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Imre Söptei

Imre Söptei chief archivist, historian. He is the Head of the Kőszeg Branch Archives of the Vas County Archives of the Hungarian National Archives. His research interests include the economic, cultural, and social history of Western Hungary, Vas County, and Kőszeg in the 18th-20th centuries. He is the author of 164 professional publications.
As an iASK Fellow, he is researching the history of  Kőszeg Jewishness in Western Hungary and its connections with Austria. Focusing on the history of the Schey family and the synagogue in Kőszeg. He is also looking for artifacts and representations of these, which will be displayed in an exhibition on the subject.