About Identity, Politics of Memory and Populism

On March 23, 2017, Grigorij Mesežnikov attended two special events in Budapest dedicated to issues of identity and memory politics in activities of nationalist and populist forces in Central Europe.

First, together with other experts he took part in the presentation of study Beneath the surface of illiberalism: The recurring temptation of „national democracy“ in Poland and Hungary – with lessons for Europe. Later, he discussed in the panel „The discret charm of a „glorious past?“ Identity, memory politics and populism in today’s Central Europe“. 

The events were organized by Heinrich Boll Foundation in cooperation with the Political Capital Institute.

Download: Agenda of both events [pdf]



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