Kovacs, Eva Judit

PhD., habil.

Born, 1964

Children: Anna Ilona (1989), Daniel (1997)



Work Experience

1983-86         Co-editor, Hungarian Radio (MR)

Junior fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1986-92         Assistant Professor, Budapest University of Economics

1989-92         Research Fellow, Institute for Hungarology, Budapest

1992-96         Associate Professor, Budapest University of Economics

1992-             Correspondent, „Magyar Narancs”

1993-2006     Senior Research Fellow, Teleki Laszlo Institute, Center for Central European Studies

Tutor, Collegium „Szechenyi”, Budapest University of Economics

1995-             Visiting Professor, Janus Pannonius University, Pecs

2002-03                   Associate Professor, ELTE University, Budapest

2006-              Senior Research Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Sociology

2007-              Associate Professor, University of Pecs

Co-Editor

Regio, review of minority studies, politics and society, Budapest

Moderne, kulturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch, Insbruck-Wien-Bozen

Nevi Sara Kali - Roma Women's Journal

Education

            University of Economic Sciences, Budapest, 1982-86

            M.A. Economics, Sociology, 1986

Ph.D., Sociology, 1994 (Dissertation topic: “Jewish Identity in Slovakia between the two World Wars”)

Main Research Fields

1986-89         The Hungarian business elite

1986-89         Media analysis of the business elite (1900-1944)

1987-91         Jewish identity in Slovakia

1988-90         The Hungarian party system after 1990

1991-             Jewish ethnic renaissance in Hungary after 1990

1992-             Conservativism, the extreme right, anti-Semitism in Central Europe

1993-95         Discourse analysis. Methodology and practice

1995-98         Mixed marriages in Slovakia – A three generation survey

1995-96         Hungarian perceptions of IFOR Forces in Taszár

1995-2000    Myths in the political transition of Hungary

1997-2001    Alterity and identity

1999-             Cultural globalization in Hungary

1999-2002    Cross-border study (Austria and Hungary)

2000-2002     What happened to sociology in East-Central Europe (1990-2000)? A comparative study

2001-             Community study in the Villany region

2001-2003     The extreme right in Hungary – The young generation

2002-2008    The collective memory of socialism in Hungary

2003-             Discourses about the “foreigners” in Hungary since 1945 (method: narrative biographical interview)

2002-2003     Mauthausen Survivors Documentation Project – Austria

2005-2006     Forced Migration between 1938 and 1950, Hungary

2005-2006    International Forced Labourers Documentation Project

2005-             The culture of the gaze

2005-             Local landscapes, Hungary

2006-2009     Histoire croisé” – non- and semiformal contacts between East and East under the Socialism

Exhibitions

2003                Besucher- und Informationsforum Mauthausen – Mauthausen Survivor

Dokumentation Project, “Es war unglaublich schwer, Arm in Arm zu gehen, aber wir dachten, das sei eine stilvolle Sache” an interview with Gábor Bán – director, www.mauthausen-memorial.at

2004               „Politische Ikonographie“ Mythen der Nationen – Kampf der Erinnerungen, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin - catalogue co-author and curator; http://www.dhm.de/ausstellungen/mythen-der-nationen/index.html

2007                ROMA&SINTI `Zigeuner-Darstellungen´ der Moderne. Kunsthalle Krems www.kunsthalle.at

2008                Jetzt zeigen wir es euch! Zeitgenössische Roma Kunst aus Ungarn. Collegium Hungaricum Wien.

Teaching Experience

- History of sociology

- Methods of narrative biographical interviews

- Discourse analysis

- Fieldwork practices

International Conferences, Scholarships

1986-91         Košice, Bratislava, Novi Sad, Oradea – research stays

1989               Wien, Collegium Hungaricum – Scholarship (1 month)

1990               Berlin, Internationale Hochschule – Scholarship (1 week)

1992               Salzburg, Internationale Hochschule – Summer University

1993               Wien, Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, JVF – Scholarship (6 months)

                       Berlin, Freie Universitt, Osteuropa Intstitut - Project and Conference

Bielefeld, ISA World congress – Presentation

1994               Berlin, IPSA World congress - Presentation

1995               Budapest, ESA World congress - Presentation

                       Košice, Holocaust Conference - Invited talk

1996               Evora, ISA Conference - Presentation

                       London, University of London, SSEES - Colloquium/Invited talk

Berlin, Humboldt-Universität, Institut für Europäische Ethnologie, Colloquium/Invited talk

                       Berlin, Centre Marc Bloch - Invited talk

                       Berlin, Quatext Seminar - Invited talk

1997               Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft, Project and Presentation

                       Basel, University of Basel – Invited talk

1998               Research Support Scheme – Scholarship (1 year)

1999               Komarno, Forum Institut – Invited talk

2000               Wien, Südost-Institut – Invited talk

                       Salzburg, Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa – Invited talk

2002               CEU Summer School – Colloquium/Invited talk

                       Wien, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 3 Invited talks

                       Budapest, Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropa – Invited talk

                       München – Collegium Carolinum – Invited talk

2003               Aarhus, Denmark – Invited talk

                       München FOROST - Invited talk

2004               Berlin ESSHC – Invited talk

                       Bonn FES – Invited talk

                       Wien ICONCLASH – Invited talk

                       Berlin Europäische Akademie – Invited talk

Prague – Carl University – Invited talk

                       Samorin – Book presentation

                       Wien IFK – Invited talk

                       München FOROST – Invited talk

                       Weimar, Univ. Jena - Invited talk

                       Marion Gräfin Dönnhoff Stiftung – Research Fellowship (1 month)

2005               Recklinghausen FIAB – Invited talk
Berlin – Fernuniv. Hagen - Invited talk

                       Berlin FU – Invited talk

                       Wien, Univ. Vienna – Lecture

                       Wien IFK – 2 Invited talks

                       IFK (Wien) – Research Fellowship (4 months)

2006-2009     VW-Stiftung (Deutschland) – Research Fellowship (4 months/year)

2006              Warsawa, Univ. Warsawa, VW-Project – Invited talk (26-28/1)

Wien, Univ. Vienna – Invited talk (19-20/1)

Budapest, Collegium Budapest – Moderation (23-24/02)

Budapest, CEU – Invited talk (25/02)

Wien, IWM – Invited talk (21/03)

Weimar, Univ. Jena – Invited talk (22-24/03)

New York, NYU – Invited talk (21/04)

Madison, WisconsinInvited talk (27-30/04)

Berlin, Fernuniv. Hagen – Invited talk (1/09)

Bellagio, Rockefeller Center – Invited talk (11-15/09)

Budapest, VW-Project – Presentation (22/09)

Wien, Univ. Wien – Rignvorlesung (23/11)

Wien, Institut für Konfliktforschung - Invited talk (24-25/11)

Budapest, FEMAGE – Presentation (7-8/12)

Ljubljana, Academy of Sciences – Invited talk (14-15/12)

2007               Mainz, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität – Invited talk (22-25/3)

Kutna Hora – Presentation (11-13/5)

Krems, Kunsthalle Krems – Invited talk (12/5)

Toronto, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies – Invited talk (10-17/9)

Heidelberg, Univ. Heidelberg – Invited talk (20-23/9)

Genshagen, Stiftung Genshagen – Invited talk (26-27/10)

2008               Potsdam, Zentrum Zeitgeschichlicher Forschungen – Gastwissenschaftler (1 month)

                        Jena, Universität Jena – Invited talk

                        Wien, ÖAW, KKT – Invited talk

                        Kolozsvár, Summer University – Invited talk

                        Bécs, Collegium Hungaricum – Invited talk

            Firenze, European University Institute – Invited talk

                        Ravensbrück, European Summer School – Invited talk

                        Berlin, Otto Pankok Ausstellung – Guest

                        Krakkó, ESA, RN 3 – Presentation

Languages

Hungarian, German, English, Russian

Others

1993 Tutor prize of "Pro Scientia" gold medallion the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Student: Andras Hanich)

2003-2009 Member of the International Advisory Board of the Commission for Culture Studies and History of Theatre (Austrian Academy of Sciences) http://www.oeaw.ac.at/kkt/expert_e.html

2007 Tutor prize of "Pro Scientia" gold medallion the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Student: Timea Baumann)

Publications


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