Director of Graduate Studies
Department of History
Full-time Professor - Joint Chair
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Villa Salviati- Castle, SACA103
Villa Schifanoia, VS137
Joint Chair in the History of East-Central and South-Eastern Europe, late 19th century to the presentMonika Baár holds a doctorate in Modern History from the University of Oxford (2002) and subsequently held a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin and a two-year Teaching Fellowship at the University of Essex. She also held fellowships at the Centro Incontri Umani, Ascona (Switzerland), the Free University Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study in Edinburgh, Collegium Budapest and the National Humanities Centre, Canberra. Before joining the Institute for History at Leiden University in 2015 she was Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University of Groningen between 2009 and 2015. In June 2017 she was appointed as the holder of the Special Chair for Central European Studies at the Leiden University Institute for History.