Visiting Staff



prof. Elizabeth Hopwood
Loyola University Chicago, USA


March 2-6, 2020


Host Institute: Cultural Studies

Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

Graduate Program Director of the Masters in Digital Humanities Program

Topics of lectures:

Structural and Ethical Challenges of Building in Digital Humanities

What is the Value of a Graduate Degree in Digital Humanities?

Supporting and Facilitating Collaborative DH Scholarship at the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities Pedagogy

prof. Zsolt Becsey

Karoli Gaspar University of the Reformed Church in Hungary


January 13-17, 2020


Host Institute: Political and Administrative Sciences

Lecturer at the Department  of Social Sciences and International Studies

Deputy State Secretary for Transport Ministry of National Development

Topics of lectures:

Political and economic parallelism in the cohesion of Central Europe

International economic affairs

Hungary (Visegrad 4) and the EU

Catching up of Central Europe within the European Union

prof. Silvia Kascakova

Catholic University in Ruzomberok, Slovakia


December 11-13, 2019


Host Institute: Cultural Studies

Teacher of the Literature for children and youth at Pedagogical Faculty

Translator of Polish literature for children and youth into Slovak language

Topics of lectures:

Jak napisać recenzję?

Warsztaty praktyczne: każdy może być literatem

Słowacka literatura wczoraj i dziś

Słowacka literatura dziecięca po 1989 roku

prof. David Brouzet

IESA arts&culture, France


November 7-8, 2019


Host Institute: Cultural Studies

Art historian and professor at Institut d’études supérieures des arts

Topics of lectures:

 “King in spite of himself”: Henri de Valois (1551 – 1589), King of France and Poland

Twice queen: Louise-Marie de Gonzague-Nevers (1611 – 1667), Queen of Poland

A marriage of love: John III Sobieski (1629 – 1696) King of Poland and Marie Casimire d’Arquien (1641 – 1716)

The dethroned king: Stanislas (1677 – 1766), King of Poland and Duke of Lorraine

Marie Leszczynska (1703 – 1768), Queen of France

An enlightened despot in Paris at the time of the Enlightenment: Stanislaus Auguste Poniatowski (1732 – 1798), King of Poland

prof. Nasri Messarra

Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon


October 21-25, 2019


Host Institute: Political and Administrative Sciences

Assistant professor in social media strategies, a communication expert on several projects for the UNDP and the EU Development Programme, works as a digital marketing and influence strategies consultant for brands, NGOs and political organizations

Topics of lectures:

Political communication and influence on social media

Digital Marketing Strategies and Storytelling

Social Media platforms (specificities and analytics)

Personal Branding and Branding

prof. Jad Hatem

Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon


October 14-18, 2019


Host Institute: Philosophy

Lebanese poet and philosopher, philosophy, literature and religious sciences professor

Topics of lectures:

The problem of evil in comparative philosophy

The philosophy of mysticism (Islam-Christianism)