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The 2014 European Elections and Central and Eastern Europe: The End of the Affair?

In 2004, eight Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) and two Mediterranean countries entered the European Union (EU). Hailed by some as the “New Europe”, the CEECs seemed to have finally affirmed their European identity. Ten years later, one is naturally tempted to examine whether the CEECs’ EU membership has indeed made them more “European”.

By Péteris Timofejevs Henriksson Inga kommentarer till The End of the Affair?

THE HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS 2014: ORBÁN SET TO CARRY ON

Despite the modest albeit important economic recovery in the past 2–3 years Hungary has a number of challenges that can harm its development already in the short and medium term, and these have hardly been addressed in the campaign. The Orbán-regime mostly plans to carry on with its earlier policies.

By Péter Balogh & Vassilis Petsinis Inga kommentarer till ORBÁN SET TO CARRY ON

Raoul Wallenberg: Myths and truths

A hundred years have passed and Raoul Wallenberg is currently the subject of much publicity.

By Hans Wolf Inga kommentarer till Myths and truths

Exodus from Galicia. Inferno of the swindlers and the swindled

Martin Pollack, Kaiser von Amerika: Die grosse Flucht aus Galizien, Vienna: Paul Zsolnay Verlag 2010, 285 pages

By Anders Björnsson Inga kommentarer till Inferno of the swindlers and the swindled

24 hours is a long time in revolutions János Kornai on taking risks and ending up on opposing sides

János Kornai certainly has been taking risks, and he definitely got his chance to develop in a most unusual way. He started out as a very young journalist in communist Hungary, and he eventually became a professor at Harvard.

By Björn Kumm Inga kommentarer till János Kornai on taking risks and ending up on opposing sides

János Kornai. What has happened to Hungary in so short a time?

The Hungarian János Kornai is one of Europe’s most respected economists. His name is often mentioned in speculation about the […]

By Anders Björnsson Inga kommentarer till What has happened to Hungary in so short a time?

Turning a blind Eye to the Obvious

István Rév opens the door to the Open Society Archives for a discussion about bloodshed as a poor gauge of a revolution, about honesty and decency as rare commodities, and about populism and utopianism.

By Anders Björnsson Kommentarer inaktiverade för Eye to the Obvious

Arrow Cross Women and Female Informants

In Hungary, there were several active women fascists. In the People’s Tribunals after World War II, however, few of the women were convicted. There was an unwillingness to think of women as capable of such evil deeds.

By Andrea Petö Inga kommentarer till Women and Female Informants

Preparing for the Revolution. Hungarian Dissident Intellectuals before 1989

In the 1960s Hungarian intellectuals listened to jazz as a protest against the system. Symbols united them in the fight. In 1989 they returned to lead the revolution.

By András Bozóki Inga kommentarer till Hungarian Dissident Intellectuals before 1989