Public discussion in Nové Zámky

On October 27, 2017, a public debate Democracy and Civic Co-Existence – a Safeguard against Extremism was held in Nové Zámky, in Anton Bernolák's Library. The event was organized by the Institute for Public Affairs in co-operation with the IFGV civic association within the project Focused on Extremism. 


The discussion was attended by Grigorij Mesežnikov (political scientist), Radovan Bránik (security analyst) and Péter Hunčík (psychiatrist), it was moderated by Tomáš Lang (historian). 


Speakers highlighted the various aspects of extremism, presented the research and analytical findings of the project, dealt with phenomenon of disorientation as a result of the sudden social changes among the population that constituted an electoral reservoir for populist and anti-system political forces. In answers to the questions raised, they focused on defining the extremism as an opinion stream and political practice. 


Invitation to the event Pozvánka v PDF 


References in media 


Televízia Nové Zámky – TV news (od 0:15) 


Demokracia a extrémizmus (sebavedome.sk) 


Castrum Novum 19.10.2017, article (in Slovak) 


Castrum Novum 19.10.2017, article (in Hungarian)

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