Maria Kovacs

Name: Maria Kovacs

Title: Professor, Nationalism Studies

Number of years at CEU: 20

Home city/town & country:  Budapest

What’s your favorite Hungarian food?

Fogas (perch)

Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?  

Paul Klee

What’s your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?  


What’s your favorite quote or idiom?   

If you are going through hell, keep going.

What do you like to do best on Sundays?  

Walk in the sun

Which is your favorite building, park, museum, or public spot in Budapest?  

Szent Istvan Park

What’s your guilty pleasure?   

To not work for a day

What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?   


Name one adventure you'd like to have:  

compose music