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

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.

Balint Magyar, Balint Madlovics: A Concise Field Guide to Post-Communist Regimes

The new book of our Senior Research Fellow Balint Magyar and Junior Research Fellow Balint Madlovics has been published by CEU Press.

Filip Milacic: Stateness and Democratic Consolidation

The new volume of our Research Affiliate, Filip Milacic, entitled Stateness and Democratic Consolidation – Lessons from Former Yugoslavia, comprehensively analyzes nation-building and democratization of the former Yugoslav republics.

Angela Kocze, Violetta Zentai, Jelena Jovanovic, Eniko Vincze (eds.): El movimiento de mujeres romaníes

The book, co-edited by Violetta Zentai, Lead Researcher of our Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup, is a unique attempt to narrate political struggles and movements through Romani women’s lens. Now its first translation is also available, in Spanish.

Peter Rado: Public Education and Politics

The new book of our Research Affiliate Peter Rado offers an overview of the public education system reform launched in 2010 and the education policy of the period that followed.

Martin Krygier, Adam Czarnota, Wojciech Sadurski (eds.): Anti-Constitutional Populism

The volume, edited by our Senior Research Fellow Martin Krygier, Adam Czarnota (University of New South Wales) and Wojciech Sadurski (University of Sydney), and published by Cambridge University Press, brings together scholars from law, political science, and philosophy.

Marek Hojsik, Georgeta Munteanu and Violetta Zentai (eds.): From the Shadow to the Limelight: The Value of Civil Society Policy Monitoring Knowledge in Roma Equality Struggles

The volume provides critical reflections on contemporary practices of civil society monitoring of policy formation and implementation in the field of Roma equality across Europe.