Faculty Spotlight

Associate Professor's Bochsler New Article on Power-sharing and the quality of democracy

June 23, 2021
There is evidence that power-sharing supports democratic transitions. Yet, how do the resulting regimes fare in terms of democratic quality?

Article about Belief in conspiracy theories and attitudes toward political violence by Professor Littvay

May 12, 2021

What about the political-behavioral implications of belief in conspiracy theories? In this first view article published by Italian Political Science Review, Professor Levente Littvay and former Federico Vegetti show that those who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to endorse violent political actions.

Belief in conspiracy theories and attitudes toward political violence (Open access)

Twinning: a new way to elect the European Parliament - New Blog Post by Bogaards

April 30, 2021

When voters elect the European Union European Parliament they vote for their own parties in their own countries. Many want this to change, but how? Associate Professor Matthijs Bogaards proposes electoral twinning to connect communities across Europe. His new blog post was published on reform of European Parliament elections on the website of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR).

Twinning: a new way to elect the European Parliament

CEU Hosts Nancy Fraser as First Vienna Karl Polanyi Visiting Professor

April 30, 2021

The Vienna Karl Polanyi Visiting Professorship invites renowned international scientists to present and discuss interdisciplinary research on current economic and social challenges.