Dr. Miklós Hadas
Co-director of the Centre
Room: C 421
Miklós Hadas, DSc is professor of sociology and co-director of the Centre for Gender and Culture at Corvinus University of Budapest; member of the sociological committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. From 1990-2002 he was the founding editor-in-chief of Replika, a leading Hungarian journal of social sciences. Actually, he is member of the advisory bouard of NORMA (International Journal for Masculinity Studies). He is author of numerous articles on gender and masculinity and of A modern férfi születése (The Birth of Modern Man, 2003). This book was awarded the Polanyi Prize by the Hungarian Sociological Association for the best sociological book to be published that year. His articles have appeared in journals such as The Anthropological Forum, Actes de la recherce des sciences sociales, The Journal of Social History, History of Education, The American Sociologist, International Journal of the History of Sport, Sports Historian.
Relying on Norbert Elias’ civilization theory and figurational approach, his current research interest concentrates on the transformation of Western masculinities over the past centuries.