In English


Vajda, Barnabás: 1956-1968 : East European political emigration in the context of the Cold War. In: Falusi, Márton – Windhager, Ákos Károly (eds.): The Central European Refugee’s Cultural Memory in the Homelands. Only Vanished Footprints or a Permanent Legacy? Fundamenta profunda 5. Hungarian Academy of Arts Research Institute, Budapest, 2017, pp. 31-37. Full text here: 2016.09.05_MMA_Eoa_6_Tanulm.docx (44,9 kB)


Vajda, Barnabás: On the global–national–regional–local layers of the Slovak secondary school history schoolbooks. For the Yearbook 2016 of The International Society of History Didactics, Wochenschau Verlag, Germany, 2016, 139-152. ISBN 978-3-7344-0033-9. Full text here: ISHD_Yearbook_2016_Vajda_08.docx (67,3 kB)

Comments on Prof. Hans-Jürgen Pandlel’s article. by B.Vajda In: Public History Weekly, on September 22, 2015. Online: [2015.09.25.]

Barnabas Vajda: The Malta meeting and Eastern Europe in 1989: How were they presented by the media propaganda in Czechoslovakia? In: Ieda, Osamu–Nagayo, Susumu (eds.): Transboundary Symbiosis over the Danube II. Road to a Multidimensional Ethnic Symbiosis in the Mid-Danube Region. Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 2015, pp. 71-89. ISBN 978-4-938637-80-4. Text accessible here: Malta_Chapter06_Vajda.pdf (394,6 kB)

Csaba Békés–Béla Révész–Barnabás Vajda: The Malta Summit of 1989 from Hungarian Perspective: Related Sources after 25 Years. Cold War International History Project of the Woodow Wilson Center, Washington D.C. CWIHP e-Dossier No. 63. CWIHP Bulletin ISSN 1071-9652. Edited by: Csaba Békés, Béla Révész, Barnabás Vajda. Co-editors: Laura Deal, Karl P. Benziger. Published in April 2015. Accessible at: [April 4, 2015]

My English review on The Inaguration of Organized Political Warfare - Cold War Organizations, ed. by Katalin Kádár Lynn, in The Hungarian Historical Review,  Volume 3, Issue 4 (2014), pp. 919-924 is accessible at or in pdf. here: HHR2014-4_BVajda_review.pdf (188,5 kB)

Kratochvíl, Viliam & Vajda, Barnabás: History Didactics in the Slovak Republic. In: Erdmann, Elisabeth–Hasberg, Wolfgang (eds.): History Teacher Education. Global Interrelations. Wochenschau Geschichte Verlag, Schwalbach, 2015, p 304. ISBN 978-3-7344-0081-0. Link: Our study in pdf.: Vajda_Kratochvil_HTE_2015.pdf (246,2 kB)

Barnabas Vajda: Czechoslovakia, decolonization and some ‘materiales de guerra’. Yearbook No 35 of the International Society for History Didactics. Wochenschau Verlag, Germany, 2014, 165-175. ISBN 978-3-7344-0033-9.

Barnabás, Vajda: The Komárom/Komárno Case, or from the ‘Iron Curtain Feeling’ to the ‘No-Border Feeling’. In: Transboundary Symbiosis over the Danube. EU integration between Slovakia and Hungary from a local border perspective. Edited by Osamu Ieda. Slavic Research center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 2014, pp. 49-67. ISBN 978-4-938637-80-4. Komarom_Komarno_Case_2.doc (105 kB)

The English Summary of my Radio Free Europe book: Vajda_RFE_2011_English_Summary.pdf (65,2 kB)

Vajda Barnabas: Decolonization and Czecho-Slovakia in the Cold War – From Jovial Propaganda to Large Weapon Sales. Manuscript available here: Konf_Tutz_Paper_Full_clean.pdf (50 kB)

Vajda Barnabás: On the Joint/Mutual Hungarian–Slovak History Schoolbook. EruditioEducatio  (7. évf.) 2012, č. 3, 94–105. 2012_EE_English_Vajda_02.pdf (57,7 kB)

Vajda Barnabás: Communist Czechoslovakia and Radio Free Europe. In: László Szarka (ed.): A Multiethnic Region and Nation-State in East-Central Europe. Studies in the History of Upper Hungary and Slovakia from the 1600s to the Present. East European Monographs No 787. Atlantic Research and Publications Inc. USA and Balassi Institute Budapest, 2011. Vajda_RFE_2011_English_Summary.pdf (65,2 kB)

Vajda Barnabás: Analysis of some Slovakian History Textbooks. Yearbook of the ISHD 2011. Wochenschau Verlag, Schwalbach, pp. 147-158. Analysis_of_some.pdf (41,8 kB)

Vajda Barnabás: Events in Czehoslovakia under the Influence of the 1956 Hungarian revolution. In: The Impact of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution on Religious Life in Eastern Europe. Published by Society for Church History in Hungary (METEM), Budapest, 2009. Ed. Zombori István.

Vajda Barnabás: Remembering the Cold War in Komárom. Eruditio – Educatio 4  (2009), 2., pp. 17–24. LBI_VB_Eng_For_EE_General.pdf (38,1 kB), and an other manuscript Komarom_Komarno_Case_1.pdf (77,8 kB)

Some outcomes from our cooperation with The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Vienna LBI_VB_Eng_For_EE_General.pdf (38,1 kB)