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31.08.2017
Our Common Past: The Museum Presenting a Transnational View of European History

The House of European History in Brussels has an unusual and complex task – that of Europeanising history.

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29.08.2017
“Resistance Alone Is Not Enough” – Women’s Rights and Illiberal Democracies

Andrea Pető, a historian and professor at Hungary’s Central European University, discusses the struggles of women’s rights activists and organisations in the context of illiberal governments, arguing that identifying the mechanisms which undermine or threaten to roll back social progress helps us to better understand these forces.

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12.07.2017
The Robot and Donald Trump: Technology and the Rise of Populism in the West

What can be done to reconcile technological progress and civic democracy?

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11.07.2017
Understanding The Digital Revolution And What It Means

What concrete changes can we expect from the ‘digital revolution’ & how can we deal with changes to work, policy-wise? Does a basic income help?

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30.06.2017
We’re Living in a Time of “Maximum Dangers and Maximum Possibilities”

We spoke to feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem about the far-right backlash, racism & why we should be “linked, not ranked”.

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18.05.2017
“We would like to carry on working. Here in Budapest, where we belong.”

Why is Hungary’s Central European University under threat? One of its professors explains what’s going on.

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15.05.2017
The Beginning of the End? What Turkey’s Referendum Vote Tells Us

Does the result signal an inevitable decline of democracy or could it reinvigorate resistance across society?

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14.04.2017
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Side of Citizenship

The origin and meanings of citizenship – what does it mean today in an era of mass migration and security fears?

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01.04.2017
Invisible Threats: The Digital Dangers to our Real Lives

New technology developing at breakneck speed has left laws behind and increasingly puts not only our privacy but our immediate safety at risk.

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01.04.2017
Security and Identity: Between Fantasy and Reality

France’s long and troubled relationship with Islam, and its connexion to a sense of insecurity, is unpacked by Olivier Roy and Esther Benbassa, who also explore the current role of religion in politics in general.

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