Can Civil Society Defeat Illiberalism?

Can Civil Society Defeat Illiberalism?

The answer by István Hegedűs to Judy Dempsey's question was published on the blog of Carnegie Europe on 12 April 2018. He argued that "civil romanticism in itself will not be enough to save the rest of democratic institutions and the rule of law. Even in the long run, only a resolute cooperation between civil groups and partisan forces, at both national and European levels, can challenge and—one day—defeat Hungarian antiliberalism."

István Hegedűs was one of the experts who answered Judy Dempsey's question on Carnegie Europe's blog on 28 February 2018.

István Hegedűs replied to the question of Judy Dempsey: „Should the UEFA European Football Championship Matches Hosted in Ukraine be Boycotted?” on the blog of Carnegie Europe on 2 May 2012.

István Hegedűs answered the weekly question raised by Judy Dempsey on the website of Carnegie Europe on 10 October 2012.

On 29 September 2010, István Hegedűs argued against the initiative of the Hungarian government in his speech in a Constitutional Debate - Does Hungary need a new Constitution? ...

Hungary - an “enfant terrible”? This was the title of the presentation held by István Hegedűs at the conference of the Central European Political Science Association entitled From Crisis to Recovery? Domestic and International Responses in a United Europe in Bratislava on 15 October 2010.