UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Dr Thomas Lorman

Lecturer (Teaching)



Joined UCL
16th Sep 2013

Research summary

I am interested in the history of Central Europe, particularly Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, and have recently published a history of the Hungarian constitution, which I co-edited with Professor Ferenc Hörcher, as well as my own study of the Slovak People's Party. I am also in the process of publishing a study of consociational politics in the Habsburg Monarchy and interwar Czechoslovakia which i am co-wroting with Professor Daniel Miller and Professor Phillip Howe. I also serve as an editor of one of the School's journals entitled Central Europe.

Teaching summary

This academic year i am teaching SESS0058 (the Crisis of 1989); SEHI0012 Czechoslovakia in the Age of Extremes (BA); HIST0667, The Contested Country: Hungary from 1790-1990 and SEES0058 The Crisis Zone: Central Europe 1900-1990 (MA).I am also serving as interim co-ordinator for the HPE degree programme.


I obtained my Ph.D from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies in 2002 for a dissertation that examined high politics in Hungary in the early 1920s. I began teaching at the School in 2010.