Rethinking Open Society: New Adversaries and New Opportunities

July 13, 2018

This collection, edited by CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff and Research Fellow Stefan Roch, embodies CEU’s continuing  mission—to educate skeptical, passionate and informed citizens.

The Guardian Opinions quotes CPS researcher Vera Messing

July 3, 2018

The article 'Hostility to migrants is not born of rising numbers but a failure of hope' by Kenan Malik published in the The Guardian Opinions quotes a study by Vera Messing (CEU Center for Policy Studies) and Bence Sagvari (Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Social Sciences): "Looking Behind the

No Country for Poor People. Case Study of Romanian Roma Migrants in Poland

July 2, 2018

Latest publication by our former colleague Joanna Kostka: "No Country for Poor People. Case Study of Romanian Roma Migrants in Poland", published in Intersections. East European Journal of Society and Politics, vol. 4, no. 2, June 2018.


Comparing Strategies of (De)Politicisation in Europe. Governance, Resistance and Anti-politics

June 21, 2018

CPS research fellow Pinar Donmez is one of the editors of the new Palgrave book considering depoliticisation from a comparative perspective, particularly focusing on cases from continental European countries. It investigates how depoliticisation is received by those at which it is aimed, as well as how it is put in to practice, also promotes an interdisciplinary conversation to define depoliticisation as a dynamic and interactive process between government elites and societal groups/movements.

Statement of support to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

June 20, 2018

On behalf of our research center and all our colleagues we express our outrage at the vicious attacks on fellow staff at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Magyar Tudományos Akadémia - MTA). We stand in support of academic freedom, independent critical scientific inquiry, and freedom of thought. We also stand in solidarity with our colleagues and friends who were singled out and maliciously attacked, and we vow to continue our long-standing collaboration.