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The new foreign policy priorities and the regional role of Brazil

On the 18th of April the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted Brazilian Congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and National Defence Committee. Congressman Bolsonaro gave a lecture entitled “The new foreign policy priorities and the regional role of Brazil”. During the lecture he discussed a range of issues like the Brazilian election, the “Carwash” scandal, new trade goals, as well as the importance of bilateral deals with East-Central...

National interests and geopolitics in the Trump-age: the return of realism in foreign policy analysis

On April 11, a roundtable discussion was held at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) with the title “National interests and geopolitics in the Trump-age: the return of realism in foreign policy analysis”. Péter Marton, associate professor of the Corvinus University of Budapest, Gergely Romsics, senior research fellow of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Márton Ugrósdy, director of IFAT took part in the panel moderated by Máté Szalai, a senior research fellow at IFAT and an...

The European Parliament with Hungarian eyes, 2014-2019

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade held its last round table discussion with the title: The European Parliament with Hungarian eyes, 2014-2019 - The activities and results of the European Parliament Hungarian MEPs in the current EP cycle on 4 April 2019. The invited guests were Csaba Faragó, the Foreign Affairs Director of the Századvég Foundation and Attila Kovács, external analyst of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade. Moderator tasks were performed by Barnabás Szabó, rese...

Changing Domestic Orders in the Middle East and North Africa

As the Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture (MENARA) project comes to an end by the 31st of March, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) – in cooperation with Corvinus University of Budapest (CUB) – organised a concluding conference with the title “Changing Domestic Orders in the Middle East and North Africa”. The event took place on the 21st of March, 2019, at Corvinus University of Budapest. 

Open lecture and discussions of IFAT chief advisor Dr. László Vasa in Kuwait

László Vasa PhD, chief advisor and senior research fellow of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT), visited Kuwait at the end of March.

Yoram Hazony: The Virtue of Nationalism

On the 26th of March, The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, together with the Danube Institute and the Mathias Corvinus Collegium, welcomed Yoram Hazony, president of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem at a roundtable discussion with John O’Sullivan, president of the Danube Institute. The event was moderated by Máté Szalai, senior researcher at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade. The conversation focused on the main arguments laid down by Dr. Hazony in his book entitled “The V...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
NATO at 70: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges | Details »
Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Changing Domestic Orders in the Middle East and North Africa: The Evolution of Political Systems amid Regional Turmoil | Details »
Thursday, March 14, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The major reform projects and the positioning of Morocco at the international level | Details »
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
100 years of the Austrian Republic – Lessons and Outlook from a European Perspective | Details »
Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Stronger Together: Future of the Economic and Monetary Union of the EU | Details »
Friday, February 1, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
China's image and influence in Central Europe | Details »
Apr 24, 2019

2019/10 - How Could the European Elections Reshape Central Europe’s Role in the EU?

In the 4:1 series of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, four researchers give a short answer to the same questions concerning international politics and economics. Our aim is to launch the scientific debates in Hungary and promote dialogue among experts. In this issue, our topic is: “How Could the European Elections Reshape Central Europe’s Role in the EU?”

Apr 15, 2019

The Visegrad Group Facing New Challenges

Publisher: Márton Ugrósdy
Editor: Nikolett Garai

Mar 20, 2019

2019/09 – NATO anniversary: will there be another 70 years?

In the 4:1 series of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, four researchers give a short answer to the same questions concerning international politics and economics. Our aim is to launch the scientific debates in Hungary and promote dialogue among experts. In this issue, our topic is: “NATO anniversary: will there be another 70 years?”

Feb 28, 2019

2019/07 – What Are the Perspectives for Improving Current German–Turkish Relations?

In the 4:1 series of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, four researchers give a short answer to the same questions concerning international politics and economics. Our aim is to launch the scientific debates in Hungary and promote dialogue among experts. In this issue, our topic is: “What Are the Perspectives for Improving Current German–Turkish Relations?”

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IFAT Podcast Special Edition - Geopolitical shifts and global trends: The view from Gellert Hill

George Friedman, the world renowned geopolitical forecaster and IR author, was a guest on IFAT's podcast (this week). He discussed the major geopolitical shifts unfolding in the US, Europe, China and Russia, while also shedding light on the long-term trends in demographics, technology, warfare and climate change. The discussion was moderated by Diána Szőke, Senior Analyst of IFAT.