Péter Kövecsi-Oláh

Senior researcher
Péter Kövecsi-Oláh

Péter Kövecsi-Oláh graduated in 2011 as a Historian and Turkologist at the Faculty of Human Studies, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). At the same time he completed his studies at Faculty of Education and Psychology, he got his teacher’s degree in 2011.  Péter started his one year linguistic (TÖMER) and history (Bilgi Üniversitesi) studies in Istanbul in the year of 2009. Currently, as a PhD aspirant at the Doctoral School of History at ELTE, he is part of   the History of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey Programme. Recently Péter is working on the Turkish-Hungarian diplomatic relations between the two world wars topic. In 2013, he made researches in the Archive of Republic of Turkey in Ankara (Cumhuriyet Arşivi). In 2017 Péter won the scholarship of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Meanwhile, as a PhD student, he acted as a tutor of modern Turkish language at the Department of Turkology (ELTE). Autumn of 2014, he joined the team of TIKA, the Prime Ministry of Turkey, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Office. He was responsible for several projects in Hungary sponsored by TIKA. From September of 2017, as a researcher of Migration Research Institute he is mainly responsible for Turkey.