Dr. Kinga Szálkai is Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations and European Studies at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary), and Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). Previously, she worked at Antall József Knowledge Centre as a research fellow, at Central European University as a research assistant, and held several positions at Corvinus Society for Foreign Affairs and Culture. She has also lectured at various universities of Central Europe, including Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, where she is currently a visiting professor.
She earned her PhD degree in International Relations and Security Studies from Corvinus University of Budapest. Her main research focuses on transboundary water issues in Central Asia. Her research areas also include large dams as tools of identity construction in the Soviet Union and in the post-Soviet region, theories and practice of water security, and women in Soviet Central Asia.
Szálkai, Kinga – Baranyi, Tamás Péter – Szarka, E. Luca (eds.) : Biztonságpolitikai Corvinák I-II. [Security Studies Collection, textbook for BA students]. Antall József Tudásközpont, Budapest.
Szálkai, Kinga : "Drinking Water." In: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies, eds.: Scott Romaniuk, Manish Thapa, Péter Marton. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Chapter 529–1. 1–8.
Marton, Péter – Szálkai, Kinga : "Against the Current: Deconstructing the Upstream/Downstream Binary in Hydropolitical Security Complexes." New Perspectives, Vol. 25. No. 3. 15–41. (Q3)
Antonsich, Marco – Szálkai, Kinga : "On Great Hungary and the Importance of Minor Geopolitical Traditions.” Political Geography, Vol. 39. A1–A4. (Q1)