Hope & Change: Year One

January 26, 2010 by  
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Professor Tamás Magyarics explained in detail the administration’s take on its flagship project, the healthcare reform and evaluated the Obama administration’s first year in office.

CSS Christmas Party

December 21, 2009 by  
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CSS’ first annual Christmas Party was a success. Attendees brought winter clothes to donate to families in need through our partner Nagycsaládosok Országos Egyesülete (NOE). The evening included a Christmas concert featuring Fanny Szabó-Szende and plenty of mulled wine. View our Christmas video here.

The Power of Ideas in Post-Modern Politics

December 3, 2009 by  
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Dr. Lee Edwards (Heritage Foundation) joined CSS members for an event exploring the role of philosophical ideas in shaping political discourse and policy making.

Film Screening : The Call of the Entrepreneur

November 27, 2009 by  
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A film screening and discussion held at MOM Park Palace Cinemas. The screening was followed by a conversation on entrepreneurship, capitalism, morality and ethics in business lead by Ondrej Socuvka (CEBSI) and Imre Hild (Ivy Plus).

Is Media Really the Message?

November 12, 2009 by  
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Guest panelists Antónia Mészáros (MTV), Péter Vass (HVG), and Gábor Megadja (Konzervatórium.hu) joined CSS members for a discussion on the role and influence of new media in Hungarian political discourse, on the blogosphere’s influence over journalism and the new gatekeepers of the political discourse.

Diplomatic Discussion with the US Chargé D’Affairs

October 29, 2009 by  
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Jeffrey Levine, Chargé d’Affairs at the US Embassy, Budapest, joined with CSS members for a discussion on US-Hungarian relations in the new visa-free era, the foreign policy changes of the Obama administration and prospects of Central and Eastern Europe within the transatlantic framework.

Start up! Young Entrepreneurs in Action

October 8, 2009 by  
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The panel, featuring guest panelists Novotta Kriszta of Funzine, Aichelburg Márton of Civil Vállalkozások, and Petra Saás of Fruccola, led by Peter Záboji (European Entrepreneur Foundation) highlighted the stories of these successful young entrepreneurs and discussed some of the fundamental aspects of a start up enterprise.

Energy Security & State Sovereignty in Central Europe

September 23, 2009 by  
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Guest debaters Anita Orbán of Constellation Energy Institute and Andreas Goldthau of CEU’s Global Public Policy Institute debate the role of Russia in the region’s energy structure. The resolution: “This House Believes that Russian energy companies are motivated by political considerations in Central and Eastern Europe” was adopted by those present.

Book Launch: American Neoconservatism by Márton Békés

September 10, 2009 by  
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Márton Békés joined CSS members and guests for a discussion of his recently published book, American Neoconservatism: A Counterrevolution Run Astray. The event was in Hungarian focusing on the philosophical roots of Neoconservatism and the movement’s turnaround after the Reagan years.

Film Screening: 33 Minutes

July 3, 2009 by  
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CSS members and guests gathered at Palace Cinemas’ Kossuth Mozi for a screening and discussion of 33 Minutes, a documentary produced by the Heritage Foundation about international security and ballistic missile proliferation. The ensuing conversation, led by Marion Smith focused on missile defense in Central and Eastern Europe.

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