Area of Study
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
This paper analyzes the deployment of Hungary's historical memory of national movements by Viktor Orban and FIDESZ. This deployment is designed to cement Orban's authoritarian grip over Hungary, as historical threats to Hungarian nationalism are invoked to legitimize Orban's goal of an illiberal democracy.
AHSS Summer Research Scholar
Bohnenstiehl, Kris R., "Hungarian Historical Hysteria" (2021). Summer Research. 402.
University of Puget Sound