Portrait of Professor Dániel Z. Kádár Professor Dániel Z. Kádár

d.z.kadar@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472910



Biography

Daniel Kadar is an expert of politeness research, ritual, and intercultural pragmatics, as well as historical pragmatics, Chinese studies, and pragmatics theory. He has recently been awarded by the Higher Doctorate of Doctor of Letters, and he is one of the youngest academics who has been awarded with this degree.

Daniel has completed his PhD degree on intercultural and historical pragmatics research in Budapest, Hungary. Prior to coming to Huddersfield he worked full time at the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – where he continues to be Research Professor of Pragmatics – and simultaneously held an appointment in Taiwan. He is currently Professor of English Language and Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Intercultural Politeness Research (www.hud.ac.uk/cipr). He is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Along with doing research and teaching in Huddersfield, he is Yunshan Chair Professor at the National Key Research Centre of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. He is also Visiting Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages of the Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China. As part of these post Daniel visits China yearly to deliver courses for PhD students and also makes active contribution to Chinese academia. Daniel’s Chinese academic appointment was announced in Times Higher Education.

Daniel also gave guest lectures at different international universities and gave more than 60 invited talks and presentations at various conferences and research events. He receives frequent invitations to conferences as a plenary speaker – he has delivered plenary talks in high-impact academic events in various countries, such as the UK, Poland, China, and Japan.

Daniel makes contribution to research organisation by playing active management roles in various academic networks. Since 2013 he is a member of the Management Group of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group (LPRG). Also since 2013 he has been elected into to Executive Board of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL). He is also an International Scientific Panel Member of the European Network for Intercultural Education Activities (ENIEDA) since 2014.

He is Editor (along with Prof Xinren Chen, Nanjing University) of the peer-reviewed international journal East Asian Pragmatics.  He also acts as co-editor (with Jonathan Culpeper and Michael Haugh) of the Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic Politeness, and as Editor (with Michael Haugh and Marina Terkourafi) for the Cambridge Handbook of Sociopragmatics. He is series editor of the Pragmatic Interfaces series for Equinox and he also holds membership in the editorial board of various other journals and book series such as Chinese as a Second Language Research (Mouton). He has organised 12 international conferences and research events, including the 8th International Symposium of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group, which was hosted by the University of Huddersfield in 2013. 

Daniel is active is external consultancy. He acts as External Examiner for the PG provision in Linguistics and English Language of the University of Brighton. In recent years he also gave external advice/reviews for a number of organisations, including The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO, the Dutch Research Council), The Research Council of the University of Leuven, Belgium, the Humanities Research Centre of Sheffield Hallam University, the Department of Chinese Studies of The National University of Singapore, and the National Science Foundation, US.

Since 2005 he has received 16 major research grants from international funding bodies, including highly competitive governmental grants supporting international collaborations. His research has won several awards, including the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Award for Young Outstanding Researchers. This is one of the most prestigious awards for excellence in Hungary, given to only a very limited number of researchers in the field of humanities. Currently he is acting as Principal Investigator for a British Council UKIERI grant, as well as a collaborative research between the University of Huddersfield and the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. He also acts as Co-Investigator for a long-term research project (lead by Michael Haugh, University of Queensland), which is funded by the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.

Along with his native Hungarian, Dániel is fluent in Chinese and Japanese.

Research and Scholarship

Dániel has published 20 monographs and edited volumes with publishers of international standing publishers such as Cambridge University Press and Palgrave Macmillan. He has recently published the monograph Understanding Politeness, Cambridge University Press (with Michael Haugh, 2013). This book has received very positive feedback from academia and it has been published in China by the highly-reputed World Publishing Company (2016). Another of his recent monographs is Relational Rituals and Communication, Palgrave Macmillan (2013), in which Daniel has created a framework for ritual analysis, which is regarded as groundbreaking by various colleagues. This book will be published by the leading Chinese academic publisher Peking University Press in 2016.

He has also published many papers in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Pragmatics, Multilingua and Journal of Politeness Research, as well as articles in peer-reviewed edited volumes.

Dániel’s main focus of research has been the theorisation of linguistic politeness, impoliteness and rituals. His is currently working on various monographs and articles on this area. He has recently finished a new monograph Politeness, Impoliteness, and Ritual – Maintaining the Moral Order in Interpersonal Interaction (Cambridge University Press,in press). His books on the pipeline include and The Metapragmatics of Politeness (Cambridge, with Michael Haugh), Intercultural Politeness: Culture, Sociality and Offensiveness (with Helen Spencer-Oatey, Cambridge University Press), and Leveraging Relational Practices (with Rosina Marquez-Reiter, Cambridge University Press).

Publications and Other Research Outputs

Article

Kádár, D (2017) ‘The role of ideology in evaluations of (in)appropriate behaviour in student-teacher relationships in ChinaPragmatics , 27 (1), pp. 33-56. ISSN 1018-2101

K�d�r, D. and Robinson-Davies, S. (2016) ‘Ritual, aggression and participatory ambiguity: A case study of hecklingJournal of Language Aggression and Conflict , 4 (2), pp. 202-233. ISSN 2213-1272

Zhou, L. and K�d�r, D. (2016) ‘?????????? The inheritence and change of face researchForeign Languages Research: Waiyu Jiaoxue yu Yanjiu ???? , 157 (3), pp. 26-30. ISSN 1000-0429

Nemeth, L., Haugh, M. and K�d�r, D. (2016) ‘Nyelvi udvariasság/udvariatlanság és metapragmatika (Linguistic politeness, impoliteness and metapragmaticsFilologia.hu , 6/7 (1-4), pp. 4-27.

Petyko, M. and K�d�r, D. (2016) ‘A bekiabálás vizsgálata mimetikus és személyközi néz?pontból (Exploring heckling from a mimetic point of view)Argumentum , 12, pp. 1-31. ISSN 1787-3606

Spencer-Oatey, H. and Daniel Z., K. (2016) ‘The bases of (im)politeness evaluations: Culture, the moral order and the East–West debateEast Asian Pragmatics , 1 (1), pp. 73-106. ISSN 2055-7760

Kádár, D (2016) ‘PostscriptJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 12 (2), pp. 291-294. ISSN 1612-5681

K�d�r, D. and De la Cruz, M. (2016) ‘Rituals of outspokenness and verbal conflictPragmatics and Society , 7 (2), pp. 265-290. ISSN 1878-9714

K�d�r, D. and Paternoster, A. (2015) ‘Historicity in metapragmatics – a study on ‘discernment’ in Italian metadiscoursePragmatics , 25 (3), pp. 369-391. ISSN 1018-2101

K�d�r, D. and Marquez Reiter, R. (2015) ‘(Im)politeness and (im)morality: Insights from interventionJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 11 (2), pp. 239-260. ISSN 1612-5681

Kádár, D (2015) ‘Identity formation in ritual actionInternational Review of Pragmatics , 7 (2), pp. 278-307. ISSN 1877-3095

K�d�r, D. and Ran, Y. (2015) ‘Ritual in intercultural contact: a case study of hecklingJournal of Pragmatics , 77, pp. 41-55. ISSN 0378-2166

Kádár, D (2015) ‘Historical intercultural socio-pragmatics: A study on ritualisationJournal of Historical Pragmatics . ISSN 15665852

Kádár, D (2015) ‘(Im)politeness and (im)morality: Insights from interventionJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 11 (2), pp. 239-260. ISSN 1612-5681

Kádár, D (2014) ‘Heckling — A mimetic-interpersonal perspectiveJournal of Language Aggression and Conflict , 2 (1), pp. 1-35. ISSN 2213-1272

Haugh, M., K�d�r, D. and Mills, S. (2013) ‘Interpersonal pragmatics: Issues and debatesJournal of Pragmatics , 58, pp. 1-11. ISSN 0378-2166

K�d�r, D., Haugh, M. and Chang, W. (2013) ‘Aggression and perceived national face threats in Mainland Chinese and Taiwanese CMC discussion boardsMultilingua Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication , 32 (3), pp. 343-372. ISSN 0167-8507

K�d�r, D. and Bax, M. (2013) ‘Group ritual and relational workJournal of Pragmatics . ISSN 0378-2166

Kádár, D (2012) ‘The two faces of the dragon : linguistic politeness - and its lack - in ChineseBabel , 1 (1), pp. 16-18.

Kádár, D (2012) ‘Historical Chinese politeness and rhetoric: A case study of epistolary refusalsJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 8 (1), pp. 93-110. ISSN 1612-5681

K�d�r, D. and Pan, Y. (2012) ‘Face and politeness in Chinese: An introductionJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 8 (1), pp. 1-10. ISSN 1612-5681

K�d�r, D. and Pan, Y. (2012) ‘Chinese ‘face’ and im/politeness: An introductionJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 8 (1), pp. 1-10. ISSN 1612-5681

Haugh, M., Chang, W. and K�d�r, D. (2012) ‘Identities and relational practices in Chinese online discussion boardsLanguage@Internet . ISSN 1860-2029

Pan, Y. and K�d�r, D. (2011) ‘Historical vs. contemporary Chinese linguistic politenessJournal of Pragmatics , 43 (6), pp. 1525-1539. ISSN 0378-2166

Bax, M. and K�d�r, D. (2011) ‘The historical understanding of historical (im)politeness: Introductory notesJournal of Historical Pragmatics , 12 (1), pp. 1-24. ISSN 15665852

K�d�r, D. and Bargiela-Chiappini, F. (2011) ‘Institutional politeness in (South) East Asia: An introductionJournal of Asian Pacific Communication , 21 (1), pp. 1-9. ISSN 09576851

Kádár, D (2011) ‘???????? – ?????“????”?? Emotions and Chinese honorific language – A study of historical Chinese vocative shiftsStudies in Linguistics and Literature: ?????? , 2, pp. 26-40.

Ruhi, ?. and K�d�r, D. (2011) ‘Face across historical cultures: A comparative study of Turkish and ChineseJournal of Historical Pragmatics , 12 (1), pp. 25-48. ISSN 15665852

K�d�r, D. and Bargiela-Chiappini, F. (2011) ‘Institutional politeness in (South) East Asia: An introductionJournal of Asian Pacific Communication , 21 (1), pp. 1-9. ISSN 0957-6851

Kádár, D (2011) ‘A graphic-semiotic analysis of the Chinese multimodal elevation and denigration phenomenonUS-China Foreign Language: ???? , 9 (2), pp. 77-88. ISSN 1539-8080

Kádár, D (2007) ‘Review: Taavitsainen, Irma and Andreas H. Jucker (2003).Diachronic Perspectives on Address Term Systems. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Hardback ISBN 90-272-5348-XJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 3 (1), pp. 159-164. ISSN 1612-5681

Green, K., Christie, C. and K�d�r, D. (2007) ‘Book reviews : Diachronic perspectives on address term systemsJournal of Politeness Research Language Behaviour Culture , 3 (1), pp. 159-164. ISSN 1612-5681

Kádár, D (2007) ‘On historical Chinese apology and its strategic applicationJournal of Politeness Research. Language, Behaviour, Culture , 3 (1), pp. 125-150. ISSN 1612-5681

Kádár, D (2007) ‘Review: Gender shifts in the history of English. Anne Curzan.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.pp. 223 + xii.Gender and Language , 1 (2), pp. 295-300. ISSN 1747-6321

Kádár, D (2006) ‘Book review : Written Communication Across Cultures by Yunxia ZhuLinguist List , 17, p. 1510.

Kádár, D (2006) ‘On historical Chinese vocative shifts: a discourse analytic studyMing Qing Yanjiu , 14, pp. 96-132.

Kádár, D (2005) ‘The Powerful and the Powerless - on the classification of the Chinese polite denigrating/elevating addressing terminologyActa Orientalia , 58 (4), pp. 421-443. ISSN 0001-6446

Kádár, D (2005) ‘‘???????????????????????????? ‘Examining the Chinese ‘politeness maxim’ from a pragmatic perspective; reconsidering the ‘self-denigration’ phenomenonJournal of Qinghai Minorities Institute , 121.

Book

Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. and K�d�r, D. (2017) The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im) Politeness . London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137375070

Kádár, D (2017) Politeness, Impoliteness and Ritual : Maintaining the Moral Order in Interpersonal Interaction . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1107052185

K�d�r, D. and Haugh, M. (2017) The Metapragmatics of politeness . Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing.

Kádár, D (2016) Politeness, Impoliteness, and Ritual: Maintaining the Moral Order in Interpersonal Interaction. . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press..

Kádár, D (2016) Heckling: a ritual of aggressive communication . Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ruhi, S. and K�d�r, D. (2014) Politeness in Turkey and China . London, UK: Bloomsbury. ISBN 9781441165718

K�d�r, D. and Haugh, M. (2013) Understanding politeness . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107626942

Kádár, D (2013) Relational Rituals and Communication: Ritual Interaction in Groups . Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmilan. ISBN 9780230393042

Bax, M. and K�d�r, D. (2012) Understanding Historical (Im)Politeness: Relational linguistic practice over time and across cultures . Benjamins Current Topics. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins. ISBN 9789027202604

Kádár, D (2011) Historical Chinese Letter Writing . London, UK: Continuum. ISBN 9781441180360

K�d�r, D. and Mills, S. (2011) Politeness in East Asia . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107007062

Kádár, D (2011) Xue-guanhua: A Ryukyuan Source of Language Education . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 978-1443829502

Kádár, D (2011) Xue-guanhua ???: A Ry?ky?an Source of Language Education . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars. ISBN 9781443829502

Pan, Y. and K�d�r, D. (2011) Politeness in Historical and Contemporary Chinese . London, UK: Continuum. ISBN 9781847062758

Bargiela-Chiappini, F. and K�d�r, D. (2010) Politeness Across Cultures . Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmilan. ISBN 9780230236486

Culpeper, J. and K�d�r, D. (2010) Historical (Im)politeness . :Linguistic Insights. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang. ISBN 9783039114962

Kádár, D (2009) Model Letters in Late Imperial China: 60 Selected Epistles from 'Letters from Snow Swan Retreat' . LINCOM Studies in Chinese Linguistics (LSCHL). Munich, Germany: Lincom. ISBN 9783929075625

Sun, H. and K�d�r, D. (2008) It's the Dragon's Turn: Chinese Institutional Discourses . Berne, Switzerland: Peter Lang. ISBN 9783039111756

Kádár, D (2007) Terms of (im)politeness: a study of communicational properties of traditional Chinese (im)polite terms of address . Budapest monographs in East Asian studies. Budapest, Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University Press. ISBN 9789634639374

Book Section

K�d�r, D. and Ran, Y. (2017) ‘Indirect ritual offence – A case of elusive impoliteness’. In: Implicitness: From Lexis to Discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing. pp. 177-199. ISBN 9789027256812

Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. and K�d�r, D. (2017) ‘Introduction’. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-8. ISBN 9781137375070

Terkourafi, M. and K�d�r, D. (2017) ‘Convention and ritual (Im)politeness’. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic Politeness. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 171-196. ISBN 9781137375070

Haugh, M. and K�d�r, D. (2017) ‘Intercultural (Im)politeness’. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 601-632. ISBN 9781137375070

Kádár, D (2016) ‘Chinese Sociopragmatics’’. In: Chinese Linguistics in Rome. Paris: Collection des Cahiers de Linguistique – Asie Orientale. .

Kádár, D (2016) ‘Politeness’. In: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia. : Oxford University Press. .

Kádár, D (2016) ‘Ritual in pragmatics’. In: Applied Linguistics Research. Beijing, China: Higher Education Press. pp. 64-92.

Orthaber, S., Marquez Reiter, R. and K�d�r, D. (2015) ‘Disattending customer dissatisfaction on Facebook : a case study of a Slovenian public transport company’. In: International Management and Intercultural Communication: A Collection of Case Studies. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 108-126. ISBN 978-1137479891

Kádár, D (2015) ‘Language education, power, and cultural expansion in Ry?ky?: Chinese kanwa textbooks’. In: Handbook of Ry?ky?an Languages. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter. . ISBN 9781614511168

Kádár, D (2015) ‘Chinese kanwa textbooks: Language education, power and cultural expansion’. In: Handbook of the Ryukyuan Languages History, Structure, and Use. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter. pp. 667-684. ISBN 978-1-61451-115-1

Kádár, D (2014) ‘Historical Pragmatics’. In: The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. London, UK: Wiley. pp. 1-6.

K�d�r, D. and Haugh, M. (2014) ‘Intercultural Politeness’. In: Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing. . ISBN 9789027233271

K�d�r, D. and Haugh, M. (2014) ‘Interpersonal relationships/relating’. In: Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing. . ISBN 9789027233271

Kádár, D (2014) ‘Pre-modern Chinese terms of address’. In: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden, Holland: Brill. . ISBN 9789004186439

Kádár, D (2013) ‘Historical politeness’. In: Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing. . ISBN 9789027233264

Pan, Y. and K�d�r, D. (2012) ‘Chinese Discourse and Interaction: Theory and Practice - An Introduction’. In: Chinese Discourse and Interaction: Theory and Practice. Sheffield, UK: Equinox. pp. 1-11. ISBN 9781845536329

Kádár, D (2012) ‘On the positive formation of Chinese group identity’. In: Chinese Discourse and Interaction: Theory and Practice. Sheffield, UK: Equinox. pp. 271-291. ISBN 9781845536329

Kádár, D (2012) ‘Relational ritual’. In: Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins. .

Mills, S. and K�d�r, D. (2011) ‘Culture and politeness’. In: Politeness in East Asia. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. pp. 21-44. ISBN 9781107007062

K�d�r, D. and Pan, Y. (2011) ‘Politeness in China’. In: Politeness in East Asia. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. pp. 125-146. ISBN 9781107007062

K�d�r, D. and Mills, S. (2011) ‘Politeness in East Asia: an introduction’. In: Politeness in East Asia. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. pp. 1-17. ISBN 9781107007062

Kádár, D (2011) ‘Postscript’. In: Discursive Approaches to Politeness. Berlin, Germany: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG. pp. 247-264. ISBN 9783110238679

K�d�r, D. and Bargiela-Chiappini, F. (2010) ‘Introduction: politeness research in and across cultures’. In: Politeness Across Cultures. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmilan. pp. 1-14. ISBN 9780230236486

Kádár, D (2010) ‘Historical Intercultural Politeness - A Case from the Ry?ky? Kingdom’. In: Applied Linguistics, Global and Local: Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) 9-11 September 2010. Aberdeen, UK: Scitsiugnil Press. pp. 163-172. ISBN 9780955953330

K�d�r, D. and Culpeper, J. (2010) ‘Historical (Im)politeness: An introduction’. In: Historical (Im)politeness. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang. pp. 9-35. ISBN 9783039114962

Kádár, D (2010) ‘Exploring the historical Chinese denigration/elevation phenomenon’. In: Historical (Im)politeness. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang. pp. 117-145. ISBN 9783039114962

Kádár, D (2008) ‘Power and Formulaic (Im)Politeness in Traditional Chinese Criminal Investigations’. In: It's the Dragon's Turn: Chinese Institutional Discourses. Berne, Switzerland: Peter Lang. pp. 127-179. ISBN 9783039111756

Sun, H. and K�d�r, D. (2008) ‘Preface’. In: It's the Dragon's Turn: Chinese Institutional Discourses. Berne, Switzerland: Peter Lang. pp. 7-16. ISBN 9783039111756

Kádár, D (2005) ‘Power and profit: the role of elevating/denigrating forms of address in pre-modern Chinese business discourse’. In: Asian Business Discourse(s). Berne, Switzerland: Peter Lang. pp. 21-56. ISBN 9783039108046

Conference Item

Kádár, D (2011) ‘On the appearance of discourse evaluation’. In: 6th International Symposium on Politeness, 11th-13th July 2011, Ankara, Turkey

K�d�r, D., Haugh, M. and Chang, W. (2011) ‘Discourse and Identity in Cross-Strait (Taiwanese-Chinese) CMC Boards’. In: 12th International Pragmatics Conference, 3rd-8th July 2011, Manchester, UK , p. 199

Kádár, D (2011) ‘Taiwanese mailing practices in English’. In: 2011 Language Education Conference, May 2011, Huanchiu University, Taiwan

Kádár, D (2010) ‘Linguistic Politeness Education in the Ry?ky?s - An Intercultural Pragmatic Investigation’. In: 43rd Annual Conference of the British Association for Applied Linguistics:BAAL, 9th-11th September 2010, Aberdeen, Scotland , p. 91

K�d�r, D. and Haugh, M. (2010) ‘Politeness On- and Offline’. In: 5th International Symposium on Politeness, 30 June - 2 July 2010, Basel, Switzerland

Kádár, D (2010) ‘Historical Intercultural Politeness - A Case from the Ry?ky?s’. In: XVIII Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS), July 14th – July 18th 2010, Riga, Latvia

Pan, Y. and K�d�r, D. (2009) ‘Chinese discourse and interaction: Theory and practice’. In: 11th International Pragmatics Conference, 12th-17th July 2009, Melbourne, Australia

Pan, Y. and K�d�r, D. (2009) ‘Chinese Face and (Im)Politeness’. In: International Symposium on Face and Politeness, 10 July 2009, Brisbane, Australia

Kádár, D (2009) ‘Limits of the Post-Modern Approach: A Historical First-Order Assessment of East Asian Linguistic (Im)Politeness’. In: Polite Practices of the Past: Historical Perspectives on Linguistic (Im)Politeness: One Day Colloquium convened by Daniel Kadar, Monday, May 4, 2009, Research Institute for Linguistics, HAS, Budapest, Hungary

Kádár, D (2008) ‘A Situated Model of the Historical Chinese Deferential Denigration/Elevation Phenomenon’. In: 4th International Symposium on Politeness 'East meets West', 2nd-4th July 2008, Budapest, Hungary

K�d�r, D. and Bartos, H. (2007) ‘Power and (Im)Politeness in Traditional Chinese Criminal Investigations’. In: The 5th Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL-5), 4th - 7th September 2007, Leipzig, Germany

Kádár, D (2007) ‘When Non-Emotion Expressions Reveal about Emotions in East-Asian Cultures’. In: 5th ICAS Conference 2007, August 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

K�d�r, D. and Sun, H. (2007) ‘Power and (Im)Politeness in Traditional Chinese Criminal Investigations’. In: 10th International Pragmatics Conference, 8 - 13 July 2007, Goteborg, Sweden , pp. 237-238

Kádár, D (2007) ‘(Im)Politeness in Traditional Chinese Criminal Investigations’. In: The 15th Annual Conference of the IACL (IACL-15) & The 19th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-19), 25th-27th May 2007, New York, USA

Kádár, D (2004) ‘The Powerful and the Powerless - A socio-pragmatic analysis of Chinese polite self-denigrating/speech-partner-elevating addressing’. In: XVth Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS), 25th-29th August 2004, Heidelberg, Germany

Monograph

Spencer-Oatey, H. and K�d�r, D. (2018) Intercultural Politeness: Culture, Sociality and Offensiveness Cambridge University Press. (In Press)

Kádár, D (2009) Questions on Discursive Politeness Research – A Research Report Sheffield, UK: LRPG

K�d�r, D. and Culpeper, J. (2009) Bibliography of Historical (Im)politeness Sheffield, UK: LRPG

Esteem

Editorial positions

  • Since 2014: Editor (with Xinren Chen and Jef Verschueren), East Asian Pragmatics international journal, London, Equinox
  • Since 2010: Series Editor (with Eniko Németh T. and Károly Bibok), Pragmatic Interfaces series, London, Equinox
  • Since 2013 : Advisory Board Member, Journal of Politeness Research, Berlin and New York, Mouton de Gruyter
  • Since 2013: Advisory Board Member, 当代西方语言学前沿理论研究与应用探索 (Cutting Edge Research and Practical Inquiries into Contemporary Western Linguistics) Book Series, Beijing, Foreign Language Teaching and Research  Press (Xinren Chen ed.)
  • Since 2012: Advisory Board Member, Linguistics Applied – International Journal of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Kazimierz Wielki University Publishing House, Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Since 2012: Advisory Board Member, Interfaces. Bydgoszcz Studies in Language, Mind and Translation Series, Berne, Peter Lang (Anna Baczkowska ed.)
  • Since 2012: Editorial Board (Review Committee) Member, Silva Iaponicarum, (Editor-in-Chief: Arkadiusz Jablonski), Adam Mickiewicz University
  • Since 2011: Editorial Board Member, Chinese as a Second Language Research (Editors-in-Chief: Istvan Kecskes and Lizhen Peng, Berlin & New York, Mouton de Gruyter
  • Since 2009: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Chinese Language and Discourse, Amsterdam & Philadelphia, John Benjamins

Keynote addresses & Recent Invited talks

Plenary Talks

  • Historical Politeness Symposium, University of East Anglia, UK, June 2016
  • Mobility and Complexity: Theorised and Applied, Historicizing the Digital: Language Practices in Old and New Media' Symposium, University of Birmingham, UK, June 2016
  • Teaching (Im)Politeness Through the Lenses of Morality, The 63rd TEFLIN International Conference, English Education Department
  • Verbal Aggression, Conflict and Impoliteness, International Seminar on Verbal Aggression and Conflict, Department of Linguistics, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkhar University, Agra, 12 December 2015
  • Intervention and Aggression: An Overview, Symposium of Intervention in Chinese, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China, 22 October 2015
  • The Metapragmatics of (Im)Politeness; plenary lecture presented at the 21st International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) and the 11th Biennial International Conference of the China Association for Intercultural Communication (CAFIC), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 15-18 July, 2015
  • Ritual and (Im)Politeness; plenary lecture presented at the 7th Lodz Symposium: New Developments in Linguistic Pragmatics, University of Lodz, Poland, 12-14 April, 2015.
  • The Metapragmatics of ‘Impoliteness’; Impoliteness, Interpreting and Translation, symposium hosted by the Universtity of Oslo, 23-24, November, 2015.
  • Ritual and Individual Identity in Interaction; Workshop: Identity and Interaction, held in the organisation of the ICA Regional Conference: Expanding Communication: Old Boundaries and New Frontiers, University of Lodz, Poland, 9-11 April, 2015.
  • (Im)Politeness: Its Past, Present and Future; plenary lecture presented at The 14th China Pragmatics Conference, Anhui University, Hefei, China, October 23, 2015.
  • Morality, Public Discourse and (Im)Politeness; Plenary lecture, presented at The 3rd GUFS Forum on Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China, December 5-7 2014.
  • The Meta-pragmatics of Politeness, Plenary lecture presented at the Conference of English Language and Culture, University of Presov, Slovakia, October 2015.
  • Ritualisation and Historical Intercultural Communication; Plenary lecture, May 15, 2014, 1st Poznan Historical Sociopragmatics Symposium, The Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.
  • Moral Aggression and Intervention, Plenary lecture, June 2014, 1st International Conference on Impoliteness in Interaction, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Relational Rituals across Cultures; Plenary lecture, March 15, 2014, 4th Meaning, Context and Cognition Conference, The Faculty of English, University of Lodz, Poland.
  • The ‘Impoliteness’ of the Heckler: A Mimetic-Relational Perspective, Plenary lecture, July 2013, Symposium: The Heckler, organised by School of the Arts, Loughborough University, in Trade, Nottingham, UK.
  • A New Perspective: Ritual Impoliteness, Plenary lecture, May 2013, 1st International Conference on Impoliteness in Interaction, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Intercultural Politeness Research, Plenary lecture, March 2013, 1st Postgraduate Conference on Linguistic Politeness, University of Huddersfield

Inaugural Lectures

  • Culture and Politeness, May 2014, Nanjing University of Science and Technology
  • The Secret World of Rituals, January 2013, University of Huddersfield.

Invited Talks

  • Invited talk on the state of art of politeness research, November 2015, Univeristy of East Anglia, Norwich
  • Invited talk on historical pragmatics, May 2015, Instituto di studi italiani, Universita della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Invited lecture on politeness, April 2015, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
  • Invited lecture on (im)politeness, February 2015, Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary
  • Invited lecture on linguistics (im)politeness, December 2014, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
  • Invited talk on politeness and morality, November 2014, University of Brighton
  • Invited talk, British Historical Pragmatics Symposium, October 2014, University of Sheffield
  • Invited Talk, May 2014, Nanjing University, China
  • Invited Talk and 2 invited seminars, March 2014, Lancaster University, UK
  • Member of the Invited Panel Chinese Face and (Im)Politeness in the “Face and (Im)Politeness” Workshop, July 2009, Brisbane, hosted by the Griffith University
  • Invited Talk (theme: “Language Rituals”), October 2011, Tsuru University, Japan
  • Invited Talk (theme: “Historical (Im)politeness”), May 2010, Asia University, Taiwan
  • Invited Talk (theme: “Self-reflexive Research Methodologies”), Research Seminar of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group, December 2009, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Invited Talk (theme: “Historical Politeness Research”), December 2009, University of Huddersfield

Awards

2011 June

Memorial Plaquette of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on the occasion of Bestowing the Bolyai Janos Research Grant

2010 March

Award for Young Outstanding Scholars, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Award’s details were published in the Official Journal of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2010) LIX/4, p. 122

<http://www.akademiai.com/content/c43241p212866073/fulltext.pdf?page=1>

 

Grants

September 2016 – August 2019

Co-investigator, Humour in Taiwan, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Research Grant, in consortium with the University of Queensland, University of Wollongong, and National Taiwan Normal University.

 

March 2015 – March 2016

Principal Investigator, Automatic detection of verbal threat in Hindi and English aggressive speech, UK and India Research Initiative (British Council), Thematic Partnership. Members of the research team working under my supervision include Jim O’Driscoll (Huddersfield), Liz Holt (Huddersfield), and Rosina Marquez Reiter (Surrey).

 

October 2015 – October 2018

Principal Investigator, Collaborative Research Agreement Project, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.

 

September 2015 – August 2017

Co-investigator, Research on Evaluating Human Interactivity in Chinese New Media, Research Grant provided by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. PI: Doreen D. Wu.

 

September 2014–August 2017

International Consultant, Le ragioni della cortesia Project, Swiss National Foundation

 

March 2013 – August 2015

Co-Investigator (with Doreen Wu) of the long-term research project Investigating Online Chinese Communities and Their Patterns of Interaction
(Project Account No.: G-UA93), offered by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

September 2011–August 2014

Co-Investigator of the long-term research project Politeness in Taiwan supported by the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, Taiwan, and mutually hosted by the Griffith University, Brisbane and the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

September 2011–August 2014

Principal Investigator of the long-term research project Taiwanese Linguistic Politeness supported by the Bolyai Janos Research Fellowship (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

August 2008–July 2011

Recipient of the 3 year Postdoctoral Research Grant of the National Hungarian Research Fund (PD 71628); project title: “The Collapse and Birth of Linguistic Politeness Systems - Research of Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Chinese Politeness”; host institution: Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

August 2008–July 2011

Principal Investigator of the long-term research project The Collapse and Birth of Linguistics Politeness Systems: Research of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Chinese Politeness supported by the Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation, Taiwan, and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

September 2007–July 2008

Co-Investigator (with Huba Bartos) of the project Discourse and Impoliteness supported by the Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation, Taiwan, and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

September 2006–August 2007

Co-Investigator (with Huba Bartos) of the project Discourse and Politeness supported by the Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation, Taiwan, and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

March 2006 – June 2006

Grantee of the Publication Grant of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation to publish the monograph Terms of (Im)Politeness – A Study of the Communicational Properties of Traditional Chinese (Im)polite Terms of Address. Budapest: Department of East Asian Studies, Eötvös Loránd University Press

 

September 2005–August 2006

Co-Investigator (with Huba Bartos) the project The Politeness of Chinese officials – A Study of Addressing Deviancies in Pre-modern Chinese Official Discourse supported by supported by the Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation, Taiwan, and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

November 2005

Research and conference participation in Hua-lien, Taiwan, supported by the Dong-hwa University, Taiwan

 

September 2004 – August 2005

Co-Investigator (with Huba Bartos) of the project A Pragmatic Analysis of the Polite Self-denigration System of the Vernacular Chinese Language supported by the Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation, Taiwan, and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

 

Scholarships

1998–1999

Participant, Chinese Language and Culture Faculty, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (grant provided by the Ministry of Education, China, and the Ministry of Education,Hungary)

Summer 2002

Participant, Course for Foreign Chinese Language Teachers, Beijing Normal University (grant provided by the Ministry of Education, China, and the Ministry of Education, Hungary)

Summer 2004

Participant, Japanese Language Course for Graduate Students and Researchers, Osaka, Kansai (scholarship provided by the Japan Foundation)

Organising activities

  • Co-organiser (with Jim O’Driscoll) of the “8th International Symposium of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group: Conventional (Im)Politeness”, July 2014, Huddersfield
  • Organiser of the 1st Postgraduate Conference on Linguistic Politeness, Centre for Intercultural Politeness Research, The University of Huddersfield, March 2012, Huddersfield
  • Co-organiser (invited international organising committee member, with Şükriye Ruhi and Çiler Hatipoğlu) of the “6th International Conference of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group”, 2011, Ankara, hosted by Middle East Technical University
  • Co-organiser (with Michael Haugh and Sara Mills) of the “Discursive Pragmatics Symposium”, June 2011, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Co-organiser (with Yuling Pan) of the panel “Chinese Discourse and Interaction”, 11th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association, July 2009, Melbourne
  • Co-organiser (with Yuling Pan) of the Special Invited Panel “Chinese Face and (Im)Politeness”, Colloquium on Face and (Im)Politeness, July 2009, Brisbane, hosted by the Griffith University
  • Organiser of the colloquium “Polite Practices of the Past: Historical Perspectives of Linguistics (Im)Politeness”, May 4, 2009 Budapest, Hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Co-organiser (with Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini and Huba Bartos) of the “4th International Symposium of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group: East meets West”, July 2008, Budapest, hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Co-organiser (with Jonathan Culpeper) of the panel “Historical (Im)Politeness Research”, 4th International Symposium of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group “East meets West”, July 2008, Budapest
  • Co-organiser (with Hao Sun) of the panel “Chinese Institutional Discourse(s)”, 10th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association, July 2007, Göteborg
  • Co-organiser (with Huba Bartos) of the “4th Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL)”, hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Qualifications

2015 Doctor of Letters, D. Litt, The University of Huddersfield

2013 Fellow of Higher Education Academy

2011 Taiwanese Ministry of Education’s Qualification (equals with habilitation),

Area of specialisation: Linguistics

Research Degree Supervision

Daniel Kadar is willing to supervise PhD and MA project in any of his broader research areas, and he welcomes proposals in the following areas:

  • linguistic politeness and impoliteness
  • rituals
  • intercultural communication
  • historical pragmatics

Currenlty Daniel Kadar is acting as main supervisor for a team of 17 doctoral students in the areas of intercultural pragmatics and politeness research. In the past 12 months 2 of his students have been awarded with PhD, and 3 of his students are preparing for their vivas.

Daniel has been invited to act as External Examiner in PhD vivas by various universities within and outside of the UK, including for example Leicester, Surrey, Lancaster, SOAS, Brighton, The National University of Singapore and Eotvos Lorand University. 

Administrative Responsibilities

Daniel Kadar is Director of the Centre for Intercultural Politeness Research, University of Huddersfield.

He is Postgraduate Admission Tutor for English Language and Linguistics.

He is Course Leader for the MA Course Intercultural Communication, and Business English and Intercultural Communication.

In the department he is in charge of international academic matters, and in this function he closely collaborates with Dr Malcolm Pollard, Head of Internationalisation.

Teaching and Professional Activities

Daniel currently teaches the following modules:

  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication (Foundation level undergraduate module)
  • Key Issues in Intercultural and Business Communication (Master module)

He also teaches the PhD training course “Qualitative Research Methodologies” for doctoral students