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Curriculum Vitae

Szabolcs Parragh

Personal:

  • Date of birth: May 14. 1975.
  • E-mail: parragh[_at_]ipo[_dot_]hu
  • Web: parszab.hu

Formal education:

  • MA: Hungarian Literature and Linguistics; History - Károli Gáspár University
  • Philosophy - Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest

Current position and teaching experience in the humanities:

  • 2001-2004: guest lecturer: Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest - Department of Comparative Literature
  • 2003-2008: lecturer at the Balassi Bálint Institute - Department of Hungarian Studies
  • 2005-2006: guest lecturer: Eötvös Collegium Budapest - Philosophy Workshop
  • 2005 autumn: head of the Department of Hungarian Studies at the Balassi Bálint Institute

Research interest:

  • the metaphisical basics of literary theory
  • new aspects of historical writing in the 20th century
  • philosphical utopism
  • the open-source movement as a model of new collectivism (philosophical perspectives)

Area of competence:

  • literary and critical theory
  • epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of history
  • history of Hungarian literature, history of Hungarian ideas (Hungarian Geistesgeschichte)

Other employments:

  • 1993-1994: assistant librarian at the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library
  • 1993-1997: travel agent (organized trips mainly to Prague, Krakow, Florence, Amsterdam)
  • 2000-2001: director of the Christian College Association
  • 2002-: NiR Ltd., sales és marketing manager, the NiR Ltd. offers business solutions (ERP and CRM) mainly developed in Java, EJB, JBOSS etc.
  • 2005-: free-lance projekt manager, e.g. at Port Computer Rt, Erba Kft.
  • 2006-: CEO of NiR Ltd.

Programming experience:

  • Java
    • Technologies: J2SE 1.5, J2EE, EJB 3.0, Swing, Java Persistence API
    • OFBiz
    • eszközök: JBoss, Eclipse, JasperReports, JFreeCharts, Ant
  • DBMS
    • PostgreSQL
    • HSQLDB, H2
  • Ruby
    • everyday scripting
    • Rails a bit

Recent papers and publications:

Book:

  • Betűkbe zárt világ (World Enclosed in Letters), Bíbor, 2003, Miskolc

Articles:

  • Beátrix tükre (The Mirror of Beatrix, the Queen Consort of Hungary) in: Mozgó világ. Tanulmányok a hatvanéves Kulin Ferenc tiszteletére, Ráció Kiadó, 2003.
  • Nem voltak fogyatékosok a történelemben (The Handicapped in Historical Writing) -- with Miklós Kőszeghy in: Tágabb értelemben vett gyógypedagógia, ELTE GYFK, 2004.
  • A dekonstrukció mint ismeretelméleti relativizmus (An Analytical Reading of Deconstruction) in: Lóránd Zsófia, Scheibner Tamás, Vaderna Gábor (ed.): A nem-professzionális olvasás értelmezési lehetőségei, L'Harmattan Kiadó, 2006.