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Publication Scholarship Prize 2021

We are happy to present the winners of the Publication Scholarship Prize 2021: Ágnes Virág (Eszterházy Károly University) with the manuscript ‘Emotional Parliamentary Lions: Evaluative Metonymy Complexes in Editorial Cartoons” (supervisor: Márton Bene) and Szabolcs Hadászi (Corvinus University) on the topic ‘The relationship between voting and trust in Hungary’ (supervisor: Zsolt Boda).

CfP - Challenges of Democratic Innovations in Europe (Research Workshop)

CfP - Challenges of Democratic Innovations in Europe (Research Workshop)

In democratic political systems, the main actors of representative democracy are party leaders, elected parliamentarians, and cabinet members. In addition to these, there are other ways of decision-making in a democratic political system such as participatory and deliberative democracy. These involve citizens and non-governmental organizations that aim to improve the social acceptance and effectiveness of political decisions. Research on democratic innovations focuses on successful practices and methods aimed at changing democratic governance and political structures to improve them. Such innovations range from direct democracy (e.g. referendums, agenda initiatives, recall) to deliberative practices (e.g. deliberative polling, consultative mini-publics, participatory budgeting etc.) in offline and online settings.

 

 

 

 

Publication: Miklós Sebők's article

Publication: Miklós Sebők's article

Publication: Miklós Sebők and Sándor Kozák have published a new article entitled ‘From State Capture to “Pariah” Status? The Preference Attainment of the Hungarian Banking Association (2006–14)’ in Business and Politics.