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FÖLDI Zsuzsa

Földi Zsuzsa
Central and North Hungarian Research Institute
Budapest Department


Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Földi Zsuzsa

Place and date of birth : Eger, July 2nd,1973

Marital status : married


landline Work +36 (1) 309-2600 / 1467
landline Centre +36 (1) 309-2684
fax Work ++36 (1) 3092688
E-mail foldi(at)rkkmta.hu

Education and training

1996Kossuth Lajos University of Arts and Sciences — teacher of English and Geography
2006Utrecht University, The Netherlands — PhD in Urban Geography

Language skills

English (writes, reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

1996—2001Xántus János Bilingual Secondary School for Tourism and Hotel Management — teacher
2001—2008Terra Studio Ltd. – Regional and Urban Development Consultancy — project manager, planner
2008—2009HAS CRS Budapest Department — research fellow
2008HAS GRI — research fellow
2009—2010HAS CRS Budapest Department — head of department
2011—2012HAS CRS Central and North Hungarian Research Institute — deputy head of institute
2012—2014MTA KRTK RKI KÉTO — tudományos munkatárs

Teaching activities

2005—guest lecturer, ELTE Dept. of Regional Geography
2008guest lecturer, ELTE Eötvös College

Scientific activity

2008—Hungarian Academy of Sciences – Geography I. Scientific Board – Social Geography, member

Subjects taught

Regional research and development (ELTE, Dept. of Regional Geography)
Approaches in spatial research (ELTE, Dept. of Social and Economic Geography)

Research fields

Regional planning
Urban planning
Critical realism – the philosophy and methods in urban geography
Neighbourhood dynamics

Trips abroad

2002—2003Scholarship (Huygens Program) — Netherlands


Complete list of publications and citations (Magyar Tudományos Művek Tára)

Main publications in English:
 Process oriented interpretation of strategic urban planning in Hungary. In: Regional Responses and Global Shifts: Actors, Institutions and Organisations: Regional Studies Association Annual International Conference 2010. Pécs, 2010.05.24–2010.05.26. Regional Studies Association. pp. 59–60. 
Budapest in the eyes of foreigners. The view of transnational migrants. Amsterdam: AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, 2009. 132 p. (ACRE Report 7.4).Co-authors : Egedy Tamás, Balogi Anna, Kovács Zoltán.
Impacts of globalisation at the neighbourhood level in Budapest – The Netherlands Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 2007. 22. pp. 33–50. Co-author: Van Weesep, J.
ACRE, Budapest: from state socialism to global capitalism – Pathways to creative and knowledge-based regions (Accomodating Creative Knowledge - report 2.4) Amsterdam 2007. AMIDSt, University of Amserdam Co-authors: Kovács, Z., Egedy, T., Keresztély, K., Szabó, B.,
Neighbourhood Dynamics in Inner-Budapest – a realist approach, 2006. Netherlands Geographical Studies, NGS 350.
Book review on „J.S. Fuerst: When Public Housing was Paradise, Praeger 2003” – Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 2005, pp. 449–451. 
The perception and evaluation of urban environments in migration-related decisions: the example of Budapest, In: Van Dijk, J., Elhordt, P., Oosterhaven, J., Wever, E. (eds.) Urban Regions: Governing Interacting, Economic, Housing, and Transportation Systems, Nederlandse Geografische Studies, NGS 303., 2002, Utrecht pp. 125–138
Full list of publications and citations is available here: http://vm.mtmt.hu/search/slist.php?lang=1&AuthorID=10013353