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Here you’ll find all the books written or edited by DI researchers.

Dimitry Kochenov, Kristin Surak (eds.): Citizenship and Residence Sales

The book, edited by Dimitry Kochenov, lead researcher of our Rule of Law Workgroup, and Kristin Surak (LSE), and published by Cambridge University Press, takes an interdisciplinary approach to unpacking investment migration.

Tomasz Inglot, Dorottya Szikra, Cristina Rat: Mothers, Families, or Children?

Mothers, Families, or Children? by our Research Fellow Dorottya Szikra, Tomasz Inglot and Cristina Rat is the first comparative-historical study of family policies in Poland, Hungary, and Romania from 1945 until the eve of the global pandemic in 2020.

Anna Luhrmann, Wolfgang Merkel (eds): Resilience of Democracy

The book, edited by our Senior Research Fellow Wolfgang Merkel and Anna Luhrmann sets the stage by developing a new concept of democratic resilience.

Gabor Klaniczay: A boszorkányüldözés története / The History of Witch-hunt

The Hungarian-language volume of our Research Affiliate Gabor Klaniczay contains sixteen essays.

Zsolt Cziganyik: Utopia Between East and West in Hungarian Literature

The book of our Research Fellow Zsolt Cziganyik focuses on the most important utopian and dystopian literary texts in nineteenth and twentieth-century Hungarian literature, and therefore widens the scope of the traditionally Anglophone canon.

Gabor Klaniczay, Balazs Trencsenyi, Gabor Gyani (eds.): The Historical Construction of National Consciousness

Edited by our researchers, Gabor Klaniczay, Balazs Trencsenyi, and Gabor Gyani (ELTE), the volume offers a unique insight into the complex and sensitive debate on national identity in post-1945 East Central Europe.

Zsuzsanna Szelenyi: Tainted Democracy

The book of Zsuzsanna Szelenyi, Program Director of the CEU Democracy Institute Leadership Academy offers accessible, nuanced insights into the global rise of populist autocracy, and how it can be challenged.

Eszter Kovats: Gender-madnesses in Germany and Hungary

The book of our Research Affiliate Eszter Kovats examines why and how the radical right in Germany and Hungary use gender in their politics, and how this relates to the political claims of so-called progressive actors in Western Europe and North America that invoke the concept of gender.

Andras Bozoki: Rolling Transition and the Role of Intellectuals

Utilizing a new and original framework for examining the role of intellectuals in countries transitioning to democracy, our Research Affiliate Andras Bozoki analyzes the rise and fall of dissident intellectuals in Hungary in the late 20th century.

Carlos Melendez: The Post-Partisans: Anti-Partisans, Anti-Establishment Identifiers, and Apartisans in Latin America

In this volume by Cambridge University Press, our OSUN Post-doctoral Fellow Carlos Melendez develops a typology of post-partisan political identities.