István Hegedűs made a presentation at the conference of the Central European Political Science Association at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of Matej Bel University entitled "Hard Populism, Radicalised Political Communication, Politics of Fear: Towards a New Phase of the Orbán-regime?" in Banská Bystrica on 14 September 2018.  
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Swiss RTS radio on 13 September 2018 about the politics of Viktor Orbán after the vote in the European Parliament about triggering Article 7 against Hungary (4.23 min. - 5.50 min.).
  István Hegedűs answered to Judy Dempsey's question "Is Europe Afraid of Migration?" on the blog of Carnegie Europe on 13 September 2018. 
The Hungarian Europe Society, together with other organisations united in the Hungarian "Civilizáció" group, supports the appeal of international NGO-s to Members of the European Parliament. It urged the representatives to vote with "yes" to approve the report prepared by Judith Sargentini on 12 September 2018 in order to introduce the Article 7 procedure of the EU Treaty against Hungary.
István Hegedűs was asked about the behaviour of Viktor Orbán during the debate in the European Parliament about the report of Judith Sargentini on Hungary by Liberation on 12 September 2018.
István Hegedűs participated at the conference organised by the Networking European Citizenship Education entitled „Brave New Worlds: The Future of Democracy and Citizenship Education“ and presented his ideas at the round-table discussion entitled "Desperately Seeking… A Future for Solidarity in Europe" in the cultural centre Friche La Belle de Mai in Marseille on 7 September 2018. 


On 26 June 2018 Roland Freudenstein, Policy Director of the Martens Centre was the guest of the Hungarian Europe Society in Brussels.
Cas Mudde (University of Georgia's School of Public and International Affairs) made a presentation entitled "Populism in East and West" on 11 June 2018.
The international workshop "From Populist, Illiberal Political Narratives to Conspiracy Theories and Fake News in the Visegrád Region and Beyond" organised by the Hungarian Europe Society and supported by the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit was held on 7 June 2018 at the conference room of the National Association of Hungarian Journalists (Vörösmarty utca 47/A, H-1064 Budapest).​
István Hegedűs, Federigo Argentieri, Laura Sgarioto
On 4 April 2018 Federigo Argentieri, member of the Advisory Board of the Hungarian Europe Society, director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs at the John Cabot University in Rome held a presentation entitled "Italian Elections, European Consequences".
The research group of the Hungarian Europe Society presented its third report entitled "What Does the PERC Indicator Show?" about the attitudes of the Hungarian political parties towards the European Union on 28 March 2018 at the Center for Independent Journalism. Members of the team were Fanni Bársony, Emma Gothár, István Hegedűs, Györgyi Kocsis, Kata Nagy, Zsuzsanna Németh, Monika Pál, András Schweitzer, Zselyke Tófalvi, Erik uszkiewicz and Zsuzsanna Végh.
On 2 March 2018 Zsolt Boda, Director of the Institute for Political Science of the HAS Centre for Social Sciences made a presentation entitled "Trust and Distrust in Hungarian Politics".