My name is Gwen Jones. Gwen is short for Gwenyth.

I am a historian, editor and translator living in Berlin since 2015. Before that, I lived in Budapest and London.



PhD in Hungarian literature, London, 2006

MA Central and South-East European Studies, London, 2001

BA Peace Studies, Bradford, 1994



English (mother tongue), Hungarian (C2), German (C1)

Basic knowledge: Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, French, Welsh

Beginner: Arabic, Ukrainian


Header photo is my Welsh maternal grandparents, parents, aunt and uncle on a camping holiday in Czechoslovakia in 1966. I wrote an article in Hungarian about Western lefties who travelled East during the Cold War, you can read the English text here. Photo donated to Fortepan by me. Source


4th May 2019