Judit Acsády

Judit Acsády
Download CV Senior Research Fellow (TK SZI)
Research Interests

Gender studies, gender relations after the transition and in state socialism
Social construction of care
Emancipation, women in public life
Share of domestic responsibilities
Social history: Hungarian feminist movements in the 20th century, pacifism, international women’s organisations, history of women’s labour
Social movements (networks, the role of social solidarity, aims, values, communication)

Selected Publications

Acsády, Judit, Hungarian Feminist Periodicals as Alternative Public Spaces,: 1907–18: Values, Networks, and Dissemination Strategies, JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN PERIODICAL STUDIES Vol 6. : 1. Women Editors in Europe / Special Issue pp. 69-85. , 17 p. (2021).

Acsády, Judit, Women’s Industrial Labor in Hungary: An Overview of Main Tendencies and Turning Points from the End of the Nineteenth Century. EAST CENTRAL EUROPE / L'EUROPE DU CENTRE EST 46 : 1 pp. 9-28. , 20 p. (2019).

Acsády, Judit ; Mészáros, Zsolt ; Zombory, Máté: Reflections on the Gender Aspects of World War One: Commemoration Projects and Historiography in Hungary. L' HOMME: ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR FEMINISTISCHE GESCHICHTSWISSENSCHAFT 29 : 2 pp. 65-78. , 14 p. (2018).

Ingrid Sharp, Acsády Judit, Nikolai Vukov: „Internationalism, Pacifism, Transnationalism: Women's Movements and the Building of a Sustainable Peace in the Post-War World”. In Ingrid Sharp, Matthew Stibbe (Eds.)Women Activists Between War and Peace Europe: 1918-1923. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. pp. 82-122. ISBN:9781472578785

Voices of peace and Freedom. Contribution of International and Local Women’s Organizationstothe UNSC Resolution 1325”. In: JovankaŠaranović (Eds.) Gender Equality in Defence System: Accomplishments and Trends. Belgrade: Institute for Strategic Research, 2016. pp. 184-196

Acsády J, Biegelbauer A, Paksi V, Somogyi B, Szalma I: Traditional and alternative patterns in the social construction of care in Hungary after the transition. In: Daskalova K, Hornstein-Tomic C, Kaser K, Radunovic F (Eds.) Gendering post-socialist Transition: Studies of Changing Gender Perspectives. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2012. pp. 119-149

Diverse Constructions: Feminist and conservative women’s movements and their contribution to the reconstruction of gender relations in Hungary after the first World War. In: Sharp Ingrid – Stibbe Matthew (Eds.) Aftermaths of War: Women's Movements and FemaleActivists, 1918-1923. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2011. pp. 309-333. (ISBN:13: 9789004191723)

The Debate on Parliamentary Reforms in Women’s Suffrage in Hungary. In: Irma Sulkunen, Seija-LeenaNevala-Nurmi, PirjoMarkkola (Eds). Suffrage, Gender and Citizenship: International Perspectives on Parliamentary Reforms. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. pp. 242-259.

Der Mythos der gebannten Emanzipatio. In: Erika Kegyes, Ágnes Huszár, Genderbilder aus Ungarn. Ergebnisse der ungarischen Genderforschung: Gefälligkeits übersetzung: Gender images from Hungary. Results of gender research in Hungary.  Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovac, 2008. pp. 9-28.(Gender Studies - Interdisziplinäre Schriften reihezur Geschlechterforschung; 10.)

"In a Different Voice": Responses of Hungarian Feminism to the First World War. In: Fell A, Sharp I (Eds)The Women's Movement in Wartime. International Perspective. 1914-1919. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. pp. 105-123.

Research Projects

2021 - Sustainable consumption. NKFIH Project. PI. Bernadett Csurgó (ELKH Sociology)

2020 - Solidarity as an answer to the crisis caused by the pandemic: actions and discourses. PI: Margit Feischmidt (ELKH Institute for Minority Studies)

2016-2018 - RE-WORK OTKA research at HAS CSS: History of Industrial labour:’Women industrial workers.’ PI: Tibor Valuch (HAS Political Science)

2015 - ’Women Activists Between War and Peace Europe: 1918-1923’. – international reserach and consultation. PI: Ingrid Sharp (University of Leeds) and Matthew Stibbe (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)

2014 - COST - Gender and Culture of Science in Society (GENESIS) Project. Hosted by Queen’s University, Belfast- proposal collaboration.

2013 - EIGE - Mapping the Current Status and Potential of Administrative Sources of Data on Gender-Based Violence in the EU and Croatia. National reseracher.

2011 - genSET Project. - Building Institutional Capacity for Action on Gender Dimension in Science.  EC  Framework 7 Programme, Science in Society. Wissenschaftsladen Wien - Science Shop Vienna Participants from HAS SI: Judit Acsády, Katalin Tardos.

2009-2010 - ’Gendering Post-Socialist Transition. Studies of Changing Gender perspectives- keretében: CARE kutatás témavezetője.. ERSTE Foundation.

2008-2013 - “Aftermath of War” – international research (Ingrid Sharp és Matthew Stibbe - University of Leeds). 2013 workshop conference at HAS Budapest

2009 - makeITfair Project - Good Electronics. Pauline Overeem. SOMO Office, Amsterdam. 2009.

Millenium Development UN webpage: Gender Equality, and Demography'. Antropolis Foundation

2007 - WONBIT Project, Women and Biotechnology. Fondatione Brodolini.

ENSZ CEDAW Report  - ISZCSM Esélyegyenlőségi Főosztály.


2005 - Pilot study about sexual harassment„Civil Rádió – HAS Sociology - ISZCSM program

2002- 2003 - ENABLE-AGE. International projects about living conditions of the elderly population – participant researcher. PI: Zsuzsa Széman

PHARE HU 0104-02 “Women’s integration at the labour market” – expert tasks, consultations

2002 - „Divided World” (Megosztott világ 2)  Gender research conference organising. HAS and Ministry of Social and Family Affairs. 2002.03.5.

1999-2000 - GLOBUS Project. Research project about cultural impacts of globalisation. PI: János Mátyás Kovács.

2000-2001 - CEDAW Report  – background studies. 2000. január.

1998-2000 - Principal investigator of F 22171 OTKA research ’The Reception of Feminism in Hungary.’ 

1996 - „Divided World” (Megosztott világ 1)  Co-organiser of  – first interdiciplinary gender studies conference „  ELTE Sociológy Inst. -  HAS Social Conflict Research Center,  Budapest, Benczúr u. 33. december 5- 6.

1995 - „Dark Numbers” – researcher of international comparative research on domestic violence. PI: Isabel Marcus.

1994 - ’Feminism in Hungary’ archive research, Network of East West Women „Small Grant”