Katalin Rac

Contact: katalin.rac@ufl.edu

Doctoral dissertation (2014): “Orientalism for the Nation: Jews and Oriental Scholarship in Modern Hungary”

Honors and Awards

2013-2014          ACLS Eastern European Studies Program Fellowship

2011-2012          Leo Baeck Fellow

Conference papers

“Orientals Among The People Of The East: Nationalism, Orientalism and the Jewish Question,”RomeConference Empires and Nations, June 2013,Rome,Italy

“The Self-Orientalism of the People of the East: Hungarian Concepts of Nationhood in the Dualist Era,” 42nd ASEEES National Convention, November 2010,Los AngelesCalifornia

“Sharing Origins: Hungarian Jewish Historiography in the Service of Jewish Integration and the Documentation of Uniqueness,” 15th ASN National Convention,New York City, April 2010

“Nationalism and Gastronomy: Paprika on the Table of the Hungarian Nation,” 48th Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, March 2010,Gainesville,Florida


“The Art of Making War and Peace,” 2014

“A Cultural History of European Diplomacy 1648-1945,” 2012

“The History of the Holocaust,” 2011

“Nineteenth-CenturyEurope,” 2010


Katalin Rac