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Agoston Berecz

Research Fellow
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Ágoston Berecz is a historian and principal investigator of the BENASTA research project funded by the European Research Council. He completed postdoctoral studies in comparative history at Central European University and graduate studies in philology/linguistics at ELTE, Budapest. He researches nineteenth-century East-Central Europe, the social, political and intellectual history of nationalism and the interface between language and politics. His second book, Empty Signs, Historical Imaginaries (Berghahn Books, 2020), tells the history of nationalization processes in Transylvania-at-large from the perspective of proper names.