On the 4th of April 2013 the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) introduced in Bratislava’s Open Gallery its new publication titled Alternative Politics? The Rise of New Parties in Central Europe. Presentation was followed by a discussion with international speakers about some topics analyzed in the publication, including new political parties’ phenomena, their ideological and program profile, politic activities or election support Zoltán Pogátsa described situation in Hungary, Peter Spáč talked about new parties in Czech Republic and Marta Galazka presented the profile of new political parties in Poland. Grigorij Mesežnikov, author and co-editor of the publication, took part in the discussion speaking about new parties in Slovakia. Discussion was chaired by Martin Bútora. Diplomats, experts, students and NGO activists joined the debate.
More information about the book on a separate webpage.
Martin Bútora, Peter Spáč and Grigorij Mesežnikov
Zoltán Pogátsa and Marta Galazka
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IVO project Alternative politics? The rise of new political formations in Central Europe: reasons, factors, consequences was supported by International Visegrad Fund and Heinrich Boll Foundation.