Budapest Politics Tour
The Way Forward
Edina currently works as the Head of the Museum Education Department at the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts – Hungarian National Gallery. Since 2006 she has served as a museum educator and has run the volunteer guide program. Through her work with the museum she gives lectures on art history, trains volunteer guides, and regularly conducts museum tours for the general public and museum professionals. A native of Hungary, Edina has lived in several countries, including Austria, Scotland, and the United States. She holds two MA degrees, one in history and the other in cultural history. As part of her scholarly work she has published articles on Hungarian history and museum education, and has been writing and editing educational publications in Hungarian and English, including exhibition, family, and audio guides.
Eszter Susán holds in MA in the Theory of Art and is an active member of the Jewish youth community in Budapest. For the past four years she has done extensive research on the past history and present culture of Budapest's Jewish community.
Szonja is a historian, a teacher and an experienced tour guide, with a deep interest in cultural, social and urban history. A native of Budapest, she has studied and lived extensively in Oxford, Jerusalem and New York. She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford, and MA degrees from Oxford and Budapest. Her main field of research and interest is Hungarian Jewish history and cultural history, and she is especially intrigued by issues related to changes in national identity and language choice. She has lectured and published extensively in her field, in English, Hungarian, Hebrew and Yiddish. As an educator her passion is to tell the story behind the facts, and as a tour guide to show the stories behind various layers of a city or region - historical, social and architectural alike.
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