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Early Stage Researchers:

CEBOTARI Sorin (ESR 13, Host: UBB)

PhD Thesis: Cebotari, S. (2017): Renewable energy project and peripheralization dynamics in North-West Romania. Date of Approval: 13.09.2017

Cebotari, S., Cristea, M., Moldovan, C., Zubascu, F. (2017): Renewable energy´s impact on rural development in northwestern Romania. In: Energy for Sustainable Development, Volume 37, April 2017, pp 110–123.

Cebotari, S., Benedek, J. (2017): Renewable Energy Project as a Source of Innovation in Rural Communities: Lessons from the Periphery. In: Sustainability, Volume 9, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Cebotari, S. (2015): Romanian Electricity Market in the Light of Fast Development of Renewable Energies: General Presentation and Critical Assessment in: Ortiz, W. et al. (2015) “Perspective of the Renewable Energy in the Danube Region”, Institute for Regional Studies – Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Grootens Martiene (ESR 6, Host: UT)

Grootens, M.; L. Horlings (2016): Leading (in) peripheries. In: Regions Special Issue 302 (1): 21-22


LOEWEN Bradley (ESR 7, Host: MEPCO)

Loewen, B. (2015): Contextualising regional policy for territorial cohesion in Central and Eastern Europe. In: Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3.


MOLDOVAN Aura (ESR 1, Host: UBB)

Benedek, J., Moldovan, A. (2015): Economic convergence and polarization: towards a multi-dimensional approach. In: Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3.


MIHÁLY Melinda (ESR 11, Host: SI)

Mihály, M. (2017): Mit értünk társadalmi vállalkozás alatt és miért kutatjuk? – Narratívák a nemzetközi szakirodalomból [What do we mean under social enterprise and why do we research it? – Narratives from the scholarship]. In: Észak-magyarországi Stratégiai Füzetek [Northern Hungarian Strategic Papers] 14(1): 101-115 

G. Fekete, É., Hubai, L., Kiss, J., Mihály, M. (2017): Social Enterprise in Hungary. In: ICSEM Working Papers 47. Liege: The International Comparative Social Enterprise Models (ICSEM) Project.



Plüschke-Altof, B.(2018). Rezension „Klassiker der Soziologie: Eine illustrierte Einführung“ von Ansgar Lorenz und Nektarios Ntemiris. In: soziologieblog.

PhD thesis: Plüschke-Altof, B. (2017): Images of the Periphery Impeding Rural Development? Discursive Peripheralization of Rural Areas in Post-Socialist Estonia. Tartu University Press, Tartu. Date of Approval: 24.11.2017

Plüschke-Altof, B. (2016). Rescaling Postcolonial Approaches: The Making of Rural Peripheries in Estonian Media Discourse. Re-inventing Eastern Europe (The Fifth Edition), Riga, 29-30.01.2016. Riga: Euroacademia, 1−10.

Plüschke-Altof, B. (2016): Rural as Periphery Per Se? Unravelling the Discursive Node. In: Sociální studia / Social Studies, 13 (2), pp. 11−28.

Plüschke-Altof, B. (2015): Visions of the Rural Impeding Development? Discourses on a ‘problematic’ region in Estonia. In: Online Proceedings XXVI European Society for Rural Sociology Congress “Places of Possibility? Rural Societies in a Neoliberal World”. European Society for Rural Sociology, Aberdeen, pp. 134-136.

Plüschke-Altof, B. (2015): Kolonisatoren von gestern, MitbürgerInnen von heute? Wandelnde Grenzziehungen gegenüber der russischen Minderheit in Estland. In: Tagungsband des 4. Studentischen Soziologiekongresses “Krisen, Prozesse, Potenziale”. Bamberg University Press, Bamberg, pp. 339-440.

Noorkõiv, R., Plüschke-Altof, B. (2015): Suburbanisation and identity. Macro- and micro-level factors on the case of Viimsi rural municipality (Eeslinnastumine ja identiteet. Makro- ja mikrotasandi tegurid Viimsi valla näitel). In: Special Issue “Regional Development in Estonia”, Estonian Statistical Bulletin 4/15, pp. 182-211.

Plüschke-Altof, B. (2014): Von den Grenzen her denken: Die Darstellung der Anderen im Diskurs der estnischen Mehrheit. In: Buß, B.; Somfalvy, E.; Vaitulevich, T.; Zagańczyk-Neufeld, A. (Ed.): Grenzen in Osteuropa: Neudefinieriung, Öffnung, Auflösung? Beiträge der 22. Tagung junger Osteuropa-Experten. DGO/KomPost, p. 25.


PÓSFAI Zsuzsanna (ESR 4, Host: CERSHAS)

Gál, Z., Nagy, E., Pósfai, Z. (2018): Financialization and Inequalitieis: The Uneven development of the Housing Market On The Eastern Periphery of Europe. In: Fadda, S., Tridico, P. (eds.): Inequality and Uneven Development in the Post-Crisis World. Published in the Series Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics. Abingdon: Routledge. 167-190

Czirfusz, M., Horváth, V., Jelinek, C., Pósfai, Z., Szabó, L. (2015): Gentrification and Rescaling Urban Governance in Budapest-Józsefváros. In: Intersections. East European Journal of Society and Popitics 1:(4) pp. 55-77.

Czirfusz, M., Pósfai, Z. (2015): Kritikus ponton?: Önkormányzati lakásgazdálkodás a gazdasági világválság után. In: Területy Statisztika 55:(5) pp. 484-504.


ŠPAČEK Martin (ESR 9, Host: STU)

Potluka, O., Špaček, M., von Schnurbein, G. (2017): Impact of the EU structural funds on financial capacities of non-profit organizations. In: VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations Volume 28, Issue 5, pp. 2200-2223

Potluka, O., Špaček, M., Remr, J. (2017): Non-governmental Organizations as Partners: Obstacles in the EU Cohesion Policy? Journal of Economics, Volume 65, Issue 8, pp. 715-736

Potluka, O., J. Brůha, M. Špaček, L. Vrbová (2016): Counterfactual impact evaluation on EU cohesion policy interventions in training in companies. In: Ekonomický časopis = Journal of Economics 64 (6).

Špaček, M.,Kluvankova,  T. (2016): Cross-border technology-institutional innovations to address polarisation of EU regions: research outline. In: Majerčáková, D. (ed.): Conference Proceedings from 15th International Scientific conference for PhD students and young researchers Management in Theory and Practice. 21st–22nd April 2016, Faculty of Management at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. p. 113-119

Špaček, M. (2015): Multilevel governance for balanced development between core and peripheral spaces: Research Project Outline1. In: Maier, K., M. Finka, L. Jamečný; V. Ondrejička: Fuzzy Responsibility – Multi-actors Desicion Making under Uncertainty and Global Changes. Prague: České vysoké učení technické

Špaček, M. (2014): Multilevel Governance for Balanced Development between Core and Peripheral Spaces: Research Project Outline. In: Ondrejicka (ed.). Strategic decision making in spatial development. ROAD and SPECTRA Centre of Excellence EU.


TELLE Stefan (ESR 2, Host: STU)

PhD thesis: Telle, S. (2017): Fuzzi a soft prvky v priestorovej dimenzii regionálnych politík. Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Date of Approval: 30.08.2017

Telle, S. (2017): EU Governance and EU Cohesion Policy. Reflexive Adaptation or Inconsistent Coordination? In: Transactions of AESOP 1 (1)

Telle, S. (2017): An Institutionalist View on Experimentalist Governance: Local-level obstacles to policy-learning in European Union Cohesion Policy. In: European Journal of Spatial Development 66. p.1-20

Telle, S. (2015): European Union Cohesion Policy and the (Re-) Production of Centrality and Peripherality through Soft Spaces with Fuzzy Boundaries. In: Book of Proceedings AESOP Prague Annual Congress 2015. Definite Space – Fuzzy Responsibility. Czech Technical University, Architecture Faculty. p. 200-230


Experienced Researchers:

BALOGH Péter (ER 1, Host: CERSHAS)

Balogh, P. (2015): The Land of Storms and the region where the country´s heart beats: changing images of peripherality in Hungary. In: Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3.


PFOSER  Alena (ER 3, Host: IfL)

Pfoser, A. (2017): Narratives of peripheralisation: Place, agency and generational cohorts in post-industrial Estonia. In: European Urban and Regional Studies.



Benedek, J., Kurkó, I.: Convergence or divergence? The position of Romania in the Spatial structure of the European Union.

Benedek, J., Cristea, M., Bartók, B. (2013): Regional Development and Establishment of Renewable Energy Clusters in North-West Region of Romania. In: Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12:2, pp. 237-244.

Benedek, J., Cristea, M. (2014): Growth pole development and ‘metropolization’ in post-socialist Romania. In: Studia UBB Geographia, LIX, 2, 2014, pp. 125 – 138.

Benedek, J., Moldovan, A. (2015): Economic convergence and polarization: towards a multi-dimensional approach. In: Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3.

Lang, T. (2011): Regional development issues in Central and Eastern Europe: shifting research agendas from a focus on peripheries to peripheralisation? In: Eröss, A.; Karacsonyi, D. (eds.): Geography in Visegrad and Neighbour Countries, Budapest, 57-64.

Lang, T. (2012): Shrinkage, Metropolization and Peripheralization in East Germany. In: European Planning Studies, 20:10, pp. 1747-1754.

Lang, T. (2012): Conceptualising urban shrinkage in East Germany: understanding regional peripheralisation in the light of discursive forms of region building. In: Naumann, M.; Fischer-Tahir, A. (eds.): Peripherization: The Making of Spatial Dependencies and Social Injustice, Heidelberg, Springer.

Lang, T., Henn, S., Sgibnev, W., Ehrlich, K. (2015): Understanding Geographies of Polarization and Peripheralization Perspectives from Central and Eastern Europe and Beyond. Palgrave Macmillan.

Lang, T. (2015): Socio-economic and Political Responses to Regional Polarisation and socio-spatial peripheralisation in Central and Eastern Europe: a research agenda. In: Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3.

Máté, G., Néda, Z., Benedek, J. (2011): Spring-Block Model Reveals Region-Like Structures. In: PLoS ONE, 6:2, pp. 1-8.

Nagy, E. (2005): Retail Restructuring and Emerging Spatial Patterns of Consumption: New Aspects of Development Disparities in Hungary. In: Hungarian Spaces and Places: Patterns of Transition. Pécs, Centre for Regional Studies.

Nagy, E., Nagy, G. (2009): Changing spaces of knowledge-based business services in Hungary. Hungarian Geographical bulletin, 58, 2, 101-120.

Nagy, E: (2015): Discussion of inequalities from the periphery”, Editorial in Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3.

Noorkõiv, R. (2015): Apartment market as indicator of level of regional development (Korteriturg regionaalarengu taseme mõõdikuna). In: Special Issue “Regional Development in Estonia”, Estonian Statistical Bulletin 4/15,  pp. 170-181.

Noorkõiv, R.; Plüschke-Altof, B. (2015): Suburbanisation and identity. Macro- and micro-level factors on the case of Viimsi rural municipality (Eeslinnastumine ja identiteet. Makro- ja mikrotasandi tegurid Viimsi valla näitel). In: Special Issue “Regional Development in Estonia”, Estonian Statistical Bulletin 4/15, pp. 182-211.

Noorkõiv, R. (2016): Village Elders-based Community Model (Külavanemal Põhinev Kogukondlik Mudel). In: Estonian Statistical Bulletin 1/16, pp. 151-160.

Raagmaa, G; Kindel, G. (2015): Recreational home owners in leadership and governance of peripheral recreational communities, Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 2015/3

Timár, J. (2005): Gender and Spatial Inequalities in Hungary in the Transition Era. In: Hungarian Spaces and Places: Patterns of Transition. Pécs, Centre for Regional Studies.


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