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DI researchers publish academic articles, books, book chapters, reports, working papers, etc. Here you'll find all of them. 

Zsolt Enyedi: Illiberal Conservatism, Civilisationalist Ethnocentrism, and Paternalist Populism in Orbán's Hungary

In a new article in the journal Contemporary Politics, our Senior Research Fellow Zsolt Enyedi identifies three principal ideological modules of the Orbán regime: illiberal conservatism, civilisationist ethnocentrism, and paternalist populism.

Andreas Schedler, Alexander Bor: The End of Democratic Consolidation in the US

The US has ceased to be a consolidated democracy, Andreas Schedler, lead researcher of our De- and Re-Democratization Workgroup and Alexander Bor, our Post-doctoral Fellow write in the latest DI Working Paper based on the results of their online survey "Polarization and Democratic Trust in the U.S."

Andras Sajo: Militant Rule of Law and Not-So-Bad Law

"In illiberal regimes, the self-corrective mechanisms of the rule of law are gradually eliminated, but the name of the game remains the rule of law," our Senior Research Fellow Andras Sajo writes in the latest DI Working Paper.

Armin Langer, Zoltan Adam and Andras Bozoki: Religion and Authoritarian Legitimacy

In a new book chapter co-authored with Armin Langer and Zoltan Adam, our Research Affiliate Andras Bozoki analyzed the Pentecostal Faith Church's links to the Orban regime.

Barbara Grabowska-Moroz: The Pegasus scandal in Poland – between old problems with state surveillance and the current rule of law crisis

Our Post-doctoral Research Fellow Barbara Grabowska-Moroz calls for the transformation of captured institutions in her analysis of the Pegasus scandal in Poland in a new piece for About:intel.

Barbara Grabowska-Moroz: Żurek v Poland – When Judges Become Rule of Law Actors

In a new article in ERA Forum, Journal of the Academy of European Law, our Post-doctoral Research Fellow Barbara Grabowska-Moroz analyzes the main consequences of Żurek v Poland, decided by the European Court of Human Rights in June 2022.

Andrea Peto: Fragen der historischen Untersuchung von Vergewaltigung im Krieg (Questions in the Historical Study of Rape in War)

A study on the questions of the historical study of rape in war, written by our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto, was published in German in the volume Geschlecht & Gewalt. Künstlerisch-wissenschaftliche Perspektiven.

Laszlo Bruszt, Visnja Vukov: Core-periphery divisions in the EU? East-west and north-south tensions compared

Our Director Laszlo Bruszt and Visnja Vukov analyzed the variation in the politicization of cross-territorial inequalities in the EU in a new paper published in the Journal of European Public Policy.

Matthijs Bogaards: Democratic Decline, Autocratic Deepening, and the Rise of Anti- Gender Politics

Our Research Affiliate Matthijs Bogaards authored a chapter on the rise of anti-gender politics in a new volume entitled Geschlecht & Gewalt. Künstlerisch-wissenschaftliche Perspektiven.

Gábor Petri, Erika Hruskó: A fogyatékosügyi mozgalom részvétele a szakpolitikákban 1998 óta Magyarországon (The participation of the the disabled people’s movement in policy making since 1998 in Hungary)

A new paper by our former OSUN Post-doctoral Fellow Gábor Petri and Erika Hruskó has been published in the Hungarian journal Szociológiai Szemle, discussing the participation of the disabled people’s movement in policy-making since 1998 in Hungary.