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Marek Hojsik: A Synthesis of Civil Society’s Reports on the Quality of the National Strategic Frameworks for Roma Equality, Inclusion, and Participation in the European Union

This document is based on the monitoring reports about the quality of EU Member States’ new post-2020 National Roma Strategic Frameworks developed by civil society organizations participating in the Roma Civil Monitor 2021-2025 (RCM) initiative.

Andrea Krizsan, Conny Roggeband: The Gendered Face of Democratic Backsliding

“It's tempting to see misogyny merely as a deviant trait of individual leaders. However, misogyny is a more general phenomenon in autocratizing regimes,” Andrea Krizsan, lead researcher of our Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup and Conny Roggeband write in their post on The Loop.

Zsolt Enyedi: Ideologies of Autocratization

In this first AUTHLIB Working Paper, our Senior Research Fellow Zsolt Enyedi explores the ideological modules of the recent wave of autocratization.

Marta Achler, Yves Doutriaux, Tamara Otiashvili, Andras Sajo: Urgent Interim Opinion on the Bill Amending the Act on the Supreme Court and Certain Other Acts of Poland

Our Senior Research Fellow Andras Sajo co-authored the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights report on the judicial independence in Poland.

Filip Milacic: Do European Voters Cling to Democracy Under All Circumstances?

Our Research Affiliate Filip Milacic argues in his post on LSE EUROPP Blog that democratic ideals can be overridden by partisan and group loyalties, which may cause voters to overlook the actions of politicians that undermine democracy.

Martin Krygier: Domestic Abuse: Populists and the Rule of Law

Many populist regimes “insist that they are true upholders of the rule of law, which must be rescued from those who have kidnapped it,” our Senior Research Fellow Martin Krygier writes in his post for the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM).

Joelle Grogan: Impact of Covid-19 Measures on Democracy and Fundamental Rights - Best Practices and Lessons Learned in the Member States and Third Countries

The study of our Research Fellow Joelle Grogan, requested by the European Parliament's Special Committee on Covid-19, examines pandemic governance in the EU and its Member States.

Abel Beremenyi, Xavier Rambla (eds.): Transiciones de la escuela al trabajo en condiciones de vulnerabilidad social en Europa y América Latina

The latest special issue of Profesorado, co-edited by our Research Affiliate Abel Beremenyi and Xavier Rambla, focuses on the school-to-work transition among vulnerable youth in different geographical and policy contexts.

Andrea Peto, Ayse Gul Altinay: Transformative Activism: Feminist and Queer Imaginaries

“How do feminist and queer activist imaginaries respond to, initiate, mitigate, enable and complicate the ongoing process of radical transformation in the world?,” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto and Ayse Gul Altinay ask in their co-edited special issue of the European Journal of Women's Studies.

Matthijs Bogaards, Andrea Peto: Gender and Illiberalism in Post-Communist Europe

Often, opposition to gender equality and anti‐gender campaigns take place in countries that are witnessing a decline in democratic quality, our Research Affiliates Matthijs Bogaards and Andrea Peto write in the special issue of Politics and Governance, edited by them.