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June 2018

Five most popular analytical contributions at our website during last month:

June 8, 2018 | Briefing Paper

ChinfluenCE authors Matej Šimalčík and Ivana Karásková published a briefing paper summarizing views and comments of participants of the closed roundtable held on April 20, 2018, in Bratislava, Slovakia. The event constituted of Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Serbian and Slovak NGO practitioners, academics, business analysts, journalists, and politicians, aim of which was to discuss China in Central Europe and its impact on economy, politics, media and civil society.

December 31, 2013 | Research Paper

Research paper of Vít Dostál confronts the results of the research Trends of Czech European Policy with other views on partnerships and alliances applied on the case of the Czech Republic and the EU. Research paper was prepared within the project Trends of Czech European Policy, supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

April 16, 2018 | Policy Paper

Project’s first policy paper summarizes the findings of large-scale research of media reporting and political agency related to China in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia from 2010 till mid-2017. International project ChinfluenCE is implemented thanks to kind support of National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

April 25, 2018 | Research Paper

The new concept of a future 4.0 factory was presented at the Hannover trade fair for the first time already in 2011. It promised a new way of production that will be flexible, effective and ready to mass produce individualized products with lower demand for a human labour force. The opening research paper of the project Digital New Deal for V4 consists of four country reports with SWOT analyses identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats for Hungary, Poland, the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic in regards to their transformation to Industry/Society 4.0.

June 24, 2004 | Paper

The purpose of Ivan Lukáš’s paper was to highlight the security/strategic and economic importance of the sub-Saharan region for the United States and the West, which did not appear to be at that time fully appreciated by many Western policy makers and general public.