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KOVÁCS Teréz

Kovács Teréz
Transdanubian Research Institute

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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Kovács Teréz

Place and date of birth : Bečej (Voivodina), September 7th,1949

Marital status : maid, one child

Contact

fax Centre +36 (72) 523-803
landline Work +36 (72) 523-830
landline Centre +36 (72) 523-800
E-mail kovacst(at)rkk.hu

Education and training

1973University of Belgrade Faculty of Arts and Humanities — Teacher of Sociology
1980University of Belgrade Faculty of Arts and Humanities — Master of Sociology
1984Hungarian Academy of Sciences — PhD in Sociology
2009University of Debrecen Centre for Agricultural Sciences and Engineering — Habilitation
2009Hungarian Academy of Sciences — DSc

Language skills

Serbian (writes, reads, lectures)
English (reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

1974—1976Radio-Television of Novi Sad — journalist
1976—1984University of Novi Sad Faculty of Arts and Humanities — assistant lecturer
1984—1986Centre for Regional Studies HAS Settlement Research Group — senior research fellow
1986—2009Centre for Regional Studies HAS Transdanubian Research Institute — senior research fellow
2009—2011Centre for Regional Studies HAS Transdanubian Research Institute — scientific advisor

Teaching activities

1994—2004visiting lecturer, Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Department of Agriculture.Environment and Regional Economics
2001—visiting lecturer, Kaposvár University Faculty of Animal Sciences
2004—associate professor, Kaposvár University Faculty of Business and Economics
2006—consultant, Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Doctoral School of Regional Policy and Economics
2009—founding member, Kaposvár University PhD School for Management and Regional Science

Scientific activity

1984—Hungarian Sociological Association, member
1991—European Society for Rural Sociology, member
1993—Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member of public body
1993—European Sociology Association, member
1994—1998Social and Employment Committee of the City of Pécs, expert
1995—1997Hungarian Sociological Association Section for Village Sociology, President
1998—Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Agricultural History and Village Sociology Section, member
2000—Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Pécs Section for Settlement Development and Settlement Science, member
2000—Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scientific Committee of Regional Science, member
2003—Hungarian Regional Science Association, member

Editorial Membership

1991—Village Conference series, editor
2003—Falu (journal), member

Subjects taught

Village sociology and rural development (Kaposvár University Faculty of Business and Economics)
Settlement sociology (Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Doctoral School of Regional Policy and Economics)
Rural development (University of Kaposvár Faculty of Business and Economics)

Research fields

Regional processes and the transformation of rural society
Rural development, rural development policy
The spatial processes and the socio-cultural embedment of private agricultural farming

Trips abroad

1986Study trip — Poland
1991Study trip — Poland
1993Study trip — Finland
1995Study trip — Finland
1996Study trip — Finland
1996Study trip — United Kingdom

Publications

Total number of publications: 184 items. Their breakdown is as follows: 3 monographs, 7 book editions, 4 individual papers, 62 book chapters, 80 scientific articles, 30 other articles, (22 foreign language publications.)

    
Kovács T.: Agriculture in the Balkans. In: Horváth Gy, Hajdú Z (szerk.) Regional Transformation Processes in the Western Balkan Countries.Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2011. pp. 400-426.

Kovács T.: A paraszti gazdálkodás és társadalom átalakulása. (Transformation of the Peasant Farming and Society) Budapest: L'Harmattan, 2010. 256 p.

Kovács T.: Gazdaportrék. (Farmers' Portraits) Budapest: Agroinform Kiadó, 2008. 127 p.

Kovács T.: Different disparities between the Hungarian urban and rural areas during the new capitalism. - Eastern European Countryside 14. 2008. pp. 43-59.

Kovács T.: Businesses based on local initiative in rural areas in Hungary. In: Komornicki T, Czapiewski KL, Jaworska B (eds.) New functions of rural and industrial space in Central and Eastern Europe. Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization - Polish Geographical Society, 2008. pp. 55-62. (Europa XXI; 17.)

Kovács T.: Agriculture in the Carpathian region. In: Gál Z, Rácz Sz (eds.) Socio-Economic Analysis of the Carpathian Area. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2008. pp. 117-133. (Discussion Papers, Special)

Kovács T.: Restructuring agriculture. In: Barta Gy, G. Fekete É, Szörényiné Kukorelli I, Timár J (eds.) Hungarian Spaces and Places: Patterns of Transition. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2005. pp. 259-271.

Kovács T.: Lagging rural areas in Post-socialist Hungary. In: Floriańczyk Z, Czapiewski K (eds.) Rural development capacity in Carpathian Europe. Warsaw: European Rural Development Network, 2005. pp. 37-48. (Rural Areas and Development; 3.)

Kovács T.: Vidékfejlesztési politika. (Rural Development Policy) Budapest: Dialóg Campus Kiadó, 2003. 284 p. (Dialóg Campus Szakkönyvek;Studia regionum;Területi és települési kutatások; 22.)

Kovács T.: Agricultural and rural development.In: Hajdú Z, Pálné Kovács I. (eds.) Portrait of South Transdanubia: A Region in Transition. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2003. pp. 129-137.

Kovács T.: The Hungarian SAPARD Programme.: Background and structure. - European Spatial Research and Policy 9. 2002. 1. pp. 53-76.

Kovács T.: Rural Development in Hungary. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2001. 43 p. (Discussion papers, 34.)

Kovács T.: Regional disparities in the privatisation of land. In: Hajdú Z (szerk.) Regional Processes and Spatial Structures in Hungary in the 1990's. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1999. pp. 99-122.

Kovács T.: The situation of the rural areas of Hungary in the mid-1990's. - Eastern European Countryside 1998. 4. pp. 75-81.

Kovács T.: The present socio-economic situation in Central and Eastern Europe. In: Hajdú Z, Horváth Gy (szerk.) European Challenges and Hungarian Responses in Regional Policy. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1994. pp. 59-66.

Kovács T.: Reclaiming nationalized land in Hungary. - Sociologica Ruralis 33. 1993. 1. pp. 96-100.