Hungarian Regional Science Association (HRSA)

7621 Pécs, Papnövelde u. 22
H-7601 Pécs, P.O. Box 199.

IBAN: HU37 50800111-11090603-00000000

Tel: +36-(72)-523-801
Fax: +36-(72)-523-806




Hungarian Regional Science Association 18th Annual Meeting

Opportunities of Core and Peripheral Regions for their Sustainable Future

27-30 October 2020


Draft programme available. Abstract submission extended deadline: 10 October 2020.

Co-organiser: Department of Geography, Geoeconomy and Sustainable Development
Corvinus University of Budapest


Draft programme in Hungarian.

♦ PROGRAMME ♦ 27 October 2020 

10.00-17.00 Online sessions


♦ PROGRAMME ♦ 28 October 2020 

10.00-10.50 General meeting (for HRSA members)

10.50-11.00 Prize award ceremony (in Hungarian)

11.00-15.00 Online sessions

15.00-17.00 Plenary session 1 (in English)

Eveline van Leeuwen Wageningen University and Research; ERSA

Jan Fidrmuc Brunel University London


♦ PROGRAMME ♦ 29 October 2020 

10.00-15.00 Online sessions

15.00-17.00 Plenary session 2 (in English)

Zoltán Elekes Centre for Economic and Regional Studies

Alexander Wandl TU Delft


♦ PROGRAMME ♦ 30 October 2020 

10.00-17.00 Online sessions



18 online sessions are organized in Hungarian, 4 online sessions are in English. In order to apply to the English sessions, please contact with the convenors of the sessions.

A)    Innovation and Development in Linked Regions
       Balázs Lengyel CERS Institute of Economics

B)    Territorialisation of the Circular Economy
       Alexander Wandl TU Delft  &  Viktor Varjú CERS Institute for Regional Studies

C)   Core and Periphery in Central and Eastern Europe
       Gábor Lux CERS Institute for Regional Studies

D)   Consequences of Multipolarisation on the Core–Periphery Relationships
       Viktor Eszterhai Corvinus University of Budapest



Extended deadline: 10 October 2020 (Notification: 12 October 2020)

Abstracts (max. 500 words) should be submitted by e-mail to the convenors of the sessions. Presentations of 20 minutes are welcomed.


REGISTRATION    Registration website

Registration fee (for non-domestic participants and organisations): 20 EUR / presentation.

Registration fee (for domestic participants): 7000 HUF / presentation.

Registration period: From 10 September to 15 October 2020. Payment is required after abstract acceptance.



Szilárd Rácz, HRSA secretary The detailed program of sessions will be announced at the middle of October 2020 in the HRSA website:


We are looking forward to meeting you at the online Annual Conference of HRSA.

Kind regards,
Zoltán Gál, President of HRSA

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