The article by Réka Heszterényi about Mihály Csákó sociologist, late member of the Hungarian Europe Society, has been published on the blog of and Open Society Archives on 19 November 2021.

István Hegedűs gave an interview to after the festive rally of the Hungarian opposition on 23 October 2021 in Budapest. 

Latest videos on HES YouTube channel:

The Legacy of 1956, 1989 and 2004 from the Perspective of 2021 in Hungary

CONFERENCE RECORDINGS: Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary


István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Danish paper Føljeton about the career of the Hungarian Prime Minister on 22 September 2021. 

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The Legacy of 1956, 1989 and 2004 from the Perspective of 2021 in Hungary - hybrid conference organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -

Date and venue: 22 October 2021, Friday 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CET) at ibis Styles Budapest Center (Rákóczi út 58., 1074 Budapest) & Zoom

András Arató (Dorothy Hart Hirshon Professor in Political and Social Theory in the Sociology Department at the New School for Social Research) gave an online presentation entitled “A liberális demokrácia jövője - régi és új identitások” to HES members on 19 October 2021.

István Hegedűs participated at the roundtable discussion following the launch of the video entitled "A European Success Story?" at the European Centre for Solidarity in Gdańsk.
Watch the discussion HERE.

In April 2021 HES signed the joint declaraion of Civilizáció about the importance of the withdrawal of the LeX NGO and about concerns over the following new draft law.


On 14 April 2021 the Hungarian Europe Society joined the protest of numerous NGOs urging the Egyptian authorities to release Ahmen Samir Santawy. The researcher and master’s student of anthropology at the Central European University has been arbitrarily detained on fictitious charges since 1 February 2021. 

In an open letter dated on 9 February 2021, Civilizáció Coalition requested Szabolcs Ágostházy, Minister of State for EU Development Projects at the Ministry for Innovation and Technology in Hungary, to provide a consultation opportunity for NGOs and professional communities regarding the access and use of EU funds.