Book Launch “Das politische System Ungarns”


Book Launch

The Hungarian political system

We invite you to a digital book launch that offers you a unique insight into the Hungarian political system: “Das politische System Ungarns” with the authors Dr Melani Barlai, Dr Florian Hartleb and Dr Dániel Mikecz and moderated by Prof. Dr Petra Stykow

Date: 16 October 2023
Time: 15:00
Venue: Zoom meeting
Identification code: 884441
Meeting ID: 925 9217 7302
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The book examines the various aspects of Hungary’s political system from an internal perspective and offers a sober analysis. Under the guiding question “Is Hungary an autocracy?”, historical backgrounds such as the Habsburg monarchy, goulash communism, system change and democratisation are examined, which are of great importance for current developments in Hungary. A particular focus is on Viktor Orbán’s concept of the state, which has led to a fundamental reorganisation of the system since 2010. In ten chapters, the book analyses how the concept of National Cooperation (NER) influences political institutions, legislation and foreign policy and how it affects the articulation of the interests of minorities and Hungarian civil society. Finally, various scenarios for the further development of the country are presented.

During the book presentation, the book will be introduced and there will be an opportunity to ask questions. A copy of the book will also be raffled off at the end of the event.rnrnThis is a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of political events in Hungary and to exchange ideas with experts in this field. We look forward to welcoming many of you to our digital book launch.