Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
András Mink studied history and literature at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, where he received his MA in 1989. He worked as a journalist for the weekly Beszélő, where he was chief editor between 2003 and 2007 (by this time the periodical had become a monthly publication). He studied constitutional law in the first academic year of CEU in 1992-1993. In 1994 he joined the Hungarian Helsinki Committe as program director, and started to work for OSA soon after its foundation in 1995 as an archivist and historian. He received his PhD from the CEU History Department in 2003. His publications cover the history of communism, post-war Hungarian history, the 1956 revolution, and the Kádár-era. He is one of the teaching fellows of the Archives, Evidence and Human Rights course offered by OSA to CEU students.