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SZŐKE Alexandra

Szőke Alexandra
Central and North Hungarian Research Institute
Budapest Department

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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Szőke Alexandra

Place and date of birth : Budapest, March 28th,1980

Marital status : married, one child

Contact

E-mail szoke.alexandra(at)krtk.mta.hu
E-mail szoke(kukac)rkk.hu

Education and training

2004University of Miskolc, Cultural and Visual Anthropology Department — BA
2005CEU — MA (Sociology, Social Anthropology)
2012CEU — PhD (Sociology, Social Anthropology)

Language skills

German (reads)
French (reads)
English (writes, reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

2005—2012CEU — PhD
2009—2012Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology — PhD Researcher
2012—2013Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna — Post-doctoral fellow
2014—2015Centre of Migration Policy, Swansea University — Research assistant
2017—MTA Institute for Regional Studies — MTA premium post-doctoral fellow

Awards

2017—2020Premium Post-doctoral fellowship of HAS
2012—2013ERSTE Foundation Fellowship for Social Research
2003—2004Scholarship of Hungarian Republic
2003OTDK, 2nd place

Research fields

Social security and local state
Social policy and child welfare services
Anthropological study of public policy
Socio-spatial inequalities, social exclusion

Publications


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


Selected list of scientific publications
 

Schwarcz Gy.-Szőke A. 2017. Creating the State Locally through Welfare Provision: Two Mayors, Two Welfare Regimes in Rural Hungary. In: Stategraphy: Toward a Relational Anthropology of the State, ed. by Tatjana Thelen, Larissa Vetters, and Keebet von Benda-Beckmann. New York, Oxford: Berghahn

Szőke A. 2015. A ‘Road to work’? The reworking of deservedness, social citizenship and public work programmes in rural Hungary. Citizenship Studies 19. 6-7. pp. 734-750.

Szőke A. 2015. Review on Book by Fehérváry, Krisztina. (2013) Politics in Color and Concrete: Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. American Anthropologist 117(4):828-829

Schwarcz Gy.-Szőke A. 2014. Creating the State Locally through Welfare Provision: Two Mayors, Two Welfare Regimes in Rural Hungary. Social Analysis 58. 3. pp. 141-157.

Szőke A. 2013. Projecting the ‘disadvantaged’: project class, scale jumping and the creation of ruralities. In: Shaping Rural Areas in Europe. Perceptions and Outcomes on the Present and the Future, ed. by Luís Silva and Elisabete Figueiredo. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 75-95.

Thelen T.-Dorondel S.-Szőke A.-Vetters L. 2011. 'The Sleep has been rubbed from their Eyes': Social Citizenship and the Reproduction of Local Hierarchies in Rural Hungary and Romania. Citizenship Studies 15. 3-4. pp. 513-527.

Szőke A. 2008. Brits on the phone – Western workers and outsourcing multinationals in Prague. Migration Online, June 24 2008

Szőke A. 2008. Who is on the phone? Outsourced Britons in outsourced companies in Prague. (translated to Czech) A2 Czech Cultural Weekly, May 2008

Szőke A.-Simon V. 2007. “Kinek az, minek az...” A migráció hatásai egy Somogy megyei aprófaluban. In: Migráció és Turizmus. Migrációs folyamatok hatása a helyi társadalmak változásaira a mai Magyarországon, ed. by Zsuzsa Szarvas. Budapest: L’Harmattan, pp. 143-193.

Szőke A. 2007. The rural miracle? – The ‘1 Forint estate projects’ and local struggles with population decline and economic deterioration in the Hungarian countryside. Migration Online, March 1 2007

Szőke A. 2006. New forms of mobility among Western European retirees - German migrants in south-western Hungary. In: Migration Processes in Central and Eastern Europe: Unpacking the Diversity, ed. by Alice Szczepanikova, Marek Canek, Jan Grill. Multicultural Center Prague, pp. 42-47.

Szőke A. 2005. “Gyött-mentek” és őslakosok együttélése. Beköltözések és nyaralóvásárlások hatása egy aprófalu kapcsolathálójának alakulására. In: Utóparaszti hagyományok és modernizációs törekvések a magyar vidéken, ed. by Gyöngyi Schwarcz, Zsuzsa Szarvas and Miklós Szilágyi. Budapest: MTA Néprajzi Kutatóintézete; MTA Társadalomkutató Központ, pp. 265-277.