Christopher Adam

Christopher Adam teaches twentieth century European history at Carleton University and is a member of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund’s Endowment Council, a fund created by the Government of Canada in 2008 to commemorate and research the internment of Ukrainians and other Europeans between 1914 and 1920. Christopher is the vice-president of the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada and serves on the board of the Canada-Hungary Educational Foundation. His most recent scholarly publication is a co-edited volume entitled The 1956 Hungarian Revolution: Hungarian and Canadian Perspectives, published by the University of Ottawa Press in 2010.

In early 2011, Christopher Adam launched an international petition and campaign against the Hungarian government’s proposed legislation aimed at scattering archival documents relating to the activities of communist-era state security and served as the keynote speaker at several conferences and events on this subject.