IMRE HRONSZKY

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Nationality:                Hungarian

Born:                          03. 04. 1942, Budapest

Position:                    Full Professor

Home Address:         1093 Budapest, 11, Mátyás u., Hungary

Phone at home:          361/3836518

Address at the workplace: 1111 Budapest, Stoczek u. 2, fdszt 6,                                       BME (BUTE)

                                   Department of  Management and Corporate Economics

Phone:                        361/4631074, mobile: 003670-6177882

Fax:                            361/4631412

Email:                         hronszky@eik.bme.hu or tempus@eik.bme.hu

 

Earlier Affiliation and Position:

BME (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences), Department of Innovation Studies and History of Technology, Full Professor, Head of Department, 2000- 2007,

 

Recent Affiliation and Position:

BME (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences), Departement of Management and Corporate Economics

BUTE (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Hungarian and Central-European Studies, an English speaking course for foreign students, course director, 1994-

 

Earlier Affiliations:

Teachers Training School, Pécs, Department of Philosophy, 1965-68

Bureau of Inventions, Budapest, 1968, 2 months

Eötvös Lorand University, Department of Philosophy, 1968-1874

TU/Budapest, recently BUTE, 1974-

Department of Philosophy, 1974-88

Department of General Chemistry, Univ. Eötvös, 1974-77, as scientific aspirant,

Division History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Institute of Economics and Social Sciences, Head, 1988-1997

Department of Philosophy and History of Science, full professor, 1997-99

Faculty of Natural and Social Sciences, Vice-Dean for Science, 1990-94

 

Education:

Loránd Eötvös University (Budapest), Graduated in Chemistry, 1965, in philosophy, 1969, dr.rer. nat., 1973, PhD in philosophy (candidate of phil. Science), 1983, BUTE, habilitation in engineering science, 1998

 

Command of languages:

English, German, French, basic Spanish, basic Russian

 

Teaching activities in Hungary:

Eötvös University until 1974, BUTE from 1974

Philosophy, metaphysics, history of philosophy (especially history of British philosophy in the 17th century, French Enlightenment), philosophy of science (especially the paradigm model and post/Kuhnian models of scientific change, phil. of sci of applied sciences), history of chemistry in the 16th, 18th and 19th century, philosophy of technology (especially history of philosophy of technology, epistemological and ethical problems in technological choice), various topics of technology politics and policy, technology assessment, technological forecasting, foresight and strategic roadmapping, uncertainty (risks) management, transition management, innovation studies (esp. evolutionary economics, open innovation, innovation policy), EU studies

Teaching at basic university level, at graduate and PhD courses

 

Teaching activity in English:

/In the last ten years:/Technological Development as a Social Problem, Introduction to Philosophy of Science, History of Science and Technology, especially in Central-Europe, courses for the foreign students at the BUTE, Hungarian and Central-European Studies, Innovation Studies for foreign students at the BUTE, from 2005-

Introduction into Innovation Studies, from 2007-

/Earlier:/ Beside the mentioned above: Special periods and topics in the philosophy in the 18th and and 19th century, for students of the St. John University, NY, at the TU/Budapest, 1985-87

 

Teaching activities abroad:

University of Karlsruhe(TH), philosophy of technology, Wintersemester, 199O-91 (in         German),

IUC (Inter-University Centre of Post-Graduate Studies)/Dubrovnik,

            Social Interpretation of Technics course, 1982-91, co-director, yearly

            (Topics: philosophies of technology, epistemology of technological cognition,   technology asssessment) (in English)

            Social Conditions of Technological Modernization course, 199O, co-director,            technology policy

            Knowledge Politics course 2006, co-director

University of Basque County/San Sebastian, Responsibility for Technology Development    summersourses, 1993, 1994, ethics for TA, philosophy of science analysis of expertise         (in English)

University of Oviedo, 1996, Summer semester

            Historiography of science (in English)

TU/Vienna

            Introduction to technology policy, 1996/97 Summer semester, 1997/98 both semesters          (with Pal Tamas) (in English)

Lectures, Keynote lectures at the summercourses on Sustainable Technologies, Deutschlandsberg/Austria, co-organized by IFT/Graz and TU/Budapest, Dept. of Innovation Studies and Hisotry of Technology, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Various occasional lectures on philosophy of science, philosophy of technology,          history of          science at different PhD courses at the University of Valencia, Penn. State            Univ./University Park, Trondheim University, University of Oviedo (1992, 1994,   1995), lectures at Hartford University, 1991, University of Bilbao, 1994, 1999, TU/   Cottbus, Univ./Potsdam,2001, 2002, 2003, FIT /Florida Institute of Technology/,         2002, 2003 among others, one lecture at different universities as at Cornell Univ.,           Lehigh Univ. 1991, among others

 

Organizing higher educational activities:

ELTE/Bp, Faculty of Humanities, post/graduate courses on philosophy of science, 1984,        1985, 1986, 1987, director

TU/Budapest, founding director of a Department of History and Philosophy of Science, 1988

IUC/Dubrovnik, Social Interpretation of Technics, coordinating director, 1982/91

IUC/Dubrovnik, East/Central Europe in Transition, a group of post/graduate courses,             secretary of the advisory board, 1989/91

Graduate School of Social Studies (recently: CEU) in Prague, main organizer, trusted by Mr. Soros, Apr./July 199O

Societies at the Cross/Roads (High Tech. Policies – East European Alternatives, Intellectuals and Modernization: the Messianistic Intelligentia) post/graduate summercourses,          sponsored by the Soros Foundation, director, 199O

Eotvos Lorand Univ. History and Theory of Science and Technology, minor for          undergraduates, 1986/9O cofounder and director

University of Basque Country/San Sebastian, summercourses, course director, 1993, 1994

TEMPUS cooperation entitled Teaching social assessment of science and technology, for       restructing social science studies at the TU/Budapest and the Czech Technological         University/Prague, 1991/94,

TEMPUS cooperation entitled Improving teaching social studies on Science and Technology to introduce a history and philosophy of science minor at the TU/Bp, recently BUTE,      and a certificate course on science, technology and environmental advisorship

TU/Budapest, Subproject Social and Cultural History of Science and Technology of the PhD project History of Technology, Engineering and Science, director, 1997-

TU/Budapest, Hungarian and Central European Studies, director, 1994-

Sustainable Technologies, a series of summercourses from 2000, organized by IFZ/Graz,        from 2001 in cooperation with the BUTE Dept. of Innovation Studies and History of Technology, among other institutions

Establishing a department of Innovation Studies and History of Technology, 2000, Budapest   University of Technology and Economics (BUTE)

Summercourse at the Inter-University Centre for Post-Graduate Studies in Dubrovnik, 2006, t           ogether with Nico Stehr,

Introduction to European Studies, a specialization for engineering manager students at the        BUTE, 2000-,

The course on The innovation policy of the EU is J. Monnet grant holder (2001-2006),

Course on the development of the institutional structure of the EU, J. Monnet Grant holder      together with Mária Palasik, Erika Varsányi and László Várkonyi, (2004-2009)

 

Membership and function in international scientific organizations:

IUHPS (International Union of History and Philosophy of Science),

            Chairman of the Joint Commission, 1983, 1984

IUHPS International Council for Science Policy Studies, 1988-, member

SPT (Society for Philosophy of Technology), 1989-, member, 1995- member of the board

NETT (Network of Environmental Technology Transfer), 1990, 1991, member

EASST (European Association for Studies on Science and Technology), 1992-, member

ICOHTEC (International Committee for the History of Technology), 1995- member

Internationale Akademie fuer Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Technologien, Karlsruhe,   Member of the curatorium, 1999, (President is M. Gorbatschev)

Inamori Foundation, Kyoto Price, 1988-, nominator

Anthropos Publisher, Barcelona, member of the editorial board, 1992-1994

Poesis und Praxis, Springer Verl. Member of the editorial board, 2000-

Serie Technikphilosophie, Lit Verl., Munster, member of the scientific committee, 2002-

 

Membership in international research groups:

International Science and Technology Indicators Panel, Atlanta, 1999, 2002, member

STRATA high level expert group on risk studies, 2001-2002, member

STRATA ETAN high level expert group on Developing Foresight for Higher Education/         Research Relations Development in the Perspective of the European Research Area,         2001-2003, member

Educating Sustainable Technological Development, FIT /Florida Institute of Technology/ - TU/Budapest, US State Department Grant, 2001-2004, Co-Principal Investigator

Urbaneye, a project to investigate into the social effects of using CCTV for control of public   spaces, 2001-2004, supported by the 5th Framework Programme, member

Innov-Axis Project, supported by the 5th Framework Programme, member of the streering     committee, 2001-

Special mission by the UNIDO to KPI/Kiev on technology foresight, Spet 1-4, 2004, Lecture           on Pospective Technology Studies

CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) Euro-Atlantic Action Commission – NKTH (National Office of Technological Development), US-Hungary Cooperation to      Advance High Technology, Team 1, 2005-

Occasional invitation to discuss preliminary materials of the STRATA ETAN high level           expert group on The future of key research actors in the European Research Area,    2005

Member of the advisory board at a citizen consultation project for the EC, organized by the King Baudouin Foundation, 2006,

Co-organizer  of a comparative citizen jury project in Berlin and Budapest, 2006

Advisory group member, Science in Society programme, 7th Framework Programme of the   EC DG Research, 2006-2008

 

Membership and function in national scientific organizations, projects:

Committee for Philosophy of the Hungarian Academy of Science, 1980-1993, member

Complexcommittee for History of Science and Technology of the Hungarian Academy of        Science, member, 1980-1990, secretary, 1990- member

History of theories and methodology subcommittee, chairman, 1985-

Scientific Qualification Committee, Committee for Philosophy, 1990/93, member

National Fund for Support of Scientific Research (OTKA), Committee for History of Science            and Technology, 1990-95, member

Hungarian Philosophical Association, Division Philosophy of Science, 1987-94, cochairman,

Hungarian Sociology Association, Sociology of Science and Technology Section, 1985-,        member

Bolyai Research Grant Committee, member of the first and the second curatorium, 1998-2006

Hungarian UNESCO Commission, vice-president for social sciences, 2002-

Hungarian COMEST (Committee on Ethics of Science and Technology), chairperson, 2003-

Member of the Hungarian Delegation, UNESCO World Summit, Paris, 2003, 2005, 2007,    2009 (to realise)

Evaluation Board for evaluation applications for estabishing technology platforms, NKTH       (National Office for Reseach and Technology), Budapest, 2008, member,

XXIII Internat. Congress of Hist. of Sci. and Technology, Local Committee, member,            Budapest, (2009)

Scientific board member at different Hungarian periodicals

 

Participation in Hungarian Research Groups

Open Innovation Network and Research on Open Innovation, granted by the NKTH (National          Office for Research and Innovation), 2008-2010, head of the group

 

 

Individual Grants:

1987, two months research visit to Univ/Vienna and TU/Vienna, by the Ministry of Cultural    Affaires in Hungary

199O, three months research grant to the Univ./Karlsruhe(TH), by DAAAD, Germany

1993, three months research grant to the Univ./Valencia, by European Community, Go West programme

1996 six months research grant to the Univ/Oviedo, by the Spanish Ministry of Education and            Science

1996/98 a three years research grant to work on conceptual problems of sustainability, with a             grant to make trips to the USA and the UK

1998, 1999 short visits to the ITAS/Karlsruhe to prepare an international conference on the    epistemic and ethical nature of expertize

2002, as Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator) a one month visit to the FIT /Florida Institute of    Technology/, to manage the BUTE – FIT research cooperation financed by the US            State Department

2002, visiting research professor (3 months), ITAS/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

2003,  as Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator) a one month visit to the FIT, to manage the BUTE          – FIT research cooperation financed by the US State Department

2004, as Co-PI (Co-Principal Investigator) a one month visit to the FIT, to manage the BUTE           – FIT research cooperation financed by the US State Department,

2008, visiting research professor (3 month), ITAS/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

Several shorter and longer visits to Univ. L. Pasteur/Strassbourg, Univ. of Valencia, UMIST,

            TU/Vienna, TU/Prague, ITAS/Karlsruhe, TU/Karlrsruhe, Univ. of Siena, among         others between 1991-1999 mainly in the framework of two TEMPUS projects

 

Main international scientific organizational activities:

5th JICHPS (Joint International Conference on History and Philosophy of Science), Veszprem,           1984 as chairman of the Joint Commission of IUHPS

Dutch – Hungarian Workshop on Science and Technology Studies, Veszprem, 1986

International Workshop for Philosophy of Technology, Veszprem, 1986, chairman

EASST biannual conference, Budapest, 1994, vice-chairman of the international organizing     committee

Section organizer, member of the board of section at different international conferences:

The XV International Congress of the History of Science, Bucharest, 1981, Section on           Methodology of Science, member of the board of the section

The XVII International Congress of LMPS, Moscow, 1988, Section on Methodology of        Science, member of the board of the section

VII Biennial of Society for Philosophy of Technology (Technology and Ecology), Castellon,    1993, chairman of session

Perspectives on Sustainable Development Workshop at the TU/Vienna, Vienna 1993, main    organizer

TEMPUS yearly workshops in Budapest Prague, 1991-94, in Budapest 1996-98 coordinator

ICOHTEC conference, Budapest, 1996, member of the international organizing committee

International Conference on Discovery and Creativity, Ghent, 1998, member of the Congress             Committee,

The “Tripple Helix”, the changing relation of academia, government and industry, workshop,   BUTE/Bp., 2000,

Expertise and its Interfaces, international workshop, organized by BUTE, Hungarian   Academy of Science, ITAS/Karlsruhe, BUTE/Bp., 2000, organizer with Gotthard Bechmann

Ecotourism workshop, a common undertaking by the BUTE and FIT, in the framework of a   three years co-operation grant, granted by the State Dept. of USA, 2002, organizer,

Rationality in an Uncertain World (First workshop of the Forum on Sustainable           Technological Development in a Globalizing World), co-supported by the UNESCO,   BUTE, ITAS/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, FIT, Budapest, 4-6 December 2004, co-   chairperson

International Sustainability Discussed (Second workshop of the Forum on Sustainable             Technological Development in a Globalizing World), Melbourne/Florida, February     2005, co-chairperson

Social visions for ’Converging Technologies’ (Second workshop of the Forum on Sustainable             Technological Development in a Globalizing World), co-supported by the UNESCO,           BUTE, ITAS/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, FIT, Budapest, December 2005, co-   chairperson

Relations of foresight, roadmapping, governance and ethics (Fourth workshop of the Forum   on Sustainable Technological Development in a Globalizing World), co-supported by           the UNESCO, BUTE, ITAS/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, FIT, Budapest, December       2007, co-chairperson,

History of Prospective Technology Studies, a Symposium in the framework of the XXIII Int. Congr. of Hist. of Science and Technology, Budapest, 2009

 

Evaluation of Research:

Evaluation of individual applications at TEMPUS/ Budapest, 1992-95

OTKA (Hungarian Fund for Scientific Research), evaluator for Historyy of science and           technology, 1991- 95

RSS (Research Support Scheme)/Prague, 1994-2002

Inamori Foundation, Kyoto Price, nominator in philosophy, 1988-

Czech Research Support System, 1998-

Austrian National Bank 2005, occasional

 

Membership at international editorials:

Poesis and Praxis, (Springer Verl.)2000-

Nueva Sciencia, Anthropos, Barcelona, 1993-1994

 

Scientific editorial activity:

 

Books:

Hronszky Imre – Kovács Gizella /Szerk./: A tudományfejlődés emberi vonatkozásai  /Human relations of scientific development/, in: A filozófia időszerű kérdései /Timely             questions of philosophy/, Oktatási minisztérium, Budapest, 1979

I.H. – M. Feher – Dajka/Eds./: Scientific Knowledge Socialized (Boston Studies in the           Philosophy of Science v.1O8.), Kluwer Publishers, Dordrecht – Boston, 1988 The    same book as independent publication by the Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, 1988

Superanda Fronteras en Europa, (J. Sanmartin - I. H. /Eds./), Anthropos, Barcelona, 1994

Introduction to Technology Assessment, (I. H. – T. Laszlo /Eds./), OMFB, Budapest, 1994 (In         Hungarian)

H. – T. Laszlo: Introduction to Technology Assessment (A Summary), OMFB, Budapest,      1995

Martin Stierle – I. H. (Eds.): Perspectives of Sustainable Development, TU/Wien, Wien, 1994

I. H. at al. (Eds.): Philosophical and Policy Studies on Science and Technology, Uranusz,        Budapest, 1997

H. I at al. (Eds.): Philosophical and Policy Studies on Science and Technology, Uranusz,         Budapest, 1997 (In Hungarian, a different book)

Bruno Woeran – H. I. – Toth Attilane (Eds.): Philosophical and Historical Studies on Science             and Technology, Arisztotelesz Bt, Budapest, 1998 (In Hungarian)

I.H. – at al. (Eds.): Philosophical Studies on Science and Technology, Arisztotelesz Bt,           Budapest, 1998

I.H. – Pal Tamas – A. Toth (Eds.): Studies on Science and Technology Policy, Arisztotelesz   Bt., Budapest, 2OOO (1998)

H. I. – Tamas Pal – Toth A. (Eds.): Studies on Science and Technology Policy

            Arisztotelesz Bt, Budapest, 2000 (1998) (In Hungarian, a different book)

H.I. – Szegő Szilvia – Tóth Attiláné (Szerk.): Innovative Societal Economy and Future            Consciousness, Strategic Research Inst. of the Office of the Minister President, Strategic Volumes,8, Budapest, 2001, (In Hungarian)

Hronszky Imre: Risk and Innovation, development of technology in social context,       Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 2002, (In Hungarian)

Gotthard Bechmann – Imre Hronszky (Eds.): Expertise and its Interfaces, Sigma, Berlin, 2003

Gordon Nelson – I.H. (Eds.): How Science can Support Environmental Protection?, Florida Tech – BME Partnership Programme Yearbook, Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 2003

I.H. – Gordon Nelson (Eds.): How Science can Support Environmental Protection?, Florida Tech – BME Partnership Programme Yearbook 2, Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 2004

Gordon Nelson – I. H. (eds.): Environmental Studies, Implications for Sustainability, Florida Tech – BME Partnership Programme Yearbook, Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 2005

Klaus Kornwachs – I. H. (Eds.): Shaping better technologies, Lit Verl., Munster, 2006

Gerhard Banse – Armin Grunwald - I.H. – Gordon Nelson (Eds.): Assessing Societal Implications of Converging Technological Development, Sigma, Berlin, 2007

Gordon Nelson – I. H. (Eds.): An International Forum on Sustainability, Arisztotelesz Publ. Comp. Budapest, 2008

Gordon Nelson – Imre Hronszky (Eds.): An International Forum on Sustainability, Budapest, Arisztotelész Comp, 2008

Gordon L. Nelson – Imre Hronszky (Eds.): Sustainability 2009: The next horizon, AIP Conference Proceedings 1157

Gerhard Banse – Armin Grunwald – Imre Hronszky (Eds): Relations of foresight, roadmapping, governance and ethics, Berlin, Sigma, 2009, (to be realised)

 

Issues of Periodica edited by I. H. as guest editor

A filozófia időszerű kérdései (Timely questions in philosophy), 1978/37. (Problems of the       Advancement of Science)

Filozófiai Figyelő (Monitor on Philosophy), 1981/4, 1985/3, 1988/1, special issues on            philosophy of science

Doxa – Philosophical studies v., Bp., 1985, v. 15., 1989 (with B. Dajka)

Scientia Yugoslavica, v. 1 – 2, 1989 (Ed. with Sr. Lelas), (Computers and Society)

 

Main Publications

 

Scientific Book, separately published material

Tudományelméleti reflexiók a kémia történetéről, (Refections of the History of Chemistry from the view point of philosophy) Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó, 1978 (Newer achievements in Chemistry series)

A technologiai hatáselemzes (TA) hazai bevezetésének szükségessége és lehetőségei (Necessity and Possibilities of Introducing TA in Hungary), preparatory material for the OMFB (National Committee for Technology Development) for governmental decision, OMFB, Budapest, 1994

Imre Hronszky – László Vajda: Guidebook to STS Teaching, TEMPUS TSAST JEP, Civil Társadalom Alapítvány, Budapest, 1995, as manuscript

Kockázat és innováció, a technika fejlődése társadalmi kontextusban (Risk and Innovation, Development of Technology in Social Context), Arisztotelész Kiadó, Budapest, 2002, second edition 2005

 

Main Scientific Articles (Altogether 63 articles by I. H.)

1/ Atome und Affinitaeten, Sitzungsberichte der ADW der DDR, 24N/8O, 198O, Berlin/DDR

2/ Die Wirkung der Newtonschen Ideen auf die Entwicklung der Chemischen Dynamik, Per. Pol. Chem. Eng. V. 25./ 3., Budapest, 1981

3/ Die Ersten Periodica der Chemie, Per.|Pol. Chem. Eng. V. 26./2., Budapest, 1982

4/ Ueber die Rolle der Dampfdichtemessungen in der Entwicklung der Atomtheorie im 19. Jahrhundert, Per. Pol. Chem. Eng. V.27./1,, Budapest, 1983

5/ Wissenschaft, Technik und Gesellschaft im England des 17-ten Jahrhunderts (Die Mertonsche Summirerung), Per.Pol. Chem. Eng. V. 28./2, Budapest, 1984

6/ Measurement Data which Played a Trick on Theory, Doxa – Philosophical Studies, V.3., 1984

7/ Disparities between the Goals of Development and the Means employed in their Realization in Industry and Technology: a socialist experience, Pracze Naukoznawcze i Prognosticzne 3- 4 (49 – 5o), 1985 (1987), (with E. Gidai)

8/ Veblen, Scheler, Borkenau on the Social History of Scientific Cognition, Doxa – Philosophical Studies, V. 6., 1985   

9/ Changing Epistemological Perspectives on Scientific Cognition – Whither Now?, Doxa – Philosophical Studies, V. 9., 1988

1O/ Fortschritt der Wissenschaft? Nur im Zeichen der Humanitaet, Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsforschung, B4, H2, 1988

11/ The Phoenix, in: Scientific Knowledge Socialized, (I. H. – M. – Feher – B. Dajka /Eds./), Kluwer Publishers, 1988, and Akademiai Kiado, 1988 

12/ Soziale Grenzen der Technikentwicklung? In: J. Hochgerner /Hrsg./: Soziale Grenzen der Technikentwicklung, Falter Verl., Wien, 199O, Neue Soziologie 1.

13/ The State and the Artifact, Per. Pol. Social Sciences and Humanities, V.1., 1993

14/ Toward a Disclosure?, Per. Pol. Social Sciences and Humanities,V.2., 1993

15/ Hacia una reparatura? La maldita presa del Danubio desde la perspectiva CTS, in: Superanda Fronteras en Europa ? (Eds.: J. Sanmartin and I. H.), Anthropos, Barcelona, 1994

16/ Toward a Conceptual Analysis of Sustainability, In: Martin Stierle – I. H. (Eds.): Perspectives of Sustainable Development, TU/Wien, Wien, 1994

17/ Epistemological Difficulties, in: Introduction to Technology Assessment, (I. H. – T. Laszlo /Eds./), OMFB, Budapest, 1994 (In Hungarian)

18/ New Technologies as Social Problem, in: Cuadernos de Seccion Sociedad, Sciencia y Technologia 2, Riesgos e Beneficios Sociales del Desarollo Technologico, (N. Ursua at al/Eds./), Sociedad de Estudios Vascos, San Sebastian, 1995

19/ On Ethics and Changing Expertise in Technology Assessment, in: J.v Bentham at al. /Eds./: Structures and Norms in Science, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1996

2O/ On Epistemological Problems of “Inexact Sciences”, in: Gabor Forray (Ed.): Images and Realities, Miskolc, 1997

21/ Vannak-e technológiai paradigmák? (Are there Technological Paradigms?) In: Replika, Budapest, 1997

22/ Technikbeurteilung in Ungarn: Geschichte und jetzige Situation, in: Gerhard Banse (Hrsg.): Technikfolgenbeurteilung und Wissenschaftsethik…, Europaeische Akademie, Bad Neuenahr, 1998

23/ Algunas observaciones sobre la reciente filosofia de la tecnologia en Europa: el caso de Alemania, Theorema, V.XVII/III, 1998

24/ “Intrinszik komplexitas növekedes és “glokalizació”, két megjegyzés a globalizációról, (“Intrinsic Growth of Complexity” and “Glocalisation”, two remarks on globalisation), in: Toth A. (Szerk.): Jövőképek Európáról, (Future Scenarios for Europe) Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 1998

25/ Sustainable Technologies – Remarks on the “Ratchet Effect”, in: Harald Rohracher, Thomas Bogner (Eds.): International Summer Academy on Technology Studies, Technology Studies and Sustainability, Deutschlandberg, Austria, Conference Proceedings, 1999

26/ Gyakorlatban alkalmazható humán és társadalomtudományok a mernökképzésben (Practically applicable human and social sciences in engineering education), in: Műegyetem 2000 (BUTE 2000), BUTE, 1999

27/ The Ratchet Effect, in: Sustainable Technologies, a series of summercourses from 1999, organized by IFZ/Graz, manuscript

28/ Traditionen und Gemeinschaften im Technologischem Wandel. Zur Erklaerung der Entwicklung von Technologie durch Kuhn’s “Struktur”, in: Gerhard Banse – Kaethe Friedrich (Hrsg.): Konstruieren zwischen Wissenschaft und Kunst, Edition Sigma, Berlin, 2000,

29/ Searching for the Role, Forms and Integration of Ethics into the Research and Development Processes, in: Eija Ahola, Isidoros Karatsas (Eds.): Socioeconomic Impact Evaluation, Proceedings of the EU-Tekes evaluation workshop, Tekes reports on RandD impacts, 6/2000, pps 68-81, Published by the EC, Research Directorate General, Directorate AP – RTD Actions: Policy Coordination and Strategy, Programme Evaluation and Tekes, Helsinki, 2000

30/ Women in history of science and technology, Reflections on the develepment of historiography of science and technology, in: Balogh Margit, S. Nagy Katalin /Szerk./: Asszonysorsok a 20. Században, BME Szociológia és Kommunikáció Tanszék, / Women fates in the 20th Century/, Bp, 2000 /in Hungarian/, Keynote presentation to the section on women in science at the conference

31/ On the Development of German Philosophy of Technology /A német technikafilozófia fejlődéséről/, Publicationes Universitatis Miskolciensis, Sectio Philosophica, TV1: Fasciculus 2, Miskolc, 2000, 159-183, /In Hungarian/

32/ Kuhn a tudományos újdonságról és tudományos kreativitásról, /Kuhn on Scientific Novelty and Scientific Creativity/, in: Magyar Filozófiai Szemle, 2000, 4-6, 235-251

33/ A műszaki szakértés változásáról (On change of technological expertise), in: Magyarország az ezredforduló után…, MTA Jövőkutatási Bizottság, Budapest, 1999

34/ Toward “lay” participation and co-operative learning in TA, technology policy and construction of technologies, in: Michael Decker (Ed.): Interdisciplinarity in Technology Assessment. Series Wissenschaftsethik und Technikbeurteilung, V. 11., Springer Verl., Berlin-Heidelberg-NY, 2001, pp 95-122

35/ “Kuhn értelmezések” /”Kuhn interpretations”/, in: Forray Gábor, Margitay Tihamér (Szerk.): Tudomány és történet, Typotex, Budapest, 2002, pp. 157 – 201

36/ Scientific Expertise Encounters the Public to Develop a Cooperative Cognition Mode, in: Gerhard Bechmann- I. Hronszky (Eds.): Expertise and Its Interfaces, in the Series of ITAS/Karlsruhe, 2003,

37/ Overcoming the „Ratchet Effect” or how to make technologies sustainable, in: Gordon Nelson – I.H. (Eds.): How Science can Support Environmental Protection?, Florida Tech – BME Partnership Programme Yearbook, Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 2003

38/ Challenges and Possibilities of Basic Engineering Education, in: Dr. Molnár Károly: Introducing two level engineering education, BME, Budapest, 2003, (In Hungarian)

39/ Parallelities in Participatory Approaches in Production and Public Administration, to publish in: Harald Rohracher: User Involvement in Innovation Processes, Profil, Munich, 2005, pp. 371-404

40/ On Cultural Framing of Environmental Issues and the Precautionary Principle: Introductory Remarks, in: Gordon Nelson – I. H. (Eds.): Science Supporting Environmental Protection, Arisztotelész, Budapest, 2005

41/ Remarks on Prospective Technology Analysis, in: Gerhard Banse – Imre Hronszky – Gordon Nelson (Eds.): Rationality in an Uncertain World, Sigma, Berlin, 2005

42/ Az innovációpolitika megalapozása evolucionista megközelítéssel (Arguing for an innovation policy from an evolutionary point of view), in: Buzás Norbert (Szerk.): Tudásmenedzsment és tudásalapú gazdaságfejlesztés, SZTE Gazdaságtudományi Kar Közleményei, 2005, JATE Press, Szeged, (In Hungarian)

43/ Hans-Liudger Dienel, I. H., Pál Tamás: Das Ungarnbild in der deutschen Industrie und das Deutschlandsbild in der ungarischen Industrie im 20. Jahrhundert, in: Holger Fischer (Hrsg.): Wissenschaftsbeziehungen und ihr Beitrag zur Modernisierung, Das deutsch-ungarische Beispiel, Oldenbourg Verlag, München, 2005

44/ I. H., - Ágnes Fésüs: Von der Vorsicht zur Vorsorge – Abschied von der Moderne im Unsicherheitsmanagement, in: Hans-Joachim Petsche, Monika Bartikova, Andrzej Kiepas (Hg): Erdacht, gemacht und in die Welt gestellt: Technikkonzepte zwischen Risiko und Utopie, Trafo, Berlin, 2006

45/ Integrating innovation management and entrepreneurial knowledge with engineering studies in a practical way, In: Klaus Kornwachs – I. H. (Eds.): Shaping better technologies, Lit Verl., Munster, 2006

46/ How to educate engineering students to become „reflective practitioners”?, In : 7th WFEO World Congress on Engineering Education „Mobility of Engineers”, Proceedings, Budapest, 2006

47/ Hronszky Imre – Várkonyi László: Változó közelítések a jövőkutatásban és a stratégiai menedzselésben (Changing approaches in future research and strategic management), in: Globális és hazai problémák tegnaptól holnapig, VI Magyar (Jubileumi) Jövőkutatási Konferencia, Arisztotelesz Bt, Budapest, 2006 (In Hungarian)

48/ Két megjegyzés az innovációról (Two remarks on innovation), in: Információs társadalom, 2006. VI. évf., 3. szám (In Hungarian)

49/ Hronszky Imre – Várkonyi László: Radikális innováció (Radical Innovation), Harward Business Manager, 2006, 11. (In Hungarian)

50/ Fésüs Ágnes – Hronszky Imre: Masterman paradigmája, in: Binzberger Viktor, Fehér Márta, Zemplén Gábor (Szerk.): Kuhn és a relativizmus, L’Harmattan, Budapest, 2007 (In Hungarian)

51/ Imre Hronszky – László Várkonyi – Ágnes Fésüs: Renewing and New Types of Innovations, Miskolci Egyetem, Miskolc, 2007

52/ Zu einigen philosophischen Aspekten über den Gebrauch des Potenzials konvergierenden Technologien in einer globalisierten Welt in: Klaus Kornwachs: Bedingungen und Triebkraefte Technologischer Innovation, acatech, Berlin, 2007

53/ Imre Hronszky – Ágnes Fésüs – Hyundo Choi: Toward Comparative Investigation of an Emerging Industry, Hydrogen in Korea and Hungary, Sustainable Pathways, in: Imre Hronszky – Gordon Nelson (Eds.): An International Forum on Sustainability, Arisztotelesz, Budapest, 2008,

54/ Ágnes Fésüs – Imre Hronszky: Farewell to Modernity in Technological Risk Research, in: Jiri Loudin – Klaus Schuch (Eds.): Innovation Cultures: Challnege and Learning Strategy, Filofia, Prague, 2009-09-03

55/ Tóthné Szita Klára – Gubik Andrea (Szerk): Keletkező Technológiák Felbecslése és Menenedzselése, in: VII. Magyar (Jubileumi) Jövőkutatási konferencia, Palatia Kiadó, Győr 2009

56/ On Sustainability Assessment of Emerging Radical innovation, in: Gordon L. Nelson – Imre Hronszky (Eds.): Sustainability 2009: The next horizon, AIP Conference Proceedings 1157

 

Some important invitations, presentations on invitation, unpublished:

 

1/ Wissenskonstruktion ueber die Energiezukunft, einst und jetzt, Workshop organized by the Bavarian Academy of Science, TU/Munich, TU/Budapest, Balatonfured, 1997

2/ The Surprising Message of Th. Kuhn on Discovery and Creativity, International Conference on Discovery and Creativity, Ghent, 1998

3/ Changing Role of Experts in “Knowledge Societies”, workshop organized by the Europaeische Akademie…/Bad Neuenahr and the Czech Academy of Science, Prague/, 1999

4/ Changing relations in labour in network society, Workshop organized by the Bavarian Academy of Science, TU/Munich, TU/Budapest, Balatonfured, 2000

5/ East-European Approaches to Risk, roundtable presentation, opening workshop of the STRATA/Risk Research working group, Stuttgart, 2001

6/ The Tripple Helix, New Forms in the Interaction of University, Industry and Government

Forum on Relations of innovation supporting organisations and institutions of higher education, Magyar Innovációs Szövetség, 2001, Budapest /in Hungarian/

7/ Evolution of Risk Assessment, Some Comments, public lecture at the F.I.T. /Florida Institute of Technology/, Melbourne/Florida, 2002-03-06

8/ Tendencies in technology assessment in Hungary, Stuttgart, Akademie der Technikfolgen Abschaetzung, Baden-Wuerttemberg, 2002,

9/ Technology and its public, an overview of the development of the topic, in: Sustainable Technologies, a series of summercourses from 1999, organized by IFZ/Graz, in the year 2002 in cooperation with the BUTE Dept. of Innovation Studies and History of Technology,

10/ Technological development at responsible firms, Summercourse in Deutschlandsberg/Austria within a series of summercourses from 1999, organized by IFZ/Graz, in the year 2003 in cooperation with the BUTE Dept. of Innovation Studies and History of Technolog, 2003,

11/ Comments on the alleged Mode2 Production of Knowledge in an alleged Mode2 society,

Knowledge Based Society: A Challenge for new EU and accession countries, 2003, Zagreb,

12/ Investigations into the the processses of technology transfer bw the universities and industry, Internationational Conference of Innostart, Budapest, 2003

13/ Changing Requirements in Higher Education, 4th IVF (International Visegrad Fund) workshop on Eastern Policy of Innovation and Technology Transfer Capability in Visegrad Countries, Budapest, BME, 2003

14/ „Discursive variables” in calculations, workshop on Rationality ina n Uncertain World, December 2003, Budapest 

15/ How to educate „reflective practitioners?”, Conference on The Europe of Knowledge 2020, Section: New ways of knowledge production and certification, organised by the EC DG Research, Liege, April 2004, invited speaker

16/ A KKV-k és a tudásintenzív szolgáltató rendszerek fejlődése (SME-s and the development of knowledge-intensive business services), BME Ipari Napok (Industrial Days at the BUTE), 2005

17/ On path dependence and creativity (Assessing the recent literature), International workshop of the Czech Academy of Science, June 2005

18/ Development of Entrepreneurial Mindset by New Training Approaches, US-Hungary Innovation Project, Budapest Workshop, 15-17 June, 2005

19/ Research topics of the Department of Innovation Management at BME, EC DG JRC and NKTH roundtable, Budapest, 2006

20/ Participation in roundtable, European Forum for Nanosciences, COST, Brussels, November 2006

21/ Cognitive Reasons for Public Participation in Innovation,

Innovation: Economy, Ecology, Society – The Responsibility of Regions and Metropolitan Areas, City of Paris, ICCR Foundation, CIR, Paris, December 2006

22/ Foresight, expectation, prognostic or normative understanding of roadmapping?, Sustainable Technological Development international workshop, Budapest, 2007, together with Ágnes Fésüs and László Várkonyi,

23/ Raising the reflexivity of long-range roadmaps for facilitating the transition to hydrogen economy, A jövő energiaforrásai francia-magyar tudományos konferencia (Energy resources in the future, French-Hungarian Scientific Conference), Budapest, Magyarországi Francia Intézet, 2008, outline of the presentation on the WEB page of the French Embassy, together with Ágnes Fésüs

 24/ Long-term strategic roadmaps (The case for ‘hydrogen economy’), ITAS/Forschungszentrum Kalrsruhe, Karlsruhe, 2008

25/ On Rationality of Precaution, Topoi der Rationalitaet international workshop, Univ. Potsdam, Potsdam, 2008, together with Ágnes Fésüs to be published in the Conference Proceedings in 2010

 

Participation at international conferences, workshops without presentation

Proton Workshop, Leuven, 2003,

WIR (Women in Research) conference, organized by the EC DG Research and the German Federal Ministry of Research, as expert delegated by the Helsinki Group, 2003,

World Science Forum, Budapest, 2003 Co-organized by the UNESCO

UNESCO General Assembly, Hungarian delegate for social sciences and humanities, Paris, 2003

World Science Forum, Budapest, 2005 Co-organized by the UNESCO

Proton Workshop, Budapest, 2005

UNESCO General Assembly, Hungarian delegate for social sciences and humanities, Paris, 2005

The Future of Key Research Actors in the European Research Area, EC DG Research, Unit K2, Brussels, September 2005

UNESCO General Assembly, Hungarian delegate for social sciences and humanities, Paris, 2007

Second China – EU Forum, Leopold Meyer Foundation, Paris – Brussels, 2007

World Science Forum, Budapest, 2007 Co-organized by the UNESCO

Preparatory meeting to the third China-EU Forum, Saarbrücken, December 2008, to realise