In June 2021, Academia Europaea (the European Academy of Sciences) elected Zoltán Dániel Kádár, Scientific Adviser at the ELKH Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics (NYTK), as a full member.
Founded in 1988, Academia Europaea has more than 4,500 members, including 76 Nobel laureates. The objectives of the prestigious institution include promoting and disseminating the results of European research, supporting interdisciplinary and international research partnerships, and raising awareness of the benefits of scientific findings.
Zoltán Dániel Kádár’s research has had an international impact in the fields of Chinese language use, pragmatics theory, comparative and intercultural pragmatics, applied linguistics, and others. His research has been pioneering in understanding Chinese language use, the systematic description of language interaction across cultures, and the pragmatic modelling of linguistic politeness, impoliteness and aggression.
His research has been published in 25 monographs and edited volumes, six of which have been published by Cambridge University Press, and numerous papers in leading journals such as the Journal of Pragmatics, Pragmatics and System. Besides his research, he is actively involved in both national and international doctoral training. Zoltán Dániel Kádár holds an English Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree.
Marianne Bakró-Nagy’s research interests include the phonotaxis, historical phonology, typological connections of the Ogbo-Ugrian languages, as well as the methodological and theoretical problems of historical linguistic data, and the possibilities of characterising linguistic taboo.