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Former and current CES Graduate Student Affiliates discuss the rise of populist movements that could threaten the European Project
In this year’s federal election, Angela Merkel won a fourth term, but the German far-right achieved its strongest showing since World War II.
“Hungary and Poland can no longer be considered liberal democracies. In both countries, the authoritarian institutional system has been established, giving largely unrestricted political power to the ruling party. While they are still not dictatorships, the potential for authoritarian rule increases considerably with every new legislation expanding the power of the government.”
La aceptación de la austeridad convirtió a los gobiernos socialdemócratas en reaccionarios. Ahora, el centro-izquierda debe responder con esperanza al miedo populista. Necesita cambiar el debate y elaborar una narrativa optimista. Un comentario de Sebastián Royo.
For the 2017-2018 academic year, CES is pleased to host 26 Visiting Scholars from 11 countries, including the first recipient of the inaugural German Kennedy Memorial Fellowship for EU Scholars, and three recipients from Germany of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship.