The conflict between the Hungarian government and the Central European University (CEU) is a well-known example of how universities struggle for autonomy.
Daniela Apaydin, a research associate at the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), spoke with the ex-CEU rector, author, historian and former politician, Professor Michael Ignatieff, about his personal lessons learned and possible actions to improve the resilience of universities in Europe.
“Central Europe Explained” (CEE) is a podcast series produced by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), powered by Erste Group. Credits: hosted by Daniela Apaydin. Produced by Emma Hontebeyrie.
*[Fair Observer is a media partner of Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe. This episode first aired on December 22, 2021.]
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