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MIHÁLY Melinda

Mihály Melinda
Great Plain Research Institute
Békéscsaba Department


Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Mihály Melinda

Place and date of birth : Budapest, January 4th,1989

Marital status :


Work phone Centre +36 (66) 441-801
E-mail mihaly.melinda(at)krtk.hu

Education and training

2010Budapest Business School, Budapest — Economist
2013Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest — Economist
2021Institute of Geography, University of Leipzig, Germany — PhD Candidate

Language skills

German (writes, reads, lectures)
English (writes, reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

2014—2017Social Impact gGmbH, Berlin, Leipzig, Germany — researcher
2018—MTA KRTK RKI ATO Békéscsaba — junior research fellow

Research fields

social enterprises in Hungary, rural social and solidarity economy initiatives, peripheralisation, sustainable local development

Trips abroad

2012Scholarship, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Climate-KIC Winter Journey — Hungary, Netherlands, Poland
2015Visiting researcher - Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Leipzig — Germany


Complete list of publications and citations (MTMT Hungarian Scientific Bibliography)

Selected list of scientific publications

  • G. Fekete, É., Hubai, L., Kiss, J., Mihály, M. (forthcoming): Social Enterprise in Hungary. In: Defourny, J. and Nyssens, M. (2018) Routledge Studies on Social Enterprise and Social Innovation Vol. 1: Social Enterprise Models in Europe, Routledge.
  • Cebotari, S.; Mihály, M. (forthcoming): Towards a progressive local development approach – insights from local community initiatives in Hungary and Romania, In: Lang, T. and Görmar, F. (2018): Local and Regional Development in Times of Polarisation Re-thinking spatial policies in Europe, Palgrave.
  • 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.
  • Mihály, M. (megjelenés alatt): Poszt-szocialista átalakulás a vidéki terekben – A szociális gazdaság szerepe a rurális területek periferizálódásának ellensúlyozásában. [The post-socialist transformation of rural areas – The role of social economy in counteracting the periheralisation of rural areas] In: G. Fekete, Éva; Nagy, Zoltán; Lipták, Katalin; Kiss, Julianna: Szolidáris és szociális gazdaság a poszt-szocialista perifériákon. [Social and solidarity economy in post-socialist peripheries] Miskolc 2018, 220-238.

Participation in domestic and international projects:

  • ICSEM – „International Comparative Social Enterprise Models” Project (2015-)
  • ITN RegPol² – „Socio-economic and Political Responses to Regional Polarisation in Central and Eastern Europe”, Early Stage Researcher (2014-2017)