6 p.m. Opening

  • Dr Zoltán Szalai (MCC, Director General)
  • Dr Miklós Szánthó (Center for Fundamental Rights, Director General)    

6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Keynote: What are the US Midterm Elections?

  • Steve Hayward (UC Berkeley, Professor)

6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 1. Panel: Turnaround in the Senate?
How would the US political situation change if there were a turnaround in the Senate? What happens if it does not?

  • Gladden Pappin (MCC, Visiting Fellow)
  • Steve Hayward (UC Berkeley, Professor)
  • Simon Hankinson (Heritage Foundation, Senior Kutató)
  • Moderator: Koskovics Zoltán (Center for Fundamental Rights, Geopolitical Expert)

7:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Break

7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Live From the USA

  • Rick Santorum (politician, former senator)
  • Moderator: Zoltán Koskovics (Center for Fundamental Rights, Geopolitical Expert)

7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 2. Panel: International Influence on the Midterms
What international events had a decisive influence on the United States?

  • Mark Milosch (MCC, Visiting Fellow)
  • Stephen Sholl (MCC, Center for Architecture, Researcher)
  • Mark Ivanyo (Republicans for National Renewal, Executive Director)
  • Juan Angel Soto (Disenso Foundation, International Director)
  • Moderator: Imre Andrikó (MCC, student)

8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Informal Discussion, Refreshments


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