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 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.

New articles have been published

Only few days left for the EP election. Today, we focus on Poland. It is argued that nationalistic movement are getting more and more influential.  
We bring two interesting articles: analysis of right non parliament camp in Poland and very interesting interview on national identity perception of Polish National Party. Enjoy reading for the upcoming election!

Interview with Ruch Narodowy (RN) on National Identityhttp://www.ceeidentity.eu/blog/interview-ruch

Interview with Jadwiga Emilewicz on relationship between national identity and politics

Do the growing nationalist and populist tendencies pose a threat to national and ethnic minorities in European countries? What is the situation in Poland?

National Policy in the Hungarian Parties’ Election Programs

A lot has been said about the Hungarian parliamentary elections that took place on 6th April 2014 and have been by a wide margin won by Fidesz. Let’s take a closer look on the election programs of some of the most important Hungarian political parties and their positions on the topic of national identity and minority policy. (Two parties, namely Fidesz and the Democratic Coalition, did not issue any election manifesto and therefore are not included in the text.)

Hungarian Socialist Party (Magyar Szocialista Párt, MSZP)

Interview with prof. Jan Hartman about the relationship between politics and education and about immigration

Several months ago, we have published an interview with prof. Jan Rydel about role of modern state in the history education. The coin has always two sides; therefore, we publish an interview with prof. Jan Hartman, one of the leftist liberal Twoj Ruch movement leaders for the EP election. 

Interview with Dr. Seán Hanley: In the Czech Republic it is not quite clear what euroscepticism really means

Less than 2 months before the European elections we bring you an interview with Dr. Seán Hanley* who spoke to us about euroscepticism in the Czech Republic and the role of the EU for citizens.

 According to you, Mr. Hanley, what are the main differences in the Czech and British euroscepticism?