The book of Zsuzsanna Szelenyi, Program Director of the CEU Democracy Institute Leadership Academy offers accessible, nuanced insights into the global rise of populist autocracy, and how it can be challenged.
DI researchers publish academic articles, books, book chapters, reports, working papers, etc. Here you'll find all of them.
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.
Andreas Schedler, lead researcher of our De- and Re-Democratization Workgroup, provides some insight about organized electoral violence in Mexico in his most recent piece for the Journal of Latin American Studies.
The book’s “concerns respond to the parallel upsurge and defeat of the New Left in the West and the Prague Spring in Eastern Europe, and the ideological tensions between those parallel movements,” our Senior Research Fellow Janos Kis writes in the new Preface of How Is Critical Economic Theory Possible?
Our Research Affiliate Georgiana Turculet was lead guest editor for the Special Issue "Gender Research at the Nexus of the Social Sciences and Humanities."
Our Senior Research Fellow Andrea Krizsan and Conny Roggeband (University of Amsterdam) propose a conceptual framework to discuss two interrelated realms: backsliding on gender equality policies and the emerging political space for feminist responses to this backsliding.
Adapting to the enduring epidemic of violence, Mexican print media “have adopted a minimalist reporting style that gives only thin, formulaic accounts of violent events,” Andreas Schedler, lead researcher of our De- and Re-Democratization Workgroup writes in his article in The Journal of Politics in Latin America.
In her chapter in Democratic Crisis Revisited, our Co-director Renata Uitz explores how traces of dissent have been erased from the public square in Hungary.
In their article in the European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, our Research Affiliate Dorit Geva, and Felipe G. Santos (City, University of London) analyze how right-wing populism undermines democracy by identifying how populist strategy works in parliamentary democracy.
In her chapter in Academic Freedom and Precarity in the Global North our Research Affiliate Georgiana Turculet raises several normative questions around the phenomenon of being stuck in movement, which are underexamined in the literature of ethics of migration.