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Marek Szilvasi

Open Society Foundations
Joined October 2017
Interests: Environmental Justice, Health, Livelihoods
Marek Szilvasi, PhD. works as Program Officer with the Open Society Foundations’ Public Health Program (PHP), where he is responsible for the Roma health portfolio. He has taught at the Institute of Politics and International Studies of the ELTE University in Budapest, Hungary. In 2017, he has been a visiting fellow at the CAS-SEE/University of Rijeka, Croatia and he was awarded the Martin Alexandersson Research Scholarship of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute to research on the right to water for socially excluded in Europe. Marek obtained his PhD in Sociology from the University of Aberdeen, the United Kingdom. He previously worked as Head of research and human rights education of the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and at the Secretariat of the European Sociological Association (ESA). His research interests lie in the fields of sociology of (human) rights, political philosophy, socio-legal and postcolonial theories, social inclusion and equality paradigm and environmental justice.

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