21st century
GLOBAL DYNAMICS

a MELLICHAMP RESEARCH INITIATIVE
Our research cluster analyzes the specific features of contemporary globalization, emphasizing the social forces, fields, and trajectories that are shaping our world today.

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Human Rights
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Media & Culture
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Political Economy

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global-e

a global studies journal

boy holds PiS party placard at demonstration in Poland (image: Wojtek Radwanski, AFP / Getty)
March 16, 2017
Ireneusz Paweł Karolewski , Roland Benedikter
There are numerous ideological affinities between the Hungarian governing party Fidesz and the Polish PiS, mainly regarding their blend of national conservatism with proactive social policies. Moreover, the constitutional crisis in Poland, which raised worries about the concentration of power, is not dissimilar to developments in Hungary.
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