Péter Apor is permanent research fellow at the Institute of History, Humanities Research Center, Budapest. He obtained his PhD degree at the European University Institute, Florence in 2002. His main research interests include the social and cultural history of post-WWII Eastern Europe and the politics of memory in the region. He was a Contact Coordinator of “Courage: Cultural Opposition—Understanding the Cultural Heritage of Dissent in the Former Socialist Countries,” funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program, 2016–2019.
He is the author of Fabricating Authenticity in Soviet Hungary (Anthem Press, 2014); as well as co-editor of Secret Agents and Memory of Collaboration in Communist Eastern Europe (Anthem Press, 2017), and Cultural Opposition and Its Heritage in Eastern Europe (HAS, 2018).