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U.S. Midterm Election: Results Analysis with John Fund
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After the Midterm Election: the expert's analysis about the American politics.
Danube Institute welcomed
John Fund
National Affairs Columnist for National Review magazine and a contributor to Fox News Channel
for commentary on the U.S. Midterm results.
If President Trump holds the House of Representatives and Senate, what are the implications? What if Democrats prevail? A seasoned observer of the political scene, John Fund is an often-quoted expert on American politics and the interconnections between politics, economics and legal issues. 
Dr. Gergely Varga, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade joined John Fund in exploring the possible fallout of the midterm results on Europe and Hungary.
John Fund previously served as a columnist and editorial board member for The Wall Street Journal for 27 years. He covered the collapse of Communism while at the Wall Street Journal Europe and has reported from over 20 countries.  
He is the author of several books, including Obama's Enforcer: Eric Holder's Justice Department (HarperCollins, 2014), Who's Counting: Bow Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote At Risk (Encounter Books, 2012), and The Dangers of Regulation Through Litigation (ATRA Press, 2008). He worked as a research analyst for the California Legislature in Sacramento before beginning his journalism career as a reporter for the syndicated columnists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak.
Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill, called him "the Tom Paine of the modern Congressional reform movement." He has won awards from the Institute for Justice, The Competitive Enterprise Institute and The Fund for American Studies. 
Dr. Gergely Varga holds a law degree from ELTE University Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, a history diploma from ELTE University Faculty of Humanities. He earned his PhD at the Budapest Corvinus University in 2014. Since 2008 he has been a research assistant of the Center for Strategic and Defense Studies of the National University of Public Service (Previously Zrínyi Miklós National Defence University), where he is currently a non-resident fellow. During the 2011-2012 academic year he was a visiting fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations of Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C. His main research areas cover Transatlantic Relations, Central Europe's security policy, Switzerland and NATO.
Date: November 12, 2018, 5:30 p.m./17:30 
Venue: Danube Institute, 24 Eötvös utca, 1067, Budapest   

Hungary in the new era of rising China

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Human Rights and Political Wrongs

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A lecture by James Allan.

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Mid-Trump: a lecture by Byron York (video)


A lectury by Byron York on the American politics in 2018.

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Boris Kálnoky and Balázs Orbán on the 2018 parliamental election in Hungary.

The Day After: Dealing the Cards in the Wake of Brexit (videos)


Videos of the Brexit game, organised by the Danube Institute and Negomoot.


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