and source volumes, mainly in the field of post-1945 history. He organised archive exhibitions, he is author and editor of catalogues. On the occasion of the 100th birthday of Otto von Habsburg, related to the scientific conference of autumn 2012, the exhibition organised jointly with Piroska Kocsis was opened in the National Archives of Hungary. Zoltán Ólmosi and Piroska Kocsis prepared together the exhibition catalogue as well. At the Foundation he is responsible for building databases and organising the archives. He is a father of two children.

olmosi.zoltan@hoal.hu

 

 

ÁGNES
PÁSZTOR

Chief Financial Officer

Ágnes Pásztor is the finance manager of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. She completed her secondary education in Hatvan, and she earned a degree in administration management at the Faculty of Public Administration of Corvinus University of Budapest. In the course of her career she worked for the National Association of Hungarian Journalists, for the Hungarian General Directorate of Water Management, and for the Ministry of Environment and Water; subsequently, she worked for the Ministry of Youth, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of Hungary, and its successor the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, and she became deputy head of the Economic Department of the Ministry of Human Capacities. She is a mother of two children.

pasztor.agnes@hoal.hu

 

 

GERGELY
PRŐHLE

Director

Gergely Prőhle former ambassador, Director of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. He completed his secondary education in Budapest, and pursued university studies in Budapest, Jena, and Hamburg in German studies, Hungaristics and international relations; he received a degree in 1989 at the Faculty of Humanities of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). During his career he worked for the ELTE Lectorate of Foreign Languages, led Friedrich Naumann Stiftung’s representation in Hungary, and became permanent undersecretary in charge of culture in 1998. From 2000 to 2005 he was Hungary’s ambassador to Berlin and later to Bern. Subsequently, he worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in various positions, which he interrupted for four years: he worked for an international consultancy firm in the business sector. He was responsible for EU Bilateral Relations as Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, later Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities, but his portfolio also included the V4 cooperation and the Central European Initiative. Prior to his current mandate he was the director-general of Petőfi Literary Museum in Budapest. From 2006 he has been Lay President of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, recipient of distinguished German, Italian and Polish state honours. He regularly publishes in journals and periodicals. He is a father of four children.

prohle.gergely@hoal.hu

 

TAMÁS
SÁVOLY

Senior Collection Fellow

Tamás Sávoly graduated from II. Rakóczi Ferenc Secondary School Budapest in 1992. In 1999 he attained a degree in History for secondary education at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, and an archivist degree at Eötvös Loránd University in 2003. In 2013, he graduated from the Doctoral School of History at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. Between 1998 and 2000 he was acting President of the Archivist Students Association, from 2000 to 2007 archivist of Hungarian Radio Corporation (MR), between 2007 and 2011 acting head of department of Hungarian Radio Corporation Archive, subsequently, archivist of Media Services and Support Trust Fund (MTVA) until 2016, and between 2016 and 2018 head archivist and leader of the Individual Restitution Group at VERITAS Research Institute for History. Since 2018 he has been Deputy Director of Otto von Habsburg Foundation. His research area is electronic media history in the 19th and 20th century. He is responsible for organizing the archive, library and museological material of Otto von Habsburg’s legacy, providing access to these, coordinating the professional staff providing the exhibition, and for the conservation and processing of the stock. Foreign language skills: German, Russian, Latin. His publications are available in the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT) database.

savoly.tamas@hoal.hu

 

FERENC
VASBÁNYAI

Librarian

Ferenc Vasbányai completed his secondary education in Budapest. He earned a degree in library science, history, and Hungarian grammar and literature at Eötvös Loránd University. He led the European Documentation Centre at the Department of International Private Law of ELTE Faculty of Law for three years (1999-2002). Between 2002 and 2006 he taught Modern World History and 20th-century Hungarian History at ELTE Teacher Training College. As employee of National Széchényi Library, he carried out the analytical exploration of partial documents published in the field of humanities (2007-2019). He is responsible for the maintenance of Otto von Habsburg Foundation’s library stock. He is married, with two children.

vasbanyai.ferenc@hoal.hu