52nd Annual ASEEES Convention, Washington, D.C., November 5–8 Convenor: Árpád von Klimó (The Catholic University of America, DC, USA) Discussant: Steve Jobbitt (Lakehead University, Canada) Chair: Judith Szapor (McGill University, Canada) Decolonization became a major debate […]
In textbook chronicles, the “quantitative revolution” marked a historical moment when geography became a true Cold War science. As a result of the Second World War, a new generation of geographers left their parochial disciplinary […]
This research explores how Hungarians on both sides of the Iron Curtain opened up to Afro-Asian decolonisation through competing constructions of Eastern European semiperipheral postcoloniality. Eastern Europe has been excluded from global colonial history, which […]
This research project looks at two intertwined processes in the history of North American and German geography from the early 20th century to the 1970s. First, the shifting hegemonic relations between “theory-importer” United States and […]
I have sent two abstracts to the 17th International Conference of Historical Geographers in Warsaw, July 15–20 and one – the latter abstract here provided – to the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 10–14 in 2018.
Historical geographies of the “quantitative revolution”: Towards a transnational history of central place theory
“The Ghana job”: Opening Hungary to the developing world
My research report to the Open Society Archives turned out to be a draft of a lengthy working paper that summarizes some of the materials I have been working with. You can read about my OSA research proposal here.
In recent months I’ve prepared a new research plan/paper on the stuff I’ve been doing, connected to my work in the 1989 After 1989 project: The “spatial turn” in the history of scientific knowledge has called […]
Introduction and argument Powers of Ten is a highly influential short ’documentary-style’ movie directed in 1977 by life partners Charles and Ray Eames (dir. 1977). Through its 9 minutes we are assisted by a narrator […]