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Beyond Prejudice and Enthusiasm
Past Events / Videos
Video record of the launch of the book "The Second Term of Viktor Orbán" | 30th June 2015.

The Second Term of Viktor Orbán Beyond Prejudice and Enthusiasm is an attempt to deliver a first draft of history on the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Orbánism.

The purpose of the book is to produce a modestly comprehensive analysis of the man and his ideas in terms both of topics and standpoints.

Participants at the panel discussion were

  • John O’Sullivan, President of the Danube Institute
  • Péter Ákos Bod, Professor of Economics (Corvinus University)
  • Ferenc Hörcher, Professor of Philosophy (Pázmány Péter Catholic University)

The discussion, held in Budapest on the 30th June 2015, was moderated by Nick Thorpe (BBC).

Have a look inside the book and read the Introduction by John O'Sullivan by clicking here.

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Watch the video record of the book launch by clicking on the picture below.

John O'Sullivan & Kálmán Pócza (eds.): The Second Term of Viktor Orbán Beyond Prejudice and Enthusiasm, London, Social Affairs Unit, 2015.

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