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The 2019 Annual Meeting of Gypsy Lore Society and Conference on Romani Studies at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík

Institute for Minority Studies

Our colleague, Péter BOGDÁN will attend and present the paper entitled Ethnic support groups and the minority culture of (educational) mobility: An institutional ethnography from North Hungary,  written together with Judit DURST.

The event will take place at the University of Iceland, 15-17 August 2019. 

The conference program can be read here.

Jennifer McCoy: Populist Message of ‘We’ Versus ‘They’ Dehumanizes the Other Side

Institute for Political Science

Populism is not always bad, but a populist political message can divide societies between “us” and “them”, explains Jennifer McCoy, a distinguished professor of political science at Georgia State University and a senior core fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University. In a new episode of DEMOS interviews on YouTube, McCoy discusses the main features and negative consequences of populism for democracy, like a deep political polarization, and how society can detect and react to them.

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The activities of the research group Give Kids a Chance in 2018

Give Kids a Chance

The research team provides professional-methodological support for district and settlement programs aimed at improving children's chances and preventing the reproduction of disadvantages in the framework of a European Union co-financed consortium tender (EFOP-1.4.1-15 "Professional Support for Integrated Program for Children"). The primary objective and task of the research group is to assist the planning of Hungarian social policy interventions with policy-oriented research, analysis and evaluation.