June 23, 2016
http://www.klubradio.hu/cikk.php?cid=200470&id=16 - In its daily foreign press review, Hungarian Klub Radio lists the report of German Public Radio about Viktor Orban and his policies against the refugees. The report includes expert commentary from Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Department, who argues that the Hungarian PM’s views reflect not only populist but religious convictions too.
February 2, 2016
http://www.168ora.hu/globusz/europa-sajat-vesztet-okozhatja-142676.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora reports: Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Department of Nationalism Studies in his article published in Die Zeit argues that the continent was not prepared for the fears the refugee crisis would trigger in Europeans. According to Pelinka, Europe would be able to handle the crisis if it saw it as an opportunity instead of a burden.
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")
November 23, 2015
“Competition, conflicts and cooperation all existed between state authorities and civil society organizations during the most dramatic months of the refugee crisis,” according to Andras Kovats, founder and director of Hungarian Association for Migrants, who spoke about the lessons learned from refugee crisis in Budapest at a public lecture at CEU organized by the Nationalism Studies Program on Nov. 3.
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)
September 18, 2015
CEU's Andras Laszlo Pap of the Nationalism Studies Department is quoted in this Wall Street Journal article about domestic and international perceptions of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in light of his handling of the refugee crisis. See attached pdf.
August 25, 2015
CEU's Andras Pap is quoted in this Equal Times piece about the dire situation of migrants as they enter and pass through Hungary. http://equaltimes.org/hungary-s-border-fence-traps?lang=en#.Vdw-0yyqqkr