10 years of Ukrainian Studies at the Geographical Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTACSFK) – Regional Geography Workshop

10 years of Ukrainian Studies at the Geographical Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTACSFK)  

Regional Geography Workshop


Date: 26th February, 2018, Monday, 10:00-17:00

Venue: „MTA Kutatohaz", Budapest, Budaorsi ut 45., 1st floor, „Kis Tanacsterem"



9:40 -10:00 Morning coffee and registration

10:00-10:15 Welcome speech by Karoly Kocsis (Director of MTA CSFK Geographical Institute)

10:15-10:30 Address by Her Excellency Ljubov Nepop Ambassador (Embassy of Ukraine in Hungary)

10:30-12:20 Plenary session (Chair: Agnes Eross)

10:30-11:00 Csilla Fedinec (Institute for Minority Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, MTA)

Concept of indigenous people in Ukrainian law

11:00-11:30 Andras Deak (Institute of World Economics, MTA KRTK)

Gas transit in Ukraine: From a bilateral monopoly towards competition

11:30-12:00 Grygorii Pidgrushnyi (UNAS, Institute of Geography, Kyiv)

Visual information of urban spaces as an indicator of social mood

12:00-12:20 Q&A

12:20-13:20 Light buffet lunch at the venue

13:20-15:00 Session 1: Urban Landscape (Chair: Ferenc Gyuris)

13:20-13:40 Kostyantyn Mezentsev (Kyiv Sevchenko National University, Faculty of Geography)

Urban space in Ukraine: ambiguous urbanization and fragmented regeneration

13:40-14:00 Agnes Eross, Katalin Kovaly (MTA CSFK Geographical Institute)

Shifts in Post Euromaidan symbolic landscape: comparison of Kiev and Transcarpathian urban landscape.

14:00-14:20 Nataliia Mezentseva (Kyiv Sevchenko National University, Faculty of Geography)

Diverse transformation of neighbourhood public spaces in Kyiv

14:20-14:40 Marton Berki (Eotvos Lorand University)

'...the opium of the people'? Religiosity in socialist new towns

14:40-15:00 Q&A

15:00-15:20 Short coffee break

15:20-16:40 Session 2: Demographic Shifts (Chair: Katalin Kovaly)

15:20-15:40 Agnes Eross, Ignacy Jožwiak, Katalin Kovaly, Jozsef Molnar, Patrik Tatrai (MTA CSFK Geographical Institute and Ferencz Rakoczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute and Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw)

Migration as new norm: Individual strategies and everyday geopolitics in Western Ukraine

15:40-16:00 Andrei Crivenco (Shevchenko Pridnestrovian University, Tiraspol)

Demographic development of the Republic of Moldova based on recent censuses in 2014 and 2015 (in Transnistria)

16:00-16:20 David Karacsonyi (MTA CSFK Geographical Institute)

Ukraine: Europe's big cake? Some short notes

16:20-16:40 Q&A

16:40-17:00 Closing remarks (David Karacsonyi)

The workshop is open for everybody, the participation is free of charge. Kindly RSVP by 19th February, 2018 at karacsonyidavid@gmail.com