December 14, 2015
http://www.168ora.hu/itthon/financial-times-homan-botrany-felerositette-antiszemitizmust-141490.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora.hu reports: Financial Times carries an in-depth article about the plan to erect a statue in Hungary for wartime politician Balint Homan, who had sponsored anti-Semitic legislation while minister of culture in the 1930s and 1940s, and who remained an MP after the fascist Arrow Cross regime took power later in 1944.
December 3, 2015
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed Szabolcs Pogonyi, assistant professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program about the refugee crisis and its impacts from the aspects of philosophy, international law, ethics and national politics. Due to copyright regulations the article is available in the weekly (12.03.2015. pp.30-31. "A polgarhaborus allapot felszamolasa utan sem lesz kevesebb migrans")
October 23, 2015
http://mno.hu/politika/orban-populista-de-nem-tudjuk-mi-az-1310478 - Hungarian news portal mno.hu reports: The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Policy Solutions organized a joint conference on October 22 entitled ’Is Populism the new Zeitgeist?’. The conference aimed at providing an in-depth investigation of the causes of rising populism and its impact on mainstream politics in Hungary and Europe.
October 15, 2015
Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs interviewed Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program about the strategies and governing possibilities of the Austrian far-right. Magyar Narancs (10.15.2015. pp.21-22. "A proletariatus Robin Hoodja") Due to copyright regulations, the article is only available in print.
October 8, 2015
Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs quotes Assistant Professor Szabolcs Pogonyi from CEU’s Department of Nationalism Studies in its article about the possible integration of migrants into Europe’s societies. Pogonyi states that the often sounded worry of politicians that migrants might be difficult to integrate makes no sense from the point of view social sciences, as researchers of the topic investigate more sophisticated questions. Magyar Narancs (10.8.2015. pp.20-22. Nem a civilizáciok haboruja)
July 14, 2015
http://index.hu/tudomany/tortenelem/2015/07/14/homan_balint_rehabilitacioja/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu reports: Maria Kovacs, professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program comments on the Hungarian government’s plan to erect a statue for Balint Homan, government minister in the pro-German government of Miklos Horthy.
May 28, 2015
Hungarian weekly Figyelo quotes Andras Kovacs, professor in CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program, who explains the differences between right-wing parties in Western and Eastern Europe. Due to copyright regulations the article is only available in print (May 28, 2015, pp.26-27. Fel is út, le is út!)
April 9, 2015
http://figyelo.hu/cikkek/416227-demokracia-es-antiszemitizmus - Hungarian news site figyelo.hu interviewed Andras Kovacs, professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program, in connection with a recent research by The Action and Protection Foundation on anti-Semitism in Hungary. According to Kovacs, the fact that one-third of the adult population has a negative attitude towards the Jewish population is typical in Central and Eastern Europe, and it is not solely the result of economic challenges.
March 18, 2015
http://hvg.hu/itthon/20150318_Surusodni_kellene__Hogyan_lehet_a_Kettos - Hungarian news portal hvg.hu interviewed editors of the blog Double Standard (Kettos Merce) about the blog’s mission and future plans. One of these editors is Szilard Istvan Pap (NATI ‘13), who has been with the blog since 2014. For more about Double Standard in English, see http://kettosmerce.blog.hu/2014/10/03/about_us_706
February 7, 2015
http://mandiner.hu/cikk/20150204_kantor_zoltan_nem_fognak_elenyeszni_a_nemzetek - Hungarian news portal mandiner.hu interviewed Zoltan Kantor (POLSCI’96 / NAT’ 99), director of the National Politics Research Center (Nemzetpolitikai Kutatóintézet) about Hungarian national politics. Kantor pointed out that the aim is to stop the decrease and assimilation of Hungarians living outside of Hungary’s boarders. Another item of Hungarian coverage: Klub Radio, 06.02.2015.