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Democracy Podcasts

Podcasts

CEU Democracy Institute  podcasts feature interviews and discussions about cutting-edge research in the field of democratic theory, processes of de- and re-democratization and other topics on the Institute’s research agenda.  Researchers at the Institute and its Review of Democracy (RevDem) also provide additional readings and comments for opportunities of deepening knowledge on the specific topic,  making it ideal for both curriculum development and individual study. 

2021’s End of Year Special

RevDem editors Laszlo Bruszt, Oliver Garner, Kasia Krzyzanowska, Ferenc Laczo, and Michal Matlak discuss their favorite RevDem content, as well as the year’s highlights and the most significant developments of the year.

The Diplomacy of Genocide and the Sinister Ambition of Permanent Security

Dirk Moses in the second part of his conversation with Ferenc Laczo on the diplomacy of genocide and the deeply sinister ambitions of permanent security.

The Problems of Genocide

Dirk Moses in conversation with Ferenc Laczo on his last book “The Problems of Genocide. Permanent Security and the Language of Transgression”.

Future of Europe: It’s Not About Treaty Change, It’s About European Democracy

Michal Matlak interviews Alberto Alemanno in the aftermath of the publication of the first batch of recommendations coming from the Conference on the Future of Europe Citizens’ Panel.

The Idea of Race Across Centuries and Our Current Moment of Reckoning

Marius Turda in conversation with Ferenc Laczo about A Cultural History of Race.

Richard Youngs on the Resilience of Democracy

Richard Youngs in conversation with Michal Matlak about citizens’ attitudes towards democracy, transformative power of protests movements, citizens’ assemblies as well as democratic innovations on the European level.

The EU Confederal Regime Weakens Vulnerable Member States

Our Co-Director Laszlo Bruszt explains the inspiration behind the CEU Democracy Institute, how East-West and North-South divisions define Europe, and why the EU confederal regime weakens vulnerable member states.

The Escalation of Poland’s Rule of Law Crisis

RevDem Editor Oliver Garner sits down with Barbara Grabowska-Moroz, Research Fellow at our Rule of Law Workgroup.

European History via the Experience of Muslims

In conversation with RevDem editor Ferenc Laczó, Emily Greble discusses what foregrounding Muslims’ agency implies for the writing of European history.

Linking Sexual Diversity to Otherness Is an Old Phenomenon

RevDem Assistan Editor Bence Bari interviews Tamas Dombos, the representative of the Hungarian LGBTQI organization ‘Hatter Society’ concerning the recently adopted Hungarian anti-LGBT measures.