graduated from Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Budapest with a teaching degree in English and Russian languages and worked as a secondary school teacher for several years. She has been the grants’ officer and general project manager of Közgazdasági Politechnikum since 2006, her duties are writing proposals, managing projects and submitting reports. In the project ”Building Democratic Europe Together”, she is the coordinator of the project, responsible for its correct execution, coordinating the partnership and the communication with the partners involved, together with leading the work of the Hungarian team.
is a high school teacher of Literature, Hungarian Language, History of Fine Arts, Cultural History, Arts and Crafts and Learning Methodology at Közgazdasági Politechnikum. She has participated in several Comenius and Erasmus+ international school projects and onsite training courses. In the project ”Building Democratic Europe Together”, she has participated in the international events in Czestochowa and Athens, and has been involved in leading teams of students at workshops, making posters, shooting and editing video interviews and in organising the joint Hungarian-Slovak event in Budapest.
holds an MA degree in History and German language. She is the vice principal of Közgazdasági Politechnikum and teaches German language as well. Ilona has contributed to the project “Building Democratic Europe Together” by participating at the project event in Dresden, leading workshops for students, giving a historical background to the research report of the survey and conducting a video interview made by students.
is a teacher of French language and Social Sciences at Közgazdasági Politechnikum. She has played an active role in some international programmes, at present coordinating an Erasmus+ project about tolerance, human rights and active citizenship. In the project ”Building Democratic Europe Together”, she has been responsible for conducting workshops for students, the survey and a video interview.
is a native teacher of English at Közgazdasági Politechnikum. He has also worked in tertiary education, owns an SME focusing on translation and education and ran Capoeira Magyarország Foundation for over 10 years. Rob plays an instrumental role in the international projects of the school, managing youth exchanges and strategic partnerships as coordinator. Regarding the project “Building Democratic Europe Together”, he has participated in all project events in Dresden, Czestochowa and Athens, in leading workshops for students, managing a video interview and and in organising the joint Hungarian-Slovak event in Budapest.
is the financial director of Közgazdasági Politechnikum, also responsible for the financial aspects of the school’s projects. He graduated as an economist at the University of Pécs, Faculty of Business and Economics. János worked in the area of film distribution in the 1980s and was the financial manager of Soros Foundation Hungary between 1994 and 2009. He participated in the international event in Dresden of the project “Building Democratic Europe Together”.
is a web designer and a film maker. He has been working at Közgazdasági Politechnikum since 1991 as the leader of the semi professional video studio of the school, leading workshops for students about film making. In the project “Building Democratic Europe Together”, he is responsible for the project website as well as for supervising the editing of the video interviews and for creating their intro.
is a doctoral candidate at ELTE University (Budapest, Hungary). Her research question is the identification and integration of Hungarians living in Israel. Her field of interest and expertise is minority and ethnic identities. She has taken part in several international and regional research projects (e.g. ENRI East, Euroborderregion), focusing on the question of ethnic identification. She also did research on the refugee crisis of 2015. She is publishing papers related to her dissertation as well as to these projects. In the project “Building Democratic Europe Together” she is responsible for compiling the report of the research carried out by the project partners in the 5 countries.
is a licensed tour guide, specialising in private tours for foreigners in Budapest and Hungary. She’s got a degree in economics and wrote her thesis on political marketing. She worked for one of the biggest Hungarian publishers for over 10 years and started organising and delivering general and thematic Budapest tours in English and French 6 years ago. In the project “Building Democratic Europe Together” she is the author and guide of the walking tour focusing on samizdat.
studied history and literature at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, where he received his MA in 1989. He worked as a journalist for the weekly Beszélő, where he was chief editor between 2003 and 2007 (by this time the periodical had become a monthly publication). He received his PhD from the CEU History Department in 2003. His publications cover the history of communism, post-war Hungarian history, the 1956 revolution, and the Kádár-era. He is one of the teaching fellows of the Archives, Evidence and Human Rights course offered by OSA to CEU students. He made a presentation about Hungarian and Eastern European samizdat at the international event in Budapest of the “Building Democratic Europe Together” project.
has an MA in English and French (ELTE Budapest), as well as an MA in Journalism and Communication (ELTE Budapest). She has worked as an investigative journalist and editor, translator and communication expert. She has also been active in heritage conservation within a nongovernmental organization, ÓVÁS! Egyesület, protecting the built heritage of the historic Jewish district in Budapest. She was the moderator of the round table discussion at the international event in Budapest of the “Building Democratic Europe Together” project.
graduated from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. He teaches Multimedia Art at an art school and Media Studies at Közgazdasági Politechnikum. His goal is to educate smart and creative users in the world of smart devices. He animated a workshop, called ”Stop Motion – Animated poetry about free press” at the international event in Budapest of the “Building Democratic Europe Together” project.
is a communication advisor and editor of the magazine of the 19th district of Budapest. She graduated from ELTE Budapest as a sociologist, journalist and teacher of Hungarian Language and Literature. After working as a teacher for 2 years, she became editor and journalist at different newspapers and also worked for the Prime Ministry and for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor as a press and event rapporteur. She helped to discover how to create samizdat with rámka at the international event in Budapest of the “Building Democratic Europe Together” project.
completed her first degrees in English and German Language and Literature at Pázmány Péter Catholic University. During the long stay at home with her four children, she started studying psychology at Károli Gáspár University (BA) and finished (MA) at Eötvös Lóránd University. She studied complex art therapy at John Wesley Theological College and soon will be an integrative hypnotherapist too. Last year she started an art therapy studio in the city, where she organizes and leads groups for people who would like to improve their self-awareness. She was the coordinator of a workshop, titled ”Creating Art Together – freedom as a basic value”, at the international event in Budapest of the “Building Democratic Europe Together” project.
started her professional career as a ceramic designer and she has been teaching for 25 years. Her motto is that everyone has talent and her role is to provide an opportunity for creativity at her art lessons at Közgazdasági Politechnikum. At the international event in Budapest of the “Building Democratic Europe Together” project., she was the leader of the ”Design and create your bag – screen print, spray or stamp” workshop.
All the youth in the project are senior students of Közgazdasági Politechnikum who have participated in workshops throughout the project.
Rebeka Jázmin Baji
joined the project ”Building Democratic Europe Together” to do research and to learn more about the given era. Jázmin has participated in the international project event in Czestochowa, Poland to learn about Solidarity Trade Union and she has also contributed to making video interviews.
Noémi Balázs Piri
is mostly interested in learning about history and taking photos and videos. Noémi has also participated in an international project with French students and in the project event in Athens, Greece to learn about the demonstrations against the military junta. She has also conducted video interviews.
has joined the project ”Building Democratic Europe Together” in order to learn about history outside the classroom. Róza has been part of a team making video interviews and taken part in the international project event in Athens, Greece to learn about the demonstrations against the military junta.
wanted to discover the historical era covered in the project. Panka has been involved in making video films and conducting the survey and has also taken part in the project event in Dresden, Germany to learn about the GDR. She has been involved in an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project too.
has taken part in 2 Erasmus+ projects so far. Fanni has volunteered for ”Building Democratic Europe Together” project to learn about dictatorial regimes in the past. She has participated in the international project event in Czestochowa, Poland to learn about Solidarity Trade Union and been involved in making video films.
studies history at an advanced level at school and wants to improve his competences in this area in the project. Dániel has been part of a team making video interviews and has attended the international project event in Athens, Greece to learn about the demonstrations against the military junta. He has also participated in 2 Erasmus+ school projects so far.
has been involved in several international projects, including a Comenius school partnership and 2 Erasmus+ ones, a strategic partnership and a youth exchange. Flóra has joined the project to learn about recent history and civic participation. She has made video interviews and taken part in the project event in Dresden, Germany to learn about the GDR.
is interested in the historical era covered in this project and he is good at making video films. Andor has attended the international project event in Dresden, Germany to learn about the GDR. He has also contributed to making video interviews in the project. He has participated in some Erasmus+ projects of the school as well.
is interested in recent history and in making video films, interviews. She is also active as a volunteer in a Roma village. Lea has participated in several school projects, including 2 Erasmus+ ones. She has taken part in making video films and posters, and in the project event in Athens, Greece to learn about the demonstrations against the military junta.
has been involved in 2 Erasmus+ school projects and is an active supporter of the work of Hungarian NGOs. Kata has joined this project to learn more about the totalitarian regime in Hungary and Eastern Europe. She has attended the project event in Czestochowa, Poland where she won first prize with her poster at the contest. She has contributed to making video interviews too.
is a street workout athlete, also enthusiastic about nature and making video films. He has taken part in 3 Erasmus+ projects so far: a strategic partnership and 2 youth exchanges. Samu has joined the project to gain wider knowledge about dictatorial regimes and their opposition. In the project, he has mostly worked on making video interviews and attended the project event in Czestochowa, Poland where he won first prize with his video film.