Bila Tomka, professor of Modern Economic and Social History at the University of Szeged, received his PhD in Economic and Social History from Kossuth University in Debrecen, Hungary. A specialist in the field of 20th century social and economic history of Central and Eastern Europe, he was a Humboldt Fellow at the Free University of Berlin and has been awarded fellowships at universities in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany. Professor Tomka's thematic focuses are economic institutions and the process of economic growth, social policy, and demography and family. Some of these interests are reflected in the theme of his "Tour the World" lecture. Sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, Summer Session and the Multicultural Center.
Location: Smith Union, room 228 (Multicultural Center)
This event is free and open to the public.