Ivan Berend#


Ivan Berend
Membership Number:234
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:HUMAN MOBILITY, GOVERNANCE, ENVIRONMENT AND SPACE
Elected:1989
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Homepage(s):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
  • 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)
  • 1996 Honorary member of the Portuguese Association of International Relations
  • 1995 Honorary doctor of Janus Pannonius University, Hungary
  • 1990 Honorary doctor of Glasgow University
  • 1989 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
  • 1988 Honorary member of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
  • 1988 Honorary member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1986 Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities
  • 1984 Honorary doctor of St. John's University, New York
  • 1980 Corresponding member of the Royal Historical Society
  • 1973 Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


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