We cordially invite you to the book launch of “Divided Hungary: Political polarization of the Hungarian society after the 2022 general elections” – a new publication of Policy Solutions, supported by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
After the presentation of our new research, a panel discussion will take place. Our distinguished guests will discuss the state of political polarization in Hungary. The panel will also address the roots and consequences of the phenomenon.
Date and time of the event: 30 June 2022 (Thursday), 10:00-12:00
ONLINE EVENT – ZOOM
10:00–10:10 – Opening remarks
Jörg Bergstermann, Co-director of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s Budapest office
10:10–10:30 – Presentation of “Divided Hungary: Political polarization of the Hungarian society after the 2022 general elections”
András Bíró-Nagy, Director, Policy Solutions
10:30–12:00 – Panel discussion – The roots and consequences of political polarization in Hungary
Júlia Lakatos, International director of Centre for Fair Political Analysis
István György Tóth, Director of Tárki Social Research Institute
Ágnes Urbán, Researcher of Mérték Media Monitor
Moderator of the event: Krisztina Bombera
The official language of the conference is Hungarian. English translation will be provided.
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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