Borbála Gyapay, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Borbála Gyapay was a doctoral candidate at the Department of Regional Science of the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary). She hold a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service with the prime goal of laying the foundations of her doctoral dissertation.
Her PhD thesis focuses on the social questions of the Western European cities and seeks to analyze the status of the ethnic minorities in states which have different concepts about the integration of their foreign population. Within the confines of comparative approach it investigates the social and economic position of the ethnic groups in the host society (poverty, unemployment, segregation, discrimination, qualification, criminality), the extent and the possibilities of their integration as well as the spatial or geographic patterns and consequences of these questions.
Stay at MPI-MMG:
July - August 2011