Calling for Abstracts: RKK40 Anniversary Conference – Celebrating 40 Years of Regional and Rural Development Trends

Deadline is extended to 3rd of March!

The Institute for Regional Studies (RKK) is excited to announce the launch of the call for abstracts for their upcoming International Conference, marking the institution’s 40th anniversary. Join us in Pécs, Hungary, on May 29-30, 2024, as we celebrate four decades of regional and rural development research and trends. 

Conference Details: 

  • Date: May 29-30, 2024 
  • Venue: Pécs, Hungary 

We invite abstract submissions for sessions related to regional and rural development, with a particular focus on circular economy and bioeconomy from a territorial perspective. If you’re passionate about these fields and wish to organize a session, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Dr. Tibor Navracsics (Minister for Public Administration and Regional Development) 
  • Prof. Dr. Franziska Sielker (TU Vienna and Affiliated Professor at University of Cambridge) 
  • Prof. Dr. James W. Scott (University of Eastern Finland) 
  • Prof. Dr. József Benedek (Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca) 

Important Dates: 

  • Proposals for section organization: Continuous until January 31, 2024, through the conference email address: 
  • Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2024 
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: Continuous until March 5, 2024 
  • Conference fee payment deadline: March 17, 2024 

This conference provides a unique opportunity to share your research, engage with experts in the field, and celebrate four decades of regional and rural development insights. For more information and to submit your abstract, visit here. 

Don’t miss this chance to be part of a landmark event in the world of regional studies. Join us in Pécs, Hungary, and let’s explore the future of regional and rural development together! 

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