Video Debates on Europe: Budapest & beyond

Timothy Garton Ash: ‘Hungary shows us that we haven’t yet succeeded in linking the Europe of values to the Europe of money’

Published on 5 May 2021 at 00:04

The crisis of democracy, in Hungary in particular, but also in Poland and Slovenia, is "as major an existential challenge for the European Union as is the Eurozone, the post-covid recovery and the relations with Russia and China", says British historian Timothy Garton Ash in the talk opening the event Debates on Europe: Budapest & Beyond. Defending Intellectual Freedom.

"It’s very hard to think of a time in modern history, where Hungary has been more important in the larger European context", adds the Guardian columnist in a discussion with Réka Kinga Papp, Eurozine’s editor-in-chief, and Gian-Paolo Accardo, editor-in-chief of Voxeurop.

👉 Check out the full programme of the event.

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