From Building Barriers to Opening Doors: a comparative analysis of Hungary’s humanitarian response in times of mass refugee movements

By Sandra Kolb One and a half million people have fled Ukraine in just ten days- a mass exodus presenting numbers Europe has not experienced since World War II (UNHCR, 2022). As people leave their homes, most are heading to the neighboring European countries of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova in search of safety. …

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The 2021 NZPSA Conference: navigating the opportunities and challenges of Zoom

By Andrew Lim I attended the 2021 New Zealand Political Studies Association’s (NZPSA) Conference on 8-10 February 2022, which was held via Zoom.  This article gives a brief account of my experiences at the NZPSA Conference followed by a discussion of the pros and cons of Zoom conferencing. I argue that while Zoom helps overcome … Continue reading The 2021 NZPSA Conference: navigating the opportunities and challenges of Zoom