Csaba Szilágyi

Position: 
Head of the Human Rights Program
Acting Chief Archivist
Position: 
Teaching Fellow
Position: 
Teaching Fellow

Contact information

Arany Janos u. 32 | 208
+36 1 327-3000 x2117

Csaba Szilágyi is responsible for the human rights collections, education and public programs. He is one of the teaching fellows on the Archives, Evidence and Human Rights course and the Archives and Evidentiary Practices specialization offered by Blinken OSA to the Department of Legal Studies and Department of History. Intermittently, he worked as an archives consultant for the Open Society Institute and Human Rights Watch (1999-2000), and was the first curator of the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research at Columbia University (2005-2006) in New York City. He is interested in how technological advancement informs the collection, archiving and dissemination of human rights records, and in the memorialization and representation of mass atrocities in the archival space. Outside the archival world, Csaba translates fiction, and historical and political writings.

Qualification

MA American Studies University of Debrecen

Research Areas