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General news and activity relating to the CEU Democracy Institute.

Budapest Forum 2022 – Building Sustainable Democracies

Following last year's highly successful event, leading Hungarian and foreign experts, activists, decision-makers and journalists will discuss the most pressing social issues that citizens of democratic and nominally democratic countries may face nowadays.

Call for Papers: Structural Transformations in a Crises-driven World Economy

The Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (CERS) and the CEU Democracy Institute cordially invite you to submit your papers for the 8th 'The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism' conference.

Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellow in Horizon Europe Project

The CEU Democracy Institute invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position within the framework of the Horizon Europe research project on Feminist Responses to Anti-Gender and Anti-Democratic Forces.

Laszlo Bruszt’s Co-authored Article Selected Among Best Papers at EUSA Biennial Meeting

The paper co-authored by our Co-Director Laszlo Bruszt, Gergo Medve-Balint and Dora Piroska was selected for inclusion in a special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy that highlights the best papers from European Union Studies Association’s 2022 Biennial Meeting.

DI Partners on Horizon Europe Project on Inclusive Intersectional Democratic Spaces

We are happy to announce that as part of a 10 members research consortium the CEU Democracy Institute launches the four-year Co-Creating Inclusive Intersectional Democratic Spaces Across Europe (CCINDLE) project funded by European Commission Horizon Europe program.

Socio-Economic Review Features Book of Balint Magyar and Balint Madlovics

“A fascinating study of post-communist regimes,” Socio-Economic Review writes in its review symposium on the book of our researchers, Balint Magyar and Balint Madlovics.

Call for Applications: Jewish Studies Research Grant

The Jewish Studies Program at Central European University is offering short- and long-term research fellowships. The fellow will be hosted by the CEU Democracy Institute in Budapest.

Erin Jenne Receives CEU 2022 Research Excellence Award

Our Research Affiliate Erin Jenne has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 CEU Research Excellence Award for her exceptional performance in terms of research and publications this academic year.

DI Coordinates New Horizon Europe Grant Project

The Neo-Authoritarianisms in Europe and the Liberal Democratic Response project brings a consortium of eight institutions from across Europe together to study how liberal democracies can respond to their challengers.

Shalini Randeria Inaugurated as Sixth CEU President and Rector

On June 24, the CEU community and special guests gathered in the Museum for Applied Arts in Vienna to inaugurate the University's sixth President and Rector, Shalini Randeria.