Curriculum Vitæ

Éva Bóka is an independent researcher and lecturer in history. She graduated at the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) in 1978 (Historical Sciences and Russian Language, Literature, and Slavistic). She has received her PhD degree in history from the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest in 1997. She attained the degree of Doctor Habilitata (Dr. Habil) by the University of Pécs (Hungary) in 2007. She was then awarded the title of honorary associate professor by the Senate of the Corvinus University of Budapest in 2011.

She worked as editorial secretary of a quarterly survey of the Institute of Historical Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (called Világtörténet, i.e., Universal History); she was the reviewer of the official journal of the Südost-Institut (called Südost-Forschungen) in Germany (Munich) where she published several papers; she worked as researcher at the East European Institute (Oost-Europa Instituut) of the Amsterdam University; she was part of a EU PHARE Project within the framework of the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest; she founded and was the research coordinator of the “Rethinking Europe” Research Group at the Doctoral School of International Relations of the Corvinus University of Budapest.

She works as an independent researcher and lecturer in history. She regularly gives lectures at various universities in Hungary. Currently she is invited lecturer at the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, Institute of Political Sciences. As part of her teaching activities she was instrumental in elaborating study materials for the European-studies for universities.

She published many papers in various journals in Hungary, Germany, and the United States. She is the author of the following books: Az európai egységgondolat fejlődéstörténete (The History of the Idea of European Unity). Napvilág, Budapest, 2001; Európa és az Oszmán Birodalom a 16-17. században (Europe and the Ottoman Empire in the 16th and 17th Centuries). L'Harmattan, Budapest-Paris, 2004; Az európai integráció. Elméletek történelmi perspektívában (The European Integration. Theories in a Historical Perspective). Corvina, Budapest, 2008; Európa és Ázsia. Modernizáció és globalizáció (Europe and Asia. Modenization and Globalization). Grotius Könyvtár, 4. Veszprém, 2010; Az európai föderalizmus alternatívája Közép-Európában, 1849-1945 (The Alternative of European Federalism in Central Europe). Dialóg Campus Kiadó, Budapest, 2011; Modernizáció és értékrend: A nyugati világ, Törökország és Kelet-Ázsia (Modernization and Value System: The Western World, Turkey and East-Asia). L’Harmattan Publisher, Budapest, 2016. See the publication list on this site for a more complete, and up-to-date publication list.

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