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Benedek Láng
name Benedek Láng
name of institution
doctoral school
BME Doctoral School of Psychology (Cognitive Science) (Core member)
(discipline) Habilitation Comittee and Doctoral Council
ELTE Doctoral School of Philosophy (Academic staff member)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. BME Doctoral School of Psychology (Cognitive Science) 95%
BME DSP2-BME (discipline) Habilitation Comittee and Doctoral Council 5%
accreditation statement submitted to: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2017. XII. 15.)
Contact details
E-mail address langfilozofia.bme.hu
phone number +36 1 463-1181
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2004
discipline to which degree belongs history
institution granting the degree Eötvös Loránd University
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2011
discipline to which degree belongs philosophy
institution granting the degree Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Employment
2014 - Budapest University of Technology and Economics
university professor or researcher
2003 - BME Filozófia és Tudománytörténet Tanszék (research institute, not university)
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 3
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 1
students who obtained their degrees:
Endre Zsoldos PhD 2011  DSPH-BME

students with degree granting in process:
Anna Réka Horváth-Czingerné Lehofer PhD (2022/12)  DSPH-BME
(50%) Eszter Nádasi PhD (2023/12)  DSP-ELTE
Levente László PhD (2022/12)  DSPH-BME
completed course requirement:
Alexandra Szemere (PhD) 2016/08  DSPH-BME
Anna Petschner (PhD) 2018/08  DSPH-BME
Eszter Nádasi (PhD) 2016/08  DSPH-BME
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area History and cognitiv structure of artificial languages Cryptography and the tools of recognizing linguistic patterns Historiography of science Demarcation of science
research field in which current research is conducted history
Publications
2020

Megyesi Beáta, Esslinger Bernhard, Fornés Alicia, Kopal Nils, Láng Benedek, Lasry George, Leeuw Karl de, Pettersson Eva, Wacker Arno, Waldispühl Michelle: Decryption of historical manuscripts: the DECRYPT project, CRYPTOLOGIA 44: pp. 1-15.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2018

Láng Benedek: Real Life Cryptology: Ciphers and Secrets in Early Modern Hungary, Amsterdam University Press
type of document: Book/Monography
number of independent citations: 3
language: English
URL 
2017

Láng Benedek: Were east-central European royal courts more tolerant vis a vis astrology and magic in the 15th century?, In: Agostino, Paravicini-Bagliani; Martine, Ostorero (szerk.) Astrologie, divination et magie dans les cours, SISMEL - Edizioni del Galluzzo (2017) pp. 255-269.
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 1
language: English
URL 
2017

Láng Benedek: Real-Life Cryptology: Enciphering Practice in Early Modern Hungary, In: Katherine, Ellison; Susan, Kim (szerk.) A Material History of Medieval and Early Modern Ciphers: Cryptography and the History of Literacy, Routledge (2017) pp. 223-240.
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
2017

Láng Benedek: Why magic cannot be falsified by experiments, In: Edward, Bever; Randall, Styers (szerk.) Magic in the Modern World, Penn State University Press (2017) Chapter 3
type of document: Part of book/Könyvfejezet (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 1
language: English
URL 
2016

Tamás Demeter, Benedek Láng, Dániel Schmal: Scientia, In: Marco, Sgarbi (szerk.) Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy, Springer International Publishing (2016) pp. 1-15.
type of document: Part of book/Könyvfejezet (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
URL 
2015

Láng Benedek: Ciphers in Magic, MAGIC RITUAL AND WITCHCRAFT 10: (2) pp. 125-141.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 6
language: English
URL 
2015

Láng Benedek: Titkosírás a kora újkori Magyarországon, Balassi Kiadó
type of document: Book/Monography
number of independent citations: 9
language: Hungarian
2014

Láng Benedek: Invented Middle Ages in 19th century Hungary, In: János, M Bak; Patrick, J Geary; Gábor, Klaniczay (szerk.) Manufacturing a Past for the Present, Brill Academic Publishers (2014) pp. 129-143.
type of document: Part of book/Könyvfejezet (to be translated)
language: English
2014

Láng Benedek: People’s secrets: Towards a Social History of Early Modern Cryptography, SIXTEENTH CENTURY JOURNAL 45: (2) pp. 291-308.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 6
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:30 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
156
number of scientific publications:
111
monographs and professional books:
7
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
12 
art/engineering creative works:
0
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
46
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
8
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
277
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Habilitációs fokozat, Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem, Tudományfilozófia és Tudománytörténet Doktori Iskola, 2011. (to be translated)

 
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