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KOVAI Cecília

Kovai Cecília
Central and North Hungarian Research Institute
Budapest Department

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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Kovai Cecília

Place and date of birth : Budapest,

Marital status :

Contact

Centre +36 (20) 255-7902
E-mail kovai(at)rkk.hu
E-mail kovai.cecilia(at)krtk.mta.hu

Education and training

2005 — Eötvös Loránd University Budapest- cultural anthropologist
2005 — Eötvös Loránd University Budapest- Faculty of Arts in Hungarian language and literature
2015 — University of Pécs- PhD (summa cum laude)- cultural studies

Language skills

Places of work and employment

2010—2017Family Support Center of Pesterzsébet — youth worker
2015—2016Institute for Regional Studies, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences — junior research fellow
2016—Institute for Regional Studies, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences — research fellow

Teaching activities

2005—2007external lecturer, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Social Sciences
2008—2009external lecturer, University of Pécs

Scientific activity

2013—Helyzet Műhely (Public Sociology Working Group "Helyzet"), founding member
2017—MTA Köztestület, Tag
2018—European Association of Social Anthropologists, member

Awards

2005—2008Doctoral fellowship
2017—NKFIH Postdoctoral fellowship

Editorial Membership

2008—2011Anblokk

Subjects taught

Theoretical problems of method of participate observation (ELTE, Faculty of Social Sciences))
Gender question in the Romany Studies (University of Pécs)

Research fields

ethnic relationship, marginality, stigmatization, connection between ethicity and class position as well as working of intersectionality in the Roma communities, development studies

Trips abroad

2009St Andrews University —

Presentations

V. IRI Társadalomtudományi Konferencia., Sturovo — Slovakia
Annual Conference of the Hungarian Sociological Association, Budapest — Hungary
XVII European Society for Rural Sociology Congress, Krakkó — Poland
Postsocialist/postcolonial Rural Lifeworlds vs Degrowth, Defuturing, Decoloniality, Telciu — Romania

Publications


Complete list of publications and citations (MTMT Hungarian Scientific Bibliography)


Selected list of scientific publications

Kovai Cecília (2017): "Gypsy"-"Hungarian" distinction and the kinship system. H'Larmattan Kiadó, Budapest