Postdoctoral Researcher

Ágnes Németh (Dr. Soc. Sciences) is a post-doc researcher at Karelian Institute. She holds an MSc in Geography, Hydrology, and Urban and Regional development, an MA in European Heritage, Digital Media and Information Society.

Her doctoral thesis dealt with issues of regional policy, relational-governance and mega-events planning. She has been involved in European research projects (European Science Foundation, FP7) in border studies focusing on cross-border cooperation processes and the social (de)construction of borders. In her post-doctoral research, she studies foreigners’ socio-economic engagement in different Finnish urban environments with the aim of producing knowledge on the local particularities and challenges of integration processes. She is managing the international project “ECoC-SME: Actions for inducing SME growth and innovation via the ECoC event and legacy” (Interreg Europe, 2019-2021).

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Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Karelian Institute



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Research groups - UEF