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Department History
Specialization History of literature
Contact orsolya.rethelyi@huygens.knaw.nl
+31 (0)20-2246840

Biography

Orsolya (Orsi) Réthelyi studied English, Dutch and Medieval Studies, and earned her degrees at the University of Utrecht and the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She wrote her PhD on the household of Queen Mary of Hungary (1505-1558) and graduated cum laude at the Department of Medieval Studies of the CEU. From 2006 on, she has taught Historical and Modern Literature and Cultural History at the Department of Dutch Studies of the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest (ELTE) as an assistant professor, where she defended her habilitation thesis in 2016. She also works as a researcher at the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Amsterdam) within the project Eastbound. The distribution and reception of translations and adaptations of Dutch-language literature, 1850-1990 (2016-2020). Together with Dr. Ton van Kalmthout and Prof.dr. Remco Sleiderink she coordinated the international research project Beatrijs Internationaal (2009-2012). Subsequently, she coordinated the international research project CODL – An International Network Studying the Circulation of Dutch Literature together with Dr. Ton van Kalmthout and Prof.dr. Elke Brems (2012-2015).

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