1 1 DOROTTYA SZIKRA, Ph.D Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest, Faculty of Social Sciences and Senior Researcher at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Social Sciences Private mail: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE HUNGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Institute for Social Sciences, Senior Researcher from February 2014 up to the present. BUDAPEST INSTITUTE, Senior Researcher of Social Policy, from October 2011 to February 2014; Senior Fellow from February 2013 up to the present. EÖTVÖS LORÁND UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCES, BUDAPEST, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, Associate Professor of Social Policy, from September 2003 to present; Assistant Professor from February 2002 to September CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST, GENDER STUDIES DEPARTMENT, Visiting Professor of Gender and Welfare, September 2005 to September HUNGARIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH, WELFARE AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC PLANNING, Independent Advisor, November 2002 December JOHN WESLEY COLLEGE, FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK, Assistant Professor, September 1996 January PRIME MINISTER S OFFICE, independent researcher and advisor on welfare effects of European Union accession in previously joined countries, March 1995 to September INDEPENDENT TRAINER for non-governmental organizations, E.g. United Way Hungary, Soros Foundation, Non-profit Information and Training Center (NIOK),
2 2 EDUCATION EÖTVÖS UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST, Ph.D. in Sociology (Social Policy), Summa cum laude, 2003; MA Social Policy, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Policy Studies, Baltimore, USA, Junior Fellow, March 1994 May UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, Faculty of Social Policy, Great Britain. Tempus Scholarship, Social Policy MA courses, Academic Year 1992/1993 RESEARCH PROJECTS, SCOLARSHIPS COMPARATIVE FAMILY POLICY RESEARCH PROJECT together with Prof. Tomasz Ingot (Minnessota State University, USA) and Prof. Cristina Rat (Babes- Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania). INNOSERV Innovative Social Services. FP7 program. February 2012 February Budapest Institute is the Hungarian Consortium partner. NORDIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE. The Nordic Welfare State Historical Foundations and Future Challenges. Mobility fellowship April July University of Southern Denmark, Odense; Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Turku. NCEEER The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, University of Washington. Research Scholarship. Continuity and Change in Family Policies of the New European Damocracies: A Comparison of Poland, Hungary, and Romania. September 2009 September NORDIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE. The Nordic Welfare State Historical Foundations and Future Challenges. Mobility fellowship. The Origins of Different Welfare Paradigms. Comparing the Early Years of the Danish and the Hungarian Welfare Systems. University of Southern Denmark, Odense, November 2008 January INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT Welfare State Transformations and Adaptations in Central and Eastern Europe, September 2007 September VOLKSWAGEN FOUNDATION, International and Interdisciplinary Research: The German Half-Day Model: A European Sonderweg? The Time Politics of Public Education in Post-war Europe, Member of the Research Group, March 2006 to November HUNGARIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, Zoltán Magyary Post-Doctoral Scholarship, Research Fellow, September 2006 to September 2007.
3 3 HUNGARIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, Ferenc Deák Post-Doctoral Scholarship of the Ministry of Education, September 2005 to September VOLKSWAGEN FOUNDATION International and Interdisciplinary Research Project, History of Social Work and Gender in Central and Eastern Europe , Research Fellow, from April 2004 to April OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE, BUDAPEST, Research Support Scheme Program, Research Fellow, Early Hungarian Social Insurance Legislation in a European Context From January 1999 to January 2000.
4 4 PUBLICATIONS Democracy and Welfare in Hard Times. The Social Policy of the Orbán Government in Hungary since In. Journal of European Social Policy, December 2014; 24 (5) (together with Zsófia Aczél and Dorota Szelewa) 2014 The Changing Language of Social Policy in Hungary and Poland. In. Petersen, Klaus and Daniel Beland (eds.) Analysing Social Policy Concepts and Language. Comparative and Transnational Perspectives. Policy Press, Bristol Austerity Policies and Gender Impacts in Hungary. Working Paper. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Budapest Büro. May To be downloaded: Reménytelenség és terápia. [Hopelessness and Therapy.] Book-review on Ferge Zsuzsa: Vágányok és vakvágányok a társadalompolitikában. L Harmattan Kiadó, Budapest, In. Élet és Irodalom, LVI. July 13, Welfare Co-operatives and social policy between the two World Wars in Hungary In. Hilson, Mary, Pirjo Markkola and Ann-Catrin Östman (eds.). Co-operatives and the Social Question: The Co-operative Movement in Northern and Eastern Europe, Welsh Academic Press, Cardiff Tradition Matters: Child Care and Primary School Education in Modern Hungary. In. Child Care and Primary Education in Post-War Europe. Karen Hagemann, Konrad Jarausch and Cristina Allemann-Ghionda (eds.) New York and Oxford, Berghahn Books Családtámogatási rendszerek Európában történeti perspektívában. [Family Policies in Europe in a Historical Perspective.] In. Simonyi Ágnes (szerk.) Családpolitikák változóban. Szociálpolitikai és Munkaügyi Intézet, Budapest, old. Franciaország, Lengyelország, az Egyesült Királyság, a Német Szövetségi Köztársaság, Norvégia és Spanyolország családtámogatási rendszere. [Family Policies in France, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany, Norway and Spain.] In. Simonyi Ágnes (szerk.) Családpolitikák változóban. Szociálpolitikai és Munkaügyi Intézet, Budapest, old. (together with Dorota Szelewa), Do Central and Eastern European countries fit the Western picture? The example of family policies in Hungary and Poland. In Christina Klenner Simone Leiber (eds.) Welfare States and Gender Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe. Continuity and Post-socialist Transformation in the EU Member States. European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels, pp Eastern European faces of familialism: Hungarian and Polish family policies from a historical perspective. In Diana Auth, Eva Buchholz, Stefanie Janczyk (eds.): Selektive Emanzipation: Analyse zur Gleichstellungs- und Familienpolitik. [Politik und
5 5 Geschlecht, Band 21] Verlag Barbara Budrich, Opladen & Farmington Hills, MI, pp Published also on-line in: Manka goes to work: Public childcare in the Visegrad countries , Budapest Institute, (together with Béla Tomka) Social Policy in East Central Europe. Major Trends in the 20st Century. In Cerami, Alfio and Pieter Vanhuysse (eds) (2009). Post-Communist Welfare Pathways: Theorizing Social Policy Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan (together with Dorota Szelewa), 2009, Welfare et socialisme: de certains concepts relatifs au genre. [Welfare under state socialism. An attempt to apply mainstream and gendered concepts.] Cahiers du Genre, n 48, Social Policy and Anti-Semitic Exclusion before and during World War II in Hungary. The Case of the Productive Social Policy. In Hauss, Gisella Schulte, Dagmar: Amid Social Contradictions. Towards a History of Social Work in Europe. Opladen and Farmington Hills, Barbara Budrich Publishers (together with Eszter Varsa and Borbála Juhász), Building the Social State in Hungary: The Hungarian Settlement Movement between the Two World Wars. In Hauss, Gisella Schulte, Dagmar (eds.) Amid Social Contradictions. Towards a History of Social Work in Europe. Opladen and Farmington Hills, Barbara Budrich Publishers From Bismarck to the New Pension Orthodoxy. The Historical Development of the Pension System in Hungary, In. Jorn-Henrik Petersen Klaus Petersen (Eds.) The Politics of Age. Public Pensions in a Comparative and Historical Perspective. Peter Lang Publishers, Hamburg, (together with Dorota Szelewa.) Passen die mittel- und osteuropäische Länder in das westliche Bild? Das Beispiel der Familienpolitik in Ungarn und Polen. In Christina Klenner and Simone Leiber (eds.) Wohlfahrtsstaaten und Geschlechterungleichheit in Mittel- und Osteuropa. Kontinuität und postsozialistische Transformation in den EU-Mitgliedstaaten. VS Verlag, Wiesbaden, Germany, A szociálpolitika másik arca. Fajvédelem és produktív szociálpolitika az 1940-es évek Magyarországán. [The Other Face of Social Policy. Racism and Productive Social Policy in the 1940s in Hungary.] In Századvég, Új folyam, 48. szám, szám. pp35-77., (Together with Borbála Juhász and Eszter Varsa), A lány villamosa. Határátlépő nők a két világháború közötti szociális munkában Földy Ilona és Göntér Zsuzsanna életrajzán keresztül., [Tram to the Outskirts. Female Social Workers Crossing Borders between the Two World Wars in Hungary.] In Bakó Boglárka Tóth Eszter Zsófia (szerk.): Határtalan nők. Kizártak és befogadottak a női társadalomban. Nyitott Könyvműhely, Budapest., 2008
6 6 Characteristics of Teaching Social Policy and Gender in Eastern Europe. in. Andrea Pető (ed.): Teaching Gender Studies in Hungary. Ministry of Youth, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. Budapest, Family and Child Support in a Postcommunist Society: Origins of the Mixed Hungarian Welfare Capitalism. Fighting Poverty and Reforming Social Security: What Can Post-Soviet States Learn from the New Democracies of Central Europe? M. Cain, N. Gelazis and T. Inglot. (Eds.) Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington DC, The Thorny Path to Implementation: Bismarckian social insurance in Hungary in the late 19th century. In European Journal of Social Security, Volume 6, Nr. 3, September, Pp Az évi betegbiztosítási törvény végrehajtása. [The implementation of the sickness insurance act.] In. AETAS, Társadalombiztosítás és modernizáció. [Social Insurance and Modernization] In. Körkép reform után. Tanulmányok a nyugdíjrendszerről Augusztinovits, Mária (ed.) Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány, Budapest, (together with Eszter Varsa), 2005, Gender, Class and Ethnicity-Based Differentiation in the Practice of Hungarian Social Work, Case Study of the Kozma-Street Settlement, In. Kurt Schilde Dagmar Schulte (eds.): Need and Care Glimpses into the Beginnings of Eastern Europe s Professional Welfare. Barbara Budrich Publishers. (together with István Sziklai), A Strukturális Alapok forrásainak felhasználási lehetőségei a társadalmi befogadási stratégia végrehajtásában. [Possibilities to Use the Structural Funds of the EU for the Implementation of the Social Inclusion Strategy] Esély, 2004/2. (together with Tamás Gyulavári and Mihály Nyilas) A legutóbb csatlakozott EU-tagállamok tapasztalatai a szociális védelem területén. [The Experiences of the Newly Joined EU-members on the Field of Welfare] Aristone, Budapest, CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS Szociálpolitika és rasszizmus a két világháború között. [Social Policy and Racism between the two World Wars in Hungary.] Presentation at the Conference 1944 and the Hungarian social sciences. Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) Center for Social Science Research, 16. October, Az állam szerepe az anyaság támogatásában. [The role of the state in promoting maternity.] Presentation at the Conference The role of motherhood in the gender discourse. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung 2. October, 2014.
7 7 Családpolitika és társadalmi nem az államszocializmusban. A gyermeknevelési támogatás és a bölcsődék 1960 és 1990 között. [Family policy and gender under state socialism. Child care leave and nurseries between 1960 and 1990.] Presentation, Jour fix, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) Center for Social Science Research, 28. September, Family Policies and Gender under State Socialism: The three-year-long parental leave and the fate of nurseries between 1960 and Paper presented at ESSHC, European Social Science History Conference, Vienna, April 2014 Közpolitikai elemzések gender-szempontból [Analysing public policies from a gender perspective.] Keynote speech at the Conference and Book Launch Gender Equality in Public Policies in Hungary, March The changing meaning of welfare state in East Central Europe. An historical overview. Presentation at the Conference on the Meaning of the Welfare State as a Contested Political Concept. 12. December Stockholm University. Austerity Policies and Gender Impacts in Hungary. Keynote presentation at the workshop Crisis, austerity and gender, organized by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Warsaw, 25. September Az aktuális diskurzus és szakpolitikai javaslatok a demográfiai kérdésekkel kapcsolatban Magyarországon. [Current discourses and policy recommendations with regard to demography in Hungary]. Presentation at the workshop Demográfiai kihívások progresszív megközelítési módjai [Progressive approaches to demographic challenges] organized by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Büro Budapest. 17. September State, family and gender in CEE welfare states historical traditions and present challenges. Lecture delivered at State, Society and Citizens. Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development, Summer School organized by NordWel & REASSESS August, 2012, Helsinki. Work as a punishment. The use of public works in the Hungarian social assistance system. Lecture delivered at Managing Social Vulnerability: The Welfare and Penal System in Comparative Perspective. Summer University Course organized by the Central European University, Budapest, July 16-27, Compulsion of Work in the Hungarian Social Assistance System. Lecture delivered at Contested Claims on Citizenship in the Post-Socialist Welfare States of Central and Eastern Europe. Conference organized by the Central European University, Budapest, July 6, History, Politics, and Ideas: Family Policy in Postwar Poland, Hungary, and Romania Paper co-authored with Cristina Rat and Tomasz Inglot, presented at the Conference Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development organized by the University of Southern Denmark, June 14-16, 2012.
8 8 Reménytelenség és terápia. [Hopelessness and therapy.] Presentation of Zsuzsa Ferge s new book: Vágányok és vakvágányok a társadalompolitikában. [Roads and Dead-ends]. Budapest, June 7, A közfoglalkoztatás új rendszere és a munka méltósága [The new system of public works and the dignity of work.] Lecture. A Munka Méltósága új irányok, időtálló garanciák? Conference organized by the Hungarian Ombudsman of Human Rights. Budapest, May 3, Hungarian social policy between the two World Wars: Reactions to a multidimensional crisis situation. Paper presented at Crisis and Renewal. Welfare States Democracy and Equality in Hard Times. Reykjavik, 2-3. June, Historical research in the intersections of gender, race and class. The example of the 1930s social policy in Hungary. Keynote lecture. NordWel Workshop: Social Reforms and Cultural Inclusion. Historical examples from rural and urban settings. Åbo Akademi University, 28. June Is it only poverty that matters? Gender, race and class in the research of welfare history. Keynote lecture, Seminar on Social History. Svendborg, May The future of the welfare state: Paths of social policy innovation between constraints and opportunities. Round Table discussion on the 7 th Annual Conference of ESPAnet, Urbino, Italy, September Stream convener with Prof. Tomasz Inglot at 7 th Annual Conference of ESPAnet, Urbino, Italy, September Making the Poor Work. Productive Social Policy and Anti-Semitic Exclusion before and during the Second World War in Hungary. Paper presented at the NCoE NordWel International Conference, Labour Markets and Welfare States. The Nordic Model in Comparative and Transnational Historical Perspectives. Stockholm, Sweden, May Together with Dorota Szelewa, Do Central and Eastern European Countries Fit the Western Picture? The Example of Family Policies in Hungary and Poland. Paper presented at the conference: Enlargement: Five Years After: The State of European Integration and New Challenges. Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 8-9 May State controlled Co-operatives. The role of the Hungarian welfare co-operatives in the implementation of Anti-Semitic legislation before and during the Second World War. Paper presented at the workshop Co-operatives and the 'social question' - ideology, networks and organising. Åbo Akademi University, Finland, 28 April Welfare Nationalism in Eastern Europe. The Case of Hungary. Citizenship, collective identity and welfare state nationalism. Workshop organized by NCOE Nordwel and the Centre for Welfare State Research, University of Southern Denmark. 18 November 2008.
9 9 Eastern-European Faces of Familialism: Hungarian and Polish family policies in a Historical Perspective. Family policy and equality policy today: New feminism? Modernisation? Re-traditionalisation? Conference organized by the German Association of Political Science (DVPW). Potsdam, Germany, September Social Policy in East Central Europe. Major Trends in the 20st Century. Learning from the Eastern Experience: Welfare State Transformations and Adaptations in Central and Eastern Europe East-West Round Table European Social Policy Analysis Network (ESPAnet) Annual Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 19 September Child Care and Pre-School Education in State Socialist Hungary. A Maternalist Welfare State? The German Half-Day Model: A European Sonderweg? The Time Politics of Child Care, Pre School and Elementary School Education in Post-War Europe, International and Interdisciplinary Conference, Köln, Germany. 1-3 March The History of Social Policy: The Development of Social Rights in the Wider Europe, Stream organized together with Bela Tomka September 2007, Vienna, Austria ESPAnet Annual Conference. The Hungarian Pension System Now and Then: Reforms in the 1950s and the 1990s, Institutions, Knowledge and Change The Danish Pension System in International Comparison, University of Southern Denmark April, Odense, Denmark Social Policy and Anti-Semitic Exclusion before and during World War II in Hungary. The Case of the Productive Social Policy, 27 Lisbon, Portugal, European Social Science History Conference, 28 February 1 March 2007 Activation policies between the two World Wars in Hungary. The Case of Productive Social Policy. William Thompson Lecture Series, University College Cork, Ireland, 12 February Hungarian Family and Child Support in a Historical and Comparative Perspective Welfare State Regimes, Public Education and Child Care. Theoretical Concepts for a Compoarison of East and West. Interdisciplinary Workshop organized by the International and Interdisciplinary Research Group The German Half-Day Model: A European Sonderweg? The Time Politics of Public Education in Post-war Europe, Potsdam, Germany. March 31-April 1, (Together Borbala Juhasz and Eszter Varsa) Women and Social Work in Hungarian History. Women and the History of Social Work, Seminar. Ultrecht University. Presentation and Workshop 27 March, Ultrecht, Holland. (together with Eszter Varsa) Everyday Social Work in the Hungarian Settlement Movement: A Case Study of the Kozma Street Settlemen
10 10 Project, European Social Science Histrory Conference. Holland, Amsterdam: March Family and Child Support in a Post-Communist Society. Origins of the Mixed Hungarian Welfare Capitalism. ESPAnet Annual Conference. University of Fribourg, Switzerland September (together with Eszter Varsa) Hungarian Social Work in the 1930s. The Case of the Kozma-Street Settlement. Issues of Gender, Race and Class. Closing Conference of the Project of History of Social Work and Gender in Central and Eastern Europe Köln, Germany, September Central and Eastern European Welfare Capitalism: The Case of the Hungarian Family and Child Support System. Fighting Poverty and Reforming Social Security: What Can Post-Soviet States Learn from New Democracies of Central Europe? Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, East European Studies Program, Washington, D.C., 10 June 2005 Hungarian Welfare Development and Social Work in the 1930s. Joint Conference of the Project History of Social Work and Gender in Central and Eastern Europe and ATHENA-2 Program, Prague, Czech Republic. 1-6 December, Hungarian Workers Insurance in a European Context ESPAnet Annual Conference, Oxford, Great Britain September, MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Member of Editorial Board EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY ANALYSIS NETWORK (ESPAnet), Member of Board between 2009 and 2013 HILSCHER REZSŐ SOCIAL POLICY ASSOCIATION, Hungary, Member MICHAEL POLANYI PHILOSOPICAL ASSOCIATION, Budapest, Member LANGUAGE SKILLS Excellent English and fair German; (native Hungarian)