Eszter Virág Vér

Eszter Virág Vér
Eötvös Loránd University · Department of Auxiliary Sciences of History

PhD

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Introduction
Additional affiliations
September 2009 - present
Eötvös Loránd University
Position
  • Research Assistant
September 2007 - August 2009
Eötvös Loránd University
Position
  • external lecturer
January 2007 - December 2007
Royal Palace Museum of Gödöllő, Hungary
Position
  • historian / museologist consultant - Queen Elizabeth Memorial Year
Education
September 2006 - June 2009
Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Doctoral School of History
Field of study
  • Department of Modern and Contemporary History of Hungary
September 2001 - June 2005
Eötvös Loránd University
Field of study
  • Archive
September 2000 - June 2004
Eötvös Loránd University
Field of study
  • Modern and Contemporary Historical Museology

Publications

Publications (11)
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The most complex manifestations of Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary’s cult are present in the celebrations connected to her person. The customs related to the most important celebrations (congratulations to her birth- and nameday, the commemoration of her death) that have become rooted over the years, as well as their repeated rites have resulted in ce...
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The judgment on the ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire and his wife was ambivalent in Hungary, but in a different way than in the western part of the empire. According to the Hungarian public opinion in the examined period, Franz Joseph did not appear as an abandoned husband or a lonely father. Moreover, Elisabeth was considered as an absent wife, wh...
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Mór Jókai played a crucial role in Queen Elisabeth's cult in Hungary, almost unnoticed did he become one of its main ideologist by formulating the identification elements that had always represented the dominant segment of Elisabeth's reception in Hungary. In this respect, his activity after Elisabeth's death is well known: his public appearances,...
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It was during the 1866 sojourn of the imperial couple in Hungary that Empress Elisabeth's change of character occurred, as she left behind the role of “accessory” at the side of her husband. This period is the early, transitional stage of her cult, which is characterized by a shift from the previous rhetoric of reverence in connection with the rise...
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The Queen Elisabeth Memorial Museum was opened to the public with the assent of Emperor Franz Joseph in 1908 in the Krisztinaváros wing of the Royal Palace in Buda. The museum housed objects which had originally belonged to the Hungarian National Museum and many other items offered especially to the new museum, too. Former ladies-in-waiting helped...
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Francis Joseph is a key figure of Hungarian history, in paving the way for Hungary's economic and cultural development in the late 19th century. In addition to shaping history, he was the "misunderstood husband" who broke from his mother in choosing Elizabeth as his wife, i.e. in marrying for love, against the custom of the time. Their relationship...
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Looked on by many as being ahead of her time, the „fashionable woman,” with her struggle for independence, rebellion against form, cult of beauty and cultivation of physical exercise, Queen Elizabeth has attained an image which embodies the modern womanly ideal. In addition, as a person whose intelligence and thirst for knowledge completely isolate...