New paper by Szilárd Tóth: Republicanism and the legitimacy of state border controls has been published in Ethics and Global Politics.
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.
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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.
The annual meeting of CSS took place on 23 March, 2023, where General Director Zsolt Boda presented the results of the previous year.
The scientific performance of CSS kept improving also in 2022.
23 March, 2023
Zsolt Boda, Director General of the Centre for Social Sciences awarded Best Publication of the Year of each institute at CSS. The papers were introduced to colleagues at the general annual meeting on 23 March, 2023.
The Institute for Political Science, Centre for Social Sciences is launching a scholarship programme for BA, MA and PhD students to support scientific work in political science.
24 February, 2023
The 2020–2023 yearbook of the MILAB project at the Centre for Social Sciences (CSS) has been published. The publication sets on to showcase the various themes and fruition of the most recent research cases conducted within MILAB, Artificial Intelligence National Laboratory.
20 February, 2023
Principal Investigator Zsolt Körtvélyesi, host institute: CEU
17 February, 2023
The new ERC Consolidator Grant project, WelfareExperiences will analyse how different welfare systems can affect people's mental health and chances of returning to work – not just through the amount of money they get, but through the wider experience of claiming. Dorottya Szikra, Institute for Sociology, CSS is senior country lead on Hungary.
CSS MILAB representation at yet another successful event - Octopus Research Tools (ORT) was demonstrated at the AI & Aut Expo by the team of Bence Ságvári.
New Publication: As essential as bread: Fuelwood use as a cultural practice to cope with energy poverty in Europe
New paper by Ana Stojilovska et al.: As essential as bread: Fuelwood use as a cultural practice to cope with energy poverty in Europe has been published in Energy Research & Social Science.
István Stumpf's new book entitled "Paradigm Shift in Constitutionalism" has been published by Gondolat Kiadó.
A new book by our colleague, Csongor István Nagy has been published by Routledge: Csongor István Nagy (ed.) Global Values and International Trade Law, Routledge, 2022.
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.
The impact of social-relationship patterns on worsening mental health among the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic
13 March, 2023
15 Febuary, 2023
Kovách, I. and Megyesi, G.B. (2023), Motivations of Subsistence Farming in Hungary: Analysis of a Multi-Factored Phenomenon. Rural Sociology. https://doi.org/10.1111/ruso.12476
16 January, 2023
New publication of Szabolcs Számadó with co-authors