Rural Development Dimensions of the European Green Deal

2022. April 29. 10:00 to 17:30
7100 Szekszárd, Rákóczi u. 1. -Room 52



Rural Development Dimensions of the European Green Deal  

International Hybrid (Presence + Online) Conference of the PTE KPVK

7100 Szekszárd, Rákóczi út 1 .


10.00 - 10.30: Registration / Room 52

10.30 - 11.00: Greetings and opening presentation

  • Dr. Iván Zádori (University of Pécs): Current Trends in Rural Development in Hungary and the European Union

11.00 - 12.00: Plenary presentations I. – Chairperson: Dr. Iván Zádori

  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Theodor Vogt (Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz): Green Transformation from a German Viewpoint: Focus on the Rural Development of German Small and Medium Sized Cities and their Surroundings
  • Tamás Szilágyi (University of Pécs): The Question of Responsibility in the Context of the European "Green Turnaround"
  • Dr. Dávid Mezei (Takarékbank Zrt., Hungarian Bankholding Group): The Common European Agricultural Policy in the Light of the Green Deal

12.00 - 13.00: Lunch break / PTE KPVK Restaurant

13.00 - 15.00: Section presentations

Section 1: The Common Agricultural Policy and the Green Deal – Section Chair: Tamás Szilágyi

  • Dr. Giuseppe Lo Papa (University of Palermo): Green Sicily? A case study
  • Marietta Pohl (Foundation for Southern Baranya): Regional Development Opportunities of the Ős-Drava Territory in the Light of the Green Deal Program
  • Péter Függ Zsolt (University of Pécs): European Green Deal – the Practical Scenario of the Vision of a Climate-Neutral Europe
  • Péter János Horváth (University of Pécs): Energy Aspects of the Green Deal Program
  • Dr. Zoltán Koltai (University of Pécs): Assessment of Environmental Quality as a Site Factor in Hungary


Section 2: Environmental Education and Sustainability - Section Chair: Dr. Iván Zádori

  • Zhang Yu Carolyn (Center for Chinese Arts): Sustainability Issues in Art Education
  • Dr. Fanni Dudok (University of Szeged): The Emergence of the Issue of Sustainable Development in the Hungarian Education System
  • Dr. Mária Bajner (University of Pécs): Cultural Diversity and Sustainability
  • Tamás Kis-Pongrácz (University of Pécs): Green Deal: New Green Philosophy?
  • Prof. Karl Bardosh (New York University): Mobile Phone Filmmaking for the Preservation of Rural Values

15.00 - 15.30: Coffee break

15:30 - 17.00: Plenary lectures II. – Chairperson: Péter Zsolt Függ

  • Dr. Iván Zádori (University of Pécs) – Tamás Szilágyi (University of Pécs): Reports from the Sessions Chairs
  • Prof. Dr. Alexandru Lucian Manole (ARTIFEX University): Opportunities for Green Cooperatives in the New European Context
  • Dr. Zsolt Nemeskéri (University of Pécs): Common Agricultural Policy and the Green Deal: Opposite or Reciprocity?

17.00 - 17:30: Coffee break and informal conversations

The event will be organized with the support of the Centennial Program Series of the University of Pécs. The program is organized by the Environmental Philosophy, Bioethics and Green Philosophy Research Group of the University of Pécs, Faculty of Culture, Education and Rural Development, with the support of project No. 2020-2.1.1-ED-2020-00107 of the National Research, Development, and Innovation Office.

Participation is free, but pre-registration is required.
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Deadline: April 28, 2022