Elections in Hungary: What is at stake for the Voters and for Europe?

  • Pressekonferenz

  • 24 February 2022, 9-10.30 CET

  • Erste Stiftung, Europe´s Futures, fjum, Presseclub Concordia

Please register here. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link one day before the event. Registration deadline: 23 February 2022, at 18:00CET

This event, part of the European Contexts series, is tailormade for journalists and academic researchers who need a broader understanding of the issues affecting Hungarian elections.

Concept and Introduction:
Zsuzsanna Szelényi, former MP and foreign policy specialist. Currently she conducts research at the Central European University’s Democracy Institute, focusing on polarization and populism as  a threat on democracy in the context of the future of the European Union. Europe’s Futures Alumna. 

Internal Politics
Dániel Mikecz, political scientist, Research Fellow at the Institute of Political Science at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Senior Research Fellow at the Budapest-based political think-tank, Republikon Institute. Based in Budapest.

Does the Opposition have Access to Media?
Ágnes Urbán, economist and media expert, associate Professor and Head of the Department of Infocommunication at Corvinus University Budapest. Based in Budapest.

Why should Hungarian Elections matter to Europe?
Botond Feledy, foreign affairs specialist, senior non-resident fellow at the Centre of Euro-Atlantic Integration and Development (CEID). His research focuses on EU-US relations, cyber security and influence operations in Central Europe. Based in Brussels.

Mirjana Tomić, fjum/Presseclub Concordia and Ivan Vejvoda, acting Rector of Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)

Short presentations, followed by a live Q&A

For additional information, contact, Mirjana.tomic@fjum-wien.a