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Ákos Windhager

historian, researcher

The head of the International Scientific Workshops of Cziffra György’s Research

He is a Hungarian intellectual historian, researcher of cultural memory. His main research area includes the artistic interpretation (in literature, music and mass culture) of the Central European societies’ tragedies in the 19-21. century. Moreover, he analyses art theoretical paradigms, such like the discourse of the meaning in the music. He aims to discover forgotten Hungarian composers, especially the authors of symphonies. He is the author of three books: Vivente e moriente – The memory of 1956 in classical music (2016, L’Harmattan), Mihalovich Ödön (biography, 2019, BMC), Descendent, but Ancestor – Portray of Mihalovich Ödön (monograph, 2020, MMKI). His articles are published in Hungarian and international reviews. He is the chief organiser of the International Scientific Workshops of Central European Identity at Szigliget. He has been a research fellow in the HAA Research Institute of Art Theory and Methodology since 2015 and lecturer at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University since 2016. In this year he is working on the biography about the composer Terényi Ede.