Attila Melegh#

Attila Melegh
Membership Number:6772
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY

Present and Previous Positions
  • September 1997, Scientific Advisor, Demographic Research Institute, Central Statistical Office. Budapest, Hungary
  • September 2009 Habilitated Associate Professor Institute of Communication and Sociology, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary
  • September 2008 - June 2012 Professor, Tomori Pál College, Kalocsa, Hungary (currently on long-term leave)
  • June 1993 - September 1996 Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology,Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • April 1991 - September 1994 Director of Széchenyi College, Budapest University of Economics
  • September 1987 – September 1991 Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Budapest University of Economics
  • December 2023 President of the Demographic Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Fields of Scholarship
  • Sociology of culture
  • Population history
  • Global social change
  • International migration
  • Economic sociology
  • Historical demography

Honours and Awards
  • 2024 Spring Selected as a Vienna Karl Polanyi Visiting Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Central European University [CEU]]), the International Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS) and the Volkshochschule Wien (VHS Wien), Vienna Chamber of Labour and the City of Vienna
  • 2023 President of the Demographic Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
  • 2023 Member of the Sociology Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2018 Board Member of the Center for Social Sciences, Tbilisi Georgia
  • 2017 Pro Univesitate Medal, Corvinus University of Budapest
  • 2017 March Member of the Advisory Board Center For Advanced Studies in Sofia,Bulgaria
  • 2014 - 2017 President of the Steering Commmittee, European Network for Universal and Global History (ENIUGH). Co-organizer of the event The Fifth ENIUGH Congress,Budapest, hosted by both the Central European University (Department of History) and Corvinus University (Karl Polanyi Research Centre at the Institute of Sociology and Social Policy), supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Research Centre for Humanities
  • 2016 Karl Polanyi Institute - Member of the Advisory Council
  • 2014 - 2022 Founding Director of Karl Polanyi Research Center for Global Social Studies.
  • 2008 - 2014 Marie Curie fellowship evaluator and vice chair, European Commission
  • 2004 Spring Fulbright Professor, Center for Central and East European Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
  • 2002 - 2003: Invited Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Central European University, Budapest.
  • 1996 - 1997 Fulbright Professor, Department of History, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
  • 1996 Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for Young Scholars
  • 1986 First prize inuniversity competition of student papers at Budapest University of Economics, Hungary

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