Solymosi Tamás




出身地:Budapest, Hungary


  • 2014-2017: Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Budapest, Hungary. History and Film Studies BA
  • 2017-2020: Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Atelier Department of Interdisciplinary History, Budapest, Hungary. Cultural Heritage Studies MA (Master’s Thesis: The Influence of the Japanese Heritage Concept on the UNESCO Discourses, with the focus on the question of authenticity)
  • 2020 August: Online Summer Programme on Japanese Cultural Studies organized by the Sainsbury Institute (SISJAC)

Research Interest: urban culture, historical urban landscape, sense of place, philosophy of heritage, reuse and utilization, intangible cultural heritage


Current research interest lies within the concept of the historical urban landscape, and how this historical urban landscape is being represented, understood, and comprehended in Kyoto by the several actors who are influencing the cultural life in the ancient capital of Japan.


Research Achievements:


  • The End of Western Authenticity? The Shifting Ways of the Tangible Monument Protection In: Near and Far Conference volume

(Conferences, activities)

  • Mar 2020: 10th Near and Far Conference on Oriental and East Asian Studies
  • May 2019: Junior Conference at Pázmány East Asia Club Hungary / Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Modern East Asia Research Group
  • Feb 2019: organized and led an urban heritage city walk for the TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development Joint master’s degree programme
  • Feb 2019: Organizing and hosting the conference on Resilient Cultural Heritage and Communities in Europe REACH Opening Conference


  • Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship, Embassy recommendation
  • During university years received study grant based on academic excellence


  • Member of the Pulszky Society - Hungarian Museum Association

Past experiences:

    Sep 2017-Jan 2020: Tour-guide assistant and office assistant at Imagine Budapest, Budapest

    Oct 2017-Sep 2018: Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg, Kőszeg/Budapest

    Feb-May 2018: Internship at the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts, Budapest


Volunteer activities:

    Apr-May 2022: Volunteer at the Kyotographie, International Photography Festival, Kyoto, Japan

    May 2020: Volunteer and mentor at the Pulszky Society - Hungarian Museum Association


    Jun-Aug 2019: Event organizer at the Kortárs Építészeti Központ / Contemporary Architecture Centre, Budapest