AH logo alulThis book discusses medieval markets and depots, places of commercial activity in the Kingdom of Hungary, and their many interactions, and how they developed and changed over time. The system went through many changes as new demands arose over the centuries, but permanence and adherence to old ways was always a characteristic feature. The writer, Boglárka Weisz is the leader of the “Lendület” Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Team. The table of contents is here. The book can be purchased or ordered at Penna Bookstore of Humanities (1053 Budapest, Magyar utca 40., Phone: +36 30 203 1769, Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). The book: EUR 60 (incl. Vat & Shipping).

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fj1The International Conference Francis Joseph and Croats in World War I (Medjunarodni znanstveni skup Franjo Josip i Hrvati u prvome svjetskom ratu) took place on November 21, 2016 in Zagreb. The event, organized by Matica hrvatska with the support of Hungarian institute in Zagreb, studies the life of the emblematic ruler of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. The conference generated massive public and press interest. Our institute was represented by senior research fellows Imre Ress, Dénes Sokcsevits Dénes (also the Director of Hungarian Institute in Zagreb), and Krisztián Csaplár-Degovics. Details of the program can be found here.

logo en small vt 5 HTK 15The International Commission for the History of Towns (ICHT) held its annual meeting in Budapest, September 18–20, 2019, co-organized with the “Lendület” Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Group of the Institute of History of the Research Centre for the Humanities. The three-day conference (Economic Functions of Urban Spaces from the Middle Ages to the Present) was co-sponsored by the “Lendület” research group and the Central European University. The program of the first day took place at Central European University, the second day at the Budapest History Museum, which also supported the event, and the third at the Research Centre for the Humanities.

This issue examines the history of enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe in the processes of adaptation. The histories of enterprises thus are not themselves the focal point of inquiry. Rather, they are of interest in relation to the events that took place when an enterprise was compelled, because of changes in the economic, political or social milieu, to adapt or transform itself, making changes to its business policies, personnel policies, production structures, marketing practices, supply sources, etc.  See more at http://www.hunghist.org/