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2018-06-19

Conference invitation: Political Values of the Hungarian Society - From death penalty to universal health care

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Új Egyenlőség online magazine and Policy Solutions cordially invite you to their joint Public Discussion, entitled: Political Values of the Hungarian Society - From death penalty to universal health care
Conference invitation: Political Values of the Hungarian Society - From death penalty to universal health care

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Új Egyenlőség online magazine and Policy Solutions cordially invite you to their joint Public Discussion, entitled: Political Values of the Hungarian Society - From death penalty to universal health care

Date: 26 June 2018 (Tuesday), 10.00-12.30

Venue: Budapest Music Center (Budapest, Mátyás u. 8, 1093)

 

What are the attitudes of the Hungarian society towards poverty, wealth inequality, unemployed people and strikers? Do Hungarians support higher taxes or wealth tax?  Do we trust state more than private companies? What are the economic values of the society?

Would Hungarians reintroduce death penalty? Do we support abortion? Do we consider that world is a dangerous place? Do we believe in integration of Roma people? Do we support equality between men and women? What are the social values of the society?

In our new research, we present the political values of the Hungarian society and set up new political value categories to better describe the political views of the Hungarians. In this event, we proudly present our new study based on the results of this research.

 

Programme:

10.00-10.10: Opening remarks

Jan Niklas Engels (FES) and Zoltán Pogátsa (Új Egyenlőség)

 

10.10-10.40: Presentation of the “Political Guide to Hungary” study

Tamás Boros (Policy Solutions)

 

10.40-12.00: Panel discussion on the values of the Hungarian society

Tamás Boros (political analyst, co-director of Policy Solutions), Anikó Gregor (associate professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University), Zoltán Lakner (political scientist, Deputy editor-in-chief at 168 Óra weekly magazine).

Moderator: Zoltán Pogátsa (political economist, editor-in-chief at Új Egyenlőség online magazine,).

 

12.00-12.30: Public Discussion

Please remember to confirm your participation here:

https://goo.gl/forms/gBKESF9edhC3er6p2

 



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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 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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