Tag: Hungary

Red Mud, a Divided Settlement and the Toxic Waste Poisoning Hungary

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


Environmentalists, and the EU, have long voiced concern over a toxic waste site on the banks of the Danube in northern Hungary. So why do most locals living…


→webpage of dr. ian m. cook

Kristóf Szombati: Protesting the “slave law” in Hungary: The erosion of illiberal hegemony?

Focaal Web Editor , December 28th, 2018


In recent weeks, Hungary has again made international headlines. This time, it was a popular movement born out of resistance to the latest rewriting of the labor code—which…


→FocaalBlog

The Speaking Fence

Annastiina Kallius , January 22nd, 2018


The technological sophistication on the fence includes different structures, automatic lights, speakers and cameras. From the official Facebook page of the Hungarian government. Retrieved from ht…


→Anthropology Now

Chris Hann: Hayek versus Polanyi in Montréal: Global society as markets, all the way across?

Focaal Web Editor , July 11th, 2017


The workshop “Geographies of Markets”—hosted over three days in mid-June 2017 by the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University, Montréal—gave scholars from a wide range…


→FocaalBlog

Advertising Populism in Hungary

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


In 2015 the government used billboards to promote its anti-immigration stance. A satirical opposition hit back.  Visitors to Hungary in in the spring of 2015 were likely to…


→Featured Posts – Anthropology-News

In the Journals – February 2016

David Thompson , February 24th, 2016


    Welcome back to In the Journals, a look at recent publications in the world of security, law, crime, and governance.  The February issue of Cultural Anthropology is…


→Anthropoliteia

Prem Kumar Rajaram: Beyond crisis: Rethinking the population movements at Europe’s border

Focaal Web Editor , October 19th, 2015


Crisis The refugee crisis in Europe is fabricated. Like most “crises,” the recent onset of people from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan trying to cross into the…


→FocaalBlog

Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán’s xenophobia rejects the country’s multi-ethnic history

standplaatswereld , September 14th, 2015


By Pál Nyíri    My son and I have come to see the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble’s show An Evocation of Subcarpathia. According to the introduction to the venerable…


→Standplaats Wereld

NEW! — Chris Hann: The new Völkerwanderungen: Hungary and Germany, Europe and Eurasia

Focaal Web Editor , September 11th, 2015


I spent the last weeks of August and the first days of September in Hungary, close to the European Union’s border with Serbia. Never before had a routine…


→FocaalBlog

time to csángó

Ian M. Cook , August 31st, 2015


Time to Csángó, a creative short documentary by Hadas Bar, Ian Cook, Anette Dujisin, explores the popularity of the táncház (dance house) movement in Budapest, Hungary, especially csángó…


→Allegra

Court awards compensation to would-be Tibetan protesters in Hungary

Third Tone Devil , April 16th, 2015


Hungarian state radio just reported that a Hungarian court awarded damages to two Tibetans who were detained by police in 2011 to prevent them from demonstrating against visiting…


→Exporting China's Development to the World

The Adriatic in Hungary

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 3rd, 2014


How does the culture of the Adriatic tie in with the western border of Hungary? Savaria Museum in Szombathely is currently exploring those ties with a series of…


→Recontextual

The Adriatic in Hungary

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 3rd, 2014


How does the culture of the Adriatic tie in with the western border of Hungary? Savaria Museum in Szombathely is currently exploring those ties with a series of…


→Recontextual

The Adriatic in Hungary

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 3rd, 2014


How does the culture of the Adriatic tie in with the western border of Hungary? Savaria Museum in Szombathely is currently exploring those ties with a series of…


→Recontextual

The Adriatic in Hungary

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 3rd, 2014


How does the culture of the Adriatic tie in with the western border of Hungary? Savaria Museum in Szombathely is currently exploring those ties with a series of…


→Recontextual

Hungary wants to become regional hub for Chinese railway construction

Third Tone Devil , November 26th, 2013


Hungarian radio reported that the government’s spokesman said it was “not a secret” that Hungary wanted to become the regional hub for Chinese railway construction. Negotiations were…


→Exporting China's Development to the World