Born: 1973
Email: sanyi at

Work Experience

Sept 2003 research assistant, content developer, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Media Research Centre

2002 – July 2003 content developer/online journalist/e-learning researcher, Coedu e-learning portal, Mimóza Communications

2000 - broadcaster, DJ,Tilos Rádió

1998 – 1999 copywriter,McCann Relationship Marketing

1997 – 1998 copywriter, Wundermann Cato Johnson – Action Marketing

1990 - interpreter, translator for various organisations, periodicals: Intercom, Kirowski, World Health Organisation, World Bank, Jump (contemporary arts magazine),Nagyvilág (periodical of literature in translation)


2001 - phd research at Eötvös Loránd University Budapest on the relationship between music and poetry in different media

1992 – 2001 Eötvös Loránd University, English Language and Literature, thesis: ‘As di culture alltah’ – investigation of culture with regard to global trends

1994 – 1997 Joint Degree of College for Foreign Trade, English Department and University of Lincolnshire & Humberside, (Hull, UK) BA (Hons) in European Business Administration

Publications, translations:

Peter Finch: Vizet/Water (selected poems) Konkrét Könyvek, 2003.
Mooving Wails/Mit művelsz? – Anthology of Contemporary Anglo-Welsh Poetry (ELTE-British Council) 2000
Sarah J. Evans: A kikészített légy (The Powdered Fly) (short story) Nagyvilág, 2002/1
Hanif Kureishi: Nyolc kar mely magával ragad (Eight Arms to Hold You) (essay) Nagyvilág, 2000/10
James Kelman: Home for a Couple of Days (short story) Nagyvilág, 1999/10
Jump – 1999- articles, translations


Maros, András – short stories (The Documentary)
Martin Cloonan -
Pauline Melville – Millicent Vernon megtérése
Michael Anthony – They Better Don’t Stop the Carnival
Zoila Ellis – A váróterem (The Waiting Room)

In progress:

Parti Nagy Lajos – Hősöm tere (radio play, based on novel read by its author)
Lawrence Liang – Guide to Open Content Licensing


2001 May Two Poets and an African Thread – Ty Newydd, Wales – creative writing course led by Welsh poet Stewart Brown and Nigerian poet Niyi Osundare


14-17th Oct, 2004 Resonance Radio Art Riot – presenting soundscapes (both Hungarian and English), taking part in discussions on radio art

23-27th Aug, 2004 International Congress of the Archives, Vienna (participant)

25-26th May, 2004 The Culture of Periodicals in the Electronic Age – short presentation entilted Place of Poetry in Space: Periods, Periodicals, Radical Thoughts (written essay in progress)


English (fluent)

Research interests, other activities:

supporting contemporary means of life-long-learning

Cultural Studies, the relationship of art and life, the relationship of music and poetry in different media, ways of enriching online cultural representation,

as part of multimedia group soliT, organising music and poetry shows featuring Hungarian and international guest performers (Parti Nagy Lajos, Peter Finch, Jean Binta Breeze, Dorothea Smartt, Dwayne Morgan, Phenzwaan)


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