INTRODUCTION

Barbara Káli-Rozmis, Researcher of Empress Elisabeth of Austria

 

I have graduated at the faculty of arts specialised in Hungarian and English literature and grammar. I have been interested in the past and present of the royal families, and I cope especially with the Habsburg Dynasty and the British Royal Families (mainly the House of Tudor), from the previous one, I have been researching the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and her family, and for more than three years I have been publishing articles in Hungarian and English. As regards my personal life, I am married, and I feel lucky because my hobby is “my job”, besides studying the life of the aristocracy, in my free time I love crafting, especially silk painting.

I. Why Elisabeth?

As the researcher of Elisabeth, I am often asked how I started to be interested in Empress Elisabeth of Austria. People are usually surprised that for me it was not the Sissi-trilogy that arose my attention but an article about her in a newspaper, which stated that the next year there would be the 100th anniversary of Elisabeth’s death, and then some interesting things were written about her beauty cult. This article and a posthumous portrait of her (by Gyula Benczúr, 1899) made such an impact on me that I wanted to know everything about her. 21 years have passed since then. This year on 10th September, it was the 120th anniversary, which is highly important to me. That is why and on that occasion, I founded the TEMPT – The Empress Memory Team, the aim of which is to keep the memory of Elisabeth alive with a view of presenting the unbiased and up to date image of the Empress in front of the Readers and Audience.

10 September 2018, Barbara Káli-Rozmis

II. Curriculum Vitae

From 2005 teaching English and Hungarian language

From 2008 Researcher of Empress Elisabeth of Austria

From 2012-től Teaching literary style at a Journalist School

In 2012 “The relationship between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn” – Research and Thesis

From 2015-től blog and the Facebook page about Empress Elisabeth and her family (articles in Hungarian and English)

From 2016-tól a TUMAG – Magazine for Conscious People – www.tumag.hu

III. My Education

2009–2012 – Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences: English and American Studies – Business English and Translation

2006–2008: Eszterházy Károly College, Faculty of Humanities – Teacher of Hungarian Language and Literature

2003–2005 – University of Szeged – Juhász Gyula Teacher Training College – Hungarian and English language and literature

2012– 2015 Krúdy Gyula Journalists School – Journalists – Editor – Press Secretary (Accredited Training)

 

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