Dissertation title: Low-cost Fordism? The Antinomies of Class in the Romanian Automobile Industry, 1989-(2016).
Working as a consultant for Groupe Syndex.
Dissertation title: “Free Software as Commons: Between Informational Capitalism and a New Mode of Production”
Dissertation title: Places of Culture: From Cultural Institutions to Culture-led Urban Development in Budapest
Dissertation title: “Time is not a military rank”: The Production of History and the Liberalization of the Spanish Railways
COOK, Ian Michael
Dissertation title: “Expectant Urbanism: Time, Space and Rhythm in a Smaller South Indian City”
Dissertation title: The Transfiguration of the Hero: A Memory Politics of the Everyday in Berlin and Budapest
Dissertation title: The Revolt Of The Provinces, Anti-Gypsyism and Right-Wing Politics in Rural Hungary
Dissertation title: Kurds between Sovereign Violence and Bio-Political Care: Healthcare Provision in Hakkâri during the AK Party Era
Dissertation title: Living the Global Muslim Protest. Boycotting Israel in Two European Urban Locales
Dissertation title: Planning the state: Labour and the making of industrial socialism in Romania, 1944-1955
Dissertation title: Playing to Win, Learning to Lose: Sport, State and Nation in Interwar Romania
Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work at Babes-Bolyai University.
Dissertation title: Assembling Fragmented Citizenship: Bulgarian Muslim Migrants at the Margins of Two States.
Junior Researcher at the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia.
Dissertation title: Biographies of Exclusion: Poverty and Inequalities in Urban Romania
From 1 March 2014 until 28 February 2015: Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Department of Education & Professional Studies in the School of Social Science & Public Policy at King’s College London
Dissertation title: From revolution to reconciliation: the road of Venezuelan intellectuals to state power and the Bolivarian higher education reform
2013 Fall Junior Visiting Fellow "Tsvetan Stoyanov" at the Institute for Human Sciences, IWM in Vienna, Austria
2014 Post-doctoral fellow "Advanced Academia Program" at the Center for Advanced Studies, CAS in Sofia, Bulgaria
Dissertation title: Contesting Illusions: History and Intellectual Class Struggle in Post-Communist Romania
Dissertation title: "Development as Chaos: Agromanufacturing, Dispossession and Plantation Labourers' Everyday Lives in Kenya."
Currently working with Pathfinder International as Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in Kenya.
Dissertation title: "Making a Market: The Problem of Polish Carbon in EU Climate Policies"
Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan
Dissertation title: "Rescaling States - Rescaling Insecurities: Rural Citizenship at the Edge of the Hungarian State"
One year post-doc research grant from the ERSTE Foundation for Social Research. The research is anchored in Vienna.
Dissertation title: “Facing Eurocentrism, Facing Modernity: Questions of Modernization and Global Hierarchies in Turkish Intellectual History”
Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University
Dissertation title: "Taking Care of Oneself and Others: Ethnic Entrepreneurs in Berlin"
Two year post-doc position in the WWTF project CITY SCALERS in Vienna.
Dissertation title: "Beyond Motherhood: Ukranian Female Labor Migration to Italy"
Research fellow at the Center for Policy Studies (CEU) where she works in an FP7 project NEUJOBS
From March 2014 a 2 year long postdoctoral position: Experienced researcher in Marie Curie network Changing Employment. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Dissertation title: "Gender, Ethnicity and Class: Romani Women's Political Activism and Social Struggles"
Research Fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Sociology, Budapest: research project on the "Institutionalization of Roma Politics", supported by the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund.
Affiliated Research Fellow, at the CEU, Center for Policy Studies, Budapest
Fulbright Scholar (2012-2013), then Visiting Assistant Professor (2013-2014) at the Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.
Dissertation title: "Violent Imaginations: Liminal Encounters from Camp Town to the Inner City. Seoul and the United States Armed Forces in South Korea."
From Jan. 2013 post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Olso’s Department of Social Anthropology, as part of Prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen's ERC funded research project "Overheating: The Three Crises of Globalisation".
Dissertation title: "Critical Engagements with and within Capitalism: Romania’s Middle Managers after Socialism"
Assistant lecturer at the Sociology Department of Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania.
Erste Foundation Fellowship for Social Research for 2012-2013 on Labor Markets and Employment in Central and Eastern Europe.
Dissertation title: "Adivasi mobilization: ’Identity’ versus ‘class’ after the Kerala model of development?"
Previously: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam
Dissertation title: "The Cunning of Class:Urbanization of Inequality in Post-war Poland"
Previously: Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of Poznań
Assistant Professor, Center for European Regional and Local Studies, University of Warsaw
SZOMBATI, Istvan Deák
Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Dissertation title: "Inequality and Discipline. The Production of Inequalities in a Women's Prison."
Senior Program Manager at OSI
Dissertation title: "Still "Fixing Women"?: Female Circumcision and the Anti-HIV/AIDS Fight among the Ejaghams of Cameroon."
Research fellow at the Linnaeus University's Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies,Vaxjö, Southeast Sweden
Dissertation title: "The Rise of the Competition State in Central and Eastern Europe: The Politics of Foreign Direct Investment"
Project director at the University of Mannheim, MZES
Senior researcher at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels