István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "Transition to Democracy: Still the Years of Miracle - What Happened to the Regime-change in Hungary?" at the conference "1989's Contested Legacies - The Challenges of the Ideological, Institutional and (Geo)political Heritage".
István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "Hungarian Exceptionalism or the Orbanisation of Europe?" at the conference "Current Populism in Europe: What's Next?" organised by the Institute for International Studies Charles University in Prague together with Heinrich Böll Stiftung at the Goethe Institut in Prague on 28 May 2019.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation to the guest students of the George Mason University at the Faculty of Social Sciences of ELTE University, Budapest on 18 February 2019.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation at the conference of individual members of ALDE, the European party of liberals entitled "What we can learn from the past and what can we take for the future, what went wrong in Visegrad, what we can do better?" in Visegrád on 2 December 2018.
István Hegedűs made a presentation in the Pensioners' Club of the Trade Union of the Employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs entitled "Hungary and the Political Situation in Europe" on 29 November 2018.
István Hegedűs made a presentation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill entitled "Populism in Central Europe and Beyond: The Hungarian Case" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on 26 October 2018.
István Hegedűs made a public presentation at the East Carolina University entitled “Hungary’s Relations with the European Union: An Anti-Liberal Experiment” in Greenville, North Carolina on 23 October 2018.