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General news and activity relating to the CEU Democracy Institute.

Balkan Csárdás: Hungarian Foreign Policy Dance

Did you miss our discussion co-organized with Political Capital, and the Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy (CEID), on Hungary's foreign policy in the Western Balkans? Watch the recording.

Research on Scholars at Risk and Scholars at Risk Programs

If you consider yourself a scholar at risk or if you work for a scholars at risk program, please fill out our survey to assess the strengths and weaknesses of scholars at risk programs.

Nationalism, Populism, and the Politics of Religion. Towards an Illiberal Reframing of Fundamental Rights

Did you miss the lecture by Professor Susanna Mancini under our Organised religion, constitutions and democratic backsliding in Central and Eastern Europe project? Read a summary or watch it now.

Call for Papers: Breaking the Dynamics of Political Polarization

The organizers invite papers for the DRD Annual Workshop (6-7 June, 2024, Budapest): Breaking the Dynamics of Political Polarization. When Do Conciliatory Actors Fail or Succeed?

Opening: Post-doctoral Researcher for the De- and Re-Democratization Working Group

We invite applications for a 2-year position of post-doctoral researcher at the research group on De- and Re-Democratization (DRD).

Opening: Post-doctoral Researcher - REAL DEAL project

We invite applications for a one-year part-time or full-time Postdoctoral Researcher position within the framework of the EU Horizon 2020 research project REAL DEAL.

Budapest Forum 2023: From the War in Ukraine to Disinformation, Democratic Renewal and EU Funds

The Budapest Forum, co-organized by the Political Capital, the CEU Democracy Institute, and the Municipality of Budapest, featured contributions from leading politicians and foreign policy experts, and was formally opened by internationally acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood. 

Opening: Post-doctoral Fellowship

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position within the project "Overcoming the Aggressor. Self-Perception and External Perception of an Actor Between Nations."

Statement in Support of Zoltán Ádám

We, members of the CEU Democracy Institute, the CEU Institute for Advanced Study and the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives, express our solidarity with Dr. Zoltán Ádám, recently dismissed from his position as associate professor of economics at Corvinus University. 

Levente Littvay Receives the Giovanni Sartori Prize

We are happy to announce that, together with Federico Vegetti, our Research Affiliate Levente Littvay received the Italian Society of Political Science’s (SISP) Giovanni Sartori Prize for the best article published in the previous year in the association's journal.