Aims and Objectives
The Danube Institute exists to provide an independent center of intellectual debate for conservatives and classical liberals and their democratic opponents in Central Europe.
Based in Budapest and Washington it seeks to engage with centre-right institutions, scholars, political parties and individuals of achievement across the region to discuss problems of mutual interest.
The Institute also seeks to establish a two-way transmission belt for centre-right ideas, policies and people between Central Europe, Western Europe, and the English speaking world, and to provide an authoritative source of rational and commonsens reporting and commentary for those covering Central Europe for the world outside the region.
Danube institute was founded by the Batthyány Lajos Foundation in 2013 and enjoys a close working relationship with the bi-monthly journal Hungarian Review.
The Institute promotes its aims through two main programmes: the publication of studies on issues of public controversy and through seminars, debates, and public lectures. However, our activities go beyond a purely economic or political agenda to address the cultural and moral topics which increasingly shape attitudes to public policy issues.
Accordingly, it hosts film screenings and reviews plays and other works of particular social, historical, and cultural interest. Our internship and scholarship programmes are intended to advance the intellectual development and career prospects of young people in Central Europe.
Making Hungarians, Making Europeans: Problems, Solutions
Date: 25/10/2017 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eötvös utca 24, Budapest, 1067
A mini-conference on demography at the Danube Institute on October 25.
Mit tehet az ember, ha fiatal és magyar? A FOCUS csoport konferenciája Gárdonyban.
Conference on today's warfare and insecurity
Date: 18/10/2017 6:00 p.m.
Location: Széchenyi István tér 9, Budapest
Understanding hybrid threats and managing insecurity in 21st century. Conference on 18 October at the MTA in Budapest.
100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
Date: 09/11/2017 1:00 p.m.
On November 9, Danube Institute will hold an international conference on the Russian Revolution.
Austrian Economics Meeting Europe: Call for PapersFuture events
The Austrian Economics Meeting Europe invites young scholars to next year's meeting in Budapest.
FOCUS csoport: konzervatív fiatalok a magyarságértFuture events
A Danube Institute együttműködik a FOCUS csoporttal az első konferenciájukon.
Conversations: An Evening With Robert AgostinelliPast Events
The well-known financier and philantropist Robert Agostinelli will be the guest of the Danube Institute in Budapest on 21 September.
Who and What Funds Terrorism?Past Events
A lecture by Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld, PhD, Director of the American Center for Democracy and expert on terrorism and its financing.
Dinner with the Atlantic CouncilPast Events
The Danube Institute and Zsolt Németh co-hosted a dinner for the delegation of the Atlantic Council of the United States.
MAPH-1067 Budapest, Eötvös u. 24.
Phone: +36 1 269 1041
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