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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. 

New Podcast: When Journalists Organize and Take Back the Newsroom

In the fifth episode of the CMDS podcast series, Andrea Gálvez, a journalist based in Argentina, takes over and tells the story of Tiempo Argentino's rebirth as a journalistic cooperative.

It’s Not Only About the Rule of Law: Poland and Hungary in the EU

The EU rule of law framework is not the best way to check compliance with the EU’s basic values, says Gábor Halmai, Professor and Chair of Comparative Constitutional Law, and Director of Graduate Studies at the Law Department of the European University Institute.

New Podcast: On How to Launch a Paywall in 2002 and Live to Tell the Story

In the fourth episode of the CMDS podcast series the hosts, Dumitrita Holdis and Justin Spike introduce Malaysiakini, one of Malaysia’s most popular news sites.

New Podcast: Dangerous Speech

The first podcast of the Sleepwalking Through the Assault on Democracy series, produced in cooperation with the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (JHGC) focuses on freedom of speech, one of the greatest and important facets in any democratic constitution.

New Podcast: Power in the Hands of Journalists

In the third episode of the CMDS podcast series the hosts, Dumitrita Holdis and Justin Spike explore the question whether journalism cooperatives and subscription newsletters will put power back in the hands of journalists.

New Podcast: A Legal Perspective on Coronavirus Vaccination Passports

Luiza Bialasiewicz, Nikolaus Forgo, Joelle Grogan, Oskar Gstrein and Dimitry Kochenov discussed European vaccine passports and their impact on the citizens’ rights and the Rule of Law in Europe.

New CMDS Podcast: Synthesizing Journalism and Art in Belarus and Jordan

In the second episode of the podcast series produced by CEU Democracy Institute’s Center for Media, Data and Society, the hosts, Dumitrita Holdis and Justin Spike talk about Belarus Free Theatre, and Al-Hudood, two organizations that overcame geographical distances to report on their homes from abroad.

Myanmar After the Coup

In a conversation with Assistant Editor Gaurav Mukherjee, Melissa Crouch discusses the rapidly evolving situation involving the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021.

Academic Freedom and the Rule of Law

In the latest RevDem Rule of Law podcast, Oliver Garner interviews Professor Nandini Ramanujam on the interplay of the concepts of academic freedom and the rule of law, in both liberal and illiberal societies.

Far-right Demonstrations — They Are Not Going Anywhere

Michael Zeller, in a conversation with Kasia Krzyżanowska, talks about far-right mobilization campaigns and the processes of their de-mobilization.