Regional Studies

Research & Studies

Regional Studies

Interdisciplinary Approach to Researching Regions in Transformation At the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), a primary research goal is to comprehend the diverse and ever-evolving nations and regions in Central and Southeastern Europe. Multidisciplinary research provides valuable insights into the social, economic, political, and cultural dynamics that shape these regions, as well as identifying […]

Working Papers

Fitra, Mohammad Yunas (2022) Minority Rights in Southeast Asia and ASEAN’s Response to State-directed Minority Persecutions: Special Emphasis on the Rohingya Minority Persecution Polányi Centre Working Paper I.2022/WP04 September 21, 2022 > Tepavcevic, Sanja (2022) Building Resilience in the Times of the Cold War: Motives and Geography of Yugoslav and Soviet Migrations in 1946 – […]

Complexity Studies

The Dynamics of Interconnection in the 21st Century At the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), a strong emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates complexity studies to unravel the intricacies of contemporary problems. This research seeks to understand the interconnectedness and dynamic nature of complex systems, encompassing both natural and social environments. […]


György Csepeli: A rebellious world of life The review was written by György Csepeli, iASK researcher and was released in Élet és Irodalom, in 2022. September 12, 2022 > György Csepeli: The Return of the Whole Dezső Boda: Complexity in Nature and Society – From Dancing Molecules to Collapsing Societies (iASK, 2020, 177 pages) March […]

Digital Society Research

Exploring Artificial Intelligence, Digital Ethnography, and Online Activism In an era defined by rapid technological progress, societies have undergone unprecedented transformations across ecological, economic, political, and social realms. The pervasive influence of technology, from the reach of social media platforms to the immersive experiences offered by virtual and augmented reality, is shaping our lives in […]


Why do Ukrainians want to go back home? Possible causes behind the return of war refugees to Ukraine The article was written by Larysa Tamilina, associated fellow of iASK and was released on Vox Ukraine on 4 August 2022. September 13, 2022 longterm1 longterm2 longterm3 News rtg ukraine war > Why do Russians accept the […]

Land Research

Core Fields: Land Use Planning: Shaping Sustainable Land Development Human Impacts on Land Resources: Evaluating Environmental Footprints Land-based Ecosystem Services: Understanding Ecological Functions Sustainable Land Use: Promoting Responsible Resource Management Land Resources Conservation: Preserving Land Quality Environmental Informatics: Integrating Data for Informed Decision-making Land Policy: Influencing Regulations and Guidelines Environmental Law: Navigating Legal Frameworks for […]

Water Research

Sustainable Water Resources and Management at iASK The water research initiatives center around the sustainable management of water resources, with a focus on agricultural water resources development. Water, as a vital and finite resource, requires responsible utilization to ensure the well-being of ecosystems and human societies. Interdisciplinary  innovative strategies and technologies are explored to address […]

Hungarian iASK Volumes

Kroó Norbert: Tudomány és technológia forradalma a 21. században Ez a könyv a huszonegyedik századi tudományról és technológiákról szóló előadások példákkal kiegészített, bővített változata. September 26, 2022 > Miszlivetz Ferenc – Sümegi István – Szabó Gábor – Szommer Ildikó – Tokaji Nagy Erzsébet: Daliás idők A Szombathelyen az 1980-as évek második felétől működő Németh László […]

Climate Change Adaptation

Evolutionary Perspectives on Adaptation and Global Survival The Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK) is dedicated to innovative climate change research, recognizing the urgent challenge of adapting to a changing climate and developing global survival strategies. From the perspective of evolutionary biology, research explores the profound implications of climate change on ecological systems and human […]