koppany.csaji@filmeu.eu

László Koppány Csáji

Attorney at law, cultural and social anthropologist, screenwriter, writer.

Studies:
1. ELTE Faculty of Law (Budapest) – doctor degree (1996)
2. BJKMF Military Logistics (Budapest) – BA degree (1996)
3. PTE Department of Ethnography and Cultural Anthropology (Pécs, Hungary) – BA, MA, PhD degree (2020)

Affiliations:
1. Hungarian Bar Association, Budapest Bar Association (1999-)
2. FilmJus (producer, lawyer, screenwriter) (2004-)
3. SIEF – International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (board member of YSWG) (2015-)
4. Hungarian Cultural Anthropological Association (supervisory board member) (2015-)
5. Hungarian Ethnographical Society (2014-)
6. Hungarian Writers’ Society (2015-)

Works at:
– director (owner) of the Dr. CSÁJI Law Firm (Dr. CSÁJI Ügyvédi Iroda, 1136 Budapest, 21 Balzac street 21.)
– legal activity: commercial and economic law, civil law, real estate law

Films:
– Scriptwriter and producer: 20 documentary films (about his ethnological fieldworks in India, Pakistan, China, Russia) (2001-2014), one documentary movie film (2014) for the Hungarian State Television, one short movie (2019)
– best screenwriter award for historical movies (Hungarian Film Institute, NFI) for treatment, the screenplay was accepted for implementation (2020)
– His short movie (Freedom, fight, 2019) was voted into the finals in international film festival

Writer:
– He wrote 10 books – two contains short stories, two poetic travelogue, two poems, three scientific books and a translation of an archaic folklore epos (Manas)
– Editor: Napkút Publishing House; literature journal (Napút)

Scientific fields:
anthropological (ethnological) researches, discourse analysis, cognitive semantics, ethnicity studies

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