Hungarian Politics in 2021

Official book launch of “Hungarian Politics in 2021”, the annual review of Policy Solutions.

Date 2022-01-20 10:00

Venue Webinar - ZOOM

This publication is the latest in our series of comprehensive annual overviews, focusing on developments, events and trends in Hungary in 2021, as well as an outlook on which topics we expect to dominate Hungarian politics in 2022.

The outlook on 2022 will be the topic of the panel discussion which will follow the presentation of “Hungarian Politics in 2021”. 

Date and time of the event: 20 January 2022 (Thursday), 10:00-12:00



10:00–10:10 – Opening remarks

Jörg Bergstermann, Co-director of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s Budapest office 

10:10–10:30 – Presentation of “Hungarian Politics in 2021”

András Bíró-Nagy, Director, Policy Solutions

10:30–12:00 – Panel discussion: Outlook on politics, economy and society in Hungary in 2022

Márta Pardavi, Lawyer, Co-chair, Helsinki Committee

Zoltán Pogátsa, Economist, University of West Hungary, Editor-in-chief of Új Egyenlőség (New Equality) magazine  

Dorottya Szikra, Sociologist, Institute for Sociology, Center for Social Sciences (TK SZI)

Gábor Tóka, Political scientist, Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives at the Central European University

Moderator of the event: Krisztina Bombera


The official language of the conference is English.

About Us

Policy Solutions is a progressive political research institute based in Budapest. It was founded in 2008 and it is committed to the values of liberal democracy, solidarity, equal opportunity, sustainability and European integration. The focus of Policy Solutions’ work is on understanding political processes in Hungary and the European Union. Among the pre-eminent areas of our research are the investigation of how the quality of democracy evolves, the analysis of factors driving euroscepticism, populism and the far-right, and election research. 



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