Emese Bálint

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Subjects: Social History
Division: Arts and Humanities
Position: Module leader
Years: 2017-2018

Emese holds a PhD in History from the Central European University and one in Linguistics from the Babeș-Bolyai University. After doing research on issues of minority linguistic rights and bilingual language use in Romania, she turned to issues of European social history and wrote her dissertation on the institutions of control in early modern Europe. As a post-doc researcher, she has been dealing with the diffusion of technology through religious conflicts and the consequent mass migrations across distant territories of pre-industrial Europe. She has been appointed as a research fellow at Warwick University, at Ca’ Foscari in Venice, as well as at the European University Institute in Florence. Emese is passionate about swimming, hiking and making ceramic objects.