Potrait of six people sitting outside an orange tent smiling at the camera.

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)

Advanced: Hungarian (C2), German (C1)

Basic knowledge: Arabic, French, Welsh


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