CURRICULUM VITAE

Richard Papp

BIRTH: 1973 December 17th

DIPLOMA: cultural anthropologist (Eotvos Lorand University, 1998)

GRADE: ethnography and cultural anthropology PhD (University of Debrecen, Department of Ethnography, summa cum laude, 2006)

Current position:

ELTE Faculty of Cultural Anthropology Department – Principal Assistant

MTA Ethnic and National Minority Research Institute – Research Fellow



Teaching experience

Cultural Anthropology Department of ELTE

1995–1996 Spring semester:

Central European nations (lecture)

1996–1997 Fall semester:

Central European nations (lecture)

1996–1997 Spring semester:

Central European nations (lecture)

1997–1998 Fall semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology I (seminar)

Ethno-regional research in Central Europe (seminar)

1997–1998 Spring semester:

Religion and culture in Central Europe (lecture)

Ethno-regional research workshop (seminar)

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology II (seminar)

1998–1999 Fall semester:

Central Europe Anthropology (lecture)

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

1998–1999 Spring semester:

Anthropological research in Central Europe (lecture)

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology II (seminar)

Methodology of cultural anthropology (seminar)

Jewish culture in Central and Eastern Europe (seminar)

1999–2000 Fall semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

Exam Seminar I

Hungarian-Jewish culture in Central Europe (lecture)

2000–2001 Fall semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

Central-Europe workshop (seminar)

2000–2001 Spring semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

Central-Europe workshop (seminar)

2001–2002 Fall semester:

The theory and methods of cultural anthropology: religion (lecture)

Field-training (seminar)

Exam seminar (seminar)

2001–2002 Spring semester:

Ethnic Religions in Central and Eastern Europe? (lecture)

Field-training (seminar)

Exam seminar (seminar)

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (seminar)

2002–2003 Fall semester academic year:

Jewish and Christian cultures I (lecture)

The beginnings of cultural anthropology (lecture)

2002–2003 Spring semester:

Milestones in the cultural anthropology II

Jewish and Christian cultures II

Field-training (seminar)

2003–2004 Fall semester:

Jewish and Christian cultures III

Field-training (seminar)

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology I (lecture)

Biblical anthropology

2003–2004 Spring semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 2 (seminar)

Jewish and Christian cultures (lecture)

Field-training (seminar)

Biblical anthropology (lecture)

2004–2005 Fall semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 1 (seminar)

Anthropology of Europe (lecture)

Field-training (seminar)

Biblical anthropology (lecture)

2004–2005 Spring semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (seminar)

Introduction to Anthropology of Religion (lecture)

Biblical anthropology (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

Boglar Louis Anthropology (lecture)

Cultural anthropological research and methodology (lecture)

2005–2006 Fall semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Introduction to Anthropology of Religion

Field-training

Cultural anthropological research methodology

Biblical anthropology

2005–2006 Spring semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (lecture)

Introduction to Anthropology of Religion

Field-training (seminar)

Cultural anthropological research and methodology (seminar)

Exam Seminar

Thesis Seminar

2006–2007 Fall semester:

Research Methodology (seminar)

Muslim workshop (seminar)

The Anthropology of Judaism (talk)

Exam Seminar

Thesis Seminar

Hungarian culture in the Carpathian Basin (lecture)

2006–2007 Spring semester:

Research Methodology (seminar)

Biblical anthropology (lecture)

Jewish workshop (seminar)

Exam seminar (seminar)

Thesis seminar (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

2007–2008 Fall semester:

Research Methodology (seminar)

Biblical anthropology (lecture)

Sacred time (performance)

Field-training (seminar)

Exam Seminar

Thesis Seminar

2007–2008 Spring semester:

Biblical anthropology (seminar)

Myths and Rituals (show)

Research Methodology (seminar)

Field-training (seminar)

Exam Seminar

Thesis Seminar

2008–2009 Fall semester:

Faces of Culture 1 (Social Studies BA, lecture)

Anthropological fieldwork techniques 1 (Cultural Anthropology, MA, oral presentation)

Anthropology of Religion (Cultural Anthropology, MA, oral presentation)

Field-training (seminar)

Exam Seminar

Thesis Seminar



ELTE Department of Ethnology

2002–2003 Fall semester:

The ethnicity of research methodology



Jaszberenyi Teacher Training College

1998–1999 Fall semester:

Central Europe Anthropology (lecture)

1998–1999 Spring semester:

Religion and Anthropology (lecture)



KVIFK East Academy

2000–2001:

Cultural Anthropology (lecture)



Rajk Laszlo College

2005–2006 Fall semester:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology



Sociological College for Advanced Studies

2005–2006 Spring semester:

The Anthropology of Time

Research topics

Religion, ethnicity and cultures in the Carpathian Basin

Interethnic relations in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

Hungarian Jewish culture in Central Europe and Israel



Fieldworks

1995-1996:

Hungary: Szentendre, Budapest, Hungary – Hungarian Serbian communities

1996–1997:

Romania: Hargita county – Hungarian and Romanian coexistence, interaction research in villages and Csikszereda

1996–1999:

Ukraine: Munkacs – life of the Jewish community

1997–:

Hungary: Budapest – the Hungarian Jewish culture and revival phenomenon, and other research on Bethlen Square Budapest's Jewish community life

1999:

Israel: Jerusalem – Hungarian research groups and communities involved in the life of a Yeshiva under observation

2000–:

Serbia (formerly Yugoslavia): Senta, Feketic, Morovica, Dobrodol, Debeljaca - religion, identity and cultural anthropological research on the connections between

Awards

OTDK Student Section: 3rd Award (1999)

Youth Academy Awards (2002)

National Strategic Plan Award: winning tender work (2002)

Rothschild Foundation Europe, Post-Doctoral Grant (2006)

Bolyai Janos Research Fellowship (2007-2010)

Conferences, Lectures

29th January 2009: Title: A "Lingard" Jewish Munkacs. Conference: Unlimited conditions: women and men. Location: Budapest, MTA ENKI

18th January 2008: Title: The Hungarian Jewish culture, anthropological research on the possibilities and features. Conference: Continuity, rupture, Renaissance? Jewish identity in contemporary historical interpretations. Location: Budapest, MTA PTI

11th June 2008: Title: Religion and national loyalty. The Hungarian Jewish identity and the ethnic Hungarian churches in Vojvodina. Conference on empirical research on ethnicity dilemma. Location: Budapest, MTA ENKI Organization (jointly with Csaba Pronai)

9th May 2008: Thus, how we research. Cultural anthropological research in support of the Ministry of Education. Location: Budapest, Millenaris Park

12th May 2007: Symbiosis Cultural Anthropology Days 2007 Conference. Budapest, Center for Contemporary Architecture. Section: Dangerous (cultural) conditions: Title: Strategies for coexistence of Serbs and ethnic Hungarians living in Vojvodina and the Hungarian Jewish community life

1st June 2007: The threat to the survival chances of absorption. Hungarian fragments in central Europe. Scientific meeting. Vienna, Vienna Hungarian Home. Title: The potential of cultural anthropology in a Hungarian village of Srem

20th April 2006 The adaptation of anthropology: to adapt the applied anthropology? Budapest, MTA Institute of Political Sciences. Title: The mosaic method of Louis Boglar in cultural anthropological education

21st April 2006: Symbiosis days. TATK Cultural Anthropology Department, ELTE, Budapest, Kultiplex. Title: The Reformed faith. Ethnic Religions in Vojvodina.

22nd April 2006: Symbiosis days. TATK Cultural Anthropology Department, ELTE, Budapest, Kultiplex. Title: Jewish village in Budapest?

12th May 2006 Roma and non-Roma coexistence of cultures in Central and Eastern Europe, an international scientific conference; Tornalja, MTA Institute for Ethnic and National Minorities, Tornaja Cultural Anthropology Workshop. Title: The methodological aspects of research of Gypsies in Vojvodina.

24th May 2006 "Everyday prejudices." Workshops in relation to the preparation of essays; Budapest, MTA Institute for Ethnic and National Minorities. Title: The anthropological approach to stereotypes options.

25th May 2006: Ethnic stereotypes and social distance. Prejudice, discrimination, Hungary, Budapest, MTA Ethnic and National Minorities Institute Annual Conference. Title: Stereotypes and mental categories in a Budapest Jewish community.

9th June 2006: Regionalism, community, international cooperation in the diaspora project. Zsobok: Kriza Janos Ethnographical Society-MTA-MTA Ethnography Research Institute. Title: "I am an Orthodox Catholic." Religion and Identity in a Hungarian community in Srem.

27th October 2006: Folklore of 1956. Debrecen, Debrecen University, Department of Ethnography, DE MTA Ethnography Research, Debrecen, MTA-MTA Ethnography Research Institute Academic Committee. Title: The 1956 Hungarian Revolution's place in the southern evolving national identity.

24th February 2005: "Roma and Gypsy cultures interethnic relations in the Carpathian Basin" on OTKA research symposium. Budapest, MTA ENKI Title: Interethnic relations in the light of the Gypsies

27th May 2005: Multiple ties, loyalty. Variations and changes in the identity of minorities. Budapest, MTA Institute for Ethnic and National Minorities. Title: The "southern end" of his people. Nationalism and multiple ties among Hungarians living in Vojvodina.

1st October 2005: Postmodern ethnicity. Discourses, narratives, performances. Pecs, Pecs University, Doctoral Program Cultural Modernity. Title: The significance of religious rites.

6th October 2005: Scientific image of today's Jews. Budapest, MTA-ELTE Research Group on Judaism Teachers' Club. Title: Is there a Jewish renaissance?

12th November 2005: The domestic situation of cultural anthropology, its institutions, its place in the sciences. Researchers, subjects, trends, problem of "methodologies". Budapest Open Workshop. Title: 15 years of the Budapest Cultural Anthropology Department, the school of Boglar Louis.

22nd November 2005 Multilingualism and identity of the Carpathian Basin. MTA and MTA Institute of Linguistics, Ethnic and National Minority Research Institute, Budapest, MTA headquarters. Title: Hungarian Minority institutions, cultural practices of small regions of Senta.

1st April 2004: ELTE TaTK Cultural Anthropology, Department of Ethnic and National Minority Research Institute, Symbiosis Club. Title: Rites of the nation? From anthropological point of view.

7th May 2004: Spaces, pictures and maps. The University of Pecs, Department of Modern Literature and Literary, Literary Studies and Doctoral Program, Department of Communications Conference. Title: The "Jewish mentality" spaces: the ritual Jewish village in Budapest.

27th May 2004: Cultural Borders - an adaptation process. The Academy of Ethnic and National Minorities Institute 2004th Annual Conference. Anthropology Section. Title: "North and South." Cultural boundaries and mental categories among the Hungarians living in Vojvodina.

5th July 2004: "Modern Myths". Political Foundation Summer School, Esztergom. Title: Myths: anthropological approach.

28th August 2004: Ethnic contact zones in the Carpathian Basin in the second half of 20th century. International scientific conference, Aszod. Title: Roundtable discussion on the ethnic contact zones sociological approaches.

8th October 2004: IV. Political Geography Conference, the political geography of the Carpathian Basin, Pecs, Pecs Sciences Geographical Institute. Title: The Balkans and nation.

16th November 2004: Minority identities, micro-Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin. Budapest, MTA Institute for Ethnic and National Minorities. Title: Minority, majority: as Senta in Vojvodina region.

20th November 2004: Qualitative methods of social education and training. Hungarian Sociological Association Congress, Budapest Szabó Ervin Library. Title: Field-training, or whether the empathy be taught?

29th March 2003: MTA Minority Research Institute. Minority-majority behaviors (conference). Title: Sociolinguistic and linguistic anthropological aspects in Srem

16th October 2003: University of Miskolc, Department of Anthropology and Visual Culture. Cultural Dilemmas of complex cultural research (conference). Title: Religion, tradition, ethnicity of minority cultures.

17th October 2003: University of Miskolc, Department of Anthropology and Visual Culture. Cultural Dilemmas of complex cultural research (conference). Title: What do you record: snapshots or anthropological interpretation?

30th May 2002: MTA-Minority Research Institute of the Slovak Republic Cultural Research Institute, MTA PTI. Changes in ethnic space and structure of identity in Carpathian basin (conference) Title: Religion, ritual, minority: unity and diversity?

13th June 2002: MTA Minority Research Institute (public workshops). Title: Rite and nation.

30th September 2002: Anthropological Society of Hungary. Anthropology or anthropologies? (conference). Title: The importance of scientific research workshops.

17–18th October 2002: MTA Minority Research Institute. Hungarians in the world. Diaspora research the millennium (conference). Title: "a feasible path." Hungarian Orthodox Jewish young people in the Israeli society.

7th January 2001: Social Sciences Forum Institute. Ezredveg Conference (Slovakia, Komarom). Title: Religion and nationalism in the province of Vojvodina.

20th February 2001: Political Century College. Title: Religion and minorities.

26th April 2001: Aaron Martin's College for Advanced Studies: ethnic identity and lectures. Title: Religion, culture, minority.

30–31st May 2001: MTA Minority Research Institute. Hungarian minority: ethnic existence, identity and self-organization and urban villages (symposium). Title: Minority, culture, tradition cities and villages in Vojvodina genre.

2–4th October 2001: VII. Ethnographic International Conference on ethnic cultures of the millennium (Bekescsaba). Title: Ethnic Religions in the Carpathian Basin? Cultural anthropology cases.

6th December 2001: MTA Minority Research Institute. Title: Religion, tradition and identity in Vojvodina.

18th October 2000: Aaron Martin's College for Advanced Studies: minority and identity

13th December 2000: Feketics (Yugoslavia): Jews and Christians in Israel.

13th April 1999: Young Researchers Conference debut. MTA Institute of Sociology. Title: Micro-anthropological research in Central Europe.

23–25th April 1999: OTDK Student section. Title: The birth of the Jewish culture of a community's life in Budapest.

Publications:

Books, book chapters

2009. Miert kell Kohn bacsinak negy hűtoszekreny? Elo humor egy budapesti zsidó kozosseg eleteben. [Why should Uncle Kohn need four refrigerator? Humor in the life of a Budapest's Jewish community] Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely

2008. Hajnal Virag–Papp Richard Kozelbol is tavol. Magyar vilagok a Vajdasagban. [Away from nearby. Hungarian worlds in Vojvodina] Budapest: Timp Kiadó–Vajdasagi Magyar Művelodesi Intezet

2006. Vallas es etnicitas a vajdasagi magyarok koreben. [Religion and ethnicity among the Hungarians in Vojvodin.] Debrecen: Debreceni egyetem. Multidiszciplinaris Bolcseszettudomanyok doktori iskolaja. Neprajz es kulturalis antropológiai tudomanyok programja

2005. Van-e zsidó reneszansz? Kulturalis antropológiai valaszlehetosegek egy budapesti zsidó kozosseg eletenek tükreben. [Is there a Jewish renaissance? Forward responses to a cultural anthropological view of Budapest's Jewish community life] Budapest: Múlt es Jovo.

2005. Identitas es etnicitas. [Identity and ethnicity] In: Boglar Lajos–A. Gergely Andras–Bali Janos–Hajnal Virag–Papp Richard: A tükor ket oldala. Bevezetes a kulturalis antropológiaba. Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó 64–68

2005. Vallasantropológia. [Anthropology of Religion] In: Boglar Lajos–A. Gergely Andras–Bali Janos–Hajnal Virag–Papp Richard: A tükor ket oldala. Bevezetes a kulturalis antropológiaba. Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó 68–74

2005. A kulturalis antropológia autentikussaga, avagy tanitható-e az empatia? [The authenticity of cultural anthropology, or whether empathy can be taught?] Boglar Lajos–A. Gergely Andras–Bali Janos–Hajnal Virag–Papp Richard: A tükor ket oldala. Bevezetes a kulturalis antropológiaba. Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó 105–113

2005. Kozep-európai kepek. [Central European Photos] Boglar Lajos–A. Gergely Andras–Bali Janos–Hajnal Virag–Papp Richard: A tükor ket oldala. Bevezetes a kulturalis antropológiaba. Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó 154–178

2006. Intuitiv antropológia 2. [Intuitive Anthropology] In: A. Gergely Andras–Papp Richard–Prónai Csaba (szerk.): Kultúrak kozott. Hommage a Boglar Lajos. Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó 47–71

2004. Hajnal Virag–Papp Richard: „Mint leveleket a vihar”. Kulturalis antropológiai esettanulmanyok az ezredforduló delvideki magyarjairól. ["As the storm leaves. Cultural anthropological case studies of Southern Hungarians in the new millennium] Újvidek: Forum.

2003. Etnikus vallasok a Vajdasagban? Kisebbsegi lethelyzetek kulturalis antropológiai ertelmezesei. [Ethnic Religions in Vojvodina? Minority cultures in anthropological interpretations] Budapest: Gondolat Kiadói Kor–MTA Kisebbsegkutató Intezet

2003. Kozep-Európa vilaga. [Central-Europe in the world] In: Kezdi Nagy Geza (szerk.): A vilag nepei. Budapest: Kolumbusz Konyve. 34–83

Edited books

2007. A. Gergely Andras–Papp Richard (szerk.): A szakralitas arcai. Vallasi kisebbsegek, kisebbsegi vallasok. [Faces of Sacrality. Religious minorities, and minority religions] Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó

2007. Papp Richard (szerk.): Delvidek/Vajdasag. Tarsadalomtudomanyi tanulmanyok. [Delvidek / Vojvodina. Social studies] Zenta: Vajdasagi Magyar Művelodesi Intezet

2006. A. Gergely Andras–Papp Richard–Prónai Csaba (szerk.): Kultúrak kozott. Hommage a Boglar Lajos. [Between Cultures. Hommage a Louis Boglar] Budapest: Nyitott Konyvműhely Kiadó

2005. Beregszaszi Anikó–Papp Richard: Karpatalja. Tarsadalomtudomanyi tanulmanyok. [Transcarpathia. Sociological studies] Budapest–Beregszasz: MTA Etnikai-nemzeti Kisebbsegkutató Intezet–II. Rakóczi Ferenc Karpataljai Foiskola.

2005. Ilyes Zoltan–Papp Richard (szerk.): Tanulmanyok a szórvanyról. [Studies on the diasporas] Budapest: Gondolat Kiadó–MTA Etnikai-nemzeti Kisebbsegkutató Intezet

2004. Kozma Istvan–Papp Richard (szerk.): Etnikai kolcsonhatasok es konfliktusok a Karpat-medenceben. [Ethnic conflict and the interaction of the Carpathian Basin] Budapest: Gondolat Kiadói kor–MTA Kisebbsegkutató Intezet.

2004. A. Gergely Andras–Papp Richard: Kultúra es kisebbseg. [Cultures and minorities] Budapest: MTA Etnoregionalis Kutatókozpont–MTA Kisebbsegkutató Intezet.

Selected Papers

2006 Virag Hajnal–Papp Richard: The Cultural Anthropology Lessons of a Study of a Hungarian Community in the Szeremseg (Srem). In: Balazs Balogh–Zoltan Ilyes (ed.): Perspective of Diaspora Existence. Hungarian Diasporas int he Carpathian Basin–Historical and Current Contexts of a Specific Diaspora Interpretation and Its Aspects of Ethnic Minority Protection

2003 „Rolls of Bread”. Interpretation of a conversation in a synagogue. Acta Etnographica Hungarica (48/1–2): 21–34

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