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

Zsolt Cziganyik, Judit Banhazi: The Cyclical Nature of History, According to Anthony Burgess in the Light of the Augustinian–Pelagian Dichotomy of the Wanting Seed

“The interpretation of time has been a challenge to philosophers, writers, and common people alike since the dawn of mankind, more precisely, since the appearance of ancient, natural religions,” our Research Fellow Zsolt Cziganyik and Judit Banhazi (ELTE) write in their article in The AnaChronisT.

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.

Zsolt Enyedi: Illiberal Conservatism, Civilizationalist Ethnocentrism, and Paternalist Populism in Orban’s Hungary

In the latest publication of the CEU DI Working Paper series, our Senior Research Fellow Zsolt Enyedi argues for an ideology-centered interpretation of the Orban regime.

Milan W. Svolik, Elena Avramovska, Johanna Lutz, Filip Milacic: In Europe, Democracy Erodes from the Right

“When faced with a choice between democracy and partisan loyalty, policy priorities, or ideological dogmas, who will put democracy first?”, our Research Affiliate Filip Milacic, Milan W. Svolik, Elena Avramovska and Johanna Lutz ask in their latest article in Journal of Democracy. 

Laurent Pech, Jakub Jaraczewski: Systemic Threat to the Rule of Law in Poland: Updated and New Article 7(1) TEU Recommendations

“Article 7(1) TEU empowers the EU to act preventively in a situation where there is a clear risk of a serious breach of the values laid down in Article 2 TEU,” our Senior Research Fellow Laurent Pech and Jakub Jaraczewski write in their CEU DI Working Paper.

Andreas Schedler: Basic Democratic Trust

With this Working Paper focusing on the increasing prevalence of polarization in democratic systems by Andreas Schedler, lead researcher of our De- and Re-Democratization (DRD) Workgroup, the CEU DI Working Papers series has officially been launched.

Zsolt Cziganyik: Utopia Between East and West in Hungarian Literature

The book of our Research Fellow Zsolt Cziganyik focuses on the most important utopian and dystopian literary texts in nineteenth and twentieth-century Hungarian literature, and therefore widens the scope of the traditionally Anglophone canon.

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).

Julia Sonnevend, Olivia Steiert: The Power of Predictability: How Angela Merkel Constructed Her Authenticity on Instagram

“Instead of shaping her online persona according to the traditions and style of Instagram, Merkel attempted to bend Instagram to host her unique persona,” our Research Affiliate Julia Sonnevend and her PhD student Olivia Steiert write in New Media & Society.

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.