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TIMÁR Judit

Timár Judit
Great Plain Research Institute
Békéscsaba Department

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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Timár Judit

Place and date of birth : Gyoma, June 1st,1955

Marital status :

Contact

fax Centre +36 (66) 441-801
landline Centre +36 (66) 441-801
E-mail timarj(at)rkk.hu

Education and training

1978József Attila University, Szeged — Diploma: mathematics and geography teacher
1980József Attila University, Szeged — University Doctor degree in Geography
1995Hungarian Academy of Sciences — CSc (PhD) in Geography
2014University of Debrecen, Institute of Geography — Habilitation

Language skills

Russian (reads)
English (writes, reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

1978—1982Primary school, Pilisvörösvár — Teacher
1982—1984Geographical Research Institute, HAS Alföld Research Group, Békéscsaba — research fellow
1984—1995Center for Regional Studies, HAS, Alföld Institute, Békéscsaba Department, Békéscsaba — research fellow
1995—2000Center for Regional Studies, HAS, Alföld Institute, Békéscsaba Department, Békéscsaba — head of department
2000—2012Center for Regional Studies, HAS, Alföld Institute, Békéscsaba Department, Békéscsaba — senior research fellow
2013—HAS, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Institute for Regional Studies, Alföld Research Department, Békéscsaba — senior research fellow
2013—2014University of Debrecen, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development — part-time associate professor
2016—Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Social and Economic Geography — part-time associate professor

Teaching activities

1985—1989lecturer, Juhász Gyula Teacher Training College, Szeged
1991—1996lecturer, Kőrösi Csoma Sándor College, Békéscsaba
1994lecturer, Debrecen University of Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural Water and Environmental Management, Szarvas
1995—lecturer, József Attila University (current University of Szeged) Faculty of Science and Informatics, Institute of Geography and Geology and Doctoral School of Earth Science
2002—supervisor, lecturer (her 2 supervised doctoral students received PhD degree), University of Szeged Doctoral School of Earth Science
2012—lecturer, University of Szent István, Enyedi György Regional Science Doctoral School
2013—2014part-time associate professor, University of Debrecen, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development
2016—part-time associate professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Social and Economic Geography
2016—supervisor, lecturer, Eötvös Loránd University, Doctoral School of Earth Science

Scientific activity

1985—1990Society for Dissemination of Scientific Knowledge, Department of Békés County, Earth Science Faculty, board member
1986—Hungarian Sociological Society, member
1986—1990Society for Dissemination of Scientific Knowledge, Department of Békéscsaba, board member
1995—Hungarian Geographic Society, board member
1995—Hungarian Geographic Society, Department of Körösvidék, president
1997—2002Research Support Scheme Committee, Soros Foundation, Prague, member
1997—2004International Geographical Union, Gender and Geography Committee, appointed full member
1999—Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Committee of Geography, elected member
1999—2001Regional and Urban Physical Planning Council, Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development, member
2002—2015International Group of Critical Geographers, member of Steering Committee
2003—Hungarian Regional Science Society, member
2004—2005Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development, National Rural Development Plan Monitoring Board, member
2005—2008Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Committee of Town Planning, member
2013—Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Regional Studies Institution, member of the Scientific Board, tag
2016—General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, representative of the non-academic members,
2016—National Research, Development and Innovation Office Unit for Agriculture, Environmental, Ecological and Earth Science, FT 2, panel member, tag

Awards

1989Award of the Hungarian Geographic Society
1990—1991Soros Foundation Fellowship, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
1990Junior Award of the Center for Regional Studies, HAS
1998“Pro Regione – Alföldért” Award for the Békéscsaba Department of the Centre for Regional Studies, HA
2000Fulbright visiting research scholar fellowship, Davis, CA, USA
2004Visiting researcher fellowship, National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, Ireland
2005Pro Regio Award, Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development
2005Honorary associate professor, University of Szeged
2017Knight Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary

Editorial Membership

1986—1989Regional Research Support Series (CRS, HAS), member
1988—Alföldi Tanulmányok [Alföld Studies], editor
1992—Tér és Társadalom [Space and Society] (CRS, HAS), member of editorial board, from 2011: editor
1994—2010European Urban and Regional Studies (Sage), member of editorial advisory board, 2007−2010: editor
2001—2008"Bárka" journal, Editorial Board
2002—2004International E-Journal for Critical Geographies (Canada; http://www.acme-journal.org), member of editorial advisory board
2004—2007“Feminisms in geography: space, place and environment” anthology (USA), member of editorial advisory board
2006—“Terepmunkák” (Fieldworks) book series (Ú.M.K. Jelenkutató Alapítvány), editorial board member
2006—2010Gender, Place and Culture (Routledege), editorial board member
2007—Földrajzi Közlemények (Geographical Proceedings), editorial board member
2012—Társadalomkutatás, member of editorial advisory board
2015—New Geographies of Europe, Palgrave Macmillan, book series, co-editor
2016—METSZETEK (University of Debrecen), member of editorial advisory board

Subjects taught

The social relations of gentrification and suburbanisation (József Attila University/University of Szeged)
Geography of gender (University of Szent István, Enyedi György Regional Science Doctoral School)
Approaches to Human Geography (in Hungarian and English) (University of Debrecen, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Social and Economic Geography)
Geography of marginalised social groups (in Hungarian and English) (University of Szeged, Eötvös Loránd University, Doctoral School of Earth Science)
Everyday practices of adaption and resistance to peripheralisation at household scale (University of Szeged, Doctoral School of Earth Science)
The role of gender in spatial processes (József Attila University/University of Szeged)
Approaches to rural geography (in Hungarian and English) (Eötvös Loránd University, Doctoral School of Earth Science)
Urbanism and urban development (University of Debrecen, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development)
Settlement policy and social studies; Economic geography (Juhász Gyula Teacher Training College)
Settlement policy and social studies (Kőrösi Csoma Sándor College)
Women and men in space and society (Kőrösi Csoma Sándor College)
Urbanisation (Kőrösi Csoma Sándor College)
Introduction into Hungarian Society (Kőrösi Csoma Sándor College)
Urban and rural sociology (Debrecen University of Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural Water and Environmental Management, Szarvas)
Urbanisation (József Attila University/University of Szeged)
Radical, feminist geography (József Attila University/University of Szeged)
Introduction to geography (József Attila University/University of Szeged)

Research fields

Production of geographical thoughts, critical, feminist geography
Gender geography of post-socialist urban and rural spaces and places
Geography of marginalised social groups
Revitalisation, urban policy
Urban-rural, interurban relations
Urbanisation, suburbanisation, gentrification, urban restructuring, social geography of urban-rural fringe and farmstead settlements

Trips abroad

19887 universities (Delhi, Aligarh, Banaras, Madras, Bangalore, Poona) — India — India
1989University of Utrecht — Netherlands
1990—1991Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ — United States
2000University of California, Davis, CA — United States
2004NIRSA, Maynooth — Ireland
2009British Academy; Queen Mary, University of London; Royal Holloway University of London — United Kingdom

Publications


Link to the publication list (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, MTMT database)

Selected publications

Books:

  • Momsen J H, Kukorelli Szörényiné I., Timár J 2005: Gender at the Border. Entrepreneurship in Rural Post-socialist Hungary. London: Ashgate.
  • Barta Gy, G.Fekete É, Kukorelli Szörényiné I. Timár J (eds.) 2005: Hungarian Spaces and Places: Patterns of Transition. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies.
  •  Timár J, Velkey G (ed.) 2003: Várossiker alföldi nézőpontból. [Urban success from the point of view of the Great Hungarian Plain] Békéscsaba–Budapest: MTA RKK ATI, MTA Társadalomkutató Központ.
  • Csatári B, Timár J (eds.) 2002: Területfejlesztés, rendszerváltás és az Alföld. [Regional planning, the change of regime and the Great Plain] (Magyarország az ezredfordulón. Stratégiai tanulmányok a Magyar Tudományos Akadémián. IV. A területfejlesztési program tudományos megalapozása) Budapest: MTA Társadalomkutató Központ.

 
Articles, book chapters:

  • Fabula Sz, Timár J 2018: Violations of the right to the city for women with disabilities in peripheral rural communities in Hungary. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 76: (June): 52–57.
  • Nagy E, Timár J 2017: The (re)production of peripherality in Central and Eastern Europe. European Spatial Research And Policy 24 (2): 5–16.
  • Timár J, Velkey G 2016: The relevance of the political economic approach: The interpretations of the rural in the migration decision of young women and men in an economically backward region. Journal of Rural Studies 43: (February): 311–322.
  • Nagy E, Timár J, Nagy G, Velkey G. 2015: The Everyday Practices of the Reproduction of Peripherality and Marginality in Hungary. In: Lang T, Henn S, Sgibnev W, Ehrlich K (eds.) Understanding Geographies of Polarization and Peripheralization: Perspectives from Central and Eastern Europe and Beyond. 352 p. Basingstoke:Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 135–155. (New Geographies of Europe)
  • Timár J, Fabula Sz 2013: Whose identity politics? – Lessons for emerging critical disability geography in Hungary. Geographica Helvetica 68:(3): 171−179.
  • Nagy E, Timár J 2012: Urban restructuring in the grip of capital and politics: Gentrification in East-Central Europe. In: Csapó T, Balogh A (szerk.) Development of the Settlement Network in the Central European Countries: Past, Present, and Future. 314 p. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp. 121−135.
  • Nagy G, Nagy E, Timár J 2012: The changing meaning of core–periphery relations of a non-metropolitan “urban region” at the Hungarian–Romanian border. DISP: The Planning Review 48: (2). 93−105.
  • Smith A, Timár J 2010: Uneven transformations: Space, economy and society 20 years after the collapse of state socialism. European Urban and Regional Studies 17:(2): 115−125.
  • Timár J 2010: Van-e posztszocialista urbanizáció? [Is there a post-socialist urbanisation? ]In: Barta Gy, Beluszky P, Földi Zs, Kovács K (eds.) A területi kutatások csomópontjai. 531 p. Pécs: MTA Regionális Kutatások Központja, pp. 121−140.
  • Timár J, G Fekete É. 2001: Fighting for recognition: feminist geography in East-Central Europe. Gender Place and Culture 17:(6): 775−790.
  • Timár J 2009: Communist and post-communist geographies. In: Kitchin R, Thrift N (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Vol. 2.Oxford:Elsevier, pp. 214-220.
  • Timár J 2007: Gender studies in the gender-blind post-socialist geographies of East-Central Europe, Reuve Belge de Geographie, BELGEO (3): 349−369.
  • Timár J 2006: The transformation of social and cultural geography during the transition period (1989 to present time) in Hungary. A társadalom- és kulturális földrajz átalakulása Magyarországon az átmenet korszakában (1989-től napjainkig), Social & Cultural Geography 7 (4): 649–667.
  • Timár J, Enyedi, Gy. 2004:  Applied Human Geography and Ethics from an East Central European Perspective, Ethics, Place and Environment. 7 (3): 173–184.
  • Timár J 2004: More than ’Anglo-American’, it is ’Western’: hegemony in geography from a Hungarian perspective, Geoforum 35 (5): 533–538.
  • Timár J 2004: What Convergence between what Geographies in Europe? A Hungarian perspective, European Urban and Regional Studies 11 (4): 371–375.
  • Timár J, Jelenszkyné Fábián I. 2004: Female Representation in the Higher Education of Geography in Hungary, Journal of Geography in Higher Education 28 (1): 101–110.
  • Timár J 2003: Lessons from Postsocialism: „What’s Left for Emerging Critical Geography to Do in Hungary?”, Antipode 35 (1): 24–33.
  • Timár J 2003:’Reform or revolution?’ Soft critical geography in Hungary, with hard issues, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 21 (2): 154–160.
  • Timár J 2002: Restructuring labour markets on the frontier of the European Union: Gendered uneven development in Hungary. In: Rainnie, A., Smith, A., Swain, A. (eds.) Work, Employment and Transition: Restructuring livelihoods in post-communism. London and New York: Routledge. pp. 134–154.
  • Timár J, Váradi M. M. 2001: The Uneven Development of Suburbanization during Transition in Hungary, European Urban and Regional Studies (4): 349–360.
  • Timár J 1999: Elméleti kérdések a szuburbanizációról [Theoretical issues on suburbanisation], Földrajzi Értesítő (1–2): 7–32.
  • Timár J 1998: Recent Changes and Governmental Problems in Urban-Rural Fringes in the Great Hungarian Plain In: Barlow M, Lengyel I, Welch R(eds.)  Local Development and Public Administration in Transition. Szeged: JATEPress. pp 150-157.
  • Timár J 1998: Feminista földrajz [Feminist geography] In: Tóth J., Vuics T (ed.) Általános társadalomföldrajz I. Budapest – Pécs: Dialog Campus. pp. 266–283.