Project Description

This research project investigates orphans and orphanhood in Transylvania during Dualism (1867-1914) at the nexus of nation and state-building processes. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the concurrent nation-building efforts of the nationalities inhabiting the Dual Monarchy blurred already


Ovidiu Iudean (project leader) is a researcher at the Centre for Population Studies of the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca. Since obtaining his PhD (2013), he has been a member of five team projects, and has lead two individual research grants.