Military Life and Warrior Images in Croatian Borderlands from the 16th Century until 1918

Ferenc Végh

Research Keywords

Chronology: Early Modern History, 16th-17th Centuries
Geography: Hungary, Croatia
Themes: Military History, Social History, Religion, Urbanization

Current Position

2011- Assistant Professor, University of Pécs
2008- Assistant Lecturer, University of Pécs
2001-2004 History Teacher, Technical School for Economy, Keszthely

Education

2005 PhD in History, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest
1999 Ma in History, Janus Pannonius University, Pécs

Research Projects

2015- Project member: „Military Life and Warrior Images in Croatian Borderlands from the
16th Century until 1918.” (HRZZ IP-2014-09-3675)
2013- Project leader: Society in the Duty of Defence: Međimurje/Muraköz as a peculiar
border region in the early modern times. (OTKA PD 108-391)

Teaching

Undergraduate lectures and seminars (selection):
“Hungary in the Early Modern Times (1526-1699)”, “The Defence System against the Ottomans in the early modern times”, “Hungary at the Time of the Liberation War (1683-1703)”, “Ethnic and demographic Changes in the Carpathian Basin (10th-17th Century)”, “Turning points of the Hungarian History in the Early Modern Period”, Department of History, University of Pécs

Recent Publications

“Die Teilungen der Murinsel-Herrschaft der Familie Zrínyi im 17. Jahrhundert”. In: Specimina Nova Pars Prima. Sectio Mediaevalis VIII. Redegunt Gábor Barabás–Gergely Kiss. Pécs, 2015. pp. 157-173.
Society in the Duty of Defence: The Muraköz as a peculiar border region in the early modern times. In: Specimina Nova Pars Prima. Sectio Mediaevalis VIII. Redegunt Gábor Barabás–Gergely Kiss. Pécs, 2015. pp. 191-195.
“Osobita pogranična regija. Međimurje u 17. stoljeću”. In: Prekretnice u suživotu Hrvata i Mađara – ustanove, društvo, gospodarstvo i kultura. (eds.) Jasna Turkalj – Damir Kabić. Budapest, 2015. pp. 582-588.

Recent Public Lectures

A balatoni hadiflotta a török korban [Naval force at Lake Balaton in the Ottoman Period] Conference: Zala Balatonja. [Lake Balaton of Zala county] Zalaegerszeg, 13. September 2015.
A Zrínyiek és a Muraköz. [The Zrinys and Međimurje]. International Conference: Határok felett [Beyond Borders] Budapest, 18. – 20. November 2014.
The Contribution of the Hungarian Historiography to the Research of 16th-17th-Century „Military Frontier”. International Conference: Franz Vaniček i vojnokrajiška historiografija. Slavonski Brod, 23. – 24. October 2014.
Zrínyi Miklós, a határvédelem szervezője. [Nicolas Zrínyi as Organiser of the Border Defence.] Várostromok és Közép-Európa Zrínyi Miklós korában. [Sieges and Central-Europe at the Time of Nicolas Zrínyi.] Eger, 15. – 17. October 2014.

Professional Activities and Service

2013 – 2014 President of the South-Transdanubian Section of the Hungarian Association
for Military Sciences
2013- Member of the Public Board of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2008- Member of the Hungarian Historical Society
2005- Member of the Castrum Bene Association

Fellowships and Grants

Collegium Hungaricum Grant, Vienna, April-May 2006.

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