What does national identity mean in the Central European context in the beginning of the 21st century?

The project aims to map out and analyze themes related to national identity and nationalism in the context of Central Europe. The project belongs among activities of the EUROPEUM Institute for European policy

The core aim is to focus on a deeper theoretical understanding of political parties’ communication methods in the field of national identity in the CEE countries.

Stručný volební atlas polských voleb z hlediska národní identity

Polská politika je synonymem pro emoce a jejich užití v politickém boji. To se týká i problematiky národní identity a její role v probíhající předvolební kampani. Polská politika byla v poslední dekádě charakterizována sporem mezi dvěma největšími stranami, Občanskou platformou (Platforma Obywatelska, PO) a uskupením Právo a spravedlnost (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS), personifikovaným do konfliktu mezi Donaldem Tuskem a bratry Kaczyńskými.

New study on Slovak far right movements published

Communal elections that took place on November 15th, 2014 shed a different light on Marian Kotleba’s political triumph. It seems that he quickly failed to fulfill the expectations and hopes of his voters and his image is now, after almost a year in the governor’s seat, flawed by accusations of incompetency and nepotism. Obstructing of the flow of European funds into the region also contributed to his unpopularity.

Political Exclusion on Regional Level - Case Study of Jeseníky Region (CZ)

Politics of Exclusion in the Czech Regional Politics.
Case Study of the Jeseníky Region

National Identities in CEE – country case studies

The following analysis covers three case studies relevant for the time period of the years 2005 – 2013 in the CEE region, namely the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. The case studies for each country cover the most relevant topics of political and public discussion as well.

We Made Him Dangerous

The Man with Bow Tie is not a new phenomenon on the Polish political scene. I remember him very well from the old time when I was finishing high school. Few of my friends, looking for a way to earn extra money to academic scholarship, decided to get involved in politics. In Poland, it was a time when we were just started to develop policies at local level. We did not really know what this local politics is, who will be competent manager of a city or neighborhood. Many people were not even certain of the newly regained freedom and opportunities to participate in democratic elections.

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