Hungary Today: A Conversation

January 16, 2019
12:00 PM
ASU Tempe campus, Social Sciences building, room 109
Event Description: 

Hungary Today: A Conversation is an informal discussion of the issues currently facing Hungary. 

A light lunch will be served.  So, please RSVP.

The discussants:

Peter Galbacs - professor, Economics, Budapest Business School; Fulbright Scholar, ASU's Center for the Study of Economic Liberty.  Dr. Galbacs specializes in the history of economic thought. His Fulbright project looks at the methodology of modern business-cycle theory.  

Balint Szalai - business journalist,; Hubert Humphrey Fellow, ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.  He covers economic issues with an emphasis on fraud and corruption. While a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Szalai is sharpening his skills in data journalism, learning about business and organizational models for media outlets, and examining the phenomena fake news.

The moderator:

Mladen Medved - Ph.D. candidate, Central European University (CEU); Global Teaching Fellow, ASU's Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies.  His dissertation tackles the transition to capitalism in Croatia, Hungary, and Austria and its political consequences (1830-1867).  At ASU, he is teaching courses on democratic erosion and Eastern Europe in transition.


Sponsored by the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies and the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty.