On the 12 March, The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) organized an event titled “100 years of the Austrian Republic – Lessons and Outlook from a European Perspective”. The main topic of the event was the Austrian experience of nation-building along with its lengthy process of formation of national collective identity after the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918.
Several experts of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade attended the 19th Euro-Atlantic Summer University, held between 22-27th July, 2018. Director Márton Ugrósdy as well as Bence Németh, Tamás Levente Molnár, Máté Szalai and Gergely Varga research fellows participated in the event organized jointly by the Budapest Garrison Brigade "Vitéz Sándor Szurmay" and the Center for Strategic and Defense Studies of the National University of Public Service in Szolnok.
Tamás Levente Molnár, IFAT’s research fellow participated in Pallas Athene Geopolitical Research Institute’ GeoDebates conference, an Oxford-style debate event.
A roundtable discussion was organized by the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade on 25 April, entitled “Election without winner – Italy 2018”. On the event, participated by István Manno, Head of the Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, former Consul General of Hungary in Milan, and Dr Fanni Tanács-Mandák, Associate Research Fellow at IFAT analyzed the current Italian political situation. The discussion was moderated by Tamás Levente Molnár, Rese...
The delegation of the Danish Foreign Policy Society (DFPS) visited the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) on 16 April 2018 to get informed on Hungarian foreign and domestic affairs. On the four-party event, beside DFPS and IFAT, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and the College for Advanced Studies of Diplomacy in Practice (CASDP) were represented.
On 13 March 2018, the latest event of “Ask the Expert”, a foreign-policy roundtable series of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, entitled „The Future of the European Union – Enlarged or Broken?” was organized in cooperation with the University of Pécs.