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Tamás Farkas : Curriculum Vitae

Farkas, Tamás PhD, associate professor with habilitation of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary. He is the head of Department of Hungarian Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics and Dialectology, and the director of studies in the Institute of Hungarian Linguistics and Finno-Ugric Studies of ELTE. He received his PhD in 2002, and completed habilitation in 2013. He is the editor-in-chief of Névtani Értesítő, the journal of Hungarian onomastics, an editor of the journal Magyar Nyelv (Hungarian Language), and the secretary of the Society of Hungarian Linguistics. His main field of research is onomastics, especially anthroponomastics, applied and general onomastics. He has published most of his papers in the framework of dimensional linguistics, studying the proper names as temporally, geographically, socially and culturally determined phenomena. (