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Here you'll find all the videos produced with the participation of the CEU Democracy Institute and its researchers. You may also subscribe to our YouTube-playlist here.

Populism and Conspiracy Theories

Stijn van Kessel talks to Levente Littvay about his work examining the relationship between populism and conspiracy theories.

German Elections – How Critical Will They Be?

On 20th September, the CEU Democracy Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on the upcoming German elections with Sheri Berman, Carsten Q. Schneider, Thomas Poguntke and Brigid Laffan, chaired by Wolfgang Merkel.

New Video: Learn More About the DI

​​​​​​​Watch our video, in which our Co-Directors, Laszlo Bruszt and Eva Fodor tell more about the Institute, and guests of our previous events share their thoughts about democracy.

“Our Society Creates a Tremendous Amount of Opportunities for Corruption”

The online roundtable organized by CEU Democracy Institute sought answers to questions like how democracy can serve voters rather than elites when corruption is systemic, or how democratic institutions can be maintained in the face of opposition from corrupt elites.

The Parliamentary Elites in Latin America (PELA) Project

Saskia Ruth-Lovell and Steven Van Hauwaert discuss elite surveys and how they can be utilized to measure populism.

“Do the People Feel That Democracy Is Delivering for Them?”

It is the different levels of plurality that characterizes California and Hungary, Lieutenant Governor of California Eleni Kounalakis, former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary said in a conversation with Michael Ignatieff, President and Rector of CEU.

The PopuList

Matthijs Rooduijn introduces and discusses his co-authored project, which classifies (amongst others) radical and populist parties on the left and the right. He shows us around the website and explain how we can use the data.

EU Rule of Law Case-Law: Crucial Recent Developments

Co-organized with re:constitution and RECONNECT, the first public event of CEU Democracy Institute’s Rule of Law Working Group allowed key DI experts engaged with the case-law to outline the bigger picture, while focusing on crucial details. 

The Populism and Political Parties Expert Survey

Steven Van Hauwaert talks to Maurits Meijers about his collaborative project with Andrej Zaslove, where they map and measure parties' populism.

“There Is Always a Chance for Democracy When We Have a Committed Society”

The online roundtable organized by the CEU Democracy Institute aimed to seek a possible outcome of the current political upheaval in Myanmar.