Tibor Várady

University Professor
Professor Emeritus
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Nador u. 11
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S.J.D. Harvard Law School, 1970
LL.M. Harvard Law School, 1968
LL.M. Belgrade University Faculty of Law, 1967
Law Graduate, Belgrade Univ. Faculty of Law, 1962
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Tibor Várady is an internationally-recognized scholar and expert on international commercial arbitration, private international law, and international business transactions. He was on the faculty of the Novi Sad Law School in the former Yugoslavia and served as director of its Center for International Studies for many years. Since 1993 he is a professor at the Legal Studies Department of the Central European University in Budapest, and Chairman of the International Business Law Program. He is holding the title of a "university professor" at the CEU, and he has also been appointed by the President of Hungary as a "university professor" in Hungary. Professor Várady was appointed as a full professor at Emory University (Atlanta) in 1999, and teaches each Spring courses on international commercial arbitration and international business transactions. Professor Várady is a Member of the Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration , and he is on the list of arbitrators of eight arbitral institutions including institutions in the former Yugoslavia, in Hungary, in Egypt. He has been acting as agent, counsel and advocate in 11 cases before the International Court of Justice. He has about 250 publications written in five languages. His most recent publications include: International Commercial Arbitration (co-authors: J. Barcelo and A. Von Mehren) 4th Edition West 2009; Language and Translation in International Commercial Arbitration, T.M.C. Asser Press 2006.

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International Commercial Arbitration
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English (excellent)
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Hungarian (native)
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French (fluent)
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German (fluent)
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Bosnian
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Serbian (Croatian
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Montenegran)

Courses taught by Tibor Várady

International Commercial Arbitration (cont.)
2009/2010
2010/2011
2011/2012
International Commercial Arbitration
2009/2010
2010/2011
2011/2012
2012/2013
2013/2014

Publications

Book
Várady, T.. Socialist law in a period of change. Berkeley: University of California, School of Law, 1991. Abstract
Várady, T.. Osnovi međunarodnog privatnog prava. Novi Sad: Pravni fakultet u Novom Sadu, 1981.
Várady, T.. Osnovi međunarodnog privatnog prava. Novi Sad: Pravni fakultet u Novom Sadu, 1978.
Várady, T.. Mit i moda : eseji. Novi Sad: rpska citaonica i knjiznica Irig, 1978.
Book Chapter
Várady, T.. "On Harold Berman, Law, Language, the Tower of Babel and Pentecost ." In Law and Language Effective Symbols of Community, edited by Harold J. Berman and John Witte, 163-185. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Várady, T.. "Ambiguous Choices in the Trial of Milošević`s Serbia." In The Milošević Trial – An Autopsy , edited by T. W. Waters, 459-464. Oxford University Press, 2013.
Várady, T.. "Választottbírói semlegesség és pártatlanság a XXI. Században." In Ünnepi Tanulmányok Kecskés László Professor 60. Születésnapja Tiszteletére, edited by Márton Mária Nochta Tibor, Fabó Tibor, 561-573. Pécs: Pécsi Tudományegyetem Állam- és Jogtudományi Kara, 2013.
Várady, T.. "The Impact of the East-West Divide on International Law – Patterns of Discourse and the Waves of 1989." In Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law, 31-43. Vol. 3. Oxford and Portland : Oxford Press, 2012.
Várady, T.. "Control of Arbitral Awards and the Relevance of Newly Discovered Facts." In Liber Amicorum Krešimir Sajko, edited by Hrvoje Sikiric, 435-451. Zagreb: Pravni fakultet Zagrebackog sveucilista, 2012.
Várady, T.. "Control of Arbitral Awards and the Relevance of Newly Discovered Facts." In Liber Amicorum Kresimir Sajko, 435-451. Zagreb: Pracni fakultet Sceucilista u Zagrebu, 2012.
Várady, T.. "O državama i uspomenama in statu nascendi ." In Život i istraživanja – Spomenica Dejanu Janči, 81-100. Belgrade: Službeni list , 2012.
Várady, T.. "The Impact of the East-West Divide on International Law – Patterns of Discourse and the Waves of 1989." In Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law, edited by James Crawford and Sarah Nouwen, 31-43. Oxford and Portland : Oxford Press, 2012.
Várady, T.. "Can Proceeding 'Not in Accordance with the Agreement of the Parties' Be Condoned? Remarks on Article V(1)(d) of the New York Convention." In International Arbitration and International Commercial Law: Synergy, Convergence and Evolution - Liber Amicorum Eric Bergsten , edited by S. Kröll, L. A. Mistelis, V. Rogers and Perales P. Viscasillas, 467-487. Great Britain: Kluwer Law International., 2011.
Várady, T.. "Observations on Group Affiliation (or: Cohabitation with the Impossible) in International Commercial Arbitration." In Convergence and Divergence in Private International Law -Liber Amicorum Kurt Siehr, edited by Boele-Woelki, T. Einhorn, D. Girsberger and S. Symeonides, 745-761. Eleven International Publ., 2010.
Várady, T.. "The Elusive Pro-Arbitration Priority in Contemporary Court Scrutiny of Arbitral Awards – monograph." In Collected Courses of the Xiamen Academy of International Law, 341-474 . Vol. 2. M. Nijhoff Publishers, 2009.
Várady, T.. "And if the original is actually a translation? Finding the Anchor language." In Translators on Translating, edited by A. Wilson, 144-148. Vancouver: CCSP Press, 2009.
Várady, T.. "Beleška o kolektivnim jezičkim pravima manjina." In Kolektivna prava i pozitivna diskriminacija u ustavnopravnom sistemu Republike Srbije, edited by M. Jovanović, 79-94. Beograd: Pravni fakultet, 2009.
Várady, T.. "Minority Rights in the Successor States of the Former Yugoslavia." In European Union, the Balkan Region and Hungary, edited by F. Glatz, 113-120. Budapest: Europa Institut, 2009.
Várady, T.. "Speeches before the International Court of Justice." In Srbija pred Međunarodnim sudom pravde, 57-68; 76-89; 109-112; 729-745; 762-778; 814-821 . Vol. I. Belgrade, 2007.
Várady, T.. "Notes on ideological precepts as formants of private law in Central-East European countries." In Opening up European law : the common core project towards Eastern and South Eastern Europe, edited by M. Bussani and U. Mattei, 127-139. Berne: Stämpfli, 2007.
Várady, T.. "O prevodu i o skrivenom polaznom jeziku u medjunarodnoj trgovinskoj arbitrazi." In Liber amicorum Dobrosav Mitrovic, 603-618. Beograd: Pravni fakultet, 2007.
Nowicka, A.. "The Language issue in international commercial arbitration : notions and questions." In Prawo prywatne czasu przemian : Księga Pamiatkowa ku czci Profesora Stanislawa Sołtysinskiego, edited by T. Várady, 923-954. Poznan: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 2005. Abstract
Várady, T.. "Dileme oko jednakosti i identiteta : s osvrtom na polozaj srpske nacionalne manjine u Hrvatskoj i Madjarskoj." In Polozazj i identitet srpske manjine u jugoistocnoj i centralnoj Evropi, edited by V. Stanovcic, 21-30. Beograd: SANU, 2005.
Várady, T.. "Medjunarodna trgovinska arbitraza na evropskom prostoru." In Evropski sodni prostor, 1-9. Maribor: Pravna fakulteta, 2005. Abstract
Várady, T.. "Challenge of arbitral awards in recognition proceedings on grounds of shortcomings pertaining to language." In Balancing of interests : liber amicorum Peter Hay zum 70. Geburtstag, edited by HE Rasmussen-Bonne, 435-450. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, 2005.
Várady, T.. "Chances for ideas in a post-dissident intellectual environment." In Studies on nationalism from CEU, edited by M. M. Kovács and P. Lom, 171-176. Budapest: Central European University. Nationalism Studies Program, 2004.
Várady, T.. "Zapis o pokretnim stepenicama." In O medjunarodnom i narodnom : eseji u cast Vojina Dimitrijevica, 253-256. Beograd: Beogradski centar za ljudska prava, 2003.
Várady, T.. "Komolyan venni az autonómiakoncepciókat." In Sorskérdéseink, edited by I. Sebestyén, 107-113. Novi Sad: Magyar Szó, 2003.
Várady, T.. "Kolektivna prava manjina u Madjarskoj." In Drustvene nauke o Srbima u Madjarskoj, edited by N. Cobeljic and M. Macura, 183-190. Budapest: SANU, 2003. Abstract
Várady, T.. "On the chances of ethnocultural justice in East Central Europe." In Can liberal pluralism be exported? : Western political theory and ethnic relations in Eastern Europe, edited by W. Kymlicka and M. Opalski, 135-149. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Várady, T.. "Manjinska prava na podrucjima bivse Jugoslavije nakon svetskih ratova i na pragu nedavnog treceg rata." In Manjinska prava i njihova primena u Vojvodini, 40-48. Novi Sad: Jugoszláviai Magyar Művelődési Társaság, 2000.
Várady, T.. "Az etnikai egyensúly és a demokrácia esélyei Kelet-Közép-Európában." In Konfliktusok és kezelésük Közép-Európában : technikák és hagyományok, edited by N. Bárdi, 37-49. Budapest: Teleki László Alapítvány, 2000.
Várady, T.. "Kisebbségi jogok a volt Jugoszlávia területén a világháborúk után és a közelmúlti délszláv háború küszöbén." In Kisebbségjog Vajdaságban : a nemzetiségi jogok törvényes rendezésének hagyományai és gyakorlata a Monarchiától napjainkig, edited by A. Markovics-Majtényi, 46-55. Novi Sad: Jugoszláviai Magyar Művelődési Társaság, 2000.
Várady, T.. "Remuneration of arbitrators as a threshold issue : economic sense and procedural realities." In Corporations, capital markets and business in the law : liber amicorum Richard M. Buxbaum, edited by T. Baums, K. J. Hopt and N. Horn, 585-599. London: Kluwer Law International, 2000.
Várady, T.. "Srbi i Madjari : licne beleske o srpsko-madjarskim odnosima." In Jugoslavija i svet 2000 : prilozi za alternativnu spoljnu politiku, edited by B. Alendar, 175-181. Beograd: Evropski pokret u Srbiji, 2000.
Várady, T.. "Beleske o toleranciji, koka koli i Kucima." In Interkulturalnost i tolerancija, edited by B. Jaksic, 133-138. Beograd: Republika, 1999. Abstract
Kontra, M., and T. Várady. "Conceptualising and implementing linguistic human rights." In Language : a right and a resource : approaches to linguistics human rights, 1-24. Budapest: CEU Press, 1999.
Várady, T.. "Citizens, Minorities, Majorities, The Constitutive, Nation-Building, Others." In Ustavni položaj gradjanina i naroda u Bosni i Hercegovini : okrugli sto odrzan u Mostar 28. i 29. novembra 1997. godine, edited by S. Santic, 166-168. Sarajevo: Open Society Fund of Bosnia and Hercegovina. Pravni centar., 1998.
Várady, T.. "Foreword to the Serbian edition of Folsom-Gordon-Spanogle, International Business Transactions in a Nutshell." In Folsom-Gordon-Spanogle, International Business Transactions in a Nutshell . Novi Sad: Međunarodni trgovački poslovi, 1997.
Várady, T.. "Predgovor." In Medjunarodni trgovacki poslovi, edited by RH Folsom and MW Gordon. Novi Sad: Visio Mundi, 1997.
Várady, T.. "Kisebbségi érdekérvényesítés lehetőségei Európában : jogi aspektusok." In Kisebbségi érdekérvényesítés, önkormányzatiság, autonómiaformák, edited by C. Tabajdi and S. Barényi, 30-36. Budapest: Osiris, 1997.
Várady, T.. "Minorities, majorities, law, and ethnicity : reflections on the Yugoslav case." In Ethnic conflict management : the case of Yugoslavia, 131-170. Ravenna: Longo, 1997.
Várady, T.. "Granice : Razlozi za i protiv u koje jednako verujem." In Granice : izazov interkulturalnosti, 77-82. Beograd: Forum za etničke odnose, 1997.
Várady, T.. "Osvrt na kolektivna vecinska i manjinska prava." In Polozaj manjina u Saveznoj Republici Jugoslaviji, edited by M. Macura and S. Stanojcic, 77-85. Beograd: SAMU, 1996.
Várady, T.. "Collective rights of minorities and majorities within the context of International law." In Dual images : multiculturalism on two sides of the Atlantic, edited by Szabó K. - Kulcsár, 113-125. Budapest: Institute for Political Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1996.
Várady, T.. "Remarks on Cultural Pluralism and Multiethnicity in Ethnic Societies." In Interculturality in multiethnic societies, edited by B. Jaksic, 39-46. Beograd: Hobisport, 1995.
Várady, T.. "Arbitration despite the parties?" In Law and reality : essays on national and international procedural law in honour of Cornelis Carel Albert Voskuil, 351-376. Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 1992.
Várady, T.. "Provisional Measures in International Commercial Arbitration -with Special Reference to Yugoslav Standpoints." In Hague-Zagreb-Ghent Essays on the Law of International Trade, 147-162. Vol. 8. Apeldoorn, Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Institute, 1991.
Várady, T.. "Yugoslavia : National Report." In Schadenersatz in Ost-West-Außenwirtschaftsverhältnissen, edited by D. Pfaff, 141-151. Vol. 37. Studien des Instituts für Ostrecht München 37. Bonn: Deutscher Bundes-Verlag, 1990. Abstract
Várady, T.. "Civil Codes and Administrative Regulations in International Trade Relations." In Questions of civil law codification, edited by A. Harmathy and Á. Németh, 175-183. Budapest: Institute for Legal and Administrative Sciences of the HAS, 1989.
Várady, T.. "Assumptions of compatibility and correspondence in post-war Yugoslav private international law." In Liber memorialis François Laurent, 1810-1887, edited by J. Erauw, 1151-1166. Bruxelles: E. Story-Scientia, 1989.
Várady, T.. "Yougoslavie." In L’Obligation alimentaire en droit international privé, 129-180. Vol. 2. Paris: Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1987.
Várady, T.. "Borba za oslobodjenje Zimbabve i medjunarodno pravo." In Antikolonijalna revolucija, socijalna politička i ekonomska emancipacija u svetu, 197-203. Beograd: Odbor Predsedništva Savezne konferencije SSRNJ, 1985.
Várady, T.. "New Developments with respect to the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Court Decisions in Yugoslavia." In Current trends of conflicts of laws in Central-Eastern Europe, 137-148. Trieste: Universita degli studi di Trieste, 1984. Abstract
Várady, T.. "Predgovor." In Opsta deklaracija o pravima coveka. Novi Sad: Udruzenje kolekcionara Jugoslavije, 1983.
Várady, T.. "Foreign Law Before Domestic Authorities : Realities and Gestures." In Festschrift für Imre Zajtay, edited by RH Graveson, 489-508. Tübingen: Mohr, 1982.
Várady, T.. "Neue Entwicklungen bei Investitions-und Kooperationsverträgen mit ausländische Partner." In Die jugoslawische Kooperations- und investitions- Gesetzgebung von 1978, 30-41. Köln, 1979.
Várady, T.. "General Part of Private International Law and on International Property Law." In Encyclopedia of the Law pertaining to Property Relations and of the Law of Associated Labor Volume II . Belgrade, 1978.
Várady, T.. "Application of foreign law by non-judicial authorities." In Essays on the Law of International Trade, 204-216. Hague: T.M.C. Asser Institute, 1976. Abstract
Conference Paper
Várady, T.. "Nation States, Ethnic Societies, and Minorities." In II. Conference organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of Canada. Quebec, 1996.
Journal Article
Várady, T.. "What is Pro-Arbitration Today?" Croatian Arbitration Yearbook 21/22 (2015): 7-26.
Várady, T.. "A határok és nyelvek valósságáról." Nyelvújulás és világlátás (2010): 51-60.
Várady, T.. "Waiver in Arbitral Proceedings and Limitations on Waiver." Anali Pravnog fakulteta, Beograd - Annals FLB, Belgrade Law Review, no. 3 (2009): 6-22.
Várady, T.. "Populizmus és leleplezés." Magyar Szemle 18, no. 7-8 (2009): 75-96.
Várady, T.. "Koszovó : szerb (és nem csak szerb) hitek és tévhitek." Föld-rész : referált nemzetközi és jogi folyóirat 1, no. 1 (2008): 27-35.
Várady, T.. "Kommunista piacgondolkodás." Beszélő 12, no. 7-8 (2007): 21-30.
Várady, T.. "Upotreba i zloupotreba prostora prava." Anali Ogranka SANU u Novom Sadu (2006): 65-71.
Várady, T.. "O jeziku arbitraze." Arbitraza 4, no. 1 (2003): 11-27.
Várady, T.. "National report : Hungary : International commercial arbitration in Hungary." Review of Arbitration in Central and Eastern Europe 1 (2000): 11-35.
Várady, T.. "Lapine v. Kyocera - Three Questions." Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business (1999).
Várady, T.. "The emergence of competition law in (former) socialist countries." American journal of comparative law 47, no. 2 (1999): 229-275.
Várady, T.. "Nacionalne drzave, etnicka drustva i manjine." Beogradski krug 1996/97, no. 3-4/1-2 (1997): 179-185.
Várady, T.. "The Predicament of peacekeeping in Bosnia." Cornell International Law Review 28 (1995): 701-707.
Várady, T.. "Magyarok Vajdaságban." Szivárvány 14, no. 3 (1994): 147-150.
Várady, T.. "Transformation of social property : Serbia." East European business law, no. 4 (1992): 26-27.
Várady, T.. "Volja stranaka i granice ovlašćenja arbitara." Jugoslovenska revija za međunarodno pravo 38, no. 1-2 (1991): 20-32.
Várady, T.. "On the foreign investment legislation in Yugoslavia." Revue de droit des affaires internationales (1990): 621-630.
Várady, T.. "O nepristrasnosti u resavanju medjunarodnih sporova." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 23 (1989): 163-179.
Várady, T.. "On appointing authorities in international commercial arbitration." Emory journal of international dispute resolution 2, no. 2 (1988): 311-357.
Várady, T.. "Eigenarten der internen Gesetzkollisionen in Jugoslawien." Zeitschrift für Rechtsvergleichung 28, no. 1 (1987): 38-52.
Várady, T.. "Anerkennung und Vollstreckung ausländischer Entscheidungen in Jugoslawien : das neue Recht und die Rechtsprechung." Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht. 51, no. 4 (1987): 632-680.
Várady, T.. "Pitanje restriktivnih klauzula u pravima SAD i SR Nemačke." Transfer tehnologije u zemlje u razvoju I (1986): 121-145.
Várady, T.. "Podloge za kompatibilnost i podudarnost u međunarodnom privatnom pravu." Jugoslovenska revija za medunarodno pravo, no. 2-3 (1986): 189-203.
Várady, T.. "Chronique de jurisprudence yougoslave." Journal du droit international (1986): 745-770.
Várady, T.. "Razvoj medjunarodnog privatnog prava." Arhiv za pravne i drustvene nauke, no. 1-2 (1986): 307-324.
Várady, T.. "Rešavanje sukoba zakona u SR Srbiji." Ostvarivanje odnosa između SAPV i SR Srbije u oblasti zakonodavstva (1984): 1-18.
Várady, T.. "Zur Anerkennung deutscher Scheidungsurteile in Jugoslawien." IPRax : Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 4, no. 3 (1984): 249-253.
Várady, T.. "Određivanje merodavnog prava za drumske saobračajne delikte." Drumski saobračajni delikti sa elementom inostranosti (1983): 11-20.
Várady, T.. "Pravne mogucnosti i okviri stranih investicija u Nigeriji." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 17 (1983): 87-105.
Várady, T.. "Some Observations on the New Yugoslav Private International Law Code." Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale 19, no. 1 (1983): 69-86.
Várady, T.. "Pravni okviri viših oblika privredne saradnje sa zemljama Afrike i Bliskog Istoka." Privreda i pravo : casopis za privredno-pravnu teoriju i praksu 22, no. 3-4 (1983): 36-46.
Várady, T.. "Savremene tendencije razvoja imuniteta drzave." Anali Pravnog fakulteta u Beogradu 31 (1983): 133-149.
Várady, T.. "Pravna sredstva protiv odluka spoljnotrgovinskih arbitraža." Savremeni problemi spoljnotrgovinske arbitraže (1982): 57-76.
Várady, T.. "Ugovor o prenosu materijalnog prava na tehnologiju." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 13 (1979): 1-33.
Várady, T.. ""Conflit mobile" u medjunarodnom privatnom pravu." Godišnjak Pravnog fakulteta u Sarajevu (1977): 359-377.
Várady, T.. "Primena stranog prava od strane maticara." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 10 (1976): 371-382.
Várady, T.. "Internal conflict of laws in Yugoslavia." Netherlands international law review 23, no. 2 (1976): 137-150.
Várady, T.. "Pravo i sund." Dometi : casopis za kulturu 3, no. 7 (1976): 17-36.
Várady, T.. "Zastarelost i autonomija volje u međunarodnom privatnom pravu." Prinosi za poredbeno proučavanje prava i međunarodno privatno pravo 8, no. 3 (1975): 3-18.
Várady, T.. "Strani elemenat kao pretpostavka za primenu kolizionih normi." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 8 (1974): 65-81.
Várady, T.. "Kolizione norme pred nejedinstvenim pravnim poretkom." Jugoslovenska revija za medjunarodno pravo 20 (1974): 108-129.
Várady, T.. "Odnos medjunarodnog i interlokalnog sukoba zakona i jurisdikcija." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 7 (1973): 223-237.
Várady, T.. "Mogućnosti za poboljšanje međunarodne saradnje u oblasti egzekvature sudskih odluka." Glasnik Advokatske komore Vojvodine, časopis za pravnu teoriju i praksu, no. 11 (1972): 18-25.
Várady, T.. "Sukob zakona u odlucivanju spoljnotrgovinskih arbitraza." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 6 (1972): 245-256.
Várady, T.. "Jog és ponyva." Létünk 2, no. 6 (1972): 89-104.
Várady, T.. "Od srednjevekovnog do savremenog lex mercatoria." Anali Pravnog fakulteta u Beogradu, no. 1-2 (1971): 109-119.
Várady, T.. "Izvan, unutar." Polja 16, no. 140-141 (1970): 25-28.
Várady, T.. "Spoljnotrgovinska arbitraza i internacionalizacija ordre public." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 3 (1969): 103-115.
Várady, T.. "Ujka Ho i Amerika." Polja 15, no. 131-132 (1969): 18-.
Várady, T.. "Neka pitanja u vezi sa uslovom i rokom u gradjanskom pravu." Zbornik radova – Tehnoloski fakultet u Novum Sadu 1 (1967): 109-128.
Várady, T.. "O pornografiji." Polja 12, no. 100 (1966): 16-.
Magazine Article
Miscellaneous
Newspaper Article
Várady, T.. "Razlozi za autonomiju odnosno autonomije." Regioni i građani, Subotičke Novine (1994): 85-87.
Thesis