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Write about yourself in the third person. Aim for 100 to 150 words covering the main points about who you are and what you currently do. Clear, simple language is best. You can include specialist or technical terms.
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- * Late Habsburg Empire 1848-1918, including the First World War
- * Global History of Treason from antiquity to the modern era
- * Czech-German relations in the Bohemian lands
- * Yugoslav history: especially the Southern Slav question and the creation of Yugoslavia
- * Hungarian nationalism 1848-1960
* History of Treason and Traitors in the Late Habsburg Empire
* Czech LGBTQ history
* Croatian Lawyers c.1900-1940
* Cambridge University History of the Habsburg Monarchy (project with Prof Pieter Judson, EUI)
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Late Habsburg Empire
History of Treason
Czech, Hungarian and Yugoslav history (19th-20th centuries)
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Mark Cornwall is the leading UK historian of the late Habsburg Empire, and a key authority on the history of East Central Europe in the 19th and 20th century. Over the past 30 years he has particularly specialized in modern Czech history, and in 2022 was awarded the Palacky Medal of Merit in the Historical Sciences by the Czech Aacademy of Sciences - the highest Czech award for a historian. His other major interest is the global history of treason (legal and conceptual history). He is completing a book for Oxford University Press on the history of treason/traitors in the late Habsburg Empire (1848-1918), using case studies from Czech, Hungarian, Austrian and Croatian archives.
- Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk (2019)
- Frantisek Palacky Medal for Merit in Historical Studies (2022)
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