Robert Nemes - Colgate University History Faculty

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Colgate history faculty member Robert Nemes

Robert Nemes

Associate Professor of History; Faculty Director, Alumni Memorial Scholars Program
History, 313 Alumni Hall
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BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, PhD, Columbia University


Modern Central and East European history, cultural history, cities, nationalism


  • Sites of European Antisemitism, 1880-1918, co-edited with Daniel Unowsky (under advance contract with Brandeis University Press)
  • “Mapping Hungary’s Borderlands” in Shatterzone of Empires, ed. Omer Bartov and Eric Weitz  Indiana University Press, 2013), 209-227
  • “Obstacles to Nationalization on the Hungarian-Romanian Language Frontier,” Austrian History Yearbook, 43 (2012): 28-44
  • “Budapest,” in Capital Cities in the Aftermath of Empire: Planning in Central and Southeastern Europe, ed. Emily Gunzburger Makaš and Tanja Damljanović Conley (Routledge, 2010), 141-56
  • “Hungary’s Anti-Semitic Peripheries: Ritual Murder and Violence in the 1880s” Slavic Review, 66, no. 1 (Spring 2007): 20-44
  • The Once and Future Budapest (Northern Illinois University Press, June 2005)
  • Journal articles and reviews in American Historical Review, Austrian History Yearbook, Central European History, European History Quarterly, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Women's History, and Slavic Review


  • American Council of Learned Societies postdoctoral and dissertation fellowships
  • Whiting Fellowship
  • Fulbright student grant
  • President's Fellowship, Columbia University