Budapest Politics Tour
The Way Forward
Gréta Süveges holds a BA from ELTE University in Budapest and has finished her MA studies in Jerusalem. Her main interest is in literature, art and cultural history, especially in the context of politics and ideology. She has lived and studied in many cities, including Budapest, Berlin, Saint Petersburg, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem, and is deeply interested in discovering the urban-cultural context of cities. Gréta writes articles and reviews about museums, memory policy, architecture and urban experience, which are most often published in magazines with a focus on culture and museology. She is involved in teaching and various research projects at ELTE University in Budapest related to art, the influence of collective memory and politics on art and museums. Currently she works as a researcher at an architecture studio and starts her studies in urban sociology at the Central European University, Budapest.
Zsófi has a background in sociology and human rights and she is an expert in Jewish Studies and Cultural Heritage in Budapest. Zsófi gained experience as an intern at the Jewish Museum in London, researching important objects in the collection and organizing events. Today Zsófi works as a marketing specialist and researcher for various NGOs. Meanwhile, she started to lead walks in Budapest for visitors and locals as well, sharing her passion and love for her hometown.
Levente's first area of study was Jazz-singing, have studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest and the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. His love for history acts as a counterbalance to his training in improvisational music; he finds history fascinating for its emphasis on the factual. Raised in Hungary in a multicultural family, Levente has come to understand the ever-present cultural colorfulness of his native country. As an avid reader of history and politics, his main focus is on cultural history and social science of 19th- and 20th-century Hungary. Lately he is researching the position of Hungary in different periods of modern European history. In his walks, he places an emphasis on objectivity and diverse perspectives, always aiming to look at happenings from above or even from afar.
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