Csaba Szilágyi

Position: 
Acting Chief Archivist (since AY 2016/17)
Head of the Human Rights Program

Contact information

Building: 
Arany Janos u. 32
Room: 
208
Phone: 
+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. He is also a content specialist for the Parallel Archive. 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 currently 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