Nóra Kovács

Nóra Kovács
Hungarian Academy of Sciences | HAS · Centre for Social Sciences

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Publications (12)
Book
This fieldwork-based ethnographic book (in Hungarian) outlines a doctoral research project on second generation Hungarian identity building in Argentina.
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This ethnographic paper discusses childcare practices of Chinese entrepreneurs in Hungary from an anthropological perspective. These practices differ from mainstream forms of childcare used by Hungarian parents in terms of the space, the frequency, and the duration of care. They generally take place in the carer’s home where children live; and the...
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The paper scrutinizes life events narrated by a Hungarian woman married to a Chinese wholesale tradesman for almost thirty years. Their relationship was challenged regularly by apparently irreconcilable notions of marriage, family, and love; notions shaped by their different sociocultural backgrounds. Their experiences are integrated into the resul...
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The research outlined in this paper focuses on a subfield related to Chinese migrants’ integration in Hungary: Chinese-Hungarian mixed partner relationships. I present some findings of an anthropological study on Chinese-Hungarian couples in Hungary, although other localities may also be involved in some of these couples’ lives. Based on intervie...

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Projects (2)
Project
The project has focused on Hungarians in Argentina and diasporic return migration from Latin America. It explores these migratory processes, and it has also studied the social and ideological consequences of a particular case of long-distance nationalism enacted by returnee Franciso Badiny Jós.