István Hegedűs made a presentation at the "Difficult Dialogues: European colloquium on dialogue facilitation" organised by the Budapes
András Kovács, Professor at the Central European University gave a presentation at the seat of the Hungarian Europe Society on 3 November 2017. 
On 4 December 2018 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the reactions of the actors of the European political sphere to the news on the forced move of the Central European University to Vienna.
Twenty Years of Political Polarisation and Partisanship - How Hungary Fits Into Models of Media Systems was the title of the presentation of István Hegedűs at the conference entitled Beyond East and West - Two Decades of Media Transformation After the Fall of Communism organised by the CEU Center
István Hegedűs gave an interview to "The Newsmakers" program of the Turkish television TRT World about the attacks against the Central European University and its Founder on 12 December 2018.