Enikő Róka

curator, art historian, museum director

After graduating with a degree in history and art history from Eötvös Loránd University, she received her doctorate from the Institute of Art History of the same university. The topic of her dissertation is nationalism and modernism, the collection of Lajos Ernst and the Ernst Museum. She previously worked in the field of monument protection, then she became a museologist of the Hungarian National Gallery. For nine years she led the graphic collection and served as the Head of Research of the institution. She also taught as a lecturer at several universities in Hungary and Belgium. Since 2014, she has been the head of the Kiscelli Museum – Metropolitan Gallery.

Her main research interests are 19th and 20th century architecture and fine arts, the theological and ideological connections of the centralizing tradition of Protestant church architecture, the frontiers of art history, the relations between art and ideology, nationalism, propaganda.

She is one of the invited speakers on the topic of Art at the conference.

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    Conference on the new permanent exhibitions of the Museum of Ethnography
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