Knowledge base of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium
6/17/21, 8:52 AM
Author: Corvinák

What should a young Conservative read?

Péter Heltai speaks to one of MCC's current visiting fellows, Francesco Giubilei.
6/8/21, 9:01 AM

Why fake/pseudoscience will always be popular?

Fake science undermines the academic sphere’s integrity and the individuals’ ability to form evidence-based opinions. But what's to key to its success?
6/3/21, 9:37 AM
Author: Corvinák

Belarus - Europe's last dictatorship

Péter Heltai and Attila Demkó speak to Anton Bendarzsevszkij, a Budapest-based Belarusianforeign policy expert on the current crisis in his country.
5/26/21, 9:02 AM
Author: Tibor Fischer

Can a writer write too much?

"A curiosity as to the nature of “Europe” is something that Márai pioneers." - Tibor Fischer on the great Hungarian prose writer Sándor Márai and his legacy.
5/21/21, 8:55 AM

Political violence in Germany

German authorities began tracking „politically motivated crime” in 2001. In 2020, more such crimes were registered than in any year before. Social tensions are rising.
5/14/21, 9:02 AM

Despite low odds of open conflict, forces massed on Ukraine’s border are worrying

Tensions have again escalated in the seven-year long conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Ryan Brockhaus analyzes the long-term consequences of the recent Russian troop amassment on Ukraine's border.
5/12/21, 9:12 AM

This is what defeat looks like

President Biden recently announced that he will pull out all US troops from Afghanistan putting an end to a twenty-year-long seemingly endless conflict. This made Julius Strauss lament on the times he spent there first as a reporting journalist and later as a political officer of Her Majesty's government.
5/10/21, 8:55 AM
Author: Tibor Fischer

The Scramble for Everything: Blockchain Wars

Tibor Fischer on how the mainstream media misses the big story - again. Now about blockchain, cryptocurrency, and Web 3.0.
5/7/21, 9:31 AM

MCC Center for Political Studies to kick off a new podcast

In the first episode, we discuss the aftermath of the recent elections in Bulgaria.
5/5/21, 4:37 PM
Author: Corvinák

What you should know about the new Cold War

We're joined by China expert Gergely Salát PhD to discuss Chinese foreign policy, the emerging China-Russia alliance, and the nature of the new Cold War.
4/26/21, 10:00 AM

Von der Leyen, Michel, Erdoğan and the Future of Europe

Three weeks later, Von der Leyen’s humiliation in Istanbul in front of a poor-spirited Charles Michel and a sly Erdogan is still the talk of the town, in Brussels and beyond. No wonder, this incident is much more than a storm in a glass of water or the perfect buzz for social network and meme addicts. This picture is rather the metaphor of some of the EU’s most pressing challenges and an embarrassing admission of its weakness.

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