Tuesday , September 27 2022

László Kálmán died



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The linguist László Kálmán died in the 64th year of his life. The news of the mourning was posted on Sunday by his literary historian György C. Kálmán on his Facebook page.

László Kálmán was a linguistics candidate, senior researcher and associate professor in the Department of Theoretical Linguistics at the Faculty of Letters of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). He completed his secondary education at the Miklós Radnóti practical school of the Eötvös Loránd University of the Franco-Russian department, where he graduated in 1976. After graduating, he studied Spanish language and literature, as well as general linguistics and applied to the Faculty of Arts of Eötvös Loránd University, where he graduated in 1981.

He worked as an employee of the Budapest Institute of Film Studies between 1981 and 1983, in 1983 he obtained his doctorate in humanities and in 1985 he studied phonology at the Summer University of Salzburg. He was a research fellow at the Institute of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 1984 to 1987, and received the Boursier de la Confédération Research Fellowship in 1986 and spent a year in Geneva.

Upon his return, he worked at the Institute of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 1991 to 2000.

He then continued his work abroad again for a year as an associate professor in Amsterdam, specializing in computer linguistics until 1992.

László KálmánSource: Wikipedia

He was appointed an associate professor in the department of Theoretical Linguistics at Eötvös Loránd BTK University in 1994 and, between 2000 and 2002, worked at Mindmaker Ltd. in Budapest as a senior researcher. He has participated in the work of the National Digital Archive as a member of its semantic working group and as a senior professor at Erasmus College and, since 2005, is also a member of the Erasmus College Council.

He spoke English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German and Russian. Numerous scientific publications and books related to linguistics are associated with his name.



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