Liberal Voters in Hungary and in Region [EVENT]

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Republikon Institute

The Republikon Institute, supported by the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit, is organizing a conference to discuss the state of liberal voters in the CEE region. In the first panel discussion, experts from the V4 countries will present the results of their latest research on the state of liberalism and liberal voters in their countries.

We are curious to see what people think of liberalism and how parties could address liberal voters more effectively in this region. In the second panel, we would like to discuss with liberal politicians and philosophers from Hungary what it means to be a liberal in Hungary, what this meant 30 years ago, and what awaits liberalism in an illiberal state.

Date: 10:00, March 30, 2021

Programme

10:00 Opening Speech

  • Gábor Horn, Chairman of the Board, Republikon Foundation

10:10: Presentations with a roundtable discussion: Liberal voters in the V4 countries

  • Blazej Lenkowski, President, Fundacja Liberté! (PL)
  • Sarka Prat, President, Institute for Politics and Society (CZ)
  • Andrea Virág, Director of strategy, Republikon (HU)
  • Viera Zuborova, President, Bratislava Policy Institute (SK)

Moderator: Dániel Mikecz, Republikon

11:45: Break

12:00: Roundtable-discussion: The state of liberalism in Hungary

  • Anna Donáth, MEP, Momentum Mozgalom (RE)
  • Bálint Magyar, Founder, The Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ)
  • Krisztián Nyáry, writer, creative director, Líra

Moderator: Gábor Horn, Republikon

13:30: End of the event

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