• A line of Syrian refugees crossing the border of Hungary and Austria on their way to Germany. Hungary, Central Europe, 6 September 2015.

    Binary Narratives of Migration Crisis in the Hungarian News Media: Making Distinction between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’

    Since the beginning of 2015 when a considerable number of people have started pouring into the European Union– what will be later labeled as the start of the Europe`s migrant crisis- numerous European media agencies were not ready for reporting such events. Because of the overall unpreparedness and in some cases, governmental tighter control, media […]

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    The Visegrád Four: a new European centre of power?

    The events of the so-called refugee crisis of 2015 undeniably had a severe impact on the European Union and its member states. While Germany, Austria and Sweden took the spotlight as the main destination countries, the flow of migrants that year passed through several other European countries, especially in Central and South-Eastern Europe, leaving marks […]

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    Europe for Citizens Programme

    The Lisbon Treaty at the end of 2009 led to a number of changes towards bringing the Union closer to its citizens and fostering greater cross-border debate about Union policy issues. The new Article 11 of the Treaty on European Union introduces a whole new dimension of participatory democracy Europe has a challenging agenda for […]

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