Understanding the Crash
Papers of an international conference edited by Gerald Frost.
The worldwide financial crisis of 2008 was comparable in the scale of its implications to the Wall Street Crash of 1929. Its causes and consequences, however, remain a matter of controversy, as do the impact of the measures taken to deal with it.
This volume, which challenges many conventional views on the subject , comprises edited versions of papers delivered at a major international conference in Budapest on 14-15th November 2013– the first major event to be staged by the Danube Institute.
Among those attending the conference at the Károlyi-Csekonics Rezidencia were politicians, diplomats, academics and business leaders as well as senior advisers to European governments.
Speakers included the former British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Norman Lamont, Peter J. Wallinson, co-chairman of the official US inquiry into the causes of the crisis, and Péter Ákos Bod, a former Governor of the Hungarian Central Bank.
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What 1956 meant to the world
Date: 11/10/2016 9:30 a.m.
Location: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Széchenyi I. tér 9, 1051 Budapest
A one-day international conference on the origins and impact of the Hungarian Uprising.
Communism’s Poisoned LegacyPast Events
A conference on the impact of communism on culture, law, and society.
Europe vs ElectionsPast Events
Will the Dutch, French and German Elections Change Europe’s Future?
What is democracy?Past Events
A Danube Institute conference with international speakers debating on democracy.
Political speeches: democracy in the era of fake newsFuture events
Former British Ambassador Charles Crawford, CMG on the challenge of political speeches in a new era.
From the democracy's demon to Putin's Russia: a book signing event
Date: 23/02/2017 5:18 p.m.
Location: Bestsellers, Oktober 6. utca 11, 1051 Budapest
The Demon in Democracy (by Professor Ryszard Legutko) and The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep (by David Satter). Book signing event on February 23.
MAPH-1067 Budapest, Eötvös u. 24.
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