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).
historical studies on men and masculinities, sociological theory, sociology of culture, sociology of science, sociology of sports
Beáta Nagy works at the Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute of Sociology and Social Policy. Her main research field is gender and work. She is the co-director of the Gender and Cultural Centre, and carried out investigations on companies’ equal opportunity policies, the gender awareness of local governments and multinational companies, and gender budgeting. Her recent book deals with the lack of female students in IT and technology. She is the head of the research group investigating the Dilemmas and strategies in reconciling family and work.
gender, labour market, management, work-life balance, gender and technology/IT, equal opportunities
He was graduated as a sociologist at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences and at University of Maastricht. His PhD thesis was about public participation and he obtained his PhD in 2009 also at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences. In recent years he was involved in several participatory project either as organiser or as facilitator. At the moment he is a research fellow at Budapest Business School, and a senior lecturer at Corvinus University of Budapest. He is a senior researcher in the Dilemmas and strategies in reconciling family and work project (2013-2017).
public participation, social context of decisions, interrelationships of social and technological changes
Ildikó Dén-Nagy is an economist and sociologist and PhD candidate at Corvinus University of Budapest. Her research interests are in the areas of Science and Technology Studies with special focus on the social aspects of information and communication technologies.
information and communication technologies, work-life balance, online communities, media, social media
Zsuzsanna Gering is a research fellow at Budapest Business School; meanwhile she is doctoral candidate at Corvinus University of Budapest (Institute of Sociology and Social Policy). Her main research field is corporate social responsibility (CSR) and CSR discourse. For 7 years she has worked as a consultant specialising in corporate social responsibility. She received her Master’s in Sociology and Economic Policy in 2002. The topic of her PhD dissertation is about the discursive strategies that Hungarian companies use to define and justify their social role and responsibility.
corporate social responsibility, content-analysis, discourse analysis, mixed methods, work-life balance, future of higher education
Geszler Nikolett is a PhD student at the Institute of Sociology and Social policy in Corvinus University of Budapest. Her main research interests are masculinity studies, primarily the work-life balance of manager men. In her previous works she made research on CSR topics and wrote about the income and social influence of economic leaders. Currently she is participating in the OTKA research called Dilemmas and strategies in reconciling family and work, lead by Beáta Nagy.
work-life balance, work-family conflict, masculinity studies, managers, gender, involved fatherhood
Marta Rado is a PhD student at the Institute of Sociology and Social Policy. Her research focuses on the demographic events effects on subjective well-being.
demography, inequalities, statistical methods, subjective well-being
Veronika Paksi is a sociologist, works as an Assistant Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology of the Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. She is a PhD student at the Corvinus University of Budapest; the Secretary General of the Hungarian Sociological Association and an editor of the Culture and Community domestic periodical. Her current research focuses on the work-life balance of higher educated women; career models and career advancement in Research and Development; decisions and inequality in relation to assisted reproductive technologies.
Women in science, Science, Technolgy, Engineering and Mathematics, Work-life balance, Childbearing, PhD education, Doctorate holders, Career models and career advancement in RDI, Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies