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.

Database on nationalism in Visegrad Countries

Database on Nationalism, Populism and Nationalistic Approaches in Visegrad Countries will soon be again accesible. Database contains extensive and exhausting data and information about nationalistic tendencies of political parties and organizations in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Database is suited for experts, media and general public to get quick and comprehensive information about the ideas and attitudes of the parties and other politically active groups from the four Central - European countries.

International Conference on national populism in the Visegrad countries

International Institute of Political Science of Masaryk University in cooperation with International Visegrad Fund and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will hold an international conference on national populism and nationalism in political parties among the Czech republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.

The interview with Ondrej Schütz on national populism

In April analyst of the National Populism in the Visegrad Countries research team Ondrej Schütz was interviewed by theCzech branch of European internet magazine Euractiv.cz. In two hours long interview they talked about current developments in Hungary, Czech eurosceptism, Slovak - Hungarian disputes over minority rights, rise of identity politics in the Central European countries and more. You can find full interview here.  

Coordination meeting of the partners in Bratislava, Slovakia

The Slovak partners from Centre for the Research of Ethnicity and Culture (CVEK) hosted the first coordination meeting of all research partners of the project in Bratislava, Slovak republic.

The project was started...

In the autumn 2010 started the preparation work on the project National Populisms in the Countries of Visegrad. The main focus of the project is to find out the similarities and differences of national populism in each of the Visegrad countries and analyzed common features and characteristics.