Project Events & News

Whither Poland? After the 2019 parliamentary elections

A blog post authored by CPS researcher Michael Zeller has been published recently on openDemocracy about the parliamentary elections in Poland.

"The 2020 Presidential election will be the first indicator of how the Polish electorate is responding to the work of the second PiS government."

Regional Economic Development and History

CPS research affiliate Sara Svensson and Marijn Molema (Frisian Institute of Social Research) are the co-editors of the book published by Routledge 'Regional Economic Development and History'.

Did the Hungarian local elections break polarisation and extremism?

A blog post authored by CPS researcher Zsuzsanna Vidra was published on openDemocracy last week with the subtitle 'Hungary’s recent elections mark a breakthrough: the paralysing myth of Fidesz’s invincibility has been shattered.'

Civil society groups: Romania’s Roma Strategy

October 24, 2019

The recently-released second Roma Civil Monitor (RCM) report on the implementation of Romania’s National Roma Integration Strategy (NRIS) has found that while both pro-Roma and Roma NGOs have been advocating for affirmative action to be taken by the Romanian state with respect to Roma jobseekers – along the lines of the disability quota introduced in 2006 – no such affirmative action measures have been implemented yet.

Civil society groups: Hungary’s Roma Strategy yields employment gains, but not for long

October 17, 2019

The recently-released second Roma Civil Monitor (RCM) report on the implementation of Hungary’s National Roma Integration Strategy (NRIS) has found that the situation for Roma there is deteriorating along with the general decline in public services, such as shortages of doctors and teachers.