What’s up Hungary? Diplomatic tensions with Ukraine continues and Erdogan visits Budapest

– “Sport is the shared language of Central Europe”: on September 27th, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán inaugurated the TSC Football Academy in Topolya/Bačka Topola in Serbia, which was launched with a 9.5 million-Euros donation from the Hungarian Football Federation. … Continue reading What’s up Hungary? Diplomatic tensions with Ukraine continues and Erdogan visits Budapest

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Lands of settled government: Poland and what really matters for the rule of law

The Polish Government’s ongoing quarrel with the European Commission over changes to the Polish judicial system has attracted widespread attention and condemnation of the ruling Law and Justice Party’s (PiS) actions. Across Europe, the public is increasingly being prompted by … Continue reading Lands of settled government: Poland and what really matters for the rule of law

What’s up Hungary? State Turanism and EU backlash against the Hungarian government

– Since the start of the new school year and following a recent amendment to kindergarten curricula over the summer, Hungarian kindergarten teachers are required to teach their pupils “national identity, Christian cultural values, patriotism, attachment to homeland and family.” … Continue reading What’s up Hungary? State Turanism and EU backlash against the Hungarian government

Taking the “Eastreet”: A homegrown photography exhibition finds local and international success

The city of Lublin, Poland can best be described as a city of change; its increase in living standards is a relatively new phenomena of the past 10 years, set under the backdrop of a turbulent past. This revival of … Continue reading Taking the “Eastreet”: A homegrown photography exhibition finds local and international success