Miklos Lojko

Visiting Professor
Academic Writing Instructor

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Budapest, Nador u. 11 | 114

Mainly based at the School of English and American Studies of Eotvos Lorand University, Miklos Lojko’s work on diplomatic, political, economic and cultural history has converged on the interwar period in Europe and the wider world.

From straight narrative style based on archival source materials:

Meddling in Middle Europe: Britain and the 'Lands Between', 1919-1925, Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, 2006;

through institutional history:

● ‘The Age of Illusion? The Department of Overseas Trade Between the Two World Wars: Three Case Studies’, in John Fisher, Effie G.H. Pedaliu and Richard Smith, eds, The Foreign Office, Commerce and British Foreign Policy in the Twentieth Century, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 115-140;

the context film and culture:

● ‘The British Documentary Film Movement from the mid-1920s to the mid1940s: Its Social, Political, and Aesthetic Context’, Dorottya Jászay and Andrea Velich, eds, Film and Culture, Budapest: Eötvös Kiadó, 2016, pp.155-168;

technology and international diplomacy:

● ‘Railways and Diplomats: The Failure of the League of Nations to Settle the Manchurian Crisis, 1931-1933’. 2nd enlarged edition, Nóra Deák Editor-in-Chief, János Kenyeres, Miklós Lojkó et al, eds,  At the Crossroads of Human Fate and History: Studies in Honour of Tibor Frank on His 70th Birthday, Budapest: ELTE BTK Angol-Amerikai Intézete, 2019, pp. 349-366;

to milieu history:

"'Curs yapping round the dying stag'", or the rituals of fractured societies: Hungary and Poland in the vortex of the Munich Crisis of 1938’, in Julie Gottlieb, Daniel Hucker and Richard Toye, eds, The Munich Crisis, politics and the people: International, transnational and comparative perspectives, Manchester:  Manchester University Press, 2020, pp. 66-89.

 Other recent edited works include:

Hungary’s Long Nineteenth Century: Constitutional and Democratic Traditions in a European Perspective. Collected Studies by László Péter, Volume 1 in series: Central and Eastern Europe: Regional Perspectives in Global Context. Series editors: Constantin Iordachi, Maciej Janowski, Balázs Trencsényi, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2012.


Habilitation Degree in History: Eotvos Lorand University, June 2011
Ph.D. in History at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, 2001
M.Phil. International Relations, at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. 1996
Postgraduate course in International Relations, Merton College, Oxford, 1988-1989
MA in English and History & B.Ed, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 1987

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