Ádám Kornél Havas

Subjects: Social Sciences, Aesthetics, Sociology of Art, Social Theory
Division: Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
Appointment: Head of Social Sciences Division
Position: Mentor, Module leader, Staff
Years: 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020

Ádám earned his PhD in sociology from Corvinus University of Budapest in 2018. He currently serves as module leader, mentor and Head of the Social Sciences Division at Milestone Institute, which is an English language advanced study programme. Between 2014 and 2018 he has been conducting a qualitative research project titled ‘Poor Neighbors: The Structure of the Hungarian Jazz Scene‘ under the supervision of Prof. Miklós Hadas. His earlier works include the study of the historical genesis of the Hungarian theatre and literary fields in the early 19th century. From 2017 he is chairing the Hungarian Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-HU), the same year he became a permanent member of Replika Social Science Journal’s editorial board. Before joining Milestone in 2016 he earned himself teaching experiences both at ELTE and at Corvinus University from subjects related to social sciences and cultural sociology. In 2019 an article of his on the Hungarian jazz scene (“Ethnic and Aesthetic Constructions of Hungarian Jazz…“) has received a special award from the Ferenc Gazsó Sociological Association. His interests include cultural sociology, historical sociology, popular music studies, aesthetics and current trends in sociological theory.

Ádám’s academic profile can be reached on the following link.