ÁRON SZELE

PhD in comparative history from the Central European University in Budapest, with a dissertation on the ideology of the Hungarian far right in the interwar period. Between 2010 and 2014, he worked as a researcher at the Center for European Neighborhood Studies at the Central European University in Budapest, and since 2015 has been employed as project coordinator at the Romanian Cultural Institute. Among his research topics are the history of minorities in Romania and Hungary, European studies, cultural studies, the history of ideas, and the history of totalitarian political movements. Selected publications: “The Political Language and Activity of the Finnish Transylvanian Romanian Elite. Postmemorandism: towards a new ideology”, in The Scientific Bulletin of the Transylvanian University of Brasov, vol. I (50), 2008, pp. 291-301, “Allampolgárság és szavazati jog Romániában” (Formatting the National Body, Citizenship and Voting Rights in Romania), together with Zselyke Tófalvi, in Pro Minority, Budapest, Spring 2011 Issue, pp. 61-70, “Nemzeti Rock: Extreme Right and Music in Contemporary Hungary”, in Cardiff Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies Journal, Issue 9 – Radical right politics and expressive culture, 2016, Geo-Historical Overview in 25 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain. The State of Integration of East and West in the European Union, European Commission, Brussels, 2014, “History in the Use of Diplomacy: France, Turkey and the EU Facing the Question of Armenian Genocide” in Peter Balazs, Ahmet Evin (eds.), Turkey and the European Union: Strategic Partners and Competitors, CEU Press, Budapest, 2015