History of Modern Political Thought in East-Central Europe

Centre for Advances Study (CAS), Sofia
European Research Council (ERC)


Core Group

Balázs Trencsényi (*1973)
The Principal Investigator

Central European University, Budapest, Assistant Professor, Department of History. Ph.D. in Comparative History (2004). Co-director of the historical research institute Pasts, Inc., Center for Historical Studies at CEU.

Monika Baár (*1972)
Member of The Research Team

Monika Baar  is currently Humboldt Fellow at the Free University of Berlin and assistant professor-elect at the Department of History of the University of Groningen.

Maria Falina (*1982)
Member of The Research Team

Maria Falina is currently lecturer at the Lomonossov State University in Moscow.

Maciej Janowski (*1963)
Member of The Research Team

Maciej Janowski, Associate professor at the Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences (Head of Workshop of the history of intelligentsia since 2006), Recurrent Visiting Professor at the History Department of CEU (since 1999). Ph.D. in History 1993 (Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences), habilitation in 1999.

Michal Kopeček (*1974)
Member of The Research Team

Michal Kopecek, studied history and political science, holds PhD in Russian and East European Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague.

Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič (*1980)
Member of The Research Team

Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič is currently a PhD candidate of the program in Comparative History of Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe at the Central European University in Budapest.