AFTER ACCESSION: STRAYING INTO THE LABYRINTHS OF THE WORLD Back in 1990 Hungary was seen as the most promising east of the Elba. After the annus mirabilis of 1989 the country was expected to set an example for the other countries in transition in the entire region of former Soviet satellites. After nearly two decades, the question has…
We are sitting here almost 30 years after our first interview in 1981 in Budapest and it seems to me that most of your predictions and analyses concerning the change in the upcoming world system proved to be right. You forecasted that the world system is in a transition phase which would take several decades. In one of…
The Haydn-Liszt Quartet: New Institutions, Social Actors and Networking in the West-Pannon Euroregion
The 1990s were the years of learning not only in terms of market economics but in terms of joining the European integration processes as well. This is especially true for the estabishment of the institutional frames for regions and regional development and cooperation. As a result, seven regions were created in Hungary without the dissolution of the counties,…
I. THE CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS, PLAN-D AND CIVIL SOCIETY The Role of Academia Reconsidered In this new epoch of rapid social change, globalization, integration and disintegration, the two terrains and mindsets (academic theory and policymaking) should not be separated from each other on the basis of Weberian rigour. The social sciences should deliver useful ideas, praxis-oriented approaches and methodologies…
Interdependence Day Summit
9-10 September 2007
‘Lost in Transformation’
The Crisis of Democracy and Civil Society
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Discussion about the future of Hungary in the European Union
Participant: István Szent-Iványi and Ferenc Miszlivetz
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„European integration is not an end in itself but a stage on the road to the organized world of tomorrow.” – Jean Monnet What is the European Union? This question is probably one of the most important and most contradictory of present days. The responding attempts in the past years have strained the creativity of political thinkers and also…