Peter Kreko

Director, Political Capital, Budapest

Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
(September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)

Project:

Illiberal Regimes of Post-Truth and the Tribal Mindset

My project will focus on organizing and facilitating expert and policy discussions to find good educational, media and NGO solutions to counterbalance the massive flow of fake news and conspiracy theories in increasingly illiberal, post-truth regimes. The target country of the project would be Hungary—the only hybrid regime within the EU. At the same time, I want to build on the experiences of other EU Member States where governmental parties and state actors are also involved in massive misinformation campaigns: Poland and Italy.

Current Visiting Fellows and Guests

  • Lucy Ashton

    Freelance journalist, documentary producer, Vienna

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (October–December 2019)
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  • Aner Barzilay

    Adjunct faculty member, Webster University, Vienna

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October – December 2019)
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  • Ian Bateson

    Freelance journalist, Kyiv

    Milena Jesenská Fellow
    (October–December 2019)
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  • Volha Biziukova

    PhD candidate in Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2019–May 2020)
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  • Kryštof Boháček

    Associate Scholar of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague; Lecturer at the West Bohemian University, Pilsen

    Jan Patočka Visiting Fellow
    (October–December 2019)
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  • Avrum Burg

    NYU-AD Professorial lecturer, Abu Dhabi

    Visiting Fellow
    (September 2019 – May 2020)
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  • Yakiv Bystrov

    Translator, Professor of English language, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (October–December 2019)
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  • Holly Case

    Associate Professor of History, Brown University

    Visiting Fellow
    (August 2019 – January 2020)
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  • Evgenyi Dainov

    Professor of Political Science, Head of BA and MA Programmes, New Bulgarian University

    Guest
    (November 2019)
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  • Sergiu Delcea

    PhD candidate in Political Economy, CEU Budapest

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October 2019 – February 2020)
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  • Laura Engelstein

    Henry S. McNeil Professor Emerita of Russian History, Yale University

    Visiting Fellow
    (September–December 2019)
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  • Georgy Ganev

    Programme Director for Economic Research, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

    Visiting Fellow
    (October 2019–March 2020)
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  • Michael Geyer

    Samuel N. Harper Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago

    Visiting Fellow
    (September–December 2019)
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  • Isabelle Ioannides

    Senior Associate Researcher, Institute for European Studies; Scholar, Dept. of Political Sciences, Vrije University Brussels

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Leszek Jażdżewski

    Editor-in-chief, Liberté journal, Lodz

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Nicole Koenig

    Deputy Director, Jacques Delors Institute, Berlin

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Tomas Korda

    PhD candidate in Political Science, Charles University, Prague

    Jan Patoĉka Junior Visiting Fellow
    (July–December 2019)
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  • Alex Kostova

    Freelance translator, Sofia

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (September – November 2019)
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  • Peter Kreko

    Director, Political Capital, Budapest

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Bohuslav (Bob) Kurik

    Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Cultural Ecology, Charles University, Prague

    Jan Patočka Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September - November 2019)
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  • Bernd Marin

    Director, European Bureau for Policy Consulting and Social Research, Vienna

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September and November–December 2019)
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  • Grigorij Mesežnikov

    Political scientist, President of the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO)

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Julia Miklasová

    PhD candidate in International Law, Graduate Institute, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October–December 2019)
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  • Tamás Miklós

    Lecturer, Eötvös Lorand University; publisher, Atlantisz publishers, Budapest

    Visiting Fellow
    (November 2019–January 2020)
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  • Niccoló Milanese

    Philosopher, author, Director, European Alternatives, Paris

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Claus Offe

    IWM Non-Resident Permanent Fellow; Professor of Political Sociology, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

    In residence (November – December 2019)
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  • John Palattella

    Editor, The Point

    Visiting Fellow
    (August 2019 – January 2020)
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  • Andriy Posunko

    Teaching Fellow, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (September 2019–February 2020)
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  • Kirill Rogov

    Senior Researcher, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Moscow

    Visiting Fellow, Eurasia in Global Dialogue
    (November 2019)
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  • Kateryna Ruban

    PhD candidate in History, New York University

    Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (October - November 2019)
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  • Thomas W. Simons

    Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

    Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (September – October 2019)
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  • Alida Vračić

    Director, Think Tank Populari, Sarajevo; Visiting Fellow ECFR Berlin

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2019–June 2020, in residence September 2019)
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  • Andrzej Waskiewicz

    Professor of Sociology, University of Warsaw

    Guest
    (November–December 2019)
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  • Jack Russell Weinstein

    Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Philosophy; Director, Institute for Philosophy in Public Life, University of North Dakota

    Guest
    (November 2019)
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  • Walther Ch. Zimmerli

    Philosopher, Honorary Professor “Mind and Technology”, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlinh

    Visiting Fellow
    (October–December 2019)
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Former Visiting Fellows and Guests

Since its establishment in 1982, the IWM has hosted more than 1000 Visiting Fellows (VF), Junior Visiting Fellows (JVF) and Guests. As a rule, we state the affiliation they had at the time of their fellowship.

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