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International Roundtable, 29 January: The Youth Factor Rises in Central Europe

The Institute for Global Analytics, together with its partners Free Press for Eastern Europe and the Science+ network, is convening the international roundtable The Youth Factor Rises in Central Europe: The Attitudes of Millennials and Gen Z in Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia and Serbia towards Russia’s War against Ukraine, Traditional Values, and Democracy . It will take …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova Interviewed by Bloomberg TV Bulgaria on the Beginning of EU-Ukraine Accession Talks

In an interview for Bloomberg TV Bulgaria, Dr. Rumena Filipova discussed the EU’s historic decision to greenlight Ukraine and Moldova’s accession talks as having significant geopolitical implications, although the road to membership will likely be a difficult one. Also in focus: the importance of strategic communications for countering disinformation, particularly as national security interests are …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova Discusses the EU-China Summit on Euronews Bulgaria

In an interview for Euronews Bulgaria, IGA’s chairperson discussed the outcomes of the EU-China summit (Europe’s emphasis on the trade imbalance and Beijing’s support for Russia’s war against Ukraine). Also in focus was the scope of Chinese influence in Europe and Bulgaria, particularly in the academic sector – why university cooperation with China contains significant …

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International Conference: CEE Cooperation Summit – Europe’s Rising Power

IGA took part in the international conference Cooperation Summit – Europe’s Rising Power organized by Warsaw Institute Foundation in cooperation with Central & Eastern Europe Council – CEEC, which took place on November 30, 2023, in Warsaw. The event featured discussions of the strategic, political, media and economic opportunities and challenges ahead of Central and …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova on History, Attitudes of the Youth, Media and Democracy in a Podcast for BG Science

In a podcast for BG Science, Dr. Rumena Filipova discussed pro-Russian biases in history teaching in the Bulgarian educational system; the anti-democratic and anti-Western tendencies among young Bulgarians; the reasons behind the eager consumption of pro-Russian disinformation. She drew on and presented IGA’s most recent reports: History Undone, Teetering on the Brink of Regional Convergence …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova Interviewed by Military TV Channel

In an interview for Military TV, Dr. Rumena Filipova presented the pro-Russian biases in the content of history textbooks as examined in IGA’s report History Undone. She also discussed the Biden-Xi meeting, relations between Russia and China, the EU’s role in the context of the Kremlin’s war against Ukraine. Listen to the interview (in Bulgarian)

Dr. Rumena Filipova Interviewed by Bloomberg TV Bulgaria on the Upcoming Biden-Xi Meeting

In an interview for Bloomberg TV Bulgaria, IGA’s chairperson discussed the expected outcomes of the upcoming Biden-Xi meeting in San Francisco. In focus: how the Chinese economic downturn will affect Beijing’s position in international affairs and whether Europe will forge a more consolidated stance in the face of Chinese competition in the sphere of electric …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova Interviewed by Radio FOCUS on IGA’s New Reports

In an interview for Radio FOCUS, Dr. Rumena Filipova discussed IGA’s three newest reports and related conclusions: how the deepening of pro-Russian and intolerant views in Bulgarian society can be countered through effective strategic communications and the development of memory politics, which can lead to a reassessment of perceptions of the role of Russia in …

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