Internationalization vs. globalization – the case of urban development
At our first meeting in the new year, Márkus Keller delivered a keynote speech titled „Internationalization vs. globalization – the case of urban development”, followed by a discussion. Much has been said on the global and local effects of urbanization and industrialization on housing and also on the global and local responses to these phenomena. We continued our discussion on individual research plans, this time with the topics of Gábor Koloh, Péter Nagy and Márton Simonkay. The venue of the meeting was again Szeged.
Presence on social media
We have launched our Facebook-page! Using this channel, we would like to popularize the issues and topics of the history of globalization. We will spread news about publications and conference presentations of our colleagues. Furthermore, we also recommend important historical books and studies.
Individual research plans
At our next meeting, held again in Budapest, we concluded the discussion of the Hungarian research on the history of globalization. Later we continued with the individual work plans of Zsombor Bódy, Márkus Keller, Péter Bencsik and Melinda Kalmár, including the clarification of each sub-topic and the discussion of the possibilities of solving the related research and thematic dilemmas.
History of globalization: research trends and their Hungarian reception
During our first session in Szeged, the leader of the research group, Béla Tomka held a keynote address (“Trends of globalization research”). After the following debate, Katalin Baráth, Gábor Koloh, Péter Nagy and Márton Simonkay presented their findings about the Hungarian reception of the history of globalization, including the relevant literature, discourses and past research.
History of Globalization Research Group established
The MTA-SZTE-ELTE History of Globalization Research Group has held its founding session at the Department of Comparative Historical Sociology (Eötvös University, Budapest). The members of the group briefly introduced themselves, then discussed the most important practical and individual tasks.