Democratic deficit and the EU

June 18, 2009 by  
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Recently following the June 2009 EU Parliamentary elections, debaters Tamás Boros (Hungarian Europe Society) and Marion Smith (Youth Atlantic Treaty Association) argued whether the EU represent responsible supranational governance or an undemocratic technocracy. The resolution, This House believes that the European Union is democratically legitimate, was adopted by those present.

The Concept of Freedom in Hungarian Politics

May 28, 2009 by  
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During an interactive forum, panelists Zoltán Balázs & Ferenc Horkay Hörcher shed light on the conceptual and practical development of szabadság vs. szabadosság (liberty) throughout Hungarian political history.

Rhetoric & Debate Workshop

May 14, 2009 by  
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Because no one is born an orator! CSS members enhanced their knowledge of the art of argumentation and debate with tips from Gergely Tamási, international debate coach and professor of rhetoric.

The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations

April 30, 2009 by  
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Guest debaters Tamás Meszerics, PhD (Central European University) and Gergely Romsics, PhD (Hungarian Institute of Foreign Affairs) debated the special relationship between Europe and the United States. The resolution, This House believes that the United States remains indispensable for Europe, was adopted by those present.

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