Past events at the Institute for World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – Spring/summer 2016


Resilient Europe? 23rd International Conference of Europeanists by the Council for European Studies
14-16 April 2016, Philadelphia – USA

Tamás Novák in his paper ‘Austerity – selective austerity – non-austerity: Experiences of Central European EU members states’ attempted to explore the conclusions that can be drawn from the divergent strategies of Central European EU member countries as regards austerity measures or alternative approaches to such measures.

19 April 2016, Club of Europe monthly seminar – Budapest

György Raskó former state secretary, agricultural entrepreneur, “Comparative analysis of agricultural development in the EU and in Hungary, with special emphasis on the efficiency of production”

“Challenging the Theories: An Analysis of Russian FDI in the Visegrad Countries”
19-22 April 2016, Moscow – Russia

Csaba Weiner’s lecture at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, National Research University

20-21 April 2016, Barcelona – Spain

Erzsébet N. Rózsa took part in the EuroMeSCo (Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission) workshop on the yearly questionnaire / Migration survey

22 April 2016, Paris – France

Erzsébet N. Rózsa participated at the yearly conference of EU ISS (European Union Institute for Security Studies).

25 April 2016, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade – Budapest

Judit Ricz was among the members of the round table ’Brazil in a political and economic crisis’.

26 April 2016, Foundation on Political History – Budapest

András Inotai delivered a lecture on “The European Union in the global environment of the 21st century” (In Hungarian)

4 May 2016, Headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – Budapest

Conference in the memory of József Bognár, internationally acknowledged and respected economist-director of the World Economy Institute

5 May 2016, IWE CERS HAS – Budapest

Closing event of the research “V4 Goes Global: Exploring opportunities in V4 cooperation with BASIC emerging powers”. Ágnes Szunomár’s presentation can be accessed here.

5 May 2016, Confutius Institute of Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences – Budapest

“Silk road economic belt – connecting China with Central and Eastern Europe” – was the title of Ágnes Szunomár’s presentation at the conference “China – In the mirror of global challenges“.

12 May 2016, CEU – Budapest

Gábor Túry was member of the panel ’Visegrad within: Future priorities for the regional cooperation’ of the conference “Visegrad at 25: The future of the Central European regional cooperation“.

18 May 2016, National University of Public Service – Budapest

Erzsébet N. Rózsa was member of the panel ’State and economic security in the transforming Middle East: The aftermath of the Arab uprisings at the Foreign Security Policy Conference.

18-20 May 2016, Katowice – Poland

Ágnes Szunomár took part in the European Economic Congress as member of “The Visegrád group in the global arena. Prospects of development of relations with the emerging markets” panel.

19-20 May 2016,  Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Department of European Integration – Czechia

Miklós Somai took part inthe 3rd scientific “International Conference on European Integration 2016″ (ICEI 2016), focusing on the Changing role of the state in Slovenian economy: privatisation under European and international pressure. See details under Recent publications from IWE.

(Session 2.B – Economic and Monetary Aspects of European Integration)

19-21 May 2016, Regensburg – Germany

András Inotai participated in the “New perspectives on the economic history of Central, East and South-East Europe” (Institute for East and Southeast European studies and University of York, Regensburg)

22 May 2016, Hungarian World Meeting – Budapest

Erzséber N. Rózsa was among the members of the round-table meeting “Migration nowadays” 

23 May 2016, IWE CERS HAS – Budapest

The next 25 years in the world – lecture by Mihály Simai

23 May 2016, Club of Europe monthly seminar – Budapest

EU-Ukraine relations, with special emphasis on economy – by Péter Balás, former deputy director general of DG Trade, European Commission)

24 May 2016, Hungarian Economic Summit – Budapest

András Inotai’s lecture on “The world economy in 2025” (in Hungarian) and follow-up discussion on the use of EU transfers in Hungary

26 May 2016,  Kyoto – Japan

Katalin Völgyi staying in Japan with a long term scholarschip took part in Amitav Acharya’s lecture on ‘Asian security orders: Hegemony, balancing or security pluralism?’ at Ritsumeikan University, Kinugasa Campus

26 May 2016, visit to Budapest of the “Honors”- Academy University Regensburg

Lecture by András Inotai on the “Economic and socio-political development of Hungary after the global crisis of 2008, with special reference on EU-Hungarian relations” (in German).

26-31 May 2016,  New York – USA

Tamás Novák took part in the XXXIV LASA Conference (Latin American Studies Association).

30 May 2016, IWE CERS HAS – Budapest

“The moral bases of modern economic growth” – lecture by Károly Fazekas, director of CERS HAS

30 May – 1 June 2016, Doha – UCLA and the Foreign Ministry of Qatar

Erzsébet N. Rózsa represented our institute at the conference ’Enriching the Middle East economic future’

31 May 2016, Brussels – Belgium

András Inotai at the Progressive Economy (S&D Group in the European Parliament), Brussels, Scientific Council meeting on “Current and future challenges of the European Union”. Connected to the conference evaluation of four papers on “Reforming the Economic and Monetary Union” for the award ceremony on May 31.

2 June 2016, IWE CERS HAS – Budapest

“Why global depression do not come to an end?” – presentation by Péter Farkas   in the Workshop Series of our institute

2-3 June 2016, Bratislava – Slovakia

András Inotai (former director, prof. emeritus), Miklós Szanyi (director), and Andrea Éltető (director of EU research group) from the Institute of World Economics, CERS HAS participated in the TEPSA Pre-Presidency Conference.

András Inotai’s intervention focused on the “New factors of global competitiveness and the EU”.

3 June 2016,  Bratislava – Slovakia

Sándor Meisel and Ágnes Orosz participated at the Hidden Triggers project conference, the title of which was “How to increase integration chances of Ukraine”.

3 June 2016, Tongji University – Shanghai, China

“One belt one road – Connecting China with Central and Eastern Europe” – title of Ágnes Szunomár’s presentation at the conference “One Belt, One Road: Belted Road to the Better Future”.

10–13 June 2016, Macao University – Macao


Workshop on the Contemporary relations between China and the Central and Eastern European Countries” – The Institute for World Economy was represented by Ágnes Szunomár.

13 June 2016, IWE CERS HAS – Budapest

“On the relationship between trade agreements and institutional and political factors”within the frames of Economics with policy – international seminar series
Laura Márquez Ramos (Departament d’Economia – Universitat Jaume I).

14 June 2016, Club of Europe monthly seminar – Budapest

“National sovereignity” in the global framework of the 21st century – roundtable discussion with historical, psychological, political, social and economic approach with András Inotai and leading Hungarian experts.