Dr. Margit Koves
Visiting Lecturer in Hungarian
Office : Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies
Room No. F21, Tutorial Building (First Floor),
University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.
D VI/2, Maurice Nagar, Teachers’ Flats, Delhi-110007.
Phone No. :
Department - 9111 27662226
Residence - 9111 27662547/ 91 9871605813 (mob.)
Email-id : mkoves@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications:
M.A. Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, Univerzitet u Novom Sadu, Serbia, Ph. D. University of Delhi
Research Interests/Specialization:
Hungarian Literature, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies.
Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, lecturer, 1980-1983
University of Delhi, visiting lecturer, 1983-1993
Indian Council of Historical Research (affiliate fellow of NMM&L) senior fellow, 1994-1997
Jawaharlal Nehru University, visiting lecturer, 1995
University of Delhi, visiting lecturer, 1997-2000
Indian Council of Philosophical Research, general fellow, July 2000 – July 2002
Indian Council of Social Science Research, (affiliate fellow of NMM&L) general fellow October 2003-2005.
University of Delhi, visiting lecturer, 2005 -


Buddhism among the Turks of Central Asia, International Academy of Indian Culture and Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi, 2009.
ISBN 978-81-7742-087-6

Háy János Gezababua,editing, co-translator of Girdhar Rathi, Vagdevi Prakasan, Bikaner, 2008.
ISBN 978-81-87482-91-8

Das aadhunik hangari kavi, introduction, co-translator of Girdhar Rathi, Vagdevi Prakasan, Bikaner, 2008.
ISBN 978-81-87482-85-7

Resistible Rise, A Fascism Reader,with Shaswati Mazumdarral, LeftWord, Delhi, 2005.
ISBN 81 87496 51 7

Abhineta- ki mrityu, adhunik aur uttaradhunik hangeriyan kahaniyan aur upanyas, editing, National Publishing, House, 2001.
ISBN 81-214-0420-7

Contributions on Lukács. Papers of the 1985 Lukács Seminar,with Shaswati Mazumdar, ABC Publishing House, Delhi, 1989.
ISBN 81-7123-043-8

Papers on the Literature of Buddhism. Kőrösi Csoma BicentenarySeminar,University of Delhi, 1985, Delhi,
without ISBN number

Papers, (last five years)
Spaces, Bodies and Arts in the Work of László Krasznahorkai in: Comparatism and the function of genre Goethe Society of India Yearbook 2015 editors Chitra Harsvardhan, Rekha Rajan, Madhu Sahani, Peter Lang, Delhi, in press

Amrita Sher-Gil és a magyar irodalom in: Amrita Sher-Gil és az indiai-magyar művészeti kapcsolatok, [Amrita Sher-Gil and Hungarian literature in: Amrita Sher-Gil and Indo-Hungarian Contacts], editor Katalin Keserű, Budapest, Magyar Művészeti Akadémia, Budapest. in press

Krasznahorkai László Delhiben,[László Krasznahorkai in Delhi] Litera, January 2014 http://www.litera.hu/hirek/krasznahorkai-laszlo-delhiben

Everyday Life in the 1990s, and the Artistic Collaboration of Imre Kertész and Péter Esterházy, in: Social Scientist, Vol.41, No.11-12, November-December,2013.ISSN 0970-0293

Chapter 9. Modes of Orientalism in Hungarian Letters and Learning of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries in: Deploying Orientalism in Culture and History From Germany to Central and Eastern Europe, edited by James Hodkinson and John Walker with Shaswati Mazumdar and Johannes Feichtinger, Camden House, ISBN-13: 978-1-57113-575-Rochester, New York, 2013, pp. 166-189. ISBN-13: 978-1-57113-575-9

Stepan Pehothy - István Baka: Identities of a Hungarian Poet in: The Russian Discourse in the Contemporary Inter-cultural Context, International Conference Proceedings, ed. Ranjana Saxena, 2O13 pp.171-187.

Hungarian Responses: Between Support and Disagreement, in: Insurgent Sepoys: Europe Views the Revolt of 1857 edited Shaswati Mazumdar, Routledge, 2011,pp. 94-108.

Humour and Irony in the works of Péter Esterházy in: resonance No 2./2O11 Issue on Humour and Satire, edited Rashmi Joshi and Neelakshi Suryanarayan, pp.97-117.