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New Projects Seminar Series: Neoliberalism or illiberalism? The transformation of labor and public services in Hungary since 2010

Co-organized with the Institute of Labor and Social Affairs, Warsaw, Poland under the Ulam-NAWA grant led by prof. Tomasz Inglot, professor of political science, Minnesota State University, USA

Imre Szabó, visiting faculty at the Central European University, Vienna
May 7, 2024, 12:00 – 13:30
Room 268, Staszic Palace, Nowy Świat 72, Warsaw

Abstract (see also here)

In his talk, dr. Szabó will address the following important questions:

  • What does illiberalism mean in employment relations and public services?
  • What is the direction of change in these areas in Hungary compared to the neoliberal era before 2010?
  • How do Hungarian developments fit broader trends within the EU?

Imre Szabó is a visiting faculty at the Central European University, Vienna (https://people.ceu.edu/imre_szabo). His research interests include comparative political economy, labor politics, social movements and EU integration. His research focuses on public services, employees participation, trade union activity and bargaining dispute where he investigates the reasons for increasing social mobilization and politicization. He also looks at the impact of European integration on labor politics and public service delivery.