Eszter Susán
Eszter Susán
Programme Manager
Jewish Life and Countering Antisemitism

Eszter joined the Tom Lantos Institute in July 2022 as Programme Manager for the Jewish Life and Countering Antisemitism Programme. . She graduated from ELTE University with a degree in Aesthetics and German Literature and Linguistics. She spent three years in Berlin, where she attended the European College of Liberal Arts and studied at Humboldt University. From 2013, Eszter studied and worked as a teaching assistant in the “Education and Jewish Studies” doctoral programme of New York University (NYU). Between 2018 and 2019, she was the Vivian G. Prins Research Fellow at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. In her PhD dissertation, she explored the theme of dissent and resistance during the Kadar era in Hungary from a Jewish perspective.

Eszter actively participated in the rethinking and revitalization of Hungarian Jewish culture since the early 2000s. She was a founding member of the MAROM Jewish youth and cultural association.. Eszter speaks fluent English, German and Spanish, as well as intermediate Hebrew.