Meet Ian Cook

In Person 

Name: Ian M. Cook         

Title:  Research Fellow, Center for Media, Data and Society 

Number of years at CEU: 9-ish 

Home city/town & country: Glossop, UK 

 What's your favourite Hungarian food?   


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

Richey Edwards 

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


What's your favorite quote or idiom?  

Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life. (Terry Pratchett) 

What do you like to do best on Sundays?  


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

Teleki László tér 

What's your guilty pleasure?  

Telling myself that the concept of a ’guilty pleasure’ is a remnant of Christian thought’s hegemony over our moral systems (whilst doing terrible, terrible things).

What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?   

Name one adventure you'd like to have:   

Regular employment (I heard it was big in the 60’s).