Democracy in the era of #fake news
05/05/2017
Videos
Charles Crawford on the secret world of political speechwriting.
Former British Ambassador Charles Crawford, CMG, delivered a lively presentation on the challenge of political speeches in an era of rapidly multiplying media organisations — conventional, insurgent and/or downright dishonest.
 
Examples from famous leaders such as Trump, Obama, Cameron etc. was used in the presentation.
 
Ambassador Crawford was British Ambassador to Poland, his other ambassador postings were in Serbia and Bosnia and Hercegovina.
 
He currently advises politicians and CEOs on delivering powerful speeches and presentations. He won a prestigious Cicero Award in 2016 for a speech he prepared for Sir John Sawers, forme Chief of MI6. We are delighted he will share his insights on the topic.
 
Anyone engaged in leadership or the media or those who want to improve communication skills should make plans to attend. 
 
His book, “Speeches for leaders, leaving audiences wanting more”, was available at the event.
 
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“Political speeches: democracy in the era of #fake news”
 
Date: 22 February, 2017
 
Location: Danube Institute / Batthyány Alapítvány; 1067 Budapest, Eötvos u. 24.

The Benedict Option and The Future of the West

Date: 09/03/2018 10:00 a.m.
Location: Danube Institute, 24 Eötvös u., Budapest 1067
Rod Dreher, author of New York Times best seller The Benedict Option, gives a lecture at the Danube Institute on March 9.

The New Geopolitics Of The Middle East

Date: 21/02/2018 5:00 p.m.
Location: Danube Institute, 1067 Budapest, Eötvös utca 24
A presentation by Professor David Newman on the Geopolitical Dynamics and Border Changes in the Israel/Palestine Conflict.

MCC Neighbourhood Dialogues 2018

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Conference about The role of the V4 countries in the future of the EU.

Germany Between Elections and a New Government: ‘Encore’ or New Casting?

Date: 13/02/2018 4:00 p.m.
Location: 24 Eötvös u., 1067 Budapest
A debate on the German political landscape in 2018 at the Danube Institue, on February 13.

Austrian Economics Meeting Europe: Call for Papers

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The Austrian Economics Meeting Europe invites young scholars to next year's meeting in Budapest.

Danube Institute Internship Programme ⁄ Ösztöndíj

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The Danube Institute invited applications for its four-month internship programme starting in February 2018.

Autonomy or secession: the case of Catalonia

Date: 29/11/2017 4:00 p.m.
Location: 1067 Budapest, Eötvös u. 24., Danube Institute
What theoretical and practical implications does the Catalan example have for Spain and Europe? A discussion at the Danube Institute.

100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Date: 09/11/2017 1:00 p.m.
Location: Budapest, Horánszky u. 20, 1085 - Párbeszéd Háza
On November 9, Danube Institute held an international conference on the Russian Revolution.

The EU and Israel: an uneasy relationship

Date: 13/11/2017 2:30 p.m.
Location: Eötvös u. 24, Budapest, Danube Institute
Professor Eytan Gilboa (Israel Public Diplomacy Forum) and Dr. István Gyarmati (ICDT) talked about the Middle East.

Making Hungarians, Making Europeans: Problems, Solutions

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A mini-conference on demography at the Danube Institute on October 25.

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