Senior Staff
  John O’Sullivan
President
Editor and columnist, director of 21st Century Initiatives and senior fellow at the National Review Institute in Washington. Earlier posts include editor of National Review, associate editor of the London Times, senior fellow of the Hudson Institute, and special adviser to Margaret Thatcher.
 
 
 
 Noémi Korányi
 Executive Director
 Holds an MA from Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, is an alumna of the Fund for American Studies Summer Institute at Georgetown University (1993) and the Budapest Institute of Graduate International Studies, and a German Marshall Fund Fellow (1999). She started her career as a foreign service national in the Political Section of  the US Embassy in Budapest before becoming advisor and then head of secretariat of the Foreign Affairs Committee  of the Hungarian National Assembly. Consultant and component leader in EU Parliamentary Twinning Programs in several Western Balkan countries since 2012. She has been a regular contributor to the literary supplement of the weekly Heti Válasz since 2013.
 
 Melissa O’Sullivan
 Deputy Director
  She is involved with program development and execution, working with incoming guest speakers and supporting all staff in a mission oriented fashion. She also represents Danube Institute through her involvement with the International Women’s Club and other organisations. A former professional in the field of security working with the federal government, she is a graduate of the University of Alabama and is a commentator on the political scene on both sides of the Atlantic.
 
  Violetta-Ibolya Dán
    Events Manager
Grew up in Transylvania, graduated from Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest, studying English language and literature. Past experience includes work in the financial services and foreign exports/marketing sector, as well as tourism and marketing.
 

 

Dinner with the Atlantic Council

Past Events

The Danube Institute and Zsolt Németh co-hosted a dinner for the delegation of the Atlantic Council of the United States.

Free Speech, Social Justice and the PC Culture

Past Events

What is taking place on certain university campuses in the West? A lecture by Ruth Dudley Edwards on June 8 at the Danube Institute.

Healthcare in Hungary: Are There Any Lessons From Abroad?

Events

International conference on the healthcare in Hungary and the lessons from abroad.

Free Market Road Show: The World after Brexit and Trump

Past Events

We now live in an era where the unthinkable happens, repeatedly. A conference on our times and the future of free market.

The Middle East, America and Europe in the Trump Era

Past Events

On April 13, 2017, the Danube Institute presented Tom Gross, noted Middle East commentator.

Europe vs Elections

Past 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 news

Past 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.

Communism’s Poisoned Legacy

Past Events

A conference on the impact of communism on culture, law, and society.

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