Adrienne Csizmady

Adrienne Csizmady
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Research Interests

Adrienne Csizmady, PhD. habil. is a research professor at the Institute for Sociology of the Center of Social Sciences, Budapest. She was Director of the Institute of Sociology from 2015 to 2023. She is also a professor of sociology at Department of Sociology University of Szeged Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, (SZTE). Graduated in sociology (1995), received her PhD in sociology (2001), and made her habilitation at Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE) Budapest (2008). She has over 30 years’ of experience in empirical research examining urban related topics such as gentrification, suburbanization or tourism.The main fields of her research interests are urban social problems including social consequences of urban renewal, over-tourism, sustainable social environment, culture and heritage, suburbanisation, integration strategies of people moving from town to country. She has led as NC and contributed to several international and as a PI to national comparative researches. Among others: RE-DWELL, RURALIZATION, OIKOnet, EDUlife. She is an Expert and Monitor of H2020 (2018/2019) and was Expert and Reviewer of EU FP7 (2012/2014/2016) project proposals. Her publication list includes nearly 200 journal articles, conference papers, books, book chapters and textbooks in Hungarian and English. She published her papers in journals such as the International Journal of Housing Policy, Journal of Policy Research in Tourism Leisure and Events, Tourism Geographies, Social Inclusion, Sustainability, Critical Housing Analysis, Urban Planning and others.

Selected Publications

Csizmady A, Bagyura M, Olt G. (2022): From a Small Village to an Exclusive Gated Community: Unplanned Suburbanisation and Local Sovereignty in Post-Socialist Hungary. URBAN PLANNING (2183-7635): 7 3 pp 115-129 doi: 10.17645/up.v7i3.5275

Csizmady, A.; Kőszeghy, L. (2022): ‘Generation Rent’ in a Super Homeownership Environment: The Case of Budapest, Hungary. SUSTAINABILITY 14 : 14 Paper: 8929 (2022)  doi: 10.3390/su14148929

Augustyniak H,  Csizmady A,  Hegedüs J,  Łaszek J,  Olszewski K, Somogyi E. (2022): Understanding the Economic Situation of People Who Took a Foreign Currency Mortgage in Hungary and Poland. CRITICAL HOUSING ANALYSIS (2336-2839): 9 1 pp 1-15  doi: 10.13060/23362839.2022.9.1.536

Éva Huszti – Fruzsina Albert – Adrienne Csizmady – Ilona Nagy – Beáta Dávid (2021): When Spatial Dimension Matters: Comparing Personal Network Characteristics in Different Segregated Areas. SOCIAL INCLUSION, 9(4), 375-387. doi: 10.17645/si.v9i4.4520

Olt, G., Smith, M. K., Csizmady, A., Sziva, I. (2021): Gentrification, tourism and the night-time economy in Budapest's district VII – the role of regulation in a post-socialist context. In: Smith, A.-Eldridge,A.: (eds):  Tourism and the Night. Rethinking Nocturnal Destinations. Routledge. 

Research Projects

RE-DWELL Delivering affordable and sustainable housing in Europe H2020 MSCA-ITN. 2021-2024 (National Coordinator)

RURALIZATION The opening of rural areas to renew rural generations, jobs and farms. HORIZON 2020, 2019-2023 (National Coordinator)

The potential and limits of smart technologies in the light of social acceptance. TINLAB 2023 (PI, Social Well-being Thematic Forum, leader: Tausz Katalin)

Sociology of Urban planning. NKFIH (K124940) 2017-2023 (PI)

Sustainable consumption patterns, behavioral strategies and knowledge use in the Hungarian society. A social scientific analysis of sustainable food and energy consumption. (researcher, PI: Bernadett Csurgó)