Dr habil. Tamás Tóth
Tamás Tóth was born in 1970 in Budapest. He has degree in the field of consultancy, teaching and economic agricultural sciences. He has a PhD in territorial planning, he earned his habilitation in 2010.
He has hold a number of positions at the Szent István University of Gödöllő: he was the president of the House of Doctorandi for 7 years and has served as the Vice Dean of Faculty of Economics and Social Scinences since 2008. In addition in 2009 he became the head of the Institute of Regional Economics and Rural Development and he is the Secretary and Member of Regional Sciences PhD School. Since 2013 he has been Vice-rector.
He is interested in the issues of regional and spatial development at academic and practical level too. His studies were published in Europe and in severel other countries of the world. He has taken part in the preparation of several regional and local development strategies.
His national and international professional mandates are diversified: he is the member of the Hungarian Regional Science Association, the European Regional Sciences Accociation, the Regional Science Comitee of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the European Association of Agricultural Economics and the International Association of Agricultural Economics. In addition he is the member of the board of the Foundation for Hungarian Regional Policy, founder member of the Scientific Association for Spatial Development and the secretary and member of the Regional Sciences PhD School at Szent István University.
Married, 2 children.
Since 2012 he has been the chairman of CESCI.
On the 18th of June 2018 the two embassies, the Municipality of Szentgotthárd and CESCI organized the fourth Slovene-Hungarian Annual Forum. This year, the key topic of the seminar was the tool-kit for the economic and social development of abandoned and ageing areas, including the agrarian sector, silver economy and tourism. The afternoon panels were devoted to the problems and development potentials of the concrete border region. Further details to be found here.//2018.06.07.
The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), Central European Service for Cross-border Initiatives Balkans (CESCI Balkans), The Institute of International Sociology of Gorizia (ISIG) and CESCI (Hungary) organized the 10th International Youth Forum in Tivat between 30-31 May. The event, financed by Danube Strategic Project Fund within the framework of the SECCo2 project was attended by 120 participants from all over the Danube and Adriatic Ionian macro-regions. More details can be found here.//2018.05.28.
On 22nd and 23rd May, within the framework of the project facilitating the legal harmonisation between the Visegrad countries, the representatives of the cooperating partners and the ministries of the four countries visited Copenhagen and Malmö. The objective of the study visit was to get to know about the work and internal mechanisms of the Freedom of Movement Council established by the Nordic Council in 2014. Read our report here.//2018.05.28.
Together with our Italian, German and Serb partners we have published a questionnaire on CBC in the Danube and Adriatic-Ionian macro-regions. By filling it in, you register for an on-line platform, developed within the framework of the SECCo2 project, which will promote news, events, open call for proposals, and projects on CBC. For further details please click here.//2018.05.28.
On the 16th of May Falk 1 Event center housed the final episode of our seminar series on cross-border governance. Olivier T. Kramsch, assistant professor at Radboud University, illustrated the field's theoretical dilemmas with current political-historical examples in his lecture titled "After the 'B/ordering Turn': Cross-Border Governance in a Time of Walls, Fences, and more Walls".