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 (A1)


Header photo above is of my Welsh maternal grandparents, parents, aunt and uncle on a camping holiday in Czechoslovakia in 1966. If you understand Hungarian, read this article I wrote about western lefties who travelled east during the Cold War. Donated to Fortepan by me. Source


4th May 2019