H. Szilágyi István

H. Szilágyi István, Ph.D. habil. associate professor

  • Department of Legal Philosophy

Areas of expertise

Legal theory / Philosophy of law

Short bio

CURRICULUM VITAE

ISTVÁN SZILÁGYI



PRESENT POSITION

1999 Associate Professor, Department for Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law,
Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Szentkirályi utca 28-30, Budapest, 1088 Hungary
Phone: (361) 4297-228
Fax: (361) 4297-226
E-mail: h.szilagyi.istvan@jak.ppke.hu


ACADEMIC DEGREES

2009 Dr. habil. - Pázmány Péter Catholic University
1998 PhD - University of Miskolc
1994 doctor universitatis - University of Miskolc
1987 doctor iuris - University

Consulting hours

11.00-12.00 Tuesday, 11.00-12.00 Thursday

CURRICULUM VITAE

ISTVÁN SZILÁGYI

PRESENT POSITION

1999 Associate Professor, Institute for Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law,
Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Szentkirályi utca 28-30, Budapest, 1088 Hungary
Phone: (361) 4297-228
Fax: (361) 4297-226
E-mail: h.szilagyi.istvan@jak.ppke.hu

ACADEMIC DEGREES

2009 Dr. habil. - Pázmány Péter Catholic University
1998 PhD - University of Miskolc
1994 doctor universitatis - University of Miskolc
1987 doctor iuris - University of Miskolc

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPEREINCES

1996-1999 Senior Lecturer (part time), Dept. of Theory of Law and State, Faculty of Law,
University of Debrecen

1996-1999 Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Visual and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts,
University of Miskolc

1995-1998 Senior Lecturer (part time), Instute for Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest

1994-1998 Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Legal Theory and Sociology, Faculty of Law, University
of Miskolc

1989-1994 Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of Legal Theory and Sociology, Faculty of Law,
University of Miskolc

1987-1989 In-house Legal Adviser, Budapest Headquarters of the Hungarian State
Railways, Budapest

1987 Trainee, Central Court of Buda District, Budapest
(four months)

TEACHING EXPERINCES

1996-1999 Dept. of Theory of Law and State, University of Debrecen
Courses taught:
'Introduction to Legal and Political Sciences'
'Sociology of Law'

1996-1999 Dept. of Visual and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, University of Miskolc
Courses taught:
'Anthropology of Law'

1995-present Institute for Legal Philosophy, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Budapest
Courses taught:
'Introduction to Legal and Political Sciences' (1996 - present)
'Sociology of Law' (1997 - present)
'Anthropology of Law' (1998 - 2003)
'Theory of State' (2012 – present)
'Introduction to Communication Science' (2012 – present)
'Methodology of Social Research' (2015 – present)
Seminary courses:
'Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Law and Literature' (2002-present) [also in English for ERASMUS students]
'István Bibó's Political Philosophy' (2002-present)
'The Legal Position of the Hungarian Gypsy Minority' (2000-present) [also in English for ERASMUS students]
'Political Sociology' (2001-2003)
'Chapters from the History of Hungarian Legal Philosophy' (2000-2003)
Lectures delivered within the courses:
'History of Political Thinking' (2003-2012)
'Theory of State' (2001-2012)
'History of Legal Philosophy' (1998-2002)

1989-1998 Dept. of Legal Theory and Sociology, University of Miskolc
Courses taught:
'Theory of State' (1997-1998)
'Philosophy of Law' (1996-1997)
'Introduction to Legal and Political Sciences' (1994-1996)
'Sociology of Law' (1991-1994)
Seminary courses:
'Roma Integration' (1994-1998)
'Anthropology of Law' (1994-1998)
'Istvan Bibó's Political Philosophy' (1991-1994)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

2016–2017 IM [financed by the Ministry of Justice] with György Gajduschek, Balázs Fekete and Péter Róbert – "The Knowledge and Opinion about Law of the Hungarian Population"

2012-2015 OTKA [National Scientific Research Found], coordinated jointly with György Gajduschek and Balázs Fekete – "The Knowledge and Opinion about Law of the Hungarian Population"

2000-2001 Open Society Institute, Budapest
'Anthropological Study of Scavenging Romas'

1996-1999 OTKA [National Scientific Research Found] - coordinated jointly with Sándor Loss, Faculty of Law, University of Miskolc
'Gypsies in Court'

1995-1998 TEMPUS - coordinated by Professor Csaba Varga, Faculty of Law, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest
'Anthropology of Law'

1991-1994 TEMPUS - coordinated by Professor János Zlinszky, Faculty of Law, Miskolc
University
'Anthropology of Law'

1990-1995 OTKA - coordinated by Professor Miklós Szabó, Faculty of Law, Miskolc
University
'History of Hungarian Legal Philosophy'

RESEARCH SPECIALISATION

— Sociology of Law: Legal Consciousness, KOL-studies
— Law and literature: general theoretical issues and case studies
— Legal anthropological study of the Hungarian Gypsies
— Anthropological theory of law
— American Realist Movement, especially the works of Karl N. Llewellyn
— István Bibó's legal and political philosophy
— Barna Horváth's legal philosophy

SCHOLARSHIPS

2014 International Institute for the Sociology of Law (IISL), Oñati (three weeks)
1992 Rijksuniversiteit van Amsterdam (six weeks)
1993 Rijksuniversiteit van Amsterdam (four weeks)
1994 Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne (four weeks)
1994 Université Toulouse 1, Sciences Sociales (four months)
1995 Rijksuniversiteit van Groningen (four weeks)
1996 Rijksuniversiteit van Groningen (four weeks)
1997 Rijksuniversiteit van Groningen (four weeks)
1998 l'Université de la Mediterranée, Aix-Marsailles I, Aix en Provence (four weeks)

CONFERENCES, LECTURES

2016 "Theoretical Questions of the KOL-studies." Closing conference of the OTKA K 105552 research Project. Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 29 September 2016.

2016 "Natural Law and the Nature of Law in Tolkien's Lord of the Rings." GTR16 – Trento Days on Rhetoric - 7th ISLL- Italian Society for Law & Literature A Picture of Law. Multimodal Argumentation, Pluralism and Images in Law. 16-17, June 2016. University of Trento, Faculty of Law, Italy.

2016 "What Does the 'And' Mean? The Possibilities of Relating Law and Literature. Law in the (Transsylvanian) Literature. Scapientia Transsylvanian Hungarian University, Cluj Napoca, 6–7 May 2016.

2015 "Theoretical Questions of the KOL-studies." Lecture delivered at the Hungarian KOL Researches, workshop in co-operation of the Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Legal Sociological Research-group of the Department of Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 4 November 2015.

2015 "Law and Literature". Compact seminary course delivered at the Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Porto, 11-16 May 2105.

2015 The Motivations of Law Students Professional Orientation. A Problem-Map." Law Students and the Profession of Judge. Scientific Sypmposium 2015. Hungarian Academy of Justice, Budapest, 4 March 2015.

2014 "Pusoma's Voice – No Mercy II", Vth Symposia on "Law and Literature", Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 15–16 May 2014.

2013 „There Is No Mercy", V Convegno Nazionale della Italian Society for Law and Literature, Torino, Universita di Torino,17–18 June 2013.

2013 Referee's lecture on Balázs Fekete's "Law and Emotions: Dangerous Liaisons". Workshop in the Jurisprudence on the Turn of the Millennium project. Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 14 May 2013.

2013 Referee's lecture on Edina Vinnai's "International and Hungarian Researches in 'Law and Language'" Workshop in the Jurisprudence on the Turn of the Millennium project. Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 7 March 2013.

2012 "There Is No Mercy – For No One". IVth Symposia on "Law and Literature" held by the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Szeged and the Office of the Head Appellate Attorney, Szeged, 5 May 2012.

2012 "Law and Literature in Hungary". Collegium Doctorum – jubilee confenrence. Faculty of Law, University of Miskolc and the Deák Ferenc Doctoral School of Law and Political Sciences, Miskolc, 19 April 2012.

2011 "Ethics, Moral and Law in István Bibó's Thought". István Bibó the Political Thinker and the Politician. Faculty of Law, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, 25–26 November 2011.

2011 "Ethics and Law in István Bibó' Legal Philosophy". Bibó 100. The Humanization of Power. The Actuality of the Oeuvre. István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies – Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 29 September 2011.

2011 "The Legal Anthropological Study of the Hungarian Roma Minority". Anthropology of Law: Synthesis. Charles University, Prague, 21–22 May 2011.

2010 "Why Do Not Feminists Read Agatha Christie?" IIIth Symposia on "Law and Literature". Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, 8–9 April 2010.

2009 "Law and Literature – A Thematic Survey". Inaugural Lecture. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 12 May 2009.

2008 "The Chronicle of a Death Foretold – A Retrospection". IInd Symposia on "Law and Literature". Doctoral School of the Faculty of Law, University of Debrecen, Síkfőkút, 16–17 October 2008.

2008 "Family Relations – Legal Ethnography and Legal Anthropology". Conference on Legal Ethnography and Legal Cultural History. Illyés Gyula Faculty of the University of Pécs, Szekszárd, 24 April 2008.

2007 "Some Remarks on the European Reception of 'Law and Literature'". European Law and Legal Philosophy. The Formation of the Elements of Legal System and of Legal Thinking in the Past Half a Century. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 10 November 2007.

2007 Referee's lecture on Tamás Nagy's PhD thesis, Law and Literature, at the academic disputation. Faculty of Law, University of Szeged, 20 April 2007.

2006 "The Roma Way". Law and Tolerance. 5th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law, Côte d'Opale, France, 17–20 May 2006.

2006 "Law and Literature – a Survey". Symposia on Law and Literature. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 12 May 2006.

2006 "Barna Horváth's Genius". Symposia on Law and Literature. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 12 May 2006.

2006 "The Possibilities of the Legal Anthropology". The Adaptation of Anthropology: Does Applied Anthropology Adapt? Ethnorogional Research Centre of the Institute for Political Science and Institute for Sociology, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Department for Anthropolgy, Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, 19–20 April 2006.

2005 Referee's lecture on Ágnes Zsidai monograph, The Reconstruction of István Bibó's Legal Philosophical Writings from 1933–1944, István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 20 October 2005.

2005 Referee's lecture on Iván Balog's study, "István Bibó's Reception in the Common Talk after the Democratic Turn". István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 19 April 2005.

2004 "Bibó István's university lectures". The Dilemmas of Freedom. Conference in Memoriam István Bibó. István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 28–30 April 2004.

2003 "The Uselessness of the Marxist Social Scientific Concepts". The Socialist Legal Theory and the Marxism. Institute for Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 14 February 2003.

2003 "Master and Student". István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 22 April 2003.

2001 "Roma Identities". Romas in the 21st Century Hungary. Kölcsey Ferenc Protestant College, Budapest, 10 October 2001.

1998 "Let Us Invent Hungarian Legal Anthropology". 'Comparative Legal Cultures' Symposium on Transition to Rule of Law, Budapest, 7 April 1998.

1997 "Opening Scissors. The Legal Status of the Gypsy Minority in the Nowadays Hungary". First 'Comparative Legal Cultures' Symposium on Transition to Rule of Law, Budapest, 17–19 March 1997.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2016 – present Member of the Equal Opportunity Committee of Pázmány Péter Catholic University

2016 Member of the committee for the doctorate examination of András Molnár, Faculty of Law, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, 17 October 2016.

2016 Member of the committee for the doctorate examination of Petra Burai, Faculty of Law, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, 27 June 2016.

2016 Chair in the discussion of István Kevevári's PhD thesis, Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 24 June 2016.

2014 – present External member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

2014 – present Member of Tárkány Szücs Ernő Research Group for History of Legal Culture and Legal Ethnography

2013 – 2015 President of the Committee for Law and Literature, Hungarian Association of Law and Political Sciences

2012 – present Member of Hungarian Association of Law and Political Sciences

2012 Member of the academic jury at the public discussion of János Bóka's PhD thesis. Faculty of Law, University of Szeged, Szeged, 21 December 2012.

2012 Member of the academic jury at the public discussion of Szonja Navratil' PhD thesis. Faculty of Law, Eötvös Lóránd Universuty, Budapest, 6 December 2012.

2011 Hungarian host of the conference. Anthropology of Law: Sythesis, Charles University, Prague, 21–22 May 2011.

2009 Member of the academic jury at the public discussion of Jenő Szmodis's PhD thesis. Faculty of Law, University of Debrecen, 4 November 2009.

2007 Appointed referee of Tamás Nagy's PhD thesis in the public discussion. Faculty of Law, University of Szeged, Szeged, 20 April 2007.

2007 – present Teacher in the Doctoral School of the Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest.

2007 Invited expert and lecturer in the sociological aspects of the Hungarian judicial reform. Hungarian Judicial Academy, Budapest, February–May 2007.

2006 – 2010 President of the Educational Committee, Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest.

2003 – present Member of the editorial board of Kontroll, a periodical for socio-legal
studies.

2000 – 2001 Chairman of the Anti-discrimination Committee in the National Ehtnic
Minority Office

LANGUAGES

Hungarian – native
English – fluent
French – upper intermediate
Russian – intermediate
German – reading

 

 

 

—    Law and literature: general theoretical issues and case studies

—    Legal anthropological study of the Hungarian Gypsies

—    Anthropological theory of law

—    KOL studies

—    American Realist Movement, especially the works of Karl N. Llewellyn

—    István Bibó's legal and political philosophy

—    Barna Horváth's legal philosophy

CONFERENCES, LECTURES

2013        „There Is No Mercy", V Convegno Nazionale della Italian Society for Law and Literature,     Torino, Universita di Torino, 17–18 June 2013.

2013    Examiner's opinion of Balázs Fekete's "Law and Emotions: Dangerous Liaisons". Workshop in the Jurisprudence on the Turn of the Millennium project. Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 14 May 2013.

2013    Examiner's opinion of Edina Vinnai's "International and Hungarian Researches in 'Law and Language'" Workshop in the Jurisprudence on the Turn of the Millennium project. Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 7 March 2013.

2012    "There Is No Mercy – For No One". IVth Symposia on "Law and Literature" held by the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Szeged and the Office of the Head Appellate Attorney, Szeged, 5 May 2012.

2012    "Law and Literature in Hungary". Collegium Doctorum – jubilee confenrence. Faculty of Law, University of Miskolc and the Deák Ferenc Doctoral School of Law and Political Sciences, Miskolc, 19 April 2012.

2011    "Ethics, Moral and Law in István Bibó's Thought". István Bibó the Political Thinker and the Politician. Faculty of Law,  Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, 25–26 November 2011.

2011    "Ethics and Law in István Bibó' Legal Philosophy". Bibó 100. The Humanization of Power. The Actuality of the Oeuvre. István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies – Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 29 September 2011.

2011    "The Legal Anthropological Study of the Hungarian Roma Minority". Anthropology of Law: Synthesis. Charles University, Prague, 21–22 May 2011.

2010    "Why Do Not Feminists Read Agatha Christie?" IIIth Symposia on "Law and Literature". Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, 8–9 April 2010.

2009    "Law and Literature – A Thematic Survey". Inaugural Lecture. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 12 May 2009.

2008    "The Chronicle of a Death Foretold – A Retrospection". IInd Symposia on "Law and Literature". Doctoral School of the Faculty of Law, University of Debrecen, Síkfőkút, 16–17 October 2008.

2008    "Family Relations – Legal Ethnography and Legal Anthropology". Conference on Legal Ethnography and Legal Cultural History. Illyés Gyula Faculty of the University of Pécs, Szekszárd, 24 April 2008.

2007    "Some Remarks on the European Reception of 'Law and Literature'". European Law and Legal Philosophy. The Formation of the Elements of Legal System and of Legal Thinking in the Past Half a Century. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 10 November 2007.

2007    Examiner's opinion of Tamás Nagy's PhD thesis, Law and Literature, at the academic disputation. Faculty of Law, University of Szeged, 20 April 2007.

2006    "The Roma Way". Law and Tolerance. 5th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law, Côte d'Opale, France, 17–20 May 2006.

2006    "Law and Literature – a Survey". Symposia on Law and Literature. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 12 May 2006.

2006    "Barna Horváth's Genius". Symposia on Law and Literature. Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 12 May 2006.

2006    "The Possibilities of the Legal Anthropology". The Adaptation of  Anthropology: Does Applied Anthropology Adapt? Ethnorogional Research Centre of the Institute for Political Science and Institute for Sociology, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Department for Anthropolgy, Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, 19–20 April 2006.

2005    Examiner's opinion of Ágnes Zsidai monograph, The Reconstruction of István Bibó's Legal Philosophical Writings from 1933–1944, István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 20 October 2005.

2005    Examiner's opinion of Iván Balog's study, "István Bibó's Reception in the Common Talk after the Democratic Turn". István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 19 April 2005.

2004    "Bibó István's university lectures". The Dilemmas of Freedom. Conference in Memoriam István Bibó. István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 28–30 April 2004.

2003    "The Uselessness of the Marxist Social Scientific Concepts". The Socialist Legal Theory and the Marxism. Institute for Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, 14 February 2003.

2003    "Master and Student". István Bibó Center for Advenced Studies, Budapest, 22 April 2003.

2001    "Roma Identities". Romas in the 21st Century Hungary. Kölcsey Ferenc Protestant College, Budapest, 10 October 2001.

1998    "Let Us Invent Hungarian Legal Anthropology". 'Comparative Legal Cultures' Symposium on Transition to Rule of Law, Budapest, 7 April 1998.

1997    "Opening Scissors. The Legal Status of the Gypsy Minority in the Nowadays Hungary". First 'Comparative Legal Cultures' Symposium on Transition to Rule of Law, Budapest, 17–19 March 1997.

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