The Institute for Political Science at the Centre for Social Sciences calls for applications for a three-month visiting researcher fellowship in “Public policy in the digital age”. The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Department of Government and Public Policy.
A new €9.75m project funded by the European Commission will bring together outputs from key social science research infrastructures to inform the NextGenerationEU recovery plan and European Union youth policy.
The Horizon Europe research project proposal MORES – "Moral emotions in politics: how they unite, how they divide" submitted by CSS (project leader Zsolt Boda) was successful and got funding. CSS will lead the European consortium.
Established in 2012, the Centre for Social Sciences (CSS), a Centre of Excellence of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, is currently a partner in nine EU-funded projects within the frameworks of both Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. This amounts to over €1.3 million in funding for excellent and innovative research.
Learn more about our EU funded projects:
CSS is part of the Eötvös Loránd Research Network, an independent public institution managed by a 13-member Governing Board and accountable to the Hungarian Parliament. CSS is classified as a public budgetary institution, making it eligible not only to submit proposals to any EU funding programme but also to participate in EU-funded projects as a coordinator, partner, or sole beneficiary.
Expert seminar organized by the International Centre for Ethnic And Linguistic Diversity Studies and the Department of Russian and East European Studies, Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University.
Our colleagues, Balázs DOBOS and Balázs VIZI participate in the panel discussion entitled The new challenges and new dividing lines between the ‘West’ and the ‘East’ and the future of the European minority rights regime.
The event takes place at the House of National Minorities, Prague on 6 December 2019.
Rudolf Metz and Dániel Oross have recently published an article entilted „Strong Personalities’ Impact on Hungarian Party Politics: Viktor Orbán and Gábor Vona” in "Party Leaders in Eastern Europe” edited by Sergiu Gherghina.
Workshop organized by Periféria Policy and Research Center.
Our colleague, Judit DURST attends and presents her paper entitled Spiralling debts of low-income households: the case of homemaking
grant (CSOK) in rural Hungary.
The event takes place at the Gólya Cooperative, on 22-23 November, 2019.
Apache Spark is currently one of the most popular open-source cluster-computing frameworks. With its Machine Learning Library (MLlib) it supports the easy scaling of a range of feature extraction and machine learning tasks commonly employed in text mining. Furthermore, it works with both Python and R.
Our colleague, András MORAUSZKI attends and presents his paper entitled What's on the other side of the river? Slovakians' mental maps on Hungary and vice versa.
The event takes place at the Corvinus University, Budapest, 5-7 November 2019.
Workshop of the Anthropology of Humanitarianism Network (AHN) of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) and the Goettingen-based Centre for Global Migration Studies (CeMIG) in Goettingen, 1-3 November 2019.
Csurgó, Bernadett - Hindley, Clare - Smith, Melanie Kay (2019) Imagined Idylls and Nostalgic Idealization: Gastronomic Tourism in Rural Hungary
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism
Zakariás, I., Feischmidt, M., Gerő, M. et al. Solidarity with Displaced People from Ukraine in Hungary: Attitudes and Practices. Int. Migration & Integration (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-023-01096-8
Zsolt Boda's latest paper
Identification of social scientifically relevant topics in an interview repository: a natural language processing experiment
15 June, 2023
Kékesi, Z., & Zombory, M. (2023). Beyond multidirectional memory: Opening pathways to politics and solidarity. Memory Studies, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/17506980231176040
Illés–Körösényi: The touch of the leader. Representation and responsiveness in plebiscitary leader democracy
Gábor Illés & András Körösényi (2023) The touch of the leader: representation and responsiveness in plebiscitary leader democracy, Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory, DOI: 10.1080/1600910X.2023.2220086
A safety net against populism? An investigation of the interaction effect of political efficacy and democratic capacities on populist attitudes
New publication: Márton Bene & Zsolt Boda (2023) A safety net against populism? An investigation of the interaction effect of political efficacy and democratic capacities on populist attitudes, Political Research
Populist radical-right governments in Central-Eastern Europe and education policy-making: a comparison of Hungary and Poland
Eszter Neumann & Paweł Rudnicki (2023) Populist radical-right governments in Central-Eastern Europe and education policy-making: a comparison of Hungary and Poland, Journal of Contemporary European Studies
Agency of Migrant youth in hostile sociopolitical environments: Case studies from Central Eastern Europe
Arendas, Zsuzsanna, Agnieszka Trąbka, Vera Messing, Marta Jadviga Pietrusińska, and Dominika Winogrodzka. 2023. "Agency of Migrant Youth in Hostile Sociopolitical Environments: Case Studies from Central Eastern Europe" Social Sciences 12, no. 4: 210. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci12040210
Anti-democratic youth? The influence of youth cohort size and quality of democracy on young people’s support for democracy
20 April, 2023
Godfred Bonnah Nkansah – Attila Bartha (2023) Anti-democratic youth? The influence of youth cohort size and quality of democracy on young people’s support for democracy. Contemporary Politics (IF: 1.6999) https://doi.org/10.1080/13569775.2023.2196877
The paper promoted family-based prosocial values—in terms of helping digitally less competent family members—among young adults to build persisting resistance against fake news in an informational autocracy.