János Bak

Professor Emeritus
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Qualifications: 
MA (August 1950), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (History, sociology), Thesis: The Ungarische Sozialistische Arbeiterpartei, 1880-1890 (in Hungarian), Supervisor: E. Andics.
Dr. phil. (July 1960), Georg-August University, Göttingen (History, sociology, East European studies), Dissertation: Königtum und Stände in Ungarn im 14.-16. Jahrhundert, Supervisor: P. E. Schramm
Postdoctoral studies, St. Antony’s College, Oxford (British Council Fellow)
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Career:

2004 Professor Emeritus, Central European University Budapest, Dept. of Medieval Studies

1995-2004 Professor, Central European University Budapest, Dept. of Medieval Studies

1994 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ

1990-94 Sr. Consultant, Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1990 Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Dept. of History

1968-90 Professor (till 1972? Assoc. Prof.) University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Dept. of History

1966-68 Visiting Assoc. Prof., U. of Delaware, Newark DE, Dept. of History

1964-68 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Dept. of East European History, Phillips-Universität, Marburg

1958-63 [part-time] Fellow and Co-editor of Review/Études, Imre Nagy Institue for Political Science, Brussels

1954-56 Assistant Prof., Academy of Commerce, Budapest

1952-54 Teacher, Secondary school, Budapest

1950-52 National service, Hungarian Peoples’ Army

 

Major fellowships, grants:

  • 1998-2010 several research grants from the Hungarian Research Fund (OTKA) and CEU
  • 1989 Izaak Killam Senior Fellow, UBC
  • 1984 Jean Monnet Fellow, Istituto Universitario Europeo, Fiesole
  • 1968-90 several research grants from Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the U. S. Endowment for the Humanities, and UBC

  • 1962-64 DFG research fellow
  • 1960-62 British Council Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
  • 1956-60 Doctoral scholarship, Göttingen

 

Memberships, honors:

  • 2010 Imre Nagy Order, Hungarian Government

  • 2007 CARA award for excellence in teaching, Medieval Academy of America
  • 2002 Corr. Fellow, Royal Historical Society (UK)
  • 1999 Hon. Member, Canadian Association of Medievalists
  • 1998 Hon. Member, Russian Association of Medievalists
  • 1992 György Ránki Prize of the Hungarian Historical Association
  • 1990 Memorial Medal “Imre Nagy”, President of the Hungarian Republic

CEU Workshops organized by Janos M. Bak
  • March 2006: Uses and Abuses of the Middle Ages 19th-21st c. (with an exhibition at the Galeria Centralis), co-organisers: Gabor Klaniczay
  • July 2003: Uses and Abuses of the Middle Ages, co-organizers: Gabor Klaniczay, Jozsef Laszlovszky
  • May 2003: 6th Annual International Congress of the Mediterranean Studies Association, partner: Mediterranean Studies Association (field trip to: Visegrad, and to the Hungarian Parlament, Budapest)
    Visegrád
    Hungarian Parlament, Budapest
  • February 2002: Religion and Rulership, partner: International Association for the Study of Rulersihp MAJESTAS
  • December 2001: Studies on the Tripartitum, Sarvar
  • November 1998: Current State and Problems of Slavic Studies in Central Europe, Prague, co-organizer: VladimirVavrinek
  • November 1998: Nobility in Central Europe III
  • April 1998: Aspects of Courtly Culture in Late Medieval Europe, co-organizer: Marianne Saghy
  • February 1998: Nobility in Central Europe II (with a field trip to Pomaz and Visegrad)
  • October 1996: Medieval  Nobility in Central Europe (Conference in memory of Erik Fügedi)
  • June 1996: The Year of 1000 A.D.
  • April 1993: Ethnicity-Concepts and Conflicts in Medieval Central Europe (field trip to Zsambek, Budajeno, Dömös, Szentendre)

CEU SUN course organized by Janos M. Bak
  • July 17 - 10 August, 2000: Issues on Resources in Central Europe for Research on the Middle Ages (field trips to Western Hungary, Cracow and its surrounding area, to Central Bohemia, Krems and Vienna)
Academic/research topics: 
History of ideas and institutions
medieval rulership
social history of nobility
Academic/Research Areas: 
Language proficiencies (spoken): 
German

Publications

Book
CEU Medievalia, Edited by A. Al-Azmeh and J. M. Bak. Vol. 7. Budapest: CEU Press, 2004.
Al-Azmeh, A., and J. M. Bak. Monotheistic Kingship: The Medieval Variants In CEU Medievalia. Budapest: CEU, Department of Medieval Studies, 2004.
Medieval narrative sources : a chronological guide, Edited by J. M. Bak, R. Grzesik and I. Jurković. Budapest: Central European University Dept. of Medieval Studies, 2000.
The Laws of Hungary, Edited by J. M. Bak and L. S. Domonkos. Vol. 1. Idyllwild: C. Schlacks, 1999.
History & society in Central Europe, Edited by J. M. Bak. Vol. 2. Budapest: Hajnal István Alapítvány, 1994.
Medieval and early modern monarchic ritual, Edited by J. M. Bak. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Atlantic studies on society in change, Edited by J. M. Bak and B. Király. Vol. 12. New York: Social Science Monographs, 1982.
Reference publication, Edited by J. M. Bak. Vol. 54. Vancouver: University of British Columbia. Library, 1975.
Reference Publications, Edited by J. M. Bak. Vol. 36. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Library, 1971.
Book Chapter
Bak, J. M.. "Vorwort." In Gebrauch und Missbrauch des Mittelalters, 19.-21. Jahrhundert = Uses and abuses of the Middle Ages, 19th-21st century = Usages et mésusages du Moyen Âge du XIXe au XXIe siècle, edited by J. Jarnut, P. Monnet, B. Schneidemüller and J. M. Bak, 9-13. Vol. 17. MittelalterStudien 17. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2009.
Bak, J. M.. "Lists in the Service of Legitimation in Central European Sources." In The Charm of a List : From the Sumerians to Computerised Data Processing, edited by L. Doležalová, 34-45. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.
Bak, J. M.. "Holy Lance, Holy Crown, Holy Dexter: Sanctity of Insignia in Medieval East Central Europe." In Anfologion : vlast’, obshchestvo, kultura v slavianskom mire v srednie veka k 70–letiiu Borisa Nikolaevicha Florii, edited by G. G. Litavrin, 56-65. Vol. 12. Slaviane i ikh sosedi 12. Moscow: Indrik, 2008.
Bak, J. M.. "Una eademque nobilitas? : Domini i familiares medu srednjovjekovim plemstvom kraljevine Ugarske." In Izabrane teme iz hrvatske povijesti : Selected themes in Croatian history : zbornik radova sa znanstvenih kolokvija Dies historiae 2004-2006, edited by S. Miljan and M. Jerković, 85-96. Zagreb: Društvo studenata povijesti "Ivan Lučić - Lucius", 2007.
Bak, J. M.. "V chem, sostvenno, bylo delo? : Tseli i programmy vengerskoi revoliutsii 1956 goda." In Imre Nad premer–ministr vengerskoi revolutsii 1956 goda : Politicheskaia biografiia, edited by J. M. Rainer, 5-19. Moscow: Logos, 2006.
Bak, J. M.. "Sigismund and the Ottoman Advance." In Sigismund von Luxemburg ein Kaiser in Europa : Tagungsband des internationalen historischen und kunsthistorischen Kongresses in Luxemburg, 8. – 10. Juni 2005, edited by M. Pauly and F. Reinert, 89-94. Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 2006.
Bak, J. M.. "Ein – gescheiterter – Versuch Ungarn zum Ständestaat zu verwandeln." In Ecclesia, cultura, potestas : studia z dziejów kultury i społeczeństwa, edited by P. Kras, 451-464. Kraków: Societas Vistulana, 2006.
Bak, J. M.. "Deér József és az országalmák." In Deér József emlékezete : tanulmányok Deér József (1905-1972) professzor születésének centenáriumára, edited by L. Koszta, 9-25. Vol. 2. Capitulum 2. Szeged: JATEPress, 2006.
Bak, J. M.. "Servitude in the medieval kingdom of Hungary (a sketchy outline)." In Forms of Servitude in Northern and Central Europe: Decline, Resistance, and Expansion, edited by P. Freedman and M. Bourin, 387-400. Vol. 9. Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe 9. Turnhout: Brepols, 2005.
Bak, J. M.. "Insignia of Rulership in Medieval East-Central Europe." In Reprezentatsiia verkhovnoi vlasti v srednevekovom obshchestve (Tsentralnaia, Vostochnaia i Iugo-Vostochnaia Evropa) : Tezisi XXII konferentsiia pamiati V. D. Koroliuka, edited by B. N. Floriia, 7-10. Slaviane i ikh sosedi. Moscow: Indrik, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Westungarn." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 753. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Ungarn." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 710-714. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Tripartitum." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 694. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Palatin." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 512. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Stände/Ungarn." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 660. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Transdanubien." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 684. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Pacta conventa." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 510. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Országgyülés." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 493. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Mohács." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 453. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Oppidum." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 488-489. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Magyaren." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 419-420. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Magnates." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 419. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Komitat." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 371-372. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Kisalföld." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 354. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Jobbágyen." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 317-318. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Ispán." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 310. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Feudalismus/Ungarn." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 232-233. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Dorf." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 207-208. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Budapest." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 134-135. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Anjou." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 43-45. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Arpaden." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 59-60. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Ban." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 88-89. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Alföld." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 38. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Adel." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 24-25. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Herrschergestalten des mittelalterlichen Königreichs Ungarn in der neueren deutschen Mediävistik." In Das Ungarnbild der deutschen Historiographie, edited by M. Fata, 25-30. Vol. 13. Schriftenreihe des Instituts für donauschwäbische Geschichte und Landeskunde 13. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004.
Bak, J. M.. "Hungary and crusading in the fifteenth century." In Crusading in the Fifteenth Century : Message and Impact, edited by N. Housley, 116-127. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Nagy, B., and J. M. Bak. "Niederungarische Bergstädte." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 481. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Nagy, B., and J. M. Bak. "Severiner Banat." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 614. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Nagy, B., and J. M. Bak. "Forint." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 234. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Nagy, B., and J. M. Bak. "Partium (Partes adnexae)." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 534. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Nagy, B., and J. M. Bak. "Bergbau (Mittelalter, Ungarn)." In Lexikon zur Geschichte Südosteuropas, edited by E. Hösch, K. Nehring and H. Sundhaussen, 109-110. Wien: Böhlau, 2004.
Al-Azmeh, A.. "Monotheistic kingship." In Monotheistic kingship : the medieval variants, edited by A. Al-Azmeh and J. M. Bak, 9-29. Vol. 7. CEU Medievalia 7. Budapest: CEU Press, 2004.
Geréby, G.. "Carl Schmitt and Erik Peterson on the problem of political theology : a footnote to Kantorowicz." In Monotheistic Kingship : the medieval variants, edited by A. Al-Azmeh and J. M. Bak, 31-61. Vol. 7. CEU Medievalia 7. Budapest: CEU Press, 2004.
Gaspar, C.. "The King of Kings and the Holy Men : Royal Authority and Sacred Power in the Early Byzantine World." In Monotheistic kingship : the medieval variants, edited by A. Al-Azmeh and J. M. Bak, 63-88. Pasts incorporated : CEU studies in the humanities , no. 3. Budapest: CEU Press, 2004.
Bak, J. M., and P. Lukin. "Consensus and assemblies in early medieval central and eastern Europe." In Political Assemblies in the Earlier Middle Ages, edited by P. S. Barnswell and M. Mostert, 95-113. Vol. 7. Studies in the Early Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, 2003.
Bak, J. M.. "Königreich Ungarn : Staatsstrukturen und Rolle in Ostmitteleuropa im 14.–16. Jahrhundert." In Ostmitteleuropa im 14.-17. Jahrhundert : eine Region oder Region der Regionen?, edited by M. Dygo, S. Gawlas and H. Grala, 41-50. Vol. 3. Colloquia 3. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo DiG, 2003.
Bak, J. M.. "Insignii." In Slovar srednevekovoi kultury, edited by IA. A. Gurevich, 189-195. Moscow: Rosspen, 2003.
Bak, J. M.. "Einige Gedanken zur Lage der Mediävistik in Ostmittteleuropa." In Mediävistik im 21. Jahrhundert : Stand und Perspektiven der internationalen und interdisziplinären Mittelalterforschung, edited by H. - V. Goetz and J. Jarnut, 55-59. Vol. 1. MittelalterStudien 1. München: Fink, 2003.
Bak, J. M.. "Introduction." In Custom and law in Central Europe, edited by M. Rady, 1-12. Vol. 6. Occasional paper 6. Cambridge: Centre for European Legal Studies, 2003.
Bak, J. M.. "Politicheskie funktsii sravnitelnoi istorii." In Homo historicus : k 80-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniiu IU. L. Bessmertnogo, edited by A. O. Chubarian, 540-549. Vol. 1. Moscow: Nauka, 2003.
Jaritz, G.. "Everyday Life, Representation of Gender, and Historical Image Analysis." In Ten Years of Medieval Studies at CEU : 1993-2003, edited by J. M. Bak and K. G. Szende, 16-17. Budapest: Central European University, 2003.
Bak, J. M.. "Új könyvek, új viták az ezredik év Közép-Európájáról." In Szent István és az államalapítás, edited by L. Veszprémy, 349-358. Nemzet és emlékezet. Budapest: Osiris, 2002.
Bak, J. M.. "A few additional thoughts after reading the book." In Historiographical Approaches to Medieval Colonization of East Central Europe : A Comparative Analysis against the Background of Other European Inter-Ethnic Colonization Processes in the Middle Ages, edited by J. M. Piskorski, 383-386. Vol. 611. East European Monographs 611. Boulder: East European Monographs, 2002.
Bak, J. M.. "Magyar királyi jelvények a középkorban." In Kard és koszorú : ezer év magyar uralmi és katonai jelképei, edited by G. Hausner, M. K. Kincses and L. Veszprémy, 17-24. Vol. 4. A hadtörténeti múzeum értesítője/Acta Musei Militaris in Hungaria 4. Budapest: Hadtörténeti Múzeum, 2001.
Bak, J. M.. "Probleme einer vergleichenden Betrachtung mittelalterlicher Eliten in Ostmitteleuropa." In Das europäische Mittelalter im Spannungsbogen des Vergleichs : zwanzig internationale Beiträge zu Praxis, Problemen und Perspektiven der historischen Komparatistik, edited by M. Borgolte, 49-64. Vol. 1. Europa im Mittelalter 1. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2001.
Bak, J. M.. "La noblesse en Europe centrale au moyen âge et au début de l’époque moderne." In La noblesse dans les territoires angevins à la fin du moyen âge : actes du colloque international organisé par l’Université d’Angers, edited by N. Coulet and J. M. Matz, 149-158. Vol. 275. Collection de l'École française de Rome 275. Rome: École française de Rome, 2000.
Bak, J. M.. "Magicheskie i dinasticheskie legitimatsii." In Drugie srednie veka : k 75-letiiu A. IA. Gurevicha : sbornik statei, edited by I. V. Dubrovskii, S. V. Obolenskaia and M.IU. Paramonova, pp. 165-173. Moscow: Universitetskaia kniga, 2000.
Bak, J. M.. "Introduction." In Current state and further perspectives of Slavonic studies in Central Europe : proceedings of the international workshop, Prague 11th-12th XI 1998, edited by V. Vavřínek. Prague: CEU Euroslavica, 2000.
Bak, J. M.. "Signs of conversion in Central European laws." In Christianizing Peoples and Converting Individuals, edited by G. Armstrong and I. N. Wood, 115-124. Vol. 7. International Medieval Research 7. Turnhout: Brepols, 2000.
Bak, J. M.. "National synods in Hungary in the Arpad age : with special reference to the Synodus Budensis of 1279." In Christianity in East Central Europe, 2 : Late Middle Ages : La Chretienté en Europe du Centre-Est. Le Bas Moyen Age. Proceedings of the Commission Internationale d'Histoire Eccléstiastique Comparée, Lublin 1996, edited by P. Kras and W. Polak, 33-39. Lublin: Instytut Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej, 1999.
Bak, J. M.. "Die Mediävisierung der Politik im Ungarn des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts." In Umkämpfte Vergangenheit: Geschichtsbilder, Erinnerung und Vergangenheitspolitik im internationalen Vergleich, edited by P. Bock and E. Wolfrum, 103-113. Sammlung Vandenhoeck. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999.
Bak, J. M.. "Hungary: Crown and Estates." In The New Cambridge Medieval History, edited by C. Allamand, 707-726. Vol. 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Bak, J. M.. "Preface." In The Elefánthy : The Hungarian Nobleman and His Kindred, edited by E. Fügedi and D. Karbic, 1-4. Budapest: CEU Press, 1998.
Bak, J. M.. "Percy Ernst Schramm (1895-1970) P.E. Schrammról." In Miscellanea fontium historiae Europae : Emlékkönyv H. Balázs Éva történészprofesszor 80. születésnapjára, edited by J. Kalmár, 421-431. Budapest: ELTE Bölcsészettudományi Kar, 1997.
Bak, J. M.. "Queens as scapegoats in medieval Hungary." In Queens and queenship in medieval Europe : proceedings of a conference held at King's College London, April 1995, edited by A. J. Duggan. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1997.
Bak, J. M.. "Historical Problems in Establishing a Consensus of Terms." In Social History of Poverty in Central Europe, edited by J. Szalai, 219-236. Budapest: Max Weber Foundation for the Study of Social Initiatives, 1995.
Bak, J. M.. "Géza." In Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche, edited by M. Buchberger, W. Kasper and K. Baumgartner, 635. Vol. 4. Freiburg: Herder, 1995.
Bak, J. M.. "Szimbólum -- jel -- intézmény : a középkor szimbólumai: rendszerezési kísérlet." In Jelbeszéd az életünk : a szimbolizáció története és kutatásának módszerei, edited by Á. Kapitány and G. Kapitány, 361-371. Budapest: Osiris-Századvég, 1995.
Bak, J. M.. "Gisela." In Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche, edited by M. Buchberger, W. Kasper and K. Baumgartner, 658. Vol. 4. Freiburg: Herder, 1995.
Bak, J. M.. "Néhány kérdés a többnyelvűségről a középkori magyar társadalomban." In Majdnem nem lehet másként : Tanulmányok Vajda Mihály 60. születésnapjára, edited by F. Fehér, A. Kardos and S. Radnóti, 132-135. Budapest: Cserépfalvi, 1995.
Bak, J. M.. "Percy Ernst Schramm (1894-1970)." In Medieval Scholarship : Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline, 1: History, edited by H. Damico and J. B. Zavadil, 247-262. Vol. 1350. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities 1350. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.
Bak, J. M.. "Sigismund von Luxemburg : 450 Jahre nach seinem Tod." In Sigismund von Luxemburg :|bKaiser und König in Mitteleuropa, 1387-1437 : Beiträge zur Herrschaft Kaiser Sigismunds und der europäischen Geschichte um 1400, edited by J. Macek, E. Marosi and F. Seibt, 347-352. Vol. 5. Studien zu den Luxemburgern und ihrer Zeit 5. Warendorf: Fahlbusch, 1994.
Bak, J. M.. "Political Biography and Memoir in Totalitarian Eastern Europe." In Political memoir : essays on the politics of memory, edited by G. Egerton, 292-301. London: Frank Cass, 1994.
Bak, J. M.. "The kingship of Matthias Corvinus : a Renaissance state?" In Matthias Corvinus and the Humanism in Central Europe, edited by T. Klaniczay and J. Jankovics, 37-47. Vol. 10. Studia humanitatis 10. Budapest: Balassi Kiadó, 1994.
Bak, J. M.. "A kingdom of many languages : the case of medieval Hungary." In Forms of identity : definitions and changes, edited by L. Löb, I. Petrovics and Gy. E. Szőnyi, 45-55. Szeged: JATE, 1994.
Bak, J. M.. "Linguistic Pluralism in Medieval Hungary." In The Culture of Christendom : essays in medieval history in commemoration of Denis L.T. Bethell, edited by M. A. Meyer, 269-280. London: Hambledon Press, 1993.
Bak, J. M.. "Symbol -- Zeichen -- Institution : Versuch einer Systematisierung." In Institutionen und Geschichte : Theoretische Aspekte und mittelalterliche Befunde, edited by G. Melville, 115-131. Vol. 1. Norm und Struktur 1. Köln: Böhlau, 1992.
Bak, J. M.. "Historical Lessons of Workers' Councils." In Szemle : válogatás a brüsszeli Nagy Imre Intézet folyóiratából, edited by G. Kozák. '56. Budapest: Századvég, 1992.
Bak, J. M.. "Symbolik und Kommunikation im Mittelalter : Ein Rohbericht." In Kommunikation und Alltag in Spätmittelalter und früher Neuzeit, edited by Österreichische Akademie Wissenschaften. Institut Realienkunde Mittelalters Frühen der für des und der Neuzeit, 39-45. Vol. 596. Sitzungsberichte 596. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1992.
Bak, J. M.. "Felszólalás a Petőfi Kör pedagógusvitáján, 1956. október 12." In A Petőfi Kör vitái : hiteles jegyzőkönyvek alapján, edited by A. Hegedűs, J. M. Rainer and B. M. Rainer, 79-80. Vol. VI. Politikatudományi füzetek VI. Budapest: 1956-os Intézet, 1992.
Bak, J. M.. "Ideas and ideals of 1956 in Hungary and Poland." In Háború és társadalom : Király Béla emlékkönyv, edited by P. Jónás, P. Pastor and P. P. Tóth, 47-53. Budapest: Századvég, 1992.
Bak, J. M.. "The late medieval period, 1382-1526." In A History of Hungary, edited by PF Sugar, P. Hanák and T. Frank, 54-82. London: I.B. Tauris, 1990.
Bak, J. M.. "Coronation studies : past, present and future." In Coronations : medieval and early modern monarchic ritual, 1-15. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Bak, J. M.. "East-Central Europe." In Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, edited by D. Hay, 214-262. A general history of Europe. London: Longman, 1989.
Bak, J. M.. "The price of war and peace in late medieval Hungary." In War and Peace in the Middle Ages, edited by B. P. McGuire, 161-178. Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzels Forlag, 1987.
Bak, J. M.. "Das Königreich Ungarn im Hochmittelalter 1060-1444." In Handbuch der europäischen Geschichte, edited by T. Schieder, 1103-1127. Vol. 2. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1987.
Bak, J. M.. "Monarchie im Wellental : Materielle Grundlagen des ungarischen Königtums im fünfzehnten Jahrhundert." In Das spätmittelalterliche Königtum im europäischen Vergleich, edited by R. Schneider, 349-384. Vol. 32. Vorträge und Forschungen 32. Sigmaringen: Thorbecke, 1987.
Bak, J. M.. "Louis I and the lesser nobility in Hungary." In Louis the Great, king of Hungary and Poland, edited by S. B. Várdy, G. Grosschmid and L. S. Domonkos, 67-80. Vol. 194. East European monographs 194. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986.
Bak, J. M.. "Zur Frühgeschichte ungarischer Landgemeinden." In Die Anfänge der Landgemeinde und ihr Wesen, edited by T. Mayer, 404-417. Vol. 2. Vorträge und Forschungen 2. Sigmaringen: Jan Thorbecke Verlag, 1986.
Bak, J. M., and G. Benecke. "Religion and Revolt." In Religion and Rural Revolt : Papers presented to the IV. Workshop on Peasant Studies, edited by J. M. Bak and G. Benecke, 2-13. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984.
Bak, J. M.. "Der Reichsapfel." In Studien zur Machtsymbolik des mittelalterlichen Ungarn, edited by Fülep F., É. Kovács and Z. Lovag, 185-194. Vol. 1. Insignia Regni Hungariae 1. Budapest: Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum, 1983.
Bak, J. M.. "Delinquent Lords : Abandoned Serfs : On War and Society in 15th-16th Century East Central Europe." In Society in change : studies in honor of Béla K. Király, edited by S. B. Várdy and Á. H. Várdy, 291-304. Vol. 132. East European monographs 132. Boulder, CO: East European monographs, 1983.
Bak, J. M.. "Politics, society and defense in medieval and early modern Hungary." In From Hunyadi to Rákóczi : war and society in late medieval and early modern Hungary, edited by B. K. Király and J. M. Bak, 1-22. Vol. 12. Atlantic studies on society in change 12. New York: Social Science Monographs, 1982.
Bak, J. M.. "Editor's introduction.", edited by G. Litván and J. M. Bak, 1-22. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982.
Bak, J. M.. "Mittelaterlicher Hintergrund der Latinität des ungarischen Adels." In Sprache und Volk im 18. Jh., edited by H. Bartens, 28-39. Vol. 1. Opuscula Fenno-Ugrica Gottingensia 1. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1982.
Péter, K.. "Two Aspects of War and Society in the Age of Prince Gábor Bethlen of Transylvania." In From Hunyadi to Rákóczi : War and society in Late Medieval and Early Modern Hungary, edited by J. M. Bak and B. K. Király, 297-313. Vol. 104. East European monographs 104. New York: Social Science Monographs, 1982.
Bak, J. M.. "Zeremoniell, E. I. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 570. Vol. 9. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Zunft, -wesen, -recht, A. IX. 1. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 704. Vol. 9. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Werbőczy (Verbőczy), István." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 2194. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Wieselburg." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 92. Vol. 9. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Wahl, B. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1913. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Visegrád." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1728. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Veszprém." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1064. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Tripartitum opus." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1015. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Ungarn, B. Geschichte und Wirtschaft." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1226. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Szilágyi, 2. S., Mihály v. Horoszeg." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 389. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Szilágyi, 1. S., Erzsébet." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 389. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Szécsényi." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 387. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Szentlőrinc." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 389. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Thurzó (v. Bethlenfalva), Johann." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 757. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Szeged." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 388. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stuhlweiβenburg Privileg." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 258. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stuhlweiβenburg." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 258. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Steuer, -wesen, I. II. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 155. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stephanskrone." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 125. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stephan, 5. S. V., Kg. v. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 114. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stand, Stände, -lehre, V. 2. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 52. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stephan, 2. S. I. d. Hl., Kg. v. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 112. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stephan, 3. S. II., Kg. v. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 114. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Stephan, 4. S. III., Kg. v. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 114. Vol. 8. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Perényi." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1884. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Regalien, -politik, -recht, IV. 1. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 560. Vol. 7. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Salomon, 2. S., Kg. v. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1315. Vol. 7. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Preβburg, Friede v." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 192. Vol. 7. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Plattensee." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 15. Vol. 7. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Personalis." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1903. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Privilegium Andreanum." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 228. Vol. 7. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Parlament, Parliament, VII. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1729. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Ofen, Stadtrecht." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1366. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Pálóci." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1646. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Magnaten, II. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 94. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "König, Königtum, J. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1322. Vol. 5. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Kézai, Simon." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1119. Vol. 5. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Nikopolis, Schlacht v." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1191. Vol. 6. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Gespan." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1404. Vol. 4. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Gesandte, B. XI. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1381. Vol. 4. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Dózsa, György." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1339. Vol. 3. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Banus." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1424. Vol. 1. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Corona, VI. Ungarn." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 256. Vol. 3. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Banderien." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1406. Vol. 1. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Banat." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, edited by R. - H. Bautier and C. Bretscher-Gisiger, 1405. Vol. 1. München: Artemis, 1979.
Bak, J. M.. "Leone, Brancaleoni." In Dizionario biografico degli italiani, 814-817. Vol. 13. Roma: Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, 1971.
Bak, J. M.. "Sank Stefans Armrelique im Ornat König Wenzels von Ungarn." In Festschrift Percy Ernst Schramm zu seinem siebzigsten Geburtstag von Schülern und Freunden zugeeignet, edited by P. Classen and P. Scheibert, 175-88. Vol. 1. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1964.
Bak, J. M.. "Zur Frühgeschichte ungarischer Landgemeinden." In Die Anfänge der Landgemeinde und ihr Wesen, edited by T. Mayer, 404-417. Vol. 2. Vorträge und Forschungen 2. Stuttgart: Jan Thorbecke Verlag, 1964.
Journal Article
Bak, J. M.. "The Hungary of Matthias Corvinus : a state in "Central Europe" on the threshold of modernity?" Bohemia: Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der böhmischen Länder 31, no. 2 (1990): 339-349.
Bak, J. M.. "Serfs and Serfdom : Words and Things." Review: A Journal of the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations 4, no. 1 (1980): 1-12.
Bak, J. M.. "Quincentennial of the Birth of György Székely Dózsa : A Report on the State of Research." East central Europe/L'Europe du centre-est : Eine wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift 1 (1974): 153-167.
Bak, J. M.. "Diskussion um die Räterepublik in Ungarn 1919." Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas 14 (1966): 551-578.
Bak, J. M.. "Die Geschichte Ungarns in deutschen Geschichtsbüchern." Internationales Jahrbuch für Geschichts-und Geographieunterrich 10 (1966): 182-198.
Miscellaneous
Bak, J. M.. Good king Polish Ladislas : History and memory of the short reign of Władisław Warneńczyk in Hungary In Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages : A Cultural History, Edited by P. Górecki and N. Van Deusen. Vol. 51. International library of historical studies 51. London: I. B. Tauris, 2009.