Blogs/Podcasts

Podcast: London, the Glocturnal City, and its 'Other Workers' (E01)

May 31, 2018

A new podcast series has been launched by our colleague, Julius-Cezar MacQuarie, recent PhD of our INTEGRIM network: 'NightWorkPod: A Podcast About Working the Night Shift'.

Blog: Record interest from Nordic media in Hungarian elections. Reflections on watching six Hungarian election campaigns as a Swedish citizen, political scientist, and former journalist

April 10, 2018

By Sara Svensson, CEU CPS Research Fellow

The blog author (in the middle) in a broadcast by the Swedish Radio on April 6, two days before the elections. Photo: Swedish Radio/private

Blog: When knowledge travels from East to West and research influences practice

April 6, 2018

By Jelena Jovanovic, a Policy and Research Coordinator at the European Roma Grassroots Organization (ERGO) in Brussels, Belgium and a Research Affiliate at the Center for Policy Studies, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

Jovanovic's post is about how knowledge originating from ‘the East’ is and should be reshaping and disturbing the supremacy of ‘Western academia’, and how research here can inform policies in other parts of the world.

Blog: Backsliding in the European Union

TransCrisis project blog post by Nick Sitter, research affiliate at CPS and professor at SPP

Blog: Feminist struggles in backsliding democracies

March 28, 2018

By Andrea Krizsan and
Conny Roggeband

Placing violence against women, including domestic violence, on the global human rights agenda was one of the most impressive successes of the women’s rights movement over the last three decades.

Blog: Is the EU Policy Project Failing?

March 1, 2018

Insights from CEU Center for Policy Studies research affiliate, Diane Stone, in connection with a newly published volume edited by Agnes Batory, Andrew Cartwright, and Diane Stone: Policy Experiments, Failures and Innovations (pre-order at Edward Elgar Publishing). The post was published at The Policy Space: An Australian blog for all things politics and policy.

Blog: The Czech Presidential Election and Europe’s Populism Crisis

February 20, 2018

TransCrisis blog post by Elisabeth Bakke, University of Oslo and Nick Sitter, research affiliate at CEU CPS and professor at CEU SPP

Blog: Projects, Plans and Policies - how can innovative thinking be used to implement policy

February 16, 2018

Andrew Cartwright talks about how innovative thinking can be used to implement policy 

Blog: Democratic Backsliding and Illiberal Democracy in the EU – a twelve-point checklist

February 13, 2018

TransCrisis project blog post by Nick Sitter, research affiliate at CPS and professor at SPP

Democratic backsliding has become a hot topic in the EU, not just because some states pursue policies that contravene their commitments to democracy and the rule of law, but because the EU is poorly equipped to deal with it. But what does democratic backsliding actually mean? This blog offers a short answer: the twelve institutional aspects of democratic backsliding.