Gidó Attila

    PERSONAL DATA

    Name: Attila Gidó
    Date of birth
    : 29/09/1979
    Place of birth:
    Odorheiu Secuiesc, jud. Harghita
    E-mail:
    gidoattila@yahoo.co.uka.gido@ispmn.gov.ro
    Mobile:
    0742-636575

     

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    Name of institution: Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of European Studies, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Title of qualification awarded: PhD in Jewish Studies
    Period: 2003-2011 

    Name of institution: Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of History and Philosophy, History Department, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Title of qualification awarded
    : MA in Jewish Studies
    Period:
    2002-2003

    Name of institution: Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of History and Philosophy, History Department, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Title of qualification awarded: BA in History
    Period: 1998-2002

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Name and type of organization providing qualification and/or training: The Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities
    Locality:
    Cluj-Napoca
    Country:
    Romania
    Position held:
    researcher
    Period:
    October 2007-

     

    PARTICIPATION AT CONFERENCES

    2010.11.5-6. Történeti támpontok a családfakutatáshoz - A Magyar Tudomány Napja. The organizing institutions: Hargita Megyei Tanács, Areopolisz Egyesület. Location: Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania.

    2010.11.11-13. Supravieţuitorii evrei din Cluj, Oradea şi Carei. Ancheta Congresului Mondial Evreiesc din 1946 privind efectele Holocaustului - Partide politice şi minorităţi naţionale din România în secolul XX. The organizing institutions: Guvernul României. Departamentul pentru Relaţii Interetnice, Asociaţia „Cercetarea Sibiană", Universitatea „Lucian Blaga" din Sibiu, Facultatea de Istorie şi Patrimoniu „Nicolae Lupu", Academia Românǎ. Institutul de Cercetǎri SocioUmane Sibiu. Location: Sibiu, Romania.

    2010.11.19-20. Ancheta Congresului Mondial Evreiesc din 1946 - o nouă sursă documentară privind situaţia evreilor din Transilvania de Nord de după Holocaust - Situaţia evreilor din Europa Centrală la sfârşitul celui de-al doilea război mondial (1944-1945). The organizing institutions: Universitatea din Oradea, Facultatea de Istorie, Geografie şi Relaţii Internaţionale, Primăria Municipiului Oradea, Federaţia Comunităţilor Evreieşti din România, Comunitatea Evreilor din Oradea, Universitatea „Babeş-Bolyai". Institutul de Iudaistică şi Istorie Evreiască dr. Moshe Carmilly. Location: Oradea, Romania.

    2011.01.27. Supravieţuitorii evrei din Transilvania de Nord în primii ani postbelici - Ziua Internaţională a Memoriei Holocaustului. Studii privitoare la educaţia despre Holocaust în România şi Israel. The organizing institutions: Primăria şi consiliul local Şimleu Silvaniei; Muzeul Memorial al Holocaustului din Transilvania de Nord, Şimleu Silvaniei; Asociaţia memorială Hebraica, Nuşfalău; Jewish Arhitectural Heritage Foundation; Federaţia Comunităţilor Evreieşti din România; Comunitatea Evreiască din Oradea; Centrul Cultural Şimleu Silvaniei. Location: Simleu Silvaniei, Romania.

    2011.04.01. School market and the educational institutes in Transylvania, Partium and Banat between 1919 and 1948 - International Workshop: „Historical Development of National Systems of Elite Formation in East Central Europe". The organizing institution: Institut européen, Geneva University, Location: Geneva, Switzerland.

    2011.05.4-6. Magyarból - zsidó. Viták az erdélyi zsidóság jövőjéről az 1920-as években. - International conference: „Kisebbség és többség között - A magyar és a zsidó/izraeli etnikai és kulturális tapasztalatok az elmúlt században". The organizing institution: „Balassi" Institute, Budapest, Hungary.

    2011.05.26-29. Viaţa instituţională a comunităţii evreieşti din Cluj - Conference: File din istoria evreimii clujene. The organizing institutions: Federaţia Comunităţilor Evreieşti din România, Comunitatea Evreilor Cluj-Napoca, Institutul de Iudaistică şi Istorie Evreiască „Dr. Moshe Carmilly" din cadrul Universităţii „Babeş-Bolyai". Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

    2011.07.4-6. Transylvanian Sources on Holocaust Victims' Names - International Conference: "RECORDING THE NAMES". Four Million Shoah Victims documented - Impact on the Collection of Holocaust Victims' Names. The organizing institution: Yad Vashem, Archives and Hall of Names Division. Location: Jerusalem, Israel.

    2011.08.22-27. A rabbi, a gyáros, az ideológus és az ideológiai utas. Erdélyi zsidó társadalomépítő elképzelések az I. világháború után. - International Conference: 7th International Congress of Hungarian Studies. The organizing institutions: Nemzetközi Magyarságtudományi Társaság, Universitatea „Babeş-Bolyai", Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület, Magyar Tudományos Akadémiai Kolozsvári Akadémiai Bizottsága, Sapientia - Erdélyi Magyar Tudományegyetem. Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

    2011.11.24. Demográfiai folyamatok és zsidó településszerkezet Kolozsváron 1944-ig. - Conference organized in memory of Lipót Löw, the rabbi of Szeged. The organizing institution: MTA Etnikai-Nemzeti Kisebbségkutató Intézet Judaisztikai Kutatócsoportja. Location: Budapest, Hungary.

    2011.12.07. Zsidó-magyar viszony a 20. századi Erdélyben. Conference: Szacsvay Akadémia. The organizing institutions: RMDSZ, ISPMN. Location: Oradea, Romania.

    2011.12.14-16. Zsidó iskolázottság és pályaválasztás a két világháború közötti Kolozsváron. - International Conference: Zsidóság - Tradicionalitás és modernitás. The organizing institutions: Wesley János Lelkészképző Főiskola, Central European University. Location: Budapest, Hungary.

    2012.02.23. Zsidó-magyar viszony a 20. századi Erdélyben. Conference: "Borsos Tamás" Association. The organizing institutions: "Borsos Tamás" Association. Location: Târgu-Mureş, Romania.

    2012.05.14-15. The Romanian Jewish Community After the Holocaust. The Case of the World Jewish Congress and the Northern Transylvanian Jews. - International conference: To Stay or Go? Jews in Europe in the Immeadiate Aftermath of the Holocaust. The organizing institutions: Jewish Historical Institute (Warsaw), German Historical Institute (Warsaw) şi Nordost-Institut Lüneburg (Lüneburg). Location: Warsaw, Poland.

    2012.11.24. Iskolapiac és oktatási intézményrendszer Erdélyben 1918-1948 között [School market and educational infrastructure in Transilvania between 1918-1948] - Conference: Magyar Tudomány Napja. Organizing institution: Transylvanian Museum Society. Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

    2013.06.01-03. Transylvanian Jewry at the cross-roads. The effect of the 1918 imperial change on the Jewish population of Transylvania. - International Conference: 28th Annual Conference of the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada. The organizing institution: The Hungarian Studies Association of Canada. Location: Victoria (British Columbia, Canada).

    2013.06.19-21. The 1946 Survey of the World Jewish Congress among the Romanian Holocaust Survivors. - International workshop: Heritage Recovered: The Holocaust in Jewish Archives. - An International Comparison. The organizing institutions: Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, The Institute for Culture Studies and Theatre History at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Location: Vienna, Austria.

    2014.05.14-15. Észak- és dél-erdélyi források a holokauszt történetéhez [Archival Sources from Northern and Southern Transylvania for the History of the Holocaust]. - International conference: A nagypolitikától a hétköznapokig. A magyar holokauszt 70 év távlatából [From High Politics to Everyday Life]. Organizing institutions: University of Szeged, the City of Szeged, MAZSIHISZ, Yad Vashem. Location: Szeged, Hungary.

    2014.05.24-26. Boundaries and Ties: Hungarian-Jewish Relations in Change in 20th Century Transylvania. - International Conference: Borders without Boundaries. Congress 2014 of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Conference of the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada. Organizing institutions: Hungarian Studies Association of Canada. Location: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

    2014.10.10-11. The Holocaust in Hungary - Schools and Researched Topics in Romania. - Intarnational Workshop: Trauma and Rehabilitation: Jews and Jewish Life in Hungary after the Holocaust, 1945-1957. Organizing institution: The International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem. Location: Jerusalem, Israel.

    2015.03.25. Noi căi de integrare evreieşti în Transilvania de după 1918. - Paper presented. Organizing institution: Institutul Maghiar din Bucharest. Location: Bucharest, Romania.

    2015.05.30-06.01. The Antecedents of Extermination: Jewish Life in Northern Transylvania before the Deportations. - International Conference: Capital ideas. Congress 2015 of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Conference of the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada. Organizing institution: Hungarian Studies Association of Canada. Location: Ottawa, Canada.

    2015.10.21-22. Mişcarea naţională evreiască din Transilvania şi activitatea pentru construirea noii patrii (1918-1940). Conference: File din istoria evreimii clujene. Ediţia a IV-a. Organizing institutions: Comunitatea Evreiască Cluj-Napoca, Primăria Cluj-Napoca, Muzeul de Artă din Cluj-Napoca, Institutul Cultural Francez din Cluj-Napoca. Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

    2016.05.30-31. „Hungarians" Again? The Northern Transylvanian Jews after the Second Vienna Award. International Conference: „Always Hungarian". The Jews of Hungary through the Vicissitudes of the Modern Era. Organizing institutions: Dahan Center, Bar Ilan University (Ramat Gan, Israel), The Memorial Museum of Hungarian Speaking Jewry (Safed, Israel), The Ministry of Social Equality (Israel), Embassy of Hungary (Tel Aviv, Israel), World Zionist Organization (Jerusalem, Israel), The Leslie and Vera Keller Foundation for Enhancement of the Jewish Heritage (New York, USA). Location: Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. 

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Mother tongue: Hungarian


    Writing

    Speaking

    Romanian

    fluent

    fluent

    English

    intermediary

    intermediary

    Hebrew

    basic

    basic

     

    RESEARCH FIELDS

    -the history of the Transylvanian Jews after the WWI

    -the Zionist movement in Transylvania

    -the history of Jewry of Cluj

    -the history of the national minorities in Romania in the 20th century

    -genealogical researches

     

    ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

     

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