Project Events & News

New publication @ Routledge: Comparative Perspectives on Early School Leaving in the European Union

Julia Szalai and Agnes Kende, research fellows at CPS, are among the many authors of the book published by Routledge today (April 3, 2018) which aims to summarize the research result of the 5-year long project 'Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU (RESL.eu). Szalai and Kende wrote Chapter 2: Pathways to Early School Leaving in Hungary: Ethnicised Inequalities in Education and the Case of Roma Youth.

Communicating Cohesion in Eastern Europe. The Cases of Romania, Hungary and Slovenia

A working paper has just been published by CEU Center for Policy Studies Research Fellow Dragos Adascalitei, Research Affiliate Anita Halasz, and Visiting Research Fellow Marko Lovec within the framework of the COHESIFY (The Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification) research project.

Roma employment and the potentials of state and business actors in labor market inclusion

The state of the art report of the Bridge to Business project (Bridging Young Roma and Business: Intervention for inclusion of Roma youth through employment in the private sector in Bulgaria and Hungary) has been published by CPS researchers Vera Messing and Zsuzsa Arendas with contribution of Boyan Zahariev.

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: 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.