Debates on Europe

Debates on Europe is a series of events organized by the S. Fischer Foundation and the German Academy for Language and Literature in cooperation with local partners across Europe.

Debates Digital

A series of digitally published content including articles and discussions by some of the outstanding writers, scholars and public intellectuals who are part of the Debates on Europe network.

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Budapest & Beyond

As Debates on Europe revisit Budapest in an online series of talks, leading writers, experts and public intellectuals discuss current threats to academic and artistic freedom and how history has become an instrument for authoritarian political projects. What role does Hungary play for the future of Europe? And what is the EU’s role in Hungary?

Idea

Debates on Europe is a series of events organized by the S. Fischer Foundation and the German Academy for Language and Literature in cooperation with local partners across Europe.

Past Debates

Since its inception in 2012 Debates on Europe has been hosted in places where the idea of Europe is at stake; often in places of conflict, where a contested past is made active in the present, weaponizing politics and dividing societies, places where issues of borders and cultural, ethnic and religious identity are at the top of the agenda.

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