The Border Regions In Transition
VIth International Conference: Regionalisation, EU Enlargement and Shifting Borders of
Inclusion and Exclusion


Pécs, Békéscsaba and Debrecen (Hungary)
September 21.– 27. 2003

List of abstracts

  • Alla Skvortova,
    Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Ethnic Studies, Academy of Science of Moldova
    Insiders and Outsiders: Impact of the EU Enlargement on the Moldovan-Romanian Relations
  • Andreas Uhrlau
    Wissenschaftliche Politikberatung
    Cross-border co-operation practices in the German-Polish and Hungarian-Austrian Euroregions
  • Doris Wastl -Walter* - Monika Váradi**
    *Professor of Human Geography University of Bern
    **Research fellow, Research Institute Budapest Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    Eu-Enlargement-Border Perspectives
  • Béla Baranyi, CSc* - Gábor Koncz**
    *Head of Department, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Regional Studies "Alföld" Institute Debrecen Department
    ** junior research fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Regional Studies "Alföld" Institute Debrecen Department

    Ready for Schengen: Border Regions and Euroregional Organizations-Formations on the Eastern Borders of Hungary
  • Gyula Szabó, PhD* - Gábor Koncz **
    * * junior research fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Regional Studies "Alföld" Institute Debrecen Department
    ** junior research fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Regional Studies "Alföld" Institute Debrecen Department

    Local-governmental aspects of the trans-boundary interaction in the Hungarian-Romanian border region
  • Barbara Hooper, Ph.D.
    University of Nijmegen, Centre for Border Research, Netherlands
    The Rule of Law and the Rule of Force: Trans-Border Policing and Trans-Border Violence in the EU (Or, Producing the EU as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice)
  • Dr. Kish Eva
    Institute of World Economy and International Relations, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
    New external 'eastern' EU borders and Ukraine
  • Georges Labrecque
    Geographer and lawyer, Department of politics & Economics, Royal Military College of Canada
    International Maritime boundaries of Canada.
  • Prof. Dr Hans-Joachim Bürkner
    Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning,, Germany
    Regional development in times of economic crisis and population loss: The German-Polish border region in distress
  • Ilkka Liikanen
    Director of the Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu, Finland
    End of nationalized borders? Reflections on national and supra-national in the construction and reconstruction of Finnish Eastern border
  • Ladis K. D. Kristof
    Department of Political Science, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Bukovina as an Antechamber to Central Europe
  • Jevgenia Viktorova
    Master Student, Department of International Relations, University of St Andrews
    Mapping the borders of 'civility': Political conventions and political violence in Northern Ireland
  • Jovan Romelic, -Pavle Tomic,
    Faculty of Natural Science, University of Novi Sad, Department of Geography, Tourism&Hotel Management, D. Obradovi} 3, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
    The tourist attractons border area of Serbia toward Hungaria and Romania as the factor cross border tourist travel
  • James Wesley Scott
    Department of Geography, Free University of Berlin
    Dimensionality as an Element of EU Geopolitics: Partnerships with the "East" and "South"
  • Lassi Heininen
    Senior Scientist and Docent, University of Lapland, Arctic Centre
    Environmental threats and concepts of security as factors in trans-boundary and regional cooperation of North Europe - case study of a nuclear problem
  • Michael Schack
    Danish Institute of Border Region Studies, Danmark
    Theorising Borders, Boundaries and Identities within Processes of Political and Economic Integration
  • Nicole Ehlers
    University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen Centre for Border Research, The Netherlands
    Thematic focal point: Border Area Case Study
  • Olga Brednikova
    Centre for Independent Social Research, European University at St.Petersburg (postgraduate student), Russia
    Local versus Nation Narrations: 'Post-Soviet' Borderlands
  • Chuthatip Maneepong, Ph.D.
    Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Australia
    The role of local government and the local private sector in industrial development in Thai border towns
  • Petri Virtanen
    University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute, Finland
    Enlargement and its Impacts on Internal/External Borders of the EU
  • Roos Pijpers - Henk van Houtum
    Nijmegen Centre for Border Research, Department of Human Geogaphy, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Bordering migration: the making of new border regimes with regard to east-west economic migration in an enlarging European Union
  • Dr.Tatiana Zhurzhenko
    Kharkiv National University, Ass. Prof (Ukraine) / University of Vienna, Institute for East Lise Meitner Fellow (Austria)
    Cross-border cooperation and transformation of regional identities in the Ukrainian-Russian borderlands: Towards a Euroregion "Slobozhanshchyna"?
  • Marina Todorovic* - Branislav Stojanovic**
    *science associate,
    ** M.Sc, research assistant, Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijia", Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade.
    Potentials and limitations of regional develpoment and cooperation in South-East Europe
  • Ulrich Best
    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Relating the past and the present. The narration of borders and transgressions in German and Polish discourse
  • Garth Abraham
    Associate Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    The application, and usefulness, of the doctrine of uti possidetis in the freezing of post-colonial African boundaries
  • Dennis Zalamans Ph.D.
    Baltic East European Graduate School Södertörn University College, Sweden
    Co-operation versus Co-existence? Border Regions in the Baltic Sea Area
  • Eiki Berg and Piret Ehin
    Tartu, Estonia
    Single Market, Internal Security, and the EU's New External Border
  • Ingmar Oldberg
    Assoc. dir of research, FOI, Stockholm
    History of Russian-Baltic relations, focusing on an important bilateral problem, namely the border
  • Josef Langer
    Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
  • George Petrakos* and Eleftherios Topaloglou**
    * George Petrakos is an Associate Professor of Spatial Economic Analysis, Chairman of the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Greece.
    ** Eleftherios Topaloglou is a Regional Planner (M.Sc.) and a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Greece.
    "Policy and market dynamics of cross-border co-operation in the Northern Greek borders"
  • Janet Henshall Momsen
    University of California, Davis.
    Borders as Determinants of Social Capital: Differences among rural
    entrepreneurs in east and west Hungary.
  • Margareta Lelea
    Graduate Group in Geography University of California, Davis
    Case Study: Women Entrepreneurs Along the Hungarian Border in Arad County, Romania
  • Gerhard Heimpold
    Halle Institute for Economic Research Dept. Regional and Urba Economics Halle (Saale), Germany
    Do regions along opening borders need a specific regional policy? - the case of the German-Polish border".
  • Olga Mrinska, Kyiv, Ukraine,
    Department for International Development of the United Kingdom
    Kyiv Office at British Embassy Deputy Programme Manager
    Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
    Geographical faculty, Lecturer
    Enlarging EU - its Influence on External and Internal Borders of the New Neighbours. Case of Ukraine
  • István Mezei
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre For Regional Studies Central and North Hungarian Research Institute, Miskolc Department
    European Regions as a Means of Resolving Asymmetric Conditions
  • Radics Zsolt
    Department of Social Geography Debrecen University
    The Effect of European Enlargement on the Free Trade in Central Europe"
  • Bujdosó Zoltán
    Department of Social Geography Debrecen University
    The Impact of County Border on the Attraction Zones of Towns"
  • Patkós Csaba
    Department of Social Geography Debrecen University
    The Roots of a New "North Great Plain" Identity"
  • Tom Edwards
    Microsoft Co. /Unioversity of Washington
    Expanding Businisses boundaries via localization
  • Thomas Lnden
    Baltic and East European Graduate School Södertörn University College
    What is national in planning? Border zones as symbolic places.
    The case of Haparanda - Tornio on the Sweden - Finland border.
  • Maciej Smetkovski
    Centre for Europena Regional an Local Studies, Warsaw University
    The local dimension of polish-Ukrainian co-operation - the case study
  • Katarzyna Krok
    Centre for Europena Regional an Local Studies, Warsaw University
    Transborder co-operation in Polish -Ukrainian transboundasy region: old expiriences-new prospects
  • Prof. Dr.Grzegorz Gorzelak
    Centre for Europena Regional an Local Studies, Warsaw University
    External intervention and local /regional development - the case of Polish -German crossborder co-operation
  • Dr Michelle Pace
    EU borderconf project, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Hajdú Zoltán
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Regional Studies Transdanubian Research Institute, Pécs
  • Hardi Tamás
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Regional Studies West-Transdanubian Research Institute, Gyor
  • Nagy Imre
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Regional Studies Alföld Research Institute,Bekescsaba Department
  • Agnes Pal
  • Szonokyne Ancsin Gabriella


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