For those who missed this panel at the 2020 ASEEES Convention, here’s your chance to catch up, courtesy of Friends of Slovakia, who hosted the discussion.
Click here to: view ‘Slovak Politics’ discussion.
Panelists – Tim John Haughton (University of Birmingham, UK), Kevin Deegan-Krause (Wayne State University, USA), Karen Henderson (University of Ss. Cyril & Methodius, Slovakia), and Carol Skalnik Leff (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA) – discussed the lessons of the 2020 elections about the role of corruption and political campaigning. They also examined post-election shifts in party relations in both the government and opposition, the role of President Zuzana Čaputová, the influence of extremist and anti-system parties, and the Hungarian parties’ position in the current Slovak political scene. Moderated by Scott Thayer, Chairman of Friends of Slovakia.