The ABC’s of Critical Race Theory & More

27 March 2023 Venue: Lónyay-Hatvany Villa- 1. Csónak str., 1015 Budapest

Chris Rufo, Visiting Fellow at the Danube Institute, and senior fellow and director of the initiative on critical race theory at the Manhattan Institute will headline an in-depth look at critical race theory and how this ideology is infecting Western institutions on both sides of the Atlantic.

What is it?  How widespread is the problem?  How has it managed to sink its roots into our civic, cultural, and governmental institutions?  What is to be done?

Chris Rufo, a visiting fellow at the Danube Institute from the U. S., who has written extensively on Critical Race Theory in the U. S., headlines a program on Critical Race Theory & More.
- Diederik Boomsma, writer and commentator, member of the Amsterdam City Council, The Netherlands
- Rod Dreher, author of Live Not by Lies, commentator & blogger, Danube Institute Fellow & Director of Network Project, U. S. & HU
- Prof. Frank Furedi, Executive Director MCC Brussels, Sociologist, commentator and author of 25 books, U. K.
- Francesco Giubilei, advisor Minister of Culture in the Italian Government and founder Nazione Futura, Italy
- Pierre Valentin, commentator and writer, France
- Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, The Heritage Foundation, U. S.
- Toby Young, founder The Daily Skeptic, General Secretary of the Free Speech Union, U. K. (via Zoom)


Christopher F. Rufo is a senior fellow and director of the initiative on critical race theory at Manhattan Institute. He is also a contributing editor of City Journal, where his writing explores a range of issues, including critical race theory, gender ideology, homelessness, addiction, crime, and the decline of American cities. He was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees at New College of Florida. Christopher regularly publishes his writings and video reports on Substack and YouTube.

In recent years, Christopher has led the fight against critical race theory in American institutions. His research and activism inspired a presidential order and legislation in 15 states, where he has worked closely with lawmakers to craft successful public policy. As a filmmaker, Christopher has directed four documentaries for PBS, Netflix, and international television, including America Lost, which tells the story of three “forgotten American cities.”

Christopher holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown and a master’s degree from Harvard. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and three sons.



Date: 27 March, 1-6 p.m.
Venue: Lónyay-Hatvany Villa- 1. Csónak str., 1015 Budapest 
(Entrance: Aranybástya - The Golden Bastion Restaurant)

Participation in the event is free, but registration is required, which can be done by email at events@danubeinstitute.hu or by clicking on the R.S.V.P. button:

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