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.
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.
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)
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://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.
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
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!)
CEU is again taking part in the Allianz Summer Academy (ASA). The theme this year is Europe at a Turning Point: Economic Crisis, Social Disintegration, Political Change. Teams from five universities are preparing reports on topics related to this theme that will be presented and discussed during the first days of the Summer Academy at the Allianz Management Institute (Kempfenhausen).
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.