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Balázs Vedres has been elected to be a member of the European Academy of Sociology

November 10, 2017

Prof. Balazs Vedres has been elected to be a member of the European Academy of Sociology during the 2017 annual meeting of the Academy.  

Vedres on creative success in Jazz--new publication

October 5, 2017

This article argues for the importance of forbidden triads – open triads with high-weight edges – in predicting success in creative fields. Forbidden triads had been treated as a residual category beyond closed and open triads, yet I argue that these structures provide opportunities to combine socially evolved styles in new ways.

PhD candidates Jelinek and Szarvas on alternative housing models

October 5, 2017

An article about the difficulties of creating a cooperative community housing model from scratch in a country dominated by individual homeownership.