Miklós Szánthó

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Hungary Initiatives Foundation Fellow


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Miklós Szánthó, graduated as a lawyer at Eötvös Lóránd University of Sciences of Hungary, is the managing director and head analyst of Center of Fundamental Rights, a Budapest-based legal research institute. Previously, Szánthó was a political analyst at a Budapest-based think tank and has contributed to several newspaper and political blogs. He also joined domestic and international research projects on the powers and limits of the executive or on higher-education policies in England. Szánthó’s core interest focuses on constitutional law, legal structures of the government and on election law. The Center he is leading – founded in 2013 – prepares assessments and research papers on the professional level regarding the functioning of rule of law and protection of fundamental rights in Hungary.

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