18.01.2017

Dressing to oppress: why dress codes and freedom clash

An Index on Censorship affiliate debate
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Sartorial censorship This discussion considers why some governments ban or enforce particular types of clothing at times when they are insecure or fearful. It looks at the the impact which such approaches have had and the ways in which people have sought to counter these attempts at censorship.
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13.01.2017

Democracy in Europe: Hungary

A De Balie affiliate debate
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Illiberal democracy De Balie start the new year and their Democracy in Europe series by looking at Hungary. With, amongst others, the Princeton scholar Kim Lane Scheppele, they analyse recent anti-democratic developments in Hungary and ask what lessons can be learnt from these developments in other European states. Watch the recording!