Marcell Sebők

Assistant Professor
adjunktus
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Room: 
403
Phone number: 
+36 1 327-3279
Email contact form
See Courses, Projects, Theses, Publications, associated with this profile.
Qualifications: 
MA in History
PhD in history
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Studied at ELTE Budapest – history, sociology, anthropology – graduated in 1992.

Participated in the Atelier Doctoral School, ELTE, between 1992–96.

Research fellow:

  • UC Berkeley, History Dept. and the Townsend Center for the Humanities, 1996/97
  • NIAS, Magyar Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, 1997
  • Junior Fellow, Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study, 1999/2000
  • British Academy, Visiting Fellow, Warburg Institute, London, 2001

PhD defended in 2000 at ELTE, from then on Assistant Professor at CEU's Department of Medieval Studies.

For more details, see my CV attached.

Academic/research topics: 
Renaissance studies
Academic/Research Areas: 

Courses taught by Marcell Sebők

MA Thesis Writing Workshops 2014-2015 2014/2015
Historical Anthropology and the Cultural Turn 2014/2015
Archives, Libraries, Museums from Antiquity to the Digital Age: Institutional History of Cultural Heritage 2014/2015
Negotiating Knowledge in the 13-19th Centuries: From Scholasticism to the Rise of Modern Disciplines 2014/2015
Cultural Heritage on Display: A Critical Look at the European Capitals of Culture 2014/2015
Myths and Histories: Central European Versions and Visions 2014/2015
MA Thesis Writing Workshops 2013-2014 2013/2014
Historiography II: Grand Debates on Issues of the History of Central Europe 2013/2014
From Curious Collections to National Museums, 15th-19th centuries 2013/2014
MA Thesis Seminar I 2013/2014
Sites and Production of Knowledge – Medieval, Renaissance, Early Modern 2013/2014
MA Thesis Seminar I 2013/2014
Negotiating Knowledge in the 13-19th Centuries: From Scholasticism to the Rise of Modern Disciplines 2012/2013
Historical Traumas: Cultures of Defeat, Complaint and Memory in East Central Europe 2012/2013
MA Thesis Seminar 2012/2013
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies 2012/2013
MA Thesis Seminar II 2010/2011
Renaissance and Reformation 2010/2011
Memory and Oblivion – Medieval and contemporary concepts 2010/2011
Tutorial: The Renaissance in East Central Europe: Culture, Institutions, Representations 2009/2010
PhD Medieval Studies Seminar 2009/2010
Viewing the Others: Renaissance Perspectives, Jews, and Ottomans 2009/2010
MS 6015: PhD Medieval Studies Seminar I 2009/2010
Lives and Biographies: Life-Writing and the Renaissance 2009/2010

Publications

Book
Collegium Budapest Institute for Advanced Study, Edited by M. Sebők. Budapest: Collegium Budapest Inst. for Advanced Study, 2005.
Book Chapter
Sebők, M.. "Párhuzamos praxisok a XVI. századi Szepességben." In Szentírás, hagyomány, reformáció : teológia- és egyháztörténeti tanulmányok, edited by B. Romhányi and G. Kendeffy, 267-280. Budapest: Gondolat, 2009.
Sebők, M.. "A vándorló humanista támogatása : Szenci Molnár Albert és a patronálás kérdései a magyar-latin szótár kapcsán." In Dictionarium 1604 : Szenci Molnár Albert szótára : az Országos Széchényi Könyvtár és a Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem tudományos ülésszaka, 2004. október 29., edited by A. Szabó, 163-177. Libri de libris. Budapest: OSZK : Osiris, 2007.
Szőnyi, Gy. E.. "The dark offsprings of humanism : Erasmus, Reuchlin, and the magical Renaissance." In Republic of letters, humanism, humanities, edited by M. Sebők, 107-125. Collegium Budapest workshop series , no. 15. Budapest: Collegium Budapest, 2005.
Gyáni, G.. "Az újra felfedezett polgári múlt. (Előszó)." In Sokszínű kapitalizmus. Pályaképek a magyar tőkés fejlődés aranykorából, edited by M. Sebők, 13-22. Kfki - Hvg, 2004.
Szakács, B. Z.. "The Holy Father and the devils, or could the Hungarian Angevin Legendary have been ordered for a pope?" In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 52-60. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Nagy, B.. "Transcontinental trade from East-Central Europe to Western Europe (fourteenth and fifteenth centuries)." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 347-356. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Szende, K.. "Was there a Bourgeoisie in Medieval Hungary?" In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 445-459. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Sebők, M.. "Sebastian Thököly and His Sensibility Towards Religious Questions." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 583-595. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Sebők, M.. "Natalie Zemon Davis, a történetmondó." In Martin Guerre visszatérése, edited by Natalie Zemon Davis, 119-130. Budapest: Osiris, 1999.
Sebők, M.. "The benefits of the Republic of Letters : humanist correspondence revisited." In In search of the republic of letters : intellectual relations between Hungary and the Netherlands 1500-1800, edited by A. Visser, 29-35. Wassenaar: Study Centre on the Republic of Letters in the Early Modern Period, NIAS, 1999.
Sághy, M.. "The adventus of Constantius II to Rome 357 A.D." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 148-159. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Perczel, I.. "Mankind’s common intellectual substance: a study in the Letters of Saint Antony and his Life by Saint Athanasius." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 197-213. Budapest Hungary, H: CEU Presss, 1999.
Laszlovszky, J.. "Field systems in medieval Hungary." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 432-444. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Klaniczay, G.. "Preface." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, XV-XVII. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Klaniczay, G.. "Images and designations for rebellious peasants in late medieval Hungary." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 115-127. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Jaritz, G.. "Young, rich, and beautiful : The visualization of male beauty in the late Middle Ages." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 61-77. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Geréby, G.. "Eternal allegiances : Duns Scotus' place in the debate about the possibility of an eternally created world." In The man of many devices, who wandered full many ways ... : Festschrift in honor of János M. Bak, edited by B. Nagy and M. Sebők, 372-383. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Journal Article
Miscellaneous