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).
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Karelian Institute
+358 50 442 3071
Research groups - UEF
Németh Ágnes. 2017. Mega-event governance : drivers and potentials of the European Capitals of Culture. Publications of the University of Eastern Finland. Dissertations in Social Sciences and Business Studies 142. 2017
Németh Ágnes. 2016. Mega-Events and New Patterns of Cooperation: The European Capitals of Culture. In: Silva Carlos Nunes, Bucek Ján (ed.) Local Government and Urban Governance in Europe. Springer publishing company. s. 149-170. 2016
Németh Ágnes. 2016. The immigrant "Other" and artistic expression: (de) bordering via festivals and social activism in Finland. Journal of Cultural Geography 2017; 34 1: 51-69. 2016
Németh Ágnes. 2015. European Capitals of Culture - Digging Deeper into the Governance of the Mega-Event. Territory, Politics, Governance epub -: -. 2015
Németh Ágnes. 2015. Making most of the European Capital of Culture brand through inclusive urban governance: Condie Jenna, Cooper Anna M., Dialogues of Sustainable Urbanisation: Social Science Research and Transitions to Urban Contexts. 63-65. 2015
Németh Ágnes. 2015. Watching the Other Across the Border: Representations of Russia and Estonia on Finnish National Television. Journal of Borderlands Studies epub: -. 2015
Németh Ágnes. 2014. Borders in Sidelight: Immigrant Writers in Finland: ABS conference presentation, Presentation and abstract in Panel F11 titled "Bordercrossings and Borderscapes in Migrant Narratives and Arts". 4-5. 2014
Németh Ágnes. 2013. Multi-level development perspectives and the European Capital of Culture: Pécs 2010 and Turku 2011: Moore Niamh, Pineira-Mantinan Maria-Jose, Transforming cities : urban processes and structure. Young Scholars Book Book 3. Geography. 17-29. 2013
Németh Sarolta, Németh Ágnes, Kaisto Virpi. 2013. Research design for studying development. BELGEO - Belgian Journal of Geography 1 / 2013 Modelling and benchmarking of borders: 12. 2013
ECOC 2.0: the Online Imprint of Pécs 2010 and Turku 2011 Cultural Mega-events. Németh Ágnes. 2011 2011