Ivan Berend#



Ivan Berend
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Membership Number:234
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:iberend
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://www.history.ucla.edu/people/faculty/faculty-1/faculty-1?lid=36






Present and Previous Positions
  • 1993- 2005- Director at Center for European and Eurasian Studies at University of California Los Angeles
  • 1990- Distinguished Professor at Department of History, University of California
  • 1964-1991 Professor at Department of Economic History at Budapest University of Economics
  • 1960-1964 Associate Professor at Department of Economic History at Budapest University of Economics
  • 1953-1960- Assistant Professor at Department of Economic History at Budapest University of Economics
  • 1958- Ph.D. in History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1957- Doctor degree in Economics, Budapest University of Economics

Fields of Scholarship
  • 19-20th centuries
  • Social and economic history of Europe
  • The European Union
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Economic modernization
  • Problems of European peripheral backwardness
  • Complex economic, social, ideological, and cultural history of Central and Eastern Europe in the 19th-20th Century
  • Transition from state socialism to capitalism

Honours and Awards
  • Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft, Germany, Jirasek Gold Medal for life achievement in the research of Central and Eastern European history (2000)
  • Honorary member of the Portuguese Association of International Relations (1996)
  • Honorary doctor of Janus Pannonius University, Hungary (1995)
  • Honorary doctor of Glasgow University (1990)
  • Corresponding member of the British Academy (1989)
  • Corresponding member of the Austrian Academy (1989)
  • Corresponding member of the Sudosteuropa-Gesellschaft (1989)
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (1989)
  • Honorary member of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1988)
  • Honorary member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1988)
  • Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (1986)
  • Honorary doctor of St. John's University, New York (1984)
  • Corresponding member of the Royal Historical Society (1980)
  • Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1973)


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