June 15, 2017
Populism is more than a strategy or a rhetorical trick to gain power, but an ideology that clearly defines society in black and white terms, said Cas Mudde, associate professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, in a June 8 keynote lecture at CEU, part of the conference “Fighting Back: Liberal Democratic Responses to the Populist Challenge." The conference was sponsored by CEU's Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS),
May 25, 2017
Peter Balazs, professor in the Department of International Relations and director of the Center for European Neighborhood Studies, received the Knight Commander's Cross of the Republic of Germany in recognition of his significant contribution to German-Hungarian relations and the development of Europe. Balazs received the distinction from Lieselore Cyrus, charge d'affaires of the German Embassy in Budapest, in a ceremony May 24.
March 28, 2017
Moldova’s 2014 EU association agreement lies at the heart of the present government’s politics, determining its foreign policy and modernization path, said Andrei Galbur, deputy prime minister of Moldova, at a public lecture at CEU on March 10, organized by the Center for European Neighborhood Studies and the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova.
February 17, 2017
“We have become stronger as a nation due to immigration,” said Swedish Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johannsson at his Feb. 15 talk at CEU.