László Z. Karvalics PhD, Hab., MA in History, Literature and Linguistics, ELTE, Budapest.)
Founding director, BME-UNESCO Information Society and Trend Research Institute, associate professor, former Head, Department of Cultural Heritage and Human Information Science, Faculty of Arts, University of Szeged.
Fulbright Research Scholar, George Washington University, Center of International Science and Technology Policy (2006), Georgetown University, Department of History (2007). Teaching and research on information society, social impacts of information technology, comparative analysis of national information strategies, information history, press history, education in the information age and knowledge management theory and practice, smart cities. Latest books in English: Research 2.0. and the Future of Information Literacy (with: Koltay Tibor, Sonja Spiranec) Chandos Publishing, 2016 Information History of the first World War (Ed.) L’Harmattan, 2015
Topic: On Technology and Social Macroevolution. From Theory to Practice