Máté Szabó (Hungary 2017) is a professor of political science of ELTE, Faculty of State and Law, Institute of the Political Science, Budapest. He was Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow in Hamburg, Berlin, Bremen, Mainz and Frankfurt an der Oder in Germany, and a visiting fellow at the Netherlands Institute of the Advanced Studies, Wassenaar, and of the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He was guest professor in Hamburg, Tampere (Finland), Taipei (Taiwan) at the departments of political science. He is specialized in civil society, social movements and political protest and theory of law and politics as well. He was elected ombudsman of Hungary, the parliamentary commissioner for human rights for six years.
Topic: Democratic Transition in Taiwan and in Hungary