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historian , researcher

Attila Pók, Hungarian historian, researcher. General secretary Hungarian Council European Movement, Budapest, 1994—2001; Member of Council on Ethnic Accord of the Project on Ethnic Relations, Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europeana, Hungarian History Association (board member since 1999).

Background

Pók, Attila was born on May 27, 1950 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Lajos Pók and Alice Somlai.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Lorand Eötvös University, Budapest, 1978. Candidate of History Scholarship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1989.

Career

Researcher Hungary Academy of Sciences, Institute History, Budapest, since 1974, deputy director, since 1996. Visiting professor history Columbia University, New York City, 1999, New York City, 2000, New York City, 2002—2003. Bureau member International Commission History Historiography, 1995—2000.

Vice president Commission History Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, since 1996.

Membership

General secretary Hungarian Council European Movement, Budapest, 1994—2001. Member of Council on Ethnic Accord of the Project on Ethnic Relations, Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europeana, Hungarian History Association (board member since 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, swimming.

Connections

Married Èva Pàlmai, May 5, 1975 (divorced June 1980). Married Andrea Farkas, March 20, 1982.

father:
Lajos Pók

mother:
Alice Somlai

spouses:
Èva Pàlmai

Andrea Farkas