Gergő Medve-Bálint and his co-author, Vera Šćepanović (Leiden University) has recently published an open access article on “EU funds, state capacity and the development of transnational industrial policies in Europe’s Eastern periphery”, in Review of International Political Economy.
European Social Survey chosen as the winner of the LPV Award for 2020
The selection committee for the Lijphart/Przworski/Verba Dataset Award, given annually by the Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for the best dataset in comparative politics have chosen the European Social Survey (ESS) as the winner of the LPV Award for 2020.
The Committee was impressed with the quality of ESS surveys, their regularity of release, the ease of use of the ESS Website, and the number of important and innovative research projects that have made use of ESS data.
Certificate of Research Excellence
Since the Centre for Social Sciences has complied with the requirements of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences which follow international standards it has been authorised to use the label Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence, according to the Certificate of Excellence awarded recently.
Zsófia Papp recently published a new article entitled "Votes, money can buy. The conditional effect of EU Structural Funds on government MPs’ electoral performance" in European Union Politics.
The 3rd Annual Conference of the POLTEXT international text mining community was held on September 13-15 at Waseda University in Tokyo. Organized by Kohei Watanabe, Lisa Lechner and Miklós Sebők (the principal investigator of the POLTEXT project at the Centre of Social Sciences, Budapest) the event featured tutorials and presentations by three other researchers of CSS: Márton Bene, Zoltán Kacsuk and Martina Szabó. For more information see poltextconference.org and poltext.tk.mta.hu.
Márta Kiss, Katalin Rácz (2019): The Role of Local Governments in the Development of the Local Economy: International Findings in Light of Hungarian Case Studies.
New Call for Applications: International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities’ Survey Data Network Training School
Many of our researchers attended at ECPR General Conference held in Wrocław, Poland from 3 to 7 September
The study of political phenomena has attracted scholars from different disciplines (such as comparative politics, political economy, political sociology and political communication), who approach intertwined questions from distinct perspectives. The resulting discourses, however, rarely engage with each other, while a comprehensive understanding of politics requires the joint application of diverse theoretical and methodological approaches, as well as syntheses of their results. This year’s instalment of our graduate conference, organised for the fifth time, aims to promote joint discourse and reflection by providing a forum for doctoral candidates and (post)graduate students engaged in political research
This weekend at APSA, Bryan Jones accepted the Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba award for best dataset on behalf of Comparative Agendas Project for its important contribution to comparative politics. The Hungarian CAP team was represented by its research director, Miklós Sebők
9 April, 2020
Written by Márton Varju, published by Routledge
Book panel on Christopher McCrudden’s “Litigating Religions – An Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs”
Written by Melanie Kay Smith (Institute for Social Sciences)
1 April, 2019
No Sword Bites So Fiercly as an Evil Tongue? Gossip Wrecks Reputation, but Enhances Cooperation (EVILTONGUE)
An introduction with video to the project funded by the European Research Council