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3 Press Releases


  • PRESS RELEASE 2017-06-19

    NEW Chatham House study: The Future of Europe: Comparing Public and Elite Attitudes

    A major European survey sheds new light on leaders’  thoughts and public mood. The findings reveal what divides and unites Europeans. The debate over EU future must recognise diversity of views.

  • PRESS RELEASE 2017-04-21

    Erste SEEDS Program to support nearly 70 social businesses

    Pocket-sized online maths teacher, cool fashion collection sporting Roma designs, unique gift artefacts created by persons living in deep poverty, a guest house and café employing persons with disabilities— all these social business ideas were selected to the Erste SEEDS program with the aim of supporting and scaling up social organisations in Hungary.

  • PRESS RELEASE 2017-02-10

    Will Europe pass the acid test?

    Ivan Vejvoda becomes Permanent Fellow at IWM and launches multi-year project to examine the future of the EU, developed jointly with ERSTE Foundation

    Europe is facing tremendous challenges. Liberal democracy is being put to the test both from within and from outside. In addition to the advance of populist parties and the rise of nationalist tendencies, exit plans – see Brexit – jeopardise the stability and future of the European project. To be able to treat the symptoms of the crisis, it is necessary to thoroughly analyse the problem, says political scientist and Balkan expert Ivan Vejvoda. Starting in 2017, Vejvoda will lead a three-year research project at the Vienna Institute for Human Sciences (IWM). The initiative, which has been developed with ERSTE Foundation, is entitled “Europe at Risk?”.