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The Future of Rule of Law Constitutionalism in Hungary

Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

In the light of complex multi-level criticism of the state of the Rule of Law in Hungary and the role it plays in the European Union, the future of Rule of Law constitutionalism has been in the spotlight and subject to intense public debate among politicians, academics and the broader public. This event aims to make a significant contribution to the on-going conversation by offering a platform to several leading personalities at the heart of the rule of law engagements to exchange views on the future of constitutionalism in Hungary.

The discussion will be streamed live on the Institute’s Facebook pageIf you are interested in following it, then please join the Facebook event as well.


  • Renáta Uitz, Co-Director, CEU Democracy Institute; Professor, CEU Department of Legal Studies


  • Michal Šimečka, Vice President, European Parliament
  • Péter Márki-Zay, Candidate for Prime Minister, Mayor of Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary
  • Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • András Sajó, Senior Research Fellow, CEU Democracy Institute; Professor, CEU Department of Legal Studies