The selection committee for the Lijphart/Przworski/Verba Dataset Award, given annually by the Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for the best dataset in comparative politics have chosen the European Social Survey (ESS) as the winner of the LPV Award for 2020.
The Committee was impressed with the quality of ESS surveys, their regularity of release, the ease of use of the ESS Website, and the number of important and innovative research projects that have made use of ESS data.
Since the Centre for Social Sciences has complied with the requirements of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences which follow international standards it has been authorised to use the label Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence, according to the Certificate of Excellence awarded recently.
On November 15th, a workshop will be held on „Machine learning applications” in co-operation between MTA SZTAKI and the POLTEXT project of MTA TK. More information (in Hungarian) is available in the attached invitation.
Csaba Békés recently published a new article entitled "Hungary 1968: Reform and the challange of the Prague Spring" in "Eastern Europe in 1968. Responses to the Prague Spring and Warsaw Pact invasion" edited by Kevin McDermott és Matthew Stibbe.
Miklós Sebők and Tamás Berki recently published a new article entitled "Punctuated Equilibrium In Democracy and Autocracy: An Analysis of Hungarian Budgeting Between 1868 and 2013" in European Political Science Review.
Balázs Majtényi, Ákos Kopper, and Pál Susánszky recently published a new article entitled "Constitutional othering, ambiguity and subjective risks of mobilization in Hungary: examples from the migration crisis" in Democratization.
9 April, 2020
Written by Márton Varju, published by Routledge
Book panel on Christopher McCrudden’s “Litigating Religions – An Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs”
Written by Melanie Kay Smith (Institute for Social Sciences)
1 April, 2019
No Sword Bites So Fiercly as an Evil Tongue? Gossip Wrecks Reputation, but Enhances Cooperation (EVILTONGUE)
An introduction with video to the project funded by the European Research Council