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Academic Articles

Here you’ll find academic articles written by DI researchers.

Barbara Grabowska-Moroz, Anna Wojcik: Reframing LGBT Rights Advocacy in the Context of the Rule of Law Backsliding

“Specific elements of rule of law backsliding enable authorities to apply discriminatory legal instruments to limit the targeted minority’s rights,” our researchers Barbara Grabowska-Moroz and Anna Wojcik write in their article published in Intersections.

Zsuzsa Vidra, Michael Zeller: Illiberalism, Polarization, Social Resilience, and Resistance

“Illiberal regimes undermine human rights norms that entail equal legal protections of citizens and social groups,” our Research Fellow Zsuzsa Vidra and Michael Zeller, researcher of DI’s BRaVE project write in their article in Intersections.

Zsuzsanna Arendas, Sara Hungler: The Level Playing Field of Hungarian Social Partners Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“For numerous reasons, social dialogue in Hungary generally does not fulfil its role on the national, sectoral, or workplace level,” our Research Fellow Zsuzsanna Arendas and Sara Hungler (Centre for Social Sciences, Budapest) write in their article in Intersections.

Andrea Peto: The New Monument to Victims of Military Sexual Violence in Budapest

Our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto analyzes the history of bipartisan intervention in Hungarian memory politics in her article published in Hungarian Studies Review.

Andrea Peto: The Illiberal Academic Authority. An Oxymoron?

“The emergence of illiberal science policy also raises serious questions about the European scientific authorization process,” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto writes in her article published in History of Science and Humanities.

Andrea Krizsan, Conny Roggeband: Reconfiguring State–Movement Relations in the Context of De-democratization

“De-democratization and hostility to gender equality alter relations between states and feminists,” our Senior Research Fellow Andrea Krizsan and her co-author Conny Roggeband write in their article published in the special issue of Oxford University Press’ Social Politics.

Barbara Grabowska-Moroz, Olga Sniadach: The Role of Civil Society in Protecting Judicial Independence in Times of Rule of Law Backsliding in Poland

“The legislative and political decisions taken by the Polish government since December 2015 have been recognized by the European Commission as a threat to the rule of law,” our Post-doctoral Research Fellow Barbara Grabowska-Moroz and Olga Sniadach write in their article published recently by Utrecht Law Review.

Michael Zeller: Patterns Of Demobilization: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) of Far-Right Demonstration Campaigns

“Scholarship on social movement lifecycles has focused on mobilization processes, with relatively less attention on the ends, demobilization,” Michael Zeller, researcher of DI’s BRaVE project writes in his article published in Mobilization.

Erin Jenne, Peter Visnovitz: Populist Argumentation in Foreign Policy: The Case of Hungary Under Viktor Orbán, 2010–2020

“In foreign policy populism serves as a political argument to enable status elevation on the international stage,” our Research Affiliate Erin K. Jenne and Peter Visnovitz argue in their article published as part of a special issue on populism in foreign policy in Comparative European Politics.

Andrea Peto: The Illiberal Memory Politics in Hungary

The erection of statues of Horthy, Hungary’s controversial interwar leader, demonstrates that a paradigm shift successfully reshapes memory discourse, our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto writes in her article published in Journal of Genocide Research.