Tom Robisheaux, Nicole Barnes
How do we conceive and write modern history? What assumptions do modern historians make? Everyone knows the work of the
German historian Leopold von Ranke. But there were others who at the same time were sketching out ways to conceive the new discipline of history. Károly Halmost (ELTE, Budapest), discussed the famous Hungarian historian, Julius Szekfű, who set out to create a new “historical-political” approach to the discipline of history.