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Vice-President (Social Sciences) of MTA, Miklós Maróth

Curriculum Vitae

2002- Director of the Avicenna Institute for Middle Eastern Studies
1992-2001 Dean of the Faculty of Humanities of Pázmány Péter Catholic University,
1992- Professor of Pázmány Péter Catholic University
1988- Head of the Centre for Classical Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
1988-1992 Honorary professor of Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Budapest
born 5 of February, 1943.

 

Address:

1125 Budapest, Mátyás király út 47, Hungary. Tel.: 00/36/1/275-63-23
Office: PPKE BTK, 2087 Piliscsaba, Egyetem utca 1, Hungary.

Education:
1957-1961: Secondary school in the Benedictine abbey in Pannonhalma
1967: Graduated in Classical languages (Latin and Greek); in Semitic philology (Arabic);
1970: Graduated in Assyrian
1970: PhD: "Central Asia in al-Khwarizmi's Revision of Ptolemy's Geography"
Degrees at the Academy of Sciences:
1974: Candidate of Sc. in linguistic sciences: "Greek Logic in the East"
1988: Doctor Sc. in linguistic sciences: "The Arabs and the Antique Theory of Demonstration"

Scholarships and work experience abroad:
1964-65: an academic year at the University of Baghdad
1973-74: an academic year at the University of Vienna

Work experience abroad:
1978: a year in the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Soviet Academy of Sciences in Leningrad
1986: a semester at Harvard University, Boston

Jobs:
1967-1970: Library of the Academy of Sciences, Hungary
1970- Centre for Classical Studies of the Academy of Sciences
1992- Professor of Classical and Semitic philology (Arabic) at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Humanities
2002- Director of the Avicenna Institute for Middle Eastern Studies

Membership in scientific societies:
Society for Classical Studies, Hung. Academy of Sciences
Society for Oriental Studies, Hung. Academy of Sciences
1995-2004 Correspondent member of the Hungarian Academy
1996 Member of the European Academy
1998 Member of the European Union of Arabists
2000 Member of the International Society for the Studies of the History of Sciences in Islam (Paris)
2000- Representative of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in the Union Académique International
2001-2004 Council member of the Academia Europaea
2004- Full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2004 Member of the Bureau of the Union Académique Internationale
2005-2008 President of the Department of Linguistic and Literature at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2006-2007: Vice-president of the Union Académique Internationale
2007-: President of the Union Académique Internationale
2008- Vice-president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences