20 years of the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of Comenius University

2 June, between 10:00 a.m and noon at FSES, Mlynské luhy 4, Bratislava

20. 05. 2022 14.34 hod.
By: CU External Relations Office

On 5 June 2022, twenty years will have passed since the Academic Senate of Comenius University Bratislava approved the establishment of the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at Comenius University. Teaching at the Faculty first began in September.

To celebrate its anniversary, the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences invites you to three lectures by professors who are prominent and internationally recognized experts on issues currently investigated in the field of social and economic sciences. The lectures will be followed by a discussion. The event takes place on 2 June 2022, between 10:00 a.m. and noon at FSES, Mlynské luhy 4, in Bratislava. We also invite you to an informal reception in the garden of FSES, where you can continue your work-related or casual conversations.


10:00 to 10:15 - Dean’s Address

10:15 to 12.00 - Lectures by the Professors:

• Professor Martin Kahanec, PhD., Central European University, on the Virtuous and Vicious Circles of Progress in the Social and Economic Sciences in Slovakia: An Agenda for Frontrunners

• Professor Ing. Emília Beblavá, PhD., Comenius University in Bratislava, on Too weak for the demanding, too demanding for the weak? The world of knowledge, innovation and effective learning and the place of the FSES in it

• Professor Charles de Bartolome, University of Colorado, U.S., on The Race to the Suburb: The Location of the Poor in a Metropolitan Area

Invitations only.