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Previously he was academic director of the Center for Media and Communication Studies at Central European University, where he also taught as associate professor of political science.
He served in major international media research and consultancy projects, including as Chair of the COST A30 Action East of West: Setting a New Central Eastern European Media Research Agenda (2005–2009), and key expert in the EU project An independent study on indicators for media pluralism (2008–2009).
His research focuses on media in China and post-communist Central and Eastern Europe; journalism, sustainability and the environment; and media and Buddhism. He has published over 20 books and several book chapters and journal articles about media and politics.
He has received several research awards and fellowships, including Fulbright Fellowship at Columbia University, Japan Foundation Fellowship at the University of Tokyo, ACLS Research Scholarship at the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.), and a General Research Fund grant, Hong Kong.
His latest publications include:
Valcke, Peggy, Miklos Sukosd and Robert Picard (eds). 2013 (forthcoming). Media Pluralism: Concepts, Risks and Global Trends. Basingstoke ( UK), New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Sukosd, Miklos and Karol Jakubowicz (eds.) 2011. Media, Nationalism and European Identities. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press. 428 ps.
Dobek-Ostrowska, Boguslawa, Michal Glowacki, Karol Jakubowicz and Miklos Sukosd (eds.) 2010. Comparative Media Systems: European and Global Perspectives. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press. 290 ps.
Jakubowicz, Karol and Miklos Sukosd. (eds.) Finding the Right Place on the Map: Central and Eastern European Media Change in Global Perspective. Bristol: Intellect Books, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 301 ps.
Peer-reviewed journal articles
Sukosd, Miklos and Lake Wang. 2013 (forthcoming). From centralization to selective diversification of the media field in China: A historical analysis of media structure and agency 1949-2013. Journal of Media Business Studies, Vol. 10, No. 4.
Sukosd, Miklos. 2012. Underground print culture and independent political communication in communist regimes: samizdat as typosphere in Central and Eastern Europe from the 1960s to the 1980s. Korean Journal of Communication Studies. Vol. 20, No. 5:61-86. (Special issue on printing in the age of online communication technologies)
Valcke, Peggy, Robert Picard, Miklos Sukosd, Beata Klimkiewicz, Brankica Petkovic, Cinzia dal Zotto, Robin Kerremans. 2010. The European Media Pluralism Monitor: Bridging Law, Economics and Media Studies as a First Step towards Risk-Based Regulation in Media Markets. Journal of Media Law, Volume 2, Number 1, July, pp. 85-113(29).
Sukosd, Miklos. 2013 (forthcoming). “Intranet Policies” in Mainland China: Explaining the Exceptionalism of Digital Media Policies in the PRC. In: Liu, Yu-Li and Robert Picard (eds.) The Digital Media and New Media Platforms: Policy and Marketing Strategies. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Sukosd, Miklos. 2013 (forthcoming). “West of East.” Media in Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia and China: Multiple Post-Communisms and Shifting Geopolitical Realities. In: A. Balcytiene, B. Dobek-Ostrowska, E. Lauk and M.Głowacki (eds.) Media and Journalism Culture in Central and Eastern Europe. Wroclaw: Wroclaw University Press.
Sukosd, Miklos. 2013 (forthcoming). “Media pluralism with Chinese characteristics.” In: Peggy Valcke, Miklos Sukosd and Robert Picard (eds.) Media Pluralism: Concepts, Risks and Global Trends. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Bajomi-Lazar, Peter, Vaclav Stetka and Miklos Sukosd. 2012. Public Service Television in the European Union: Old Issues, New Challenges in the “East” and the “West”. In: Just, Natascha and Manuel Puppis (eds) Trends in Communication Policy Research: New Theories, Methods and Subjects. Bristol: Intellect Books and Chicago: Chicago University Press.
Boyer, Dominic and Miklos Sukosd. 2011. European Media and the Culture of Europeanness. In: Sukosd, Miklos and Karol Jakubowicz (eds.) Media, Nationalism and European Identities. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, pp. 223-246.
Jakubowicz, Karol and Miklos Sukosd. 2011. Six Communicative Deficits in the European Union. In: Sukosd, Miklos and Karol Jakubowicz (eds.) Media, Nationalism and European Identities Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, pp. 1-17.
Conference papers and presentations
Sukosd, Miklos 2013. “West of East.” Media in Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia and China: Multiple Post-Communisms and Shifting Geopolitical Realities. Paper presented at the international conference Media and democracy: Central & Eastern Europe in a comparative context, organized by the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Oxford in collaboration with the Department of Media and Communications, The London School of Economics and Political Science. St Anthony’s College, University of Oxford, July 9-11, 2013.
Sukosd, Miklos and King-wa Fu. 2013. How Chinese Netizens Discuss Environmental Conflicts? Framing and Functions on Sina Weibo. Paper presented at China and the New Internet World: an ICA preconference. Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, June 14, 2013.
Sukosd, Miklos 2013. The Multi-Cultural Journalism Classroom. Presentation at the conference Inclusive Journalism, co-organised by the Media Diversity Institute and the Institute for Journalism and Society at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Hong Kong Baptist University, April 20-21, 2013.
Sukosd, Miklos 2012. Underground print culture and independent political communication in communist regimes: samizdat as typosphere in Central and Eastern Europe from the 1960s to the 1980s. Paper presented at the conference Media and Communication Paradigms: Printing in the Age of Smart Media, co-organized by the Korean Communication Association and Cheongju University. Cheongju, South Korea, September 17-18.