Melinda Harlov-Csortán, PhD, is a young Hungarian researcher at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Kőszeg, Hungary. Her research interests are cultural and social history of the twentieth century, cultural heritage and representation. She studied (among many other subjects) history, nationalism and cultural heritage management in both Hungarian and English-speaking educational institutions. Her PhD research topic was the establishment of the notion of cultural heritage and heritagization, as an international influence on the local representation and memory, via two UNESCO World Heritage sites in Hungary, as case studies. She has presented her research at over forty Hungarian and international conferences and published her findings at both types of scholarly publications too.